Trying to understand UPS Tags: Power Supplies Components Product Last response: July 16, 2010 2:45 AM in Components Share Lockdown_23 July 16, 2010 12:40:42 AM I've been trying to understand what sort of power protection method would be best for my setup, but I'm getting lost in the electrical specs. Preferably, I'd want to get a UPS as thunderstorms are quite common this time of year. I'm only planning on connecting my computer and monitor (please tell me if I need to post more info): PSU Monitor Any recommendations? I'd do more research myself, but as I said, I'm having trouble determining whether or not the high price UPS' are what I actually need More about : understand ups hunter315 a c 288 ) Power supply July 16, 2010 1:10:23 AM What are the rest of your specs, your system only pulls as much as it needs so your PSU wont be pulling 800W most of the time, probably not even at max load. m 0 l Lockdown_23 July 16, 2010 2:45:52 AM Yeah, that's what I was thinking. Here are my specs: Quote:Case: Antec Nine Hundred Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-790XTA-UD4 CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 GPU: SAPPHIRE 100282-3SR Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB PSU: Antec TruePower New TP-750 Blue 750W RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB Monitor: ASUS VH236H Black 23" 1080p PCI Wireless Card: Rosewill RNX-G300EX IEEE 802.11b/g PCI Wireless Card DVD Optical Drive I might get an external backup drive as well. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedTrying to understand the M.2 SSD? Forum SolvedTrying to understand PSU limitations Forum SolvedTrying to understand SSD speed test I just got Forum SolvedTrying to understand laptop gpu's Forum Trying to understand Crossfire Forum i dont understand what every one is trying to say Forum SolvedTrying to understand my PSU requirements Forum SolvedTrying to understand GPUs further... Forum I didn't really understand how do UPS work... Forum Trying to Understand what Video Card to buy! Forum SolvedHow to understand the AMD Graphics card line-up Forum Trying to understand if my HDD is bad... ????!?!? Forum Trying to understand the basic of PC Gaming! Forum Trying to understand how a core is organized? Forum Trying to understand XMP, and OCing. Forum [SOLVED] Trying to understand why wireless trumps wired Forum Netbook- Trying to understand ram/cas/fsb *head explodes* Forum Noobie trying to understand! Forum Still trying to understand RAM Forum Trying to understand PSU rails Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !