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  1. E

    should both ups and PSU be same amount?

    I am buying PSU 1000watt so I want hookup ups that can help me protect it from power switching from the inverter is 1000watt ups enough for 1000watt PSU
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    Question Brand new CyberPower 540W UPS - shutting off with a load of 415W

    I bought a brand new CP900EPFCLCD and let it charge for 24hours, and tested it on my PC (nothing else plugged in). With a load of 100W, it works fine. However, if I run a GPU benchmark to get it up to 415W, the UPS just shuts off with an F02 error, saying "Overload", despite the fact the little...
  3. noideahowtodothat

    [SOLVED] UPS recommendations for a 1300watt PSU and 2x3090 System

    Hi, I am a 3D artist living in Mexico. There is frequent powercuts here and I need a battery backup for 2 reason: save my PC from being fried and corrupt files. Run for a few minutes while the power comes back on and hopefully not interrupt renders. Does a UPS exist that can support my...
  4. Gushigang

    Question Connect 4 pin fan to 2 pin header?

    The fan of my UPS is very noisy, so I was thinking of changing it for a noctua. The problem is that the UPS header is 2 pin and the noctua fans only come with 3 or 4 pins. Noctua NF-A6x25 PWM (4 pin) Noctua NF-A6x25 FLX (3 pin) Which one should I buy? and could I connect them directly to the...
  5. Mobassir94

    [SOLVED] why power cut caused my ups to turn off my computer during gaming?

    I was playing Assassin's Creed Valhalla on my pc and with my new UPS which was connected in normal mode. Suddenly I faced load shedding/power cut during gameplay and I saw that my pc got turned off. Then when electricity came I again played the same game and with ups in normal mode, then during...
  6. euphoria4949

    Question Looking for UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) Recommendations

    I need a new UPS but I could really use some recommendations and advice, please. Requirements: Must be 1000w output or more (I have a meter on my outlet, at full load with all monitors and peripherals it can pull around 900w from the wall) Must have external battery terminals for Deep cycle /...
  7. Abexz

    [SOLVED] UPS keeps beeping whenever I play heavy games ?

    My pc psu is 650 watts and my UPS is 1200va (around 720 watts). Yet my ups starts to beep alot when im heavy gaming indicating that there's an overload. Is the ups faulty? It was previously plugged in for hours before i started the heavy gaming so it should be charged. I tend to unplug the ups...
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    Question Needing advise for UPS

    Hello good sirs. I am looking to buy an UPS but not sure what to get. I am not sure as well what the total power consumption of my computer is. I mainly use it for work and gaming (genshin impact, lost ark, cyberpunk 2077). Not sure if it matters but 3-5 minutes of backup time is enough. My...
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    [SOLVED] Need input on recommended UPS for a 850w PSU

    Hey guys! I just got my new rig today with the following specs: Intel Core I7-11700K RTX 3070TI 240mm AIO 850W PSU GOLD+ Razer Mouse Corsair K100 keyboard. I have a CyberPower 1500va (900w I think) UPS, but I am quite unsure if it will be enough for my rig. P.S. the whole UPS will be...
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    Question ups unit

    I am in the market to purchase a UPS unit, APC Back UPS Pro 1500va 10 outlet/2usb battery back up and surge protector. I need this to back up four monitors, a pc with a powerful gpu and a router. Does anyone with experience using a UPS know if this model would be adequate to back up the...
  11. M

    [SOLVED] PC randomly resets, can't pinpoint cause at all ?

    PC has been randomly resetting all month, I'll be running image editing software or watching videos or just leaving it idle, and it will reset with the fans still spinning and the lights still on--no BSOD or any useful errors in Event Viewer. Sometimes the machine refuses to post after reset and...
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    Question UPS battery backup starts beeping and PC shuts off

    I recently upgraded my memory from 16gb to 48gb and it seems to work fine but whenever I play a graphically demanding game, I hear a single continuous beep from my UPS. Sometimes, my PC even shuts down. It seems to only happen whenever I play any graphically depanding games. My UPS is 650VA and...
  13. Spondon14

    Question UPS issues

    I bought two UPS's recently. 650 VA & 800 VA (Both Apollo, Line Interactive -written on box) . Now Im facing 2 issues 1. Im using 800Va on my pc. On the first day I was using it. As line interactive I started using it that day, didn’t charge it as i know line interactive ups's charge when...
  14. R

    Question Pc shuts down when i m gaming and power cuts but doesnot shutdown when doing light task even if power cut occurs!

    hi the info i can provide is i have inverter and ups (1000va/800w) both! pc specs ! amd r7 3700x (no oc) 16 gb 3200mhz rtx 3070 (no oc) msi mag b550 tomahawk psu corsair cx 750w corsair h100i coolerrr 2tb hdd 240gb ssd! the thing is that while i m gaming when there is a power cut the pc shuts...
  15. D

    I have a UPS, but some of the things i need to connect have big wide connectors that interfere with my available UPS outputs.

