Adequate Battery Backup / Surge Protection

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by traderTX, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. Just bought a second system for my trading room, and had a question about battery backups / surge protectors.

    I live in a rural area, and voltage over/under loads are not common, but do occur more than in most areas, so this is a very critical issue.

    How do I go about calculating what an "adequate" bb/sp would be? I currently run an APC, but just have the one setup (laptop and then a dual core desktop running 5 monitors).

    I will be adding a second desktop (quad core i7, with 4 monitors). This is the system I need a new battery backup for.

    Recommendations are very much appreciated, either for a unit for just the new computer, or one that will handle all of them together. Thanks in advance for any help!
  2. JackR


  3. many thanks...guess I searched for the wrong term before posting.