One important upgrade every computer owner should perform is to have surge protection. Sure protection protects your desktop or laptop from a power surge that can happen during a storm.
A surge protector is a piece of hardware that your computer is plugged into. The protector then plugs into the wall. Thus, it is an intermediate between your computer and the power outlet. The surge protector prevails dangerous levels of power from reaching your computer and causing overload problems.
Here's the scenario:
You're using your computer during an electrical storm. Lightning strikes and sends a high amount of power to your computer.
With a surge protector, the surge protector notices the power is too high and prevails the high power from reaching your computer.
Without a surge protector, the high voltage travels right to your machine, and you're left to pray that it does not overload your computer and cost … Read More