I am building my first pc and have never owned a ups before. Someone please help me out with decifering the wattage ratings of a UPS. For example, the UPS I was looking to purchase is the APC ES 725 BB. It has a watt rating of 450W. Uptime Full Load: 3.3 Min Uptime Half Load: 11.8 Min. I mainly just want a UPS so that I can safely shutdown my pc in power outages. I have a 480W PSU. If my power consumption somehow goes to 550W, will the UPS shutdown? Will the UPS just have a shorter uptime? What is the consequence of going over the watt rating? Thank you all for your help.
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