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Sorry if this is the wrong section...
Well i think my current one is either busted or it can't power my machine.
Its a UPS Back-up ES 650.
All i have plugged in is the PC and 1 external drive. (Sigrig)

Should this one be able to do it? beacuse the power just went out and it shut off completley, not even a beep or anything. Also if i need a new one which should i get?
    
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the actual wattage rating on that is 390w. it's 650VA, but it's that's not the same (due to AC reactance and impedance).

you'll wanna go with something more like a APC BN1250G (750w, 1250va).
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I have a 400W ups and it can't run my rig+monitors while I'm gaming. I've had a power outage while gaming and it runs for a few seconds, beeps angrily at me (I assume it is overloading) and shuts down. Doesn't even give me enough time to close the game and shut down my computer.

However, if I am just browsing the web it can run my rig.
    
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^^^ whats the ups model?

Think about it. you're using a 950w power supply, but it wont be fully used while browsing. once the rig ramps up its power needs, (not to mention the monitor's), the ups will be overwhelmed.
Edited by greatonekb - 10/29/11 at 9:51pm
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I just need the PC + one drive to be on there. i want it to shut off safely, not just hard shutdown and mess with my RAID.
    
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