, kettch wrote

@evildictaitor: Also, a UPS provides power conditioning that a surge suppressor can't. So, you'll be protected from a wide range of power abnormalities.

and I guess a UPS has a minimum size that would make a power supply with a built in UPS too big?  I don't have a particular problem with power, with is why I dont have a UPS.

I find it interesting that the economics of mass production seems to make the production of products out of the ordinary much more expensive by comparison. Which limits there availabilty