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Q&A: Are there power banks for mobile workstations / desktop replacement gaming laptops? [Yes]

Q: I have a mobile workstation and need to work remotely longer than my laptop battery lasts.  Would a regular laptop power bank, the type with the round power connector tip, work for me?  Or do I need something more powerful? A: You'll want something more powerful. To figure out if a particular power bank will work for you: Compare the wattage that can be supplied from your laptop's OEM power brick against the wattage that can be supplied from the power bank.  Most mobile workstation (and desktop replacement gaming laptop) power bricks will be in the 150 - 250 watt range.  Power banks for mainstream laptops tend to supply around 60 - 90 watts (similar to their OEM charging bricks). ...

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