Also.. maybe not so much re-purposed consumer grade desktop machines but server class machines tend to get louder/quieter depending on load due to the fans accommodating for power usage and heat generation so a lower user server will generate less noise overall than a high use machine.
hint, most will pay for office, no one likes being retrained
Like most non-tech users felt going from Office 2003 -> 2007 -> 2010?
The US street are littered with kids whose parent did that instead of actual get professional help.
Really? Where? Reference? Honestly, I've never heard that parents kicking deadbeat children out of their homes was a serious source of homelessness.