Raspberry Pi 4 Heatsink: Placement, Size, & More #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Is your Raspberry Pi getting a little too hot? Learn how to keep it cool with this article from All3DP:
The Raspberry Pi 4 is the fourth generation of the hugely successful Raspberry Pi single-board computer. Compared to its predecessors, it’s over three times as powerful and adds some useful features, such as dual HDMI ports and more memory. But this extra capability draws more power, and power generates heat.
There are four components, in particular, that run hot: the processor, the USB controller, the Ethernet controller, and the RAM. And depending on how they’re being used, each can exceed its maximum recommended operating temperature (of 70 °C or 85 °C for the processor).
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