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    The PSU's in the newest IP500V2's are way better...

    The PSU's in the newest IP500V2's are way better probably than what you were working with back then. As well, I find the newer 'prosumer' UPS units like the BR1500MS and Cyberpower's own have been...
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    Best Buy does that up here through a 3rd Party...

    Best Buy does that up here through a 3rd Party company.

    It was how in one year I managed to get laptops to all my cousins for just random gifts spending less than $400.

    (most were bad RAM/HDD ,...
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    It is not so much physical damage that I am...

    It is not so much physical damage that I am discussing. It is Data. And of course that is subjective to the HDD/SSD 's your system has.

    A sudden loss of power to your PC runs the risk of causing...
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    Not always the Data though. Which is critical,...

    Not always the Data though. Which is critical, for me especially.

    But I agree on the Equipment.

    -Storm
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    My Mother in Law had the same issues in...

    My Mother in Law had the same issues in Hackettestown so when I was down visiting her, I stopped by a computer center (for the life of me I can't remember what's down that way now) and got a UPS unit...
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    True enough there is a cost to having UPS units...

    True enough there is a cost to having UPS units in your house in terms of power consumed, but in your counting of cost per watt , it's very minimal compared to replacing your expensive TV and or...
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    That is why I suggested an Online Unit versus...

    That is why I suggested an Online Unit versus Line Interactive. They are a lot less harsh on the Batteries (which equates to Longevity). As well, where I am to get SMT Replacement batteries per unit...
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    As always Wolf , it has been a pleasure to have...

    As always Wolf , it has been a pleasure to have watched you over the years.

    If you ever make it to Ontario, i'll give you my co-ordinates and personally bake you that cake (I must have owned a...
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    I will be completely honest here , and please...

    I will be completely honest here , and please note that this is my own personal opinion. I would have spent the extra cash and got myself personally a SMT series of UPS from APC (or its online...
  10. It wasn't on battery, sorry when I say 'tripped'...

    It wasn't on battery, sorry when I say 'tripped' I think I might be vauge on that.
    Since you have these units as well, you know the sound it makes when the unit switches to Battery (that electrical...
  11. APC used to have a Consumer one (not sure if it's...

    APC used to have a Consumer one (not sure if it's EOL or not) and they from my understanding have an enterprise level one.
    ...
  12. One thing to note, that I've discovered with...

    One thing to note, that I've discovered with UPS's in my life using them, is pick a UPS that has a higher total W coverage than what your PSU's max capacity is, otherwise you trip the UPS every time...
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    Personally speaking I would get the RM550X if...

    Personally speaking I would get the RM550X if that is an option for you through a reseller.

    My thoughts at least,

    -Storm
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    It's a lot cheaper up here. And I have a...

    It's a lot cheaper up here. And I have a corporate account so that helps as well.

    Crazy what Amazon has it listed for, though not the first time I've seen that happen.

    -Storm
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    I honestly thought the same thing when I saw it....

    I honestly thought the same thing when I saw it. I do believe that the Hammond ones are made right here in Guelph, ON. But for all we know they copied some of the design (or maybe it was a joint...
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    There might be one more you may use, I've...

    There might be one more you may use, I've actually never heard of the ISOBAR until now (which is helpful to me because I love finding new/quality products).

    I have a Canadian Company I use for my...
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    Been working and playing now 2 years on my AW 17...

    Been working and playing now 2 years on my AW 17 R4 and it is still performing almost on par with the titles I enjoy.
    The only one that really can tax it is TW: Warhammer 2 when I Have 3 armies vs 3...
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    If I had to take a Guess Tator, partnership with...

    If I had to take a Guess Tator, partnership with ASUS on their co-name kit (TUF being ASUS's Branding). That alone should give them enough to get into it, at least in the interim while they find...
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    If you write a book one of these days Wolf, you...

    If you write a book one of these days Wolf, you can rest assured that I will find it and buy it.
    I had to give up that aspiration a long time ago, but I do hope that you can pick up that torch and...
  20. At no point in my previous post did I say it was...

    At no point in my previous post did I say it was silent. I stated it wasn't screaming i.e. I am unable to hear it over other ambient noises in its general area. I'm sure if I put my ear right up to...
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    If you want power performance at home. Get the...

    If you want power performance at home. Get the Xbox One X (its actual name, Scorpio was its codename).

    If you like portability options , the switch for sure.

    Also depends on the games you like...
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    I've seen stuff like this before, its pretty...

    I've seen stuff like this before, its pretty crazy.

    We've had one person on my home forum do this twice. Some of the members even flew out for its maiden test.

    It's really just for bragging...
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    Sorry about the very delayed response, as I had...

    Sorry about the very delayed response, as I had to deal with some unexpected issues in life.

    I don't unfortunately have many suggestions for personal networking testing. I will see if my...
  24. I have to be honest, you've had some bad luck if...

    I have to be honest, you've had some bad luck if your UPS's have all made that noise when on AC Power.
    Wonder if there is some underlying issue that might be the reason.

    I've successfully run all...
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    To me, personally. That sounds network driven...

    To me, personally. That sounds network driven then if what you say above is true.

    I would seriously consider doing some network diagnostics. This doesnt' sound power related (Unless of course your...
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