I probably should have started this thread BEFORE I went shopping but I had a $20 GC gift card since April and it was burning a hole in my wallet so I splurged. Right now I have in my rack a 5 outlet power strip that's velcroed to the back of the inside of my rack with everything plugged into it. It's been working just fine but it does get a little messy with all the wires everywhere. Is it really necessary to have a power conditioner if you don't mind the wires dangling or is my purchase worth it? I can always take this back. I haven't even opened it yet.