I need a batter Backup Battery/Power Supply for my AAA Gaming PC. Can anyone help?

So let me tell you a story.

I live in a neighborhood that that has a 50% chance of getting black outs as you know. And me liking my PC and other electronics, I like to protect my devices from sudden power outages while they were in use.

So I have 2 Battery Backups. 1 for my Desktop PC. Another for my TV and Gaming Consoles.

But so far, its the PC I am having trouble with because even with this Battery Backup hooked up, my PC can shut down regardless. And this only happens when I am playing certain kinds of Games. Total War Warhammer, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Vermintide 2, and I think Starcraft 2 and Heroes of the Storm.

So even with this Battery Backup, my PC shuts down from Power Outages while running these kinds of games. But when its not, my PC is still running under the Battery. So clearly I think the Battery gets overloaded when these games are running.

Now I had enough. I want to save my Desktop Gaming PC from a hardware damage related to power. And I need a battery backup that can handle this PC when running a game like Overwatch. Do you guys have any advice or recommendations to help me?

Something like this should give you a good amount of power for a decent amount of time. It should have enough wattage to keep up with your pc unless you are running a really really heavy system with multiple graphics cards or something like that.

https://www.amazon.com/APC-Battery-Protector-BackUPS-BX1500M/dp/B06VY6FXMM/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=battery+backup&qid=1555623387&s=gateway&sr=8-4

Well, another option might be to invest in a gaming laptop. Those have a built-in battery.

Here's the battery back-up that I use:

https://www.amazon.com/CyberPower-CP850PFCLCD-Sinewave-Outlets-Mini-Tower/dp/B00429N18S

I don't get regular power outages so I haven't had a lot of chances to test it (and I've never gotten a power outage while I was in the middle of a game), so I don't have much experience with how well it handles high loads.

Bear in mind that a UPS is only meant to be a short term - measured in minutes or hours depending on size - solution to allow longer term solutions like generators to kick in. If you get a UPS the best function it can provide is to give you time to safely shut down your PC and other devices if the power does fail.

I don't think there's much energy storing capacity in a mix of flour, egg and milk.

bluegate:
I don't think there's much energy storing capacity in a mix of flour, egg and milk.

Well you just aren't being creative enough. You could run a generator by either burning it to power a steam turbine or have a large amount hooked up to a series of ropes and gears to harness the gravitational potential energy. OR you feed the batter to a batter as they get in some practice swings with the end of the bat hooked up to your power generation doohickey.

I've been using the APC brand for years (for both my PC and router/modem) because of a history of brownouts/blackouts in my area, and they've always held up well for me.

Drathnoxis:

bluegate:
I don't think there's much energy storing capacity in a mix of flour, egg and milk.

Well you just aren't being creative enough. You could run a generator by either burning it to power a steam turbine or have a large amount hooked up to a series of ropes and gears to harness the gravitational potential energy. OR you feed the batter to a batter as they get in some practice swings with the end of the bat hooked up to your power generation doohickey.

Feeding someone raw eggs? That's just asking for problems, wouldn't recommend it.

 

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