Dec. 9, 2022 - Power interruptions can be painful. Dropping a game because of a power interruption is adding insult to injury. A UPS battery backup system installed in your gaming setup will not only protect your valuable equipment, it can support gaming continuity during power problems and ensure optimal power quality on an ongoing basis. But identifying a UPS that is ideal for gaming requires navigating a range of features and benefits.
A premium gaming console/PC setup deserves a UPS that is designed for gaming. Here is why:
Surge protection isn't enough.
Surge protectors help keep connected electronics safe during a power surge or spike. They are common in environments with expensive electronics, but for gamers they only solve half the problem.
What about interrupting your streaming or game (missing out on time with friends, losing a competitive online game, dropping in ranking)? A UPS will not only provide surge protection but also voltage regulation and battery backup that let you:
Or at the very least
It's about power quality too.
Some UPS systems generate an approximation of the pure sine wave power available from an AC wall outlet, resulting in spotty performance and incompatibility with sensitive gaming devices. A UPS with pure sine wave output from battery will ensure optimal power and compatibility for connected loads.
Make sure your UPS matches your power load…and your gaming space.
To make sure your UPS fits your unique setup, look for these features:
Tripp Lite by Eaton Pure Sine Wave Gaming UPS systems are designed specifically for gaming. Some of their key features include: