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    Default Riotoro 1200W Builder Edition review @ KitGuru

    The Riotoro 1200W Builder Edition has been released for users who aren’t bothered about RGB lighting, distinctive external design or other extras. It packs high power at a fair price – something that was the holy grail a few months ago, when mining with GPUs was still profitable. However, the situation has changed and with GPU mining seemingly in the past now, is this unit worth the £180 asking price?
    https://www.kitguru.net/components/p...-review/all/1/

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    Great new platform from High Power.

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    Very nice.

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    Good unit and finally I get to see proper inrush current protection from High Power

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    Does this unit really have 4 Rails or are they bolted together??
    Because everything for 4 Rails seems to be there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by crmaris View Post
    Good unit and finally I get to see proper inrush current protection from High Power
    Now if only they could get the hold-up time right, they'd finally have a proper high-end unit to offer...
    Careful what you wish for... You just might get it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by McSteel View Post
    Now if only they could get the hold-up time right, they'd finally have a proper high-end unit to offer...
    Could be that Riotoro just opted for smaller caps, to just safe a dollar. Proper hold-up time should be a really easy fix.

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    Why aren't people using super-capacitors on the output?

    5 of those shown (2.7V 10F) have enough energy to supply 1200W for over a 10th of a second (way beyond the normal hold up time) and cost less than $3 (with postage) for 5 on ebay.
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    Because they're only rated for 2.7v ?
    Duh.

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    Why do you suppose I talked about 5? run them in series

    2.7V x 5 = 13.5V

    There may be an issue with the maximum current possible.

    I've tried this without balancing on a much larger array
    https://www.instructables.com/id/Con...er-Capacitors/
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