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How many VAs should I get for a UPS?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Title says it all. Planning to upgrade my stock cooler to a Gammax GT and add 6 RGB fans with a hub and RGB RAM sticks in the future. Any help will be appreciated, thanks!

Here is my current specs:

  • CPU
    Ryzen 3 2200g
  • Motherboard
    B450m Bazooka Plus
  • RAM
    Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB 2666mhz
  • GPU
    GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
  • Case
    Tecware Nexus M
  • Storage
    Seagate BarraCuda 250GB, Western Digital WD Green 1TB, Crucial BX500 480GB
  • PSU
    FSP Aurum 92+ 650W
  • Display(s)
    NVision IP240 24″ IPS 75hz BorderLess Monitor
  • Cooling
    Stock Ryzen fan
  • Keyboard
    Generic gaming keyboard
  • Mouse
    Logitech G103 Prodigy
  • Sound
    Logitech Z213 Compact 2.1 Stereo Speaker
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro N 64-bit

Motherboard: MSI B450m Bazooka Plus

Processor: Ryzen 3 2200g w/ Wraith Stealth Cooler (3900 OC)

RAM: DELTA TUF Gaming Alliance RGB 3200mhz 8gb x2(3333mhz OC)

GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

PSU: FSP Aurum 92+ 650W

Case: Tecware Nexus M + 3 fans

Storage: Seagate BarraCuda 250GB, Western Digital WD Green 1TB, Crucial BX500 480GB

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500 would be enough but it's always better to get extra.

Maybe 750


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Enderman said:

500 would be enough but it's always better to get extra.

Maybe 750

Really? How so? And here I was looking for 1000VA UPS....


Motherboard: MSI B450m Bazooka Plus

Processor: Ryzen 3 2200g w/ Wraith Stealth Cooler (3900 OC)

RAM: DELTA TUF Gaming Alliance RGB 3200mhz 8gb x2(3333mhz OC)

GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

PSU: FSP Aurum 92+ 650W

Case: Tecware Nexus M + 3 fans

Storage: Seagate BarraCuda 250GB, Western Digital WD Green 1TB, Crucial BX500 480GB

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7 minutes ago, Rhaemond said:

Really? How so? And here I was looking for 1000VA UPS....

Well your PC uses far less than 500W so 500VA would technically be enough.

You should look at the brand quality and runtime of the UPS.


My sound system costs more than my PC.        Check out my S340 build log "White Heaven"        The "LIGHTCANON" flashlight build log        Project AntiRoll (prototype)        Custom speaker project

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Intel i7 4790k | ASUS GTX770 | ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Mark S | Corsair Vengeance Pro 32GB | NZXT S340 | Seasonic Platinum 760 | modded H100i | Ducky ONE White TKL RGB | Logitech MX Master 2S | 2x Samsung 850 Pro 512GB | WD Red 4TB Samsung 58" 4k TV | 2x Behringer NEKKST K8 | BIC Acoustech H-100II | Scarlett 2i4 | 2x AT2020

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I thought VA doesn't translate directly to W? @Enderman


Motherboard: MSI B450m Bazooka Plus

Processor: Ryzen 3 2200g w/ Wraith Stealth Cooler (3900 OC)

RAM: DELTA TUF Gaming Alliance RGB 3200mhz 8gb x2(3333mhz OC)

GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

PSU: FSP Aurum 92+ 650W

Case: Tecware Nexus M + 3 fans

Storage: Seagate BarraCuda 250GB, Western Digital WD Green 1TB, Crucial BX500 480GB

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2 minutes ago, Rhaemond said:

I thought VA doesn't translate directly to W? @Enderman

No it doesn't but modern UPSes are efficient enough that it's close.


My sound system costs more than my PC.        Check out my S340 build log "White Heaven"        The "LIGHTCANON" flashlight build log        Project AntiRoll (prototype)        Custom speaker project

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Intel i7 4790k | ASUS GTX770 | ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Mark S | Corsair Vengeance Pro 32GB | NZXT S340 | Seasonic Platinum 760 | modded H100i | Ducky ONE White TKL RGB | Logitech MX Master 2S | 2x Samsung 850 Pro 512GB | WD Red 4TB Samsung 58" 4k TV | 2x Behringer NEKKST K8 | BIC Acoustech H-100II | Scarlett 2i4 | 2x AT2020

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
13 minutes ago, Enderman said:

No it doesn't but modern UPSes are efficient enough that it's close.

Understood! Do I need a fancy one with a screen? Or should a screenless one be enough? (do mind I have limited access to branded ones since I'm in the Philippines not even close to the capital city)


Motherboard: MSI B450m Bazooka Plus

Processor: Ryzen 3 2200g w/ Wraith Stealth Cooler (3900 OC)

RAM: DELTA TUF Gaming Alliance RGB 3200mhz 8gb x2(3333mhz OC)

GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

PSU: FSP Aurum 92+ 650W

Case: Tecware Nexus M + 3 fans

Storage: Seagate BarraCuda 250GB, Western Digital WD Green 1TB, Crucial BX500 480GB

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8 minutes ago, Rhaemond said:

Understood! Do I need a fancy one with a screen? Or should a screenless one be enough? (do mind I have limited access to branded ones since I'm in the Philippines not even close to the capital city)

I would recommend cyberpower, but APC is good to.

Just make sure you get a pure sinewave one.


My sound system costs more than my PC.        Check out my S340 build log "White Heaven"        The "LIGHTCANON" flashlight build log        Project AntiRoll (prototype)        Custom speaker project

Spoiler

Intel i7 4790k | ASUS GTX770 | ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Mark S | Corsair Vengeance Pro 32GB | NZXT S340 | Seasonic Platinum 760 | modded H100i | Ducky ONE White TKL RGB | Logitech MX Master 2S | 2x Samsung 850 Pro 512GB | WD Red 4TB Samsung 58" 4k TV | 2x Behringer NEKKST K8 | BIC Acoustech H-100II | Scarlett 2i4 | 2x AT2020

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
4 minutes ago, Enderman said:

I would recommend cyberpower, but APC is good to.

Just make sure you get a pure sinewave one.

Now I need to research what is a pure sinewave UPS... Thank you so much sir! 


Motherboard: MSI B450m Bazooka Plus

Processor: Ryzen 3 2200g w/ Wraith Stealth Cooler (3900 OC)

RAM: DELTA TUF Gaming Alliance RGB 3200mhz 8gb x2(3333mhz OC)

GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

PSU: FSP Aurum 92+ 650W

Case: Tecware Nexus M + 3 fans

Storage: Seagate BarraCuda 250GB, Western Digital WD Green 1TB, Crucial BX500 480GB

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