Need a battery backup.

BouncingSoul

Stranger Than Fiction
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#1
I've never had one of these before, but after losing power repeatedly and the resulting fried PSU I think I should get one. I don't know what I need, I'm guessing that I'll need one that is at least as powerful as my new PSU (500w) but that is a guess so feel free to correct me. Also what is a good brand and all that good stuff.

Thanks
 

mlakrid

OSNN BASSMASTER
Political User
#2
BouncingSoul said:
I've never had one of these before, but after losing power repeatedly and the resulting fried PSU I think I should get one. I don't know what I need, I'm guessing that I'll need one that is at least as powerful as my new PSU (500w) but that is a guess so feel free to correct me. Also what is a good brand and all that good stuff.

Thanks
Close.. anytime you get an UPS you need to take into consideration your ENTIRE system... and then go +20% (minimum) as a general rule that way if you upgrade and something needs more juice you already have it...

UPSs have come WAAAYY down in price you can by a decent one at any sams club or office type store now....
 

Mastershakes

OSNN Veteran Addict
#3
BouncingSoul said:
I've never had one of these before, but after losing power repeatedly and the resulting fried PSU
A decent power bar should protect your PSU from deep fry land.

mlakrid is right on.... +20% should amply cover the puter's needs. (no pun intended)
 

LeeJend

OSNN Veteran Addict
#6
Make sure you count everything you intent to power from the UPC. Computer, monitor, modem, hub, printer, etc.

Now comes the bad news. If you choose not to hook any of those items into the UPC lightning or power spikes can use the unprotected device as a back door into your PC.
 

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