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Utility power is very dirty. It's like swimming in a public pool. A UPS filters the signal and makes it uniform. I do occasionally get power outages, but some of the main benefits of a UPS is sine wave filtering, surge protection, and also backup battery protection.

On OCN we focus so much on performance, and it seems protecting the system isn't talked about much. It's cheap insurance for me.
interesting, very interesting...i might consider investing in one when i get my next system, most likely ivy...have to see what the budget allows
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I just loaded up 3 GPUs and CPU and hit the limit on my UPS. The UPS said 798W and the Windows app said 780W. Either way, these are expensive to run all under load. This 780W UPS will prevent me from burning up more electricity.
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