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    Perhaps I was a bit unclear with my words. I said...

    Perhaps I was a bit unclear with my words. I said "I did some tests" which only lasted a few seconds(in my previous posts too I mentioned this multiple times) as for me doing any longer test is...
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    Yes,like I said everything is as it was earlier...

    Yes,like I said everything is as it was earlier with no change in hardware/system.
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    UPDATE: I don't know what happened but everything...

    UPDATE: I don't know what happened but everything is working fine now. I thought of doing some more tests with CX550 to see if I would need a higher VA UPS but this time everything worked. I am now...
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    Cars are considered "special family asset" in...

    Cars are considered "special family asset" in India & thus it is easier to ask a friend to loan money instead of asking to loan his car battery because for loaning money he need not ask anybody but...
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    In my country car batteries are not that...

    In my country car batteries are not that common(outside of auto repair shops) & if one ask for a car battery to test something with a PC,best you will get is strange looks & worst you will be given...
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    Unfortunately I can't do the car battery...

    Unfortunately I can't do the car battery test(getting a new UPS is the next best option for me).I also found out about this:
    https://www.cybenetics.com/code/pdf.php?id=CUj
    Holdup time is 11.93ms!
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    Quite a lot of good info is now posted in this...

    Quite a lot of good info is now posted in this thread which I really appreciate.

    @Per Hansson My UPS batteries are still providing backup with 400W FSP psu so either the "APFC circuit has...
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    ^^Well it would have been a lot simpler if my...

    ^^Well it would have been a lot simpler if my CX550 simply shut down whenever there was a power cut(& switchover happened) but sadly it shuts down only when under moderate load.From my point of view...
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    For the time being I will either use FSP psu or...

    For the time being I will either use FSP psu or will directly connect CX550 to mains/inverter backup without UPS. In the meantime I will start saving to buy a 1000VA UPS & will also ask around in...
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    I believe APC only sell sealed lead acid...

    I believe APC only sell sealed lead acid batteries as replacement at least in India & is quite overpriced based on online comments on various forums here.

    P.S. @ashiekh did you get my PM...
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    $1=68INR.To put it in perspective I bought my...

    $1=68INR.To put it in perspective I bought my Pentium G620 for 3500INR so ~$51.Also APC does sell replacement batteries for their UPS here but at such an astronomical price that people rather buy a...
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    Yes Corsair has good after sales support in India...

    Yes Corsair has good after sales support in India but I still don't want to RMA it just on "possibilities" especially since it works fine as long as power is continuous. I still think this "inrush"...
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    Well I wouldn't give much credibility to...

    Well I wouldn't give much credibility to "official specs" of that company beyond very strict parameters(like brand new unit with a few weeks/months of usage only).I doubt If this statement still...
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    No! Only desktop & nothing else.

    No! Only desktop & nothing else.
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    I only need 1-2 seconds of successful switchover...

    I only need 1-2 seconds of successful switchover from UPS to mains/inverter backup so even then is it heavily taxing to batteries(assuming full load for those 1-2 seconds on UPS batteries).
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    I found this:...

    I found this:
    http://www.apc.com/us/en/faqs/FA158939/

    Isn't it effectively saying that for an activePFC psu the UPS power should be more than 1.25 times the max rated power of psu?
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    But the difference between them is 3000 & that's...

    But the difference between them is 3000 & that's a lot of money for me. I could have justify had my system been more power hungry but I just don't seem to justify spending extra 3k for a system with...
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    Irony is that a good brand(Exide) battery will...

    Irony is that a good brand(Exide) battery will cost approx. same as new unit of that same UPS so no point in spending on new battery.
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    What about high inrush,won't it be an issue if...

    What about high inrush,won't it be an issue if CX550 draws much higher inrush during switchover on a 600VA UPS.What I am worried about is that maybe APC with its better design & quality will work...
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    400W psu is almost 4 years old & heavily used so...

    400W psu is almost 4 years old & heavily used so thought of replacing it hence bought new CX550.


    So getting a 600VA APC UPS will still not solve this issue?
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    I appreciate your replies & found some of them to...

    I appreciate your replies & found some of them to be quite good. However I assure you that if I don't follow any of your suggestion then it is not due to my unwillingness but due to practical &...
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    Please don't take it otherwise but you seem to be...

    Please don't take it otherwise but you seem to be forgetting my situation in your recent replies. My PC does not/can not use even 300W(Pentium G620+1050Ti). I have an inverter battery backup for...
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    ^^Well it's not like I can afford a super...

    ^^Well it's not like I can afford a super expensive UPS anyway :)

    So how about a 600VA APC UPS like this one:
    https://www.amazon.in/APC-BX600C-600VA-230V-Back/dp/B016XVRKZM
    Is it enough for...
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    @Per Hansson thanks for the reply & I am already...

    @Per Hansson thanks for the reply & I am already aware of double conversion UPS but it is not possible for me(or anyone else) to buy such a UPS in my country simply to run a desktop. These models...
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    It is not UPS,it is a big capacity inverter with...

    It is not UPS,it is a big capacity inverter with multiple external batteries to act as main backup source for 2 floors. UPS is exclusive to my desktop.



    Because I think an activePFC psu like...
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