    I apologize in advance if my wording was not exact. I have a Cyberpower UPS that is connected directly to the wall, I can't find the exact model at the time, but I think it's the previous model before this one (https://www.cyberpowersystems.com/product/ups/intelligent-lcd/cp1500avrlcd/) or this...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Power supply calculator doesn't match current draw

    The current draw being reported by my UPS does not remotely match any online power supply calculator. I suspect that the UPS is probably correct and the power supply calculator is wrong, but I want to see what others think. Running Prime95, MSI Kombustor (video stress test), and AS-SSD...
  17. Stereodactyl

    Question Can UPS and air conditioner be connected in the same duplex outlet?

    I've been wondering if it's safe to plug an 1500VA/900W UPS in the same outlet as the 5000 BTU window air conditioner is connected in a duplex receptacle. Can that affect the connected appliances/devices in some way if they're both running? Living with a power grid of 120V/60Hz and having 2...
  18. G. Moriarty

    Question Abrupt Reboots when closing applications on UPS backup

    Hello! I am facing an issue with my computer. If the PC is on UPS backup power, and I try to close any memory-heavy applications such as an Android simulator or Opera GX browser, the PC just turns off abruptly and reboots. However, it doesn't happen when not on UPS Power backup. Is that because...
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    [SOLVED] Was thinking of getting a UPS but have questions after reading some stuff about them and surge protection

    When I first started looking it was just for UPSs since I was just looking for something to get my computer shut down properly and save anything I may need to at times the power goes out. Some time we have to happen frequently in the spring and other years only 2-3 times a year so I guess it's...
  20. [SOLVED] Is this UPS enough for my PC?

    my PC's PSU is a Cooler Master MWE 850 v2 (an 850W PSU) but according to PC Part Picker's Wattage Breakdown estimate my PC only draw out 463W (588W if assuming the i9 10850k processor is at PL2 - at all-core boost frequency ) Will the APC BV1000I-MS 1000VA/600W UPS be enough for my PC to...
  21. N

    My ups doesn't turn on in time.

    So my cyberpower 425w ups doesn't turn on in time when there's a power outage, my pc turns off and after a few seconds the ups kicks in and my pc tries to turn on again. This happened twice this day while I was in apex legends lobby. It worked when my pc was idling and I cut off power to the...
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    [SOLVED] What type of Uninterrupted Power Supply Should I get?

    Hello everyone, I would like to know what kind of UPS should I get and what wattage or volts is recommended for my PC. Currently I am running a Ryzen 3 3100, ASRock b450m Steel legend, an Rx 5500 XT and a 650 watt PSU. I am planning on upgrading to a Ryzen 3 3300x soon and go for a RX 5700xt...
  23. V

    [SOLVED] UPS the Correct Option?

    A couple of years back I picked up an APC XS – 1300 UPS battery backup. All it needed was a replacement battery. The UPS utilizes Power Chute Personal Edition Software. When you go to the ATC site SW is very outdated. I am about to fire up a $1500 Gaming PC: • Gigabyte X570 AORUS...
  24. torveo

    [SOLVED] Why is my UPS not keeping my PC up during power outages?

    I have a Cyberpower 850 PFCLCD backing my PC and monitor. My PC+Monitor draws about 400watts max (and thats with synthetic loads maxing the CPU, RAM, and GPU. Gaming numbers are closer to 320 - checked with killawatt meter since I didn't trust the UPS display). My PSU is the EVGA SuperNova...
  25. TakashiBUllet

    [SOLVED] UPS Recommendations?

    Can someone recommend me a good UPS for my PC. I am tired of getting my pc fried due to power outages and voltage spikes. I have a stabilizer but it does not help.
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    [SOLVED] Which UPS

    I have recently built a new PC rig, and for some reason, shortly after playing FPS primarily games, the UPS I have everything plugged into continues to alarm and shuts down the application/game I'm running. Here are the specs of the PC and what is currently plugged into the UPC: I7-9700k CPU...
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    Help choosing a UPS system for my setup?

    Hey there, My new place is wild with the power surges. I've already gone through 3 routers and 2 home network switches in 4 months. Sooo I'm investing in a UPS system. However I'm unsure if I'm going to need two or I can get away with one. As for run time, I'd only want at most an hour to...
  28. thebl4ckd0g

    [SOLVED] UPS Replacement Batteries?

