Cooling the Raspberry PI 3 's

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josh-starnesJosh Starnes 03/22/2018 at 20:031 Comment

The Pi Board before the heat sinks

After applying 5 aluminum heat sinks. I used thermal pad that is similar to a putty to stick them on. the main processor has 4 of the 10 x 10mm heat sinks. the smaller chip which I believe is the ram only has one.


PointyOintment wrote 07/16/2018 at 06:58 point

The smaller chip is the USB hub and Ethernet adapter. The ram is integrated into the main chip along with the CPU and GPU, which is why it's called a System on Chip (SoC).

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