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I've been thinking about getting http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Pr...-1000VA---600W . Would it be enough to run this rig for a couple of minutes? How about with another 5870 and a couple of extra drives? Yeah, I know those online wattage calculators, but I need an experts opinion =P .
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post #2 of 11
Well do the math

CPU 95W
GPU 188W
Other stuff 50W

Total 333W

~70% efficenty = 432W (From the socket at FULL LOAD)

UPS stats: 120W = 15Min

432/120 = 3.6

15/3.6= 4.3Min


Therefore at full load that UPS will hold for Just over 4 minutes.

So i can imagine idle will be about <10

(This is what im assume i can be way off i dont have much experience with UPS's)
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post #3 of 11
I wouldn't bother getting one unless you do work that you cannot stand to lose any work ever. Otherwise not going to hurt anything.
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I wouldn't bother getting one unless you do work that you cannot stand to lose any work ever. Otherwise not going to hurt anything.
Well he hasn't told us where he lives.
he lives in a place where brown outs are often he should get one.

But he is ordering from tiger direct.. Or is he?
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post #5 of 11
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Well, I live in a place where we get power outages once a year and I'm afraid of X-file episodes that I'm torrenting getting corrupted. Yeah, no valuable work here.
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post #6 of 11
Might still be worth saving the pc tho.

Get a really heft surge protector and replace it every two years.

That is all
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post #7 of 11
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Well, I could get both. I'm practically swimming in cash.
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post #8 of 11
LOL then go ahead LOL..
Might as well get a UPS tower.

That way even when the power is out you can game for a couple hours

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16842106115

LOL!
Edited by StuffStuff1 - 1/25/11 at 1:07am
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post #9 of 11
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LOL then go ahead LOL..
Might as well get a UPS tower.

That way even when the power is out you can game for a couple hours

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16842106115

LOL!
Dude, I'm swimming in cash, not drowning in it.
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Dude, I'm swimming in cash, not drowning in it.
Some one sig this LOL..
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