UPS

Forum discussion tagged with UPS.
  1. Jayxxxxxxxxxx

    Question My PC is connected to UPS, and the UPS keep doing clicking noises around like 2-5 times every 5 mins. And sometimes when it does clicked

    When it does clicked noise, a small black square or rectangle showed up to my monitor screen for less than 1 sec, sometimes its a flickering lining, and it Only happened when im using UPS. My UPS is 650Va, my monitor is 24inch SPC. Please help
  2. B

    Question Is my UPS meant to be getting hot?

    So I received a company supplied UPS in order to keep my setup going during rolling blackouts or any loss of power. Firstly I plug it in and there is alot (noticable/audible) coil whine, wondering if this is normal, possibly just the battery charging. Next when it switches over to backup...
  3. farnostalgiaa

    Question Issues with UPS and question regarding AVR

    Hey, so about a month ago i had a UPS plugged into an extension cord (which i now found out was a wrong move) and i had a console plugged into that UPS. One day, i hear a little bang and i go to check and i see that the console was dead and the extension cord was also dead, but for some reason...
  4. M

    Question CyberPower UPS shutdowns....

    So i bought this UPS 3 years ago i think, was working good and stable. Now idk why it just shutdowns when in my house electricity starts flashing or short circuit and it doesn't protects my PC and monitor.... On this UPS only PC and monitor + modem was connected, before it protected when...
  5. U

    Question 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...
  6. B

    Question UPS for Dish Internet and Router

    Hello currently I'm having an issue figuring out a valid UPS system for my network. I live in South Africa where currently we are experiencing load shedding. Our country can't keep up with demand so we have 2 hour periods everyday where there is no power. So im im need of a solution to power...
  7. Malejj1

    Question UPS vs AVR

    Does an UPS with built in AVR (line interactive online ) work better in regulating the voltage than a dedicated AVR? Because they seem to have a lot of features like pure sine waves, online ups and I dont really now if its better than a dedicated avr in the topic. Can someone explain me all of...
  8. S

    Question Do i need a 1000W UPS for a 1000W powered pc?

    Hello, I am about to buy a UPS for my gaming pc. My pc is powered by a 1000w 80 plus titanium PSU. I'm wondering if i have to get the same amount of watts for a UPS? Mind you I just need around 10 minutes to safely shut down my pc incase of a power outage. Here are the full specs of my PC...
  9. [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...
  10. kayy222

    Question Should I get a 600va UPS or a 1000va UPS?

    Hey there, I have these power issues in my area and I'm wondering what UPS should I get for my build. Should I buy 1000va UPS which actually is recommended for my build or should I save my money by using just a 600va UPS. I aim to decide between "Artis 600va" and "Artis 1000va" System info...
  11. 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...
  12. Y

    Question 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...
  13. J

    Question Help With Looking for a UPS

    I'm looking for a UPS to use for my system, but I need help with all should be powered by it, as well the capacity. These are the components: PC with a Corsair Hx850i power supply (850w) Acer XB273K Sbmiprzx monitor (unsure of wattage, but Google says 43) Seagate Backup Plus Desktop 4TB (unsure...
  14. D

    Question UPS Power Consumption and Simulated Sine-Wave for High-End PC

    I recently ordered a CyberPower CST1300AL UPS unit, but after looking into it some more, I'm debating whether I should even use it or sell it for something else. First off, would it increase my power bill? According to what I found, a UPS with around 95% efficiency wouldn't make too much of a...
  15. A

    Question UPS / Power protection suggestions?

    Have a pretty high end rig, and am paranoid that it may burn out on me. Have had frequent power cuts when the load from appliances in my house has been too much for the circuit breaker, and thus the circuit would be broken and my PC would suddenly boot off. In addition, when I play R6, the PC...
  16. S

    Question Can I use a 600W power supply through a 500VA UPS safely?

    I am looking forward to buy a PC that has a 600W power supply. I have a 500VA, 250W capacity UPS. If the capacity of the UPS is lower than the watts the power supply might use, is it safe to use this UPS, or should I get another one? Of course I don’t plan to game while running the PC on the...
  17. M

    Question So my pc has been shutting down while gaming..

    I've tried swapping PSU, ones new and the others old, both seem to have the same problem. The EVGA (The newer PSU) provides a slightly longer play time before it completely shuts down. My temps are all fine. My drivers are all updated and everything is getting electricity. The only thing I can...
  18. Mister Lemons

    Question Uninterruptable Power Supply: Supplying 330W on a system that will likely demand 370W

    I feel kinda stupid for not actually researching this further before jumping on a purchase. I recently had a power outage that lasted no more than two literal seconds. My computer came out fine but my old junky server didn't. It was a PSU failure. Luckily, I had a spare. It was that night I...
  19. T

    Question Slight but weird distortion on screen during intensive tasks

    Here's my current rig Motherboard: Asus H81M-CS Processor: i5-4440 3.1Ghz Ram: Kingston hyperx fb-dimm (4GB) SSD: Kingston SSDNow 300 (128GB) HDD: WD 1TB Graphics Card: GTX 750Ti PSU: Antec VP450P So this problem has recently started. Whenever my system is performing an intensive task, a...
  20. rounakr94

    [SOLVED] How to know if a psu is going weak?

    From past few months I have started to face a lot of issue with my pc. It all started with my mouse led flickering when there is a power fluctuation. From there it went to issue with UPS No. 1 (further referred as microtek) which I changed to APC but it exhibited more or less the same issue...