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I just lost 4 wu's due to a thunderstorm,You know usually you dont lose your progress on every pc,but this time I did.Anybody know of a battery backup that'll run 3 0r 4 pcs w/quads,duals and power hungry graphics cards?
    
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How long are you thinking of powering these rigs? That is one hefty load my friend. It isnt going to be cheap at all. The longer you need them to be powered for, the more power you'll need. If you're talking about a second or two, a $75 one would work. If you're talking more than that then you'd have to look at some pretty heavy duty units.
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Backup generator? Haha you would probably need a UPS for each.

Just tell it not to storm, i heard that works though....
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one ups wont work you will need mutiple ones and usualy you wont get more then 15mins out of them.
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post #5 of 26
If your really serious about it you need a UPS and then a generator. The UPS gives the computer power for the second between no power and the generator going up. Honestly, its not worth it.
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post #6 of 26
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one ups wont work you will need mutiple ones and usualy you wont get more then 15mins out of them.
Newegg has UPS solutions for up to 8000w.. Wouldnt those be able to handle such a load?

For individual UPS systems, you might look at something like this.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16842101100

They're $240 apiece, and at full load you'd be lucky to get 6 minutes out of them.
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I would love to see how much one of those 8000w ones weigh. I would think its pushing 300 pounds.

Opps just looked, 244lbs
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post #8 of 26
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Originally Posted by 0rion View Post
Newegg has UPS solutions for up to 8000w.. Wouldnt those be able to handle such a load?

For individual UPS systems, you might look at something like this.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16842101100

They're $240 apiece, and at full load you'd be lucky to get 6 minutes out of them.
lol if he can afford one of those ya but still wouldnt get alot of time out of it if he runs mutiple systems off it.
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you will not be able to run them only on batteries. You would need a generator and a battery,.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DeRock131 View Post
I would love to see how much one of those 8000w ones weigh. I would think its pushing 300 pounds.

Opps just looked, 244lbs
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...101070&Tpk=UPS

I assume thats the one you're talking about. IMO, that is not worth it.


Heres some stats for how long it could run.
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Battery Run Time
Typical Backup Time at Half Load: 13.2 minutes (4000 Watts)
Typical Backup Time at Full Load: 4.0 minutes (8000 Watts)

Battery Recharge Time
2.20 hour(s)
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