Welp, time to upgrade the UPS (uninterruptible power supply) that protects my workstation. My smaller, office-sized UPS devices from APC just aren’t keeping up with the demands of a dual CPU and dual GPU workstation.
The power to the office outlet is adequate, but if there is even a minor sag in the power delivery, my video monitors switch off and my workstation reboots.
Which is never fun.
Especially when I was running an overnight or even multi-day neural network model training session for my deep learning work overnight, only to find the machine has restarted and lost all my progress.
You know, if I want that kind of “mysterious restart in the middle of the night that destroys days of work” I can run Windows 10 with its auto-update feature enabled.
I am kinda brand loyal to APC and am contemplating of the following model: