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Old 08-16-2007, 07:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys!

The power bumps in my area are becoming unbearable. I like to leave my computer on almost 24/7 to keep my torrents going. However, my area as been experiencing 2-3 power bumps a day, and I can't take it any more.

I know a decent amount about computers, but I've never thought of buying a UPS before. I have no idea what are good brands, or even what to look for. I would appreciate as much insight as possible. If anyone has any help, or even specific UPS's they recommend (Newegg please!), then I would be very grateful.

My needs:
-Needs to support my stuff! Pentium 4 3.2ghz, 1 gig ram, nVidia 7900ish video card, 22in widescreen monitor.
-I would prefer it to keep me going for 20-30 minutes so I can get saved if the power truly does die (though my main need is for power bump protection).
-I would like something that doesn't install bloatware on my system.

I appreciate all the help I've gotten off these forums and look forward to your replies!

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Newegg.com - APC BE750BB 750 VA 450 Watts 10 Outlets UPS - Retail

that should do the trick

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