    I wasn't sure if this was the correct place to ask this - but since the power supply has a bearing on the load capacity you pick for your UPS, I figured this was a good place to start. I currently have 3 UPS'. One of them is on my main system, the other 2 currently are not hooked up, but I...
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    Question APC 600VA ups is not turning on .What to do ?

    I am using BX600C-IN ups for past 4 months. Suddenly it isn't turning on .I have tried common troubleshooting steps but none of them working. It isn't turning on at all. Can anyone help me regarding this? When i'm connecting it to the main power supply i don't hear the transformer start tick sound.
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    Question What is the best UPS for my Ryzen 5 1660 ti system?

    Hi, I want to buy an UPS for my system as I live in an area where power cut is very common. This is my setup :- Ryzen 3600 CPU GTX 1660 ti GPU MSI B450M-VDH-PLUS Mobo 16 GB 3200 MHz RAM(XMP enabled) Corsair TX-650M PSU 1 TB HDD + 250 GB SSD Is there a good UPS for my PC for a reasonable...
  31. euphoria4949

    [SOLVED] Help/advice needed with Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) setup

    Hi all, I'm looking for some advice and help regarding Uninterruptible Power Supplies. Firstly, should I be leaving my UPS powered on 24/7 even if the connected devices are off; not just plugged into the mains but actually on and ready to go? I've been reading that they're designed to be on...
  32. Sharry_1

    Question Help me with my ups please?

    Guys, recommend me a ups rating for this rig- Motherboard - ASRock H310M-HDV GPU- Gtx 1660 6GB CPU - I5 - 9400F Ram - HyperX Fury 2x8GB DDR4 3 Approx. Fans in the cabinet WD 120GB SSD Seagate 1 TB HDD 7200 RPM Antec NX200 Case PSU - 450W I have a 600VA ups for this. Is it enough? will something...
  33. Jambal Diyan

    Question Which UPS manufacturer should I buy from?

    Hi, I am currently in need of a 850-900w+ UPS and I am hoping to gather some insight on the manufacturers of my current selection. I am aware that APC would be the 'most trusted' brand in the list, but the only model in my country is a 700w model, and there is a heck of a premium on it. So, I...
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    Question UPS & PSU problem.

    Hey there, I want to purchase a UPS for my PC. Here's my build: https://in.pcpartpicker.com/list/9WgnsZ I already have an inverter installed at my house but without UPS feature. It has a 150AH battery connected to it. Now I'm looking for a UPS so that my Computer doesn't Shut off during power...
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    Question UPS requirement query

    Can i put 400 watt load on a 600VA-360 watt line interactive UPS under mains power ? Since line interactive ups switches to battery only when mains power is not present . Actually my system draws peak 380 watts at max load .Most of the times it draws around 60-70% of the peak value .I want to...
  36. Zuber Khan12

    [SOLVED] Need UPS for my computer.

    Hello All, Hope you are doing well.! I need a decent UPS for my pc, My only aim is to properly shut down computer, this will not take more than 3 minutes for me. cpu : AMD fx 8350 ram : 16gm ddr3 gfx : asus strix r9 380 4gb hdd : 1tb . here what i found which suits ...
  37. Subham2

    [SOLVED] UPS making noise PC shuts down

    Recently, While I was playing a game called Ark: Survival Evolved, my APC UPS made the noise that it makes while there is no electricity for 2-3 seconds, and it returned to normal but my PC shut down and restarted. Once more after that, I started Discord and the game. And after a few minutes...
  38. torveo

    Question Computer restarts (sometimes) from AC loss even with a UPS?

    I have an EVGA SuperNOVA NEX650G 650Watt PSU in my PC which is (supposed to be) backed by a Cyberpower CP1000PFCLCD Pure Sinewave UPS. But it still restarts sometimes when AC drops. The thing is, this is my second try with this UPS. I had to RMA the first one because it would randomly reboot my...
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    Question Finding the right UPS.

    So I am looking for 2 UPSs that are capable of running about 100 watts for 2 hours on each. I would like to keep each on under $150 but if that is just way too unreasonable then just let me know. I have looked and looked for days now and there just is not a good comparison site that is not for...
  40. K

    Question recommendation for ups, brand apc

    Hello everyone and thanks in advance for taking the time to read my question. I am thinking of buying this power supply CORSAIR 650W RMI I do not know if it is ok and it is necessary that amount watts in the source for what I want. But I want to be something left over in case I do some updates...