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I know APC is good, but they are expensive.

I run an i7 2600, tri-sli with watercooling and a TEC. I have a AX1200 as a PSU, what would I need for folding (I'm thinking easily a 900W UPS)

I need suggestions and a good quality UPS.
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Have you actually taken a wattage meter and measure your peak wattage?
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Originally Posted by trumpet-205 View Post
Have you actually taken a wattage meter and measure your peak wattage?
Nah, though I have an APC BK500 500 VA 300 Watts UPS. It says 785 when folding, but that's without the TEC cpu block as I still don't have it installed.

So I'm thinking I need a new UPS (as the previous rig was a Q6600 + HD4870) and was enough for gaming.
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Well after some research, I found a PFC compatible UPS from Cyberpower



Model Number: CP1500PFCLCD
Wattage: 900w / 1500VA
Price: 212.72 CAD (free shipping)
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Go with APC. They make a great 1500VA 865W UPS. I just purchased the 1300VA/780W model to replace my APC 750VA/450W UPS.
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