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by jbhome
Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Ram Heatsinks
Replies: 26
Views: 20821

Re: Ram Heatsinks

While the paste has a poor K, what is the K for not/limited contact? I'm suggesting past between to at least aid the conduction of heat from the CPU to the memory and then via the aluminium/copper heatsink to air. As you pointed out, you won't get a syringe or much of anything useful between the two...
by jbhome
Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Ram Heatsinks
Replies: 26
Views: 20821

Re: Ram Heatsinks

On this thread of heatsinks, I have a production question.
As someone pointed out, the CPU is below the ram chip.
Would it be possible to place heatsink compound, or a thermal pad between the two to provide a better thermal path for radiated heat from the CPU.

Jim in the Kootenays
by jbhome
Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: New Overclocking bricked my RasPi
Replies: 21
Views: 8189

Re: New Overclocking bricked my RasPi

I worked on msp430 projects. That darn chip will run on almost no power. I suspect whatever end state the sd image left the mcu in was retained by power leaking back from the hdmi ports, through the rasp protection diodes and onto the chip power rails. unplugging the hdmi port allowed the chip to fu...

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