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Help me choose a UPS

Rodark
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Hi all. While im waiting for shops to restock and drop the prices (damm you covid) to order my pc, i was thinking about also getting a ups. I didnt want one at first, but we had 3 power shortages in 3 days!! so i thought i should get one.

 

First, thats my build:

And my old speakers  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Creative-Labs-51MF4060AA001-SBS-Speaker/dp/B000BCECVA + my old mouse https://www.amazon.co.uk/Razer-Ouroboros-Ambidextrous-Wireless-Gaming/dp/B009DYOPIM/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=ouroboros+razer&qid=1590406718&sr=8-1

 

Now, all i want from the ups is to have a minimum uptime, basically a couple of minutes only so i can hit save/exit game and shutdown and to have 3 sockets for my desktop, monitor and speakers. ideally it should have a 4th one for my TV, but since i cant find anywhere the power consumption of my TV, 3 should be enough.

As for budget, no idea honestly, since im waiting for the prices to drop, as i mentioned, so lets just go with cheapest/second to cheapest and ill decide on the spot. Basically are ups-psus 1:1? Meaning a 650VA ups is good for my 650 psu? No idea, please help

 

For prices and local availability please check out this local site https://www.skroutz.gr/

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Seeing more and more UPS requests here as well as issues with PSUs not reliably providing power.  Makes me wonder if power is getting generally less stable.  Number of available outlets can be messed with by adding a power strip.  Be sure to add up total draw of all the things.  There are devices that can measure total draw which may help.  

Life is like a bowl of chocolates: there are all these little crinkly paper cups everywhere.

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12 minutes ago, Bombastinator said:

Seeing more and more UPS requests here as well as issues with PSUs not reliably providing power.  Makes me wonder if power is getting generally less stable.  Number of available outlets can be messed with by adding a power strip.  Be sure to add up total draw of all the things.  There are devices that can measure total draw which may help.  

well i mean im going off based on the psu. the system should be a littles less than 550, so with the monitor and speakers the power should be lower than 650. basically im looking for what ups can support 650 wattage 

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3 minutes ago, Rodark said:

well i mean im going off based on the psu. the system should be a littles less than 550, so with the monitor and speakers the power should be lower than 650. basically im looking for what ups can support 650 wattage 

I personally can’t help you much with choosing a model.  My PSU is ancient.  This how to is out of date for models but has some useful basics on how to figure out how much PSU you need.

They write better than I do.

https://www.howtogeek.com/161479/how-to-select-a-battery-backup-for-your-computer/

Life is like a bowl of chocolates: there are all these little crinkly paper cups everywhere.

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