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by stanwhite
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature
Replies: 566
Views: 260284

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature

A solid block of aluminium is screwed to the bottom of the heatsink, and it gently presses down on the CPU. This block is 30mm square, (not 40mm as I erroneously posted earlier|), and has arctic silver 5 thermal paste between the CPU and the block, and between the block and the heatsink. Yes, it is ...
by stanwhite
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature
Replies: 566
Views: 260284

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature

Sorry, attachment photo did not show? I'll try again.

Regards,

Stan.
by stanwhite
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature
Replies: 566
Views: 260284

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature

Greetings, It may be that the Pi4 is happy to run at just below 80C, but it is not going to be a great fan of thermal cycling, going from maybe 15C to 80C and back again when switched off. Remember that things expand when heated, and this produces mechanical stress. Switch it on, and leave it on for...
by stanwhite
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature
Replies: 566
Views: 260284

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 temperature

It is currently 25 degrees in my study, and I am using my RPI4 with Chrome to write this. The temperature of the CPU is 29 degrees. Yes, that is correct, 29 degrees. I get the same kind of temps running full screen video from youtube. There is no secret to achieving this... Heatsink and fan OVERKILL...

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