UPS

Forum discussion tagged with UPS.
  1. Mobassir94

    Question 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...
  2. Avkash9995

    Question My USB keyboard and mouse disconnect/reconnect whenever the UPS makes electrical noises ?

    Since a few days, my usb keyboard and mouse reconnect when ups makes electrical noises. It seems to be related to voltage fluctuations and i have experienced a few power cuts recently. When i manually switched off power to ups, the keyboard and mouse worked normally. When i played elden ring...
  3. C

    Question APC Back-UPS Pro BR1500G-IN always on charge with home inverter supply, are there any consequences ?

    I have APC Back-UPS Pro BR1500G-IN, 1500VA / 865W, and recently I also setup Luminous Cruze+ 2KVA Sine Wave Home UPS with two 220 AH Tall Tubular batteries however my house load is not that much so I connected this APC Back-UPS Pro - BR1500G-IN on a power plug which has my home inverter supply...
  4. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] UPS a bit loud

    Hi, I have an ups called trust oxxtron(the old version with 6leds) I had it from my uncle that before gived an apc 420(actually good). The problem is that it have a fan that is always on if the ups is plugged. There are any way for adjust fan speed or make it less louder?(like with a kinda of...
  5. 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 /...
  6. Abexz

    Question 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...
  7. C

    Question Question about situation with ungrounded outlets, gfci, Zero Surge protector, pc, and UPS

    Recently bought a house and later found out that most the outlets aside from a couple in the kitchen are ungrounded, and there's no non-bank-breaking way to get them grounded without haven't some professional asbestos removal done. Managed to find a surge protector that doesn't rely on ground...
  8. C

    Question What UPS should I buy for my PC ?

    Hey there, I have a Streaming PC, and a Gaming Laptop. I need to buy UPS for my streaming PC, I already have an inverter but it can't take that much load and whenever there is a power cut my PC shuts down which is not good as you all know. Please suggest to me which UPS I should buy. PC specs...
  9. B

    Question is 500VA powerstar UPS enough for my new gaming build?

    i am gonna buy ryzen 3 3200g and 8gb ddr4 ram also new mobo also use gt 1030 idk what PSU i am gonna use but is it enough for the 500va ups? i want to protect my pc since 3 mobos died for me last year and i am done
  10. M

    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...
  11. G

    Question UPS recommendation for Threadripper system ?

    Hello Everyone, Whenever i need help i just straight away comes to Tom's Hardware and never get disappointed. Need help again I am looking for a UPS for my workstation because electricity supply in my area is prone to sudden power cuts. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/JxspLJ This is my system...
  12. Deffodann

    Question PSU and UPS dead? PC made BRRRT sound.

    I was just chilling in my room, and suddenly my entire setup goes dark after a POP sound. The UPS beeps, and shows a red “fault” light. I remove it and put my setup into a regular power strip until I find a replacement. Just a mini fix for the night. Then, I plug my PC into the power strip, in a...
  13. asjy

    Question is 700va ups enough?

    I was wondering if 700 VA ups are enough for my system since there are a lot of blackouts that happened recently. This is the UPS that I targeted: https://www.apc.com/shop/id/en/products/APC-Easy-UPS-BVX-700VA-230V-AVR-USB-Charging-Universal-Sockets/P-BVX700LUI-MS My Specs: i5 10400f B460m DS3H...
  14. ethan206

    [SOLVED] Raspberry Pi Safe Shutdown/UPS Boards

    I was recently looking to add a UPS to my Raspberry Pi as I use it for a NAS and want to avoid any random shutdowns or power outages that could lead to data loss but realized that most of them don't really fit the case enclosure that I have right now. I stumbled upon the X735 (v2.5) Power...
  15. A

    [SOLVED] Modem Micro-Cuts very often ?

    I re-made this post since that last time I posted it everything pointed at it being an electricity problem but I now have the modem connected directly to a UPS so I don't think that can be the problem anymore For the past 8 months or so I've been having trouble with my internet where the modem...
  16. B3RN

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to connect the PC and monitor to a UPS but leave speakers connected to electricity grid through powersocket?

    Hello guys. Excuse me for my English, I am making this post using google translate. Ive just got my new UPS (model CP1500EPFCLCD CyberPower) and i need some help with connection it with pc, monitor and speakers. Key question : Is it safe to connect PC and monitor to UPS, and leave speakers...
  17. Linaly

    [SOLVED] UPS for power surges

    Hello, I want to get a UPS to protect again power surges and outages, since I have a lot at my home. My budget would be around 200€ My PC specs are CPU AMD Threadripper 1920X 3.5 GHz 12-Core Processor CPU Cooler Thermaltake Floe Riing RGB 360 TT Premium Edition 42.34 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler...
  18. Waseem.gfx

    [SOLVED] How much time could an ARMOR LINE-UPS system of 1200Watt/2000VA support my PC?

    Hey guys, I recently bought a UPS due to frequent power outages in the city where I live. UPS Specs (Google Drive Link): UPS Specs My PC Specs: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 980 Power Supply: Corsair RM 750x Motherboard: Asus Rog Strix b450-f Gaming ii Ram: 16GB How much time...
  19. K

    [SOLVED] PSU - UPS wattage issue

    So my PSU (650W) died a few days ago and its warranty is already expired. Other parts are working fine. I am trying to get a Corsair RMx model or Nzxt psu, but I am only able to find 750W models in our market. Also the price difference between 650W and 750W is also minimal here. But the issue...
  20. Gameperson

    Question UPS restarts the PC when gaming only

    I have bought a system 2nd hand. The only part I added was the UPS. Its a Prolink 1200VA one. (PRO1200SFCU). It works fine when power turns off when not gaming. But when I game it always restarts when power goes out. I dont know if this is something defective about my UPS or if the UPS doesnt...
  21. H

