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Originally Posted by Domino View Post

If your house is losing power frequently, I think you might want to invest in an electrician and fix the issue entirely. Or maybe get a better provider [snip]

getting a new provider for power will do nothing since it will be coming in the same wire anyway.
unless of course the problem is inside.

if it rains and is at all windy, our power dips or goes out. i have a APC right now till i get batteries for my Belkin. then the APC is going on the router box/modem. i also set my PC to stay off when power is restored in BIOS.
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Originally Posted by Domino View Post

If your house is losing power frequently, I think you might want to invest in an electrician and fix the issue entirely. Or maybe get a better provider for your gas and electricity.

Honestly, unless you tether, once the power goes out, your internet goes out too. Without the internet, it's quite boring. frown.gif

Any true nerd has routers and networking gear on a UPS as well - and a nice hefty one that will last tongue.gif
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Any true nerd has routers and networking gear on a UPS as well - and a nice hefty one that will last tongue.gif
Hahaha, yeah I had one that was big enough to power my rig, including monitor, and all the networking gear in case I was playing FFXI and the power went out. I still had enough time to tell my party/linkshell that I am running on borrowed time and I have 10 minutes to complete whatever we are doing before I run out of juice. That was back when I had a lot of disposable income and time...mostly time.
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Just saw your post OP. Derp... get a UPS redface.gif
 
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Personally, I've never been able to bring myself to drop the money on a UPS. The cost for a decent one is so much that I figure I'll just save that money and use it to upgrade my rig with better components if any of them become damaged because of a power surge or outage. redface.gif

Rigs last longer than they're actually useful for anyway. We've got Pentium 3 machines that still work just fine, but there are very few things we can actually use them for nowadays.
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Outage != surge, but makes sense if that's what he meant tongue.gif

In that cause - UPS is what you want. See my guide; http://www.overclock.net/t/1305395/the-uninterrupting-uninterruptible-power-supply-ups-guide/0_30
Outage is not a surge. Outage is when the breaker trips
Surges are high voltage surges that can blow crappy power supplies up
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Outage is not a surge. Outage is when the breaker trips
Surges are high voltage surges that can blow crappy power supplies up

??????????? Are you blind??
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??????????? Are you blind??
It's not that i'm blind or not but i was wondering what the heck does he mean surge = outage!
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Personally, I've never been able to bring myself to drop the money on a UPS. The cost for a decent one is so much that I figure I'll just save that money and use it to upgrade my rig with better components if any of them become damaged because of a power surge or outage. redface.gif

Rigs last longer than they're actually useful for anyway. We've got Pentium 3 machines that still work just fine, but there are very few things we can actually use them for nowadays.

I feel the sameway i have a p4 system that i use as a file server bc it wouldnt die. Bought it when the p4 came out. I have lots of backup material on usb hd's bc im scared that my server will die but it wont. I kinda wish it would die so i could build something better without my wife yelling.
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It's not that i'm blind or not but i was wondering what the heck does he mean surge = outage!

I wrote surge != outage... lol. There's an exclamation mark there! (so yes, for the sake of this, you are blind tongue.gif)
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  • so whenever there's a power outage and your computer goes on, that can damage the PSU or other PC parts right? What can you do to protect your hardware?
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Power Supplies › so whenever there's a power outage and your computer goes on, that can damage the PSU or other PC parts right? What can you do to protect your hardware?