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    APC Recommendation

    What's a good APC to get? My power occasionally goes out for hours, but most of the time it's for seconds to minutes - just enough to crash the computer.

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    APC is a company, not a product. APC (American Power Conversion) does make the best UPSes (Uninterruptible Power Supplies), though. I've used them for years with excellent results.


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    Oh yeah, that's right. I was reading that there are about four different kinds of UPS's - mostly in how they go about switching from AC to batteries.

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    We have used APC for years at work, always worked well!

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    APC is a great safety precaution. I just got one for my personal pc for xmas
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    For most home PC's or stand alone workstations you will find that a 500VA or 600VA model should be completly suitable. These should be able to give you enough time to save your work and shut down your computer. These are generally in a reasonable price range, but beyond that you really can go to whatever you want to spend.
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