    [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...
  22. B

    Question Kstar UA200 (2000v/1200w) UPS fan always on and noisy at that

    Please help me understand what's going on with my UPS. This is the product link: https://www.kstar.com/LineInteractiveUPS/10162.jhtml. I got the 2000v/1200w model. It's just annoying that the fan gets very loud (I didn't measure, but annoying loud), louder than my system unit fans. I know its...
  23. rakinar2

    [SOLVED] Power supply problem with UPS

    I have a DELL Optiplex 7080 Tower PC running on windows 10 pro, and a Samsung SR35 Monitor. I plugged them into a 1200VA Offline UPS, but sometimes, when computer boots up (after the splash screen disappears), the monitor shuts down automatically and the PC remains on. After that I reconnect the...
  24. codemilly

    [SOLVED] UPS placement & Battery Replacement Questions

    I currently have an APC Back-UPS 1100VA (specifically, BX1100L-MS) and I was wondering if it's safe to place it in the desk? Specifically near the monitor or PC? Or should I just put it under the desk? Additionally, how can I check compatible batteries for my UPS? I'm planning to buy a CSB...
  25. TheCheapGamer

    [SOLVED] Electrical buzzing when connected to UPS

    So I dont know much about power/voltages and all that, and this may be an easy fix but I am currently lost. PSU - Seasonic 520w S12II series 80+ Bronze GPU - RX 580 8GB CPU - Ryzen 5 3600 Mobo - X470 Gaming Pro Recently we have been having regular power outages (South Africa), and my family...
  26. [SOLVED] Power Supply Software Error

    Hi, I have Eaton 5E850iUSB UPS and use Eaton UPS Companion software for real-time UPS status. It happens rarely but after logging in Windows 10, I get the following error: It doesn't go away and stays like that after every restart. Disconnecting USB cable from UPS doesn't solve it...
  27. B

    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...
  28. C

    Question New Forza NT-1011 UPS has peculiar smell ?

    Hi I recently got a new Forza NT-1011 UPS: https://www.forzaups.com/products/internal/NT-1011-eng Now, I've never used a UPS until now so I followed the instructions that are in the manual, pretty much just plug in the UPS to the outlet and leave it charging without anything plugged in to it for...
  29. J

    [SOLVED] Having problems figuring out why my girlfriends computer is responding poorly to changes in house power.

    Hey everyone! I have been having a problem either with my girlfriend's PSU or my house power. We both have gaming computers in the same room. I have a 1000w Gold unit that's about a year old. She has an 850w Gold unit that's around 6 years old. We have them connected to 2 different...
  30. N

    [SOLVED] Desktop restarts due to voltage fluctuations

    Hi All, I have a 7 years old assembled desktop. core i3 3220, sapphire 7770, gigabyte b75m, corsair 4gb 1600mhz * 3, corsair 430cxv2 PSU 1TB HDD 7200RPM I am using this desktop without any UPS directly connected to main supply and I haven't faced any issues due to voltage fluctuations. Now...
  31. C

    [SOLVED] which would be the most adequate UPS for my system ? (i ran a psu calculator test)

    hi, i just did the psu calculator from this site, perhaps someone could guide me what would be the just right option for my system without going overboard. at the moment i have an EVGA 500W 80white plus (there are 2 versions of this i think, and one is the *** [Moderator edit to remover...
  32. S

    [SOLVED] UPS: is it safe to choose an UPS with higher values than needed?

    Hello, I used an online UPS calculation for my Desktop PC and its monitor, it displayed that i have to buy an UPS with 1500VA/900W . The problem is that in my country it is not available, i found only an 2000VA/1200w UPS. So it is safe to buy an UPS with higher values ? Thanks in advance.
  33. N

    Question UPS for a gaming pc

    Hello, I live in the country with a pretty crappy power grid. My power goes out at least once a month and already fried a modem with way even with a surge protector. I wanted to get a UPS just so i jave enough time to shut down my pc, modem and router. I was reading that I need Sinewave but I...
  34. Jeff_120

    [SOLVED] Typical backup time for a 2000va UPS?

    Hello I am going to buy a 2000va UPS aka 1200w for my PC (RTX 3070 + Ryzen 5600x) about 520w total with my TV, PSU of my PC is a Seasonic 650w The website of the model I am checking is saying: 25% Load - 13 min 50% Load - 4 min 75% Load - 1 min 100% Load - <1 min Is this normal for an...
  35. Jeff_120

    Question Power cuts and impact on PC hardware?

    Hello Here in Lebanon with the crazy economical situation, we are experiencing lots of electricity power cuts because our (failed) state can't get $$ to buy energy! I wonder how sudden power outage can hurt PC hardware on the long run? What could get affected? SSD? GPU and CPU? PSU? Should I...
  36. M

    [SOLVED] I think I need an UPS

    Hi I have moved to Poland and my stationary pc in my room is restarting every now and then when I am in the middle of doing something. Its the same on Linux and Windows 10. I have a APC Surgearrest (similar to this...
  37. 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...
  38. H

    [SOLVED] UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) Wattage Requirement for 1200W PSU?

    If my computer's PSU is 1200W (Corsair AX1200), would that mean I'd need a UPS that was 1200W? I realize that the 1200W is the capacity of the PSU and not the load, but I was just wondering whether at startup (or similar) the wattage rating of the PSU might be relevant in selecting a proper UPS...
  39. Alanvla1010

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to turn off my UPS without first switching off the PSU ?

    So, today i had a power outage in my area, and I had to shut down my computer immediately. After that, I turned off the UPS without turning the PSU switch to off. Is there any chance that the PSU will suffer some kind of stress from doing this? I have read that unplugging the PSU without turning...
  40. 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...