Keeping a Raspberry Pi 3 cool for 5 dollars

Posted By on April 13, 2016

It looks like a small heatsink might be a good idea in order to preserve the stability of my Raspberry Pi3 as well as a cooler processor making the little American Pi microserver last a bit longer. Temperatures are generally 20 degrees higher than the Pi2 and have reached 90 degrees C a couple times during application installation.

That small passive heatsink is able to drop the SoC temperature almost in half. If you are interested in this $5 heatsink for the Raspberry Pi, you can find it at

Source: Here Is A $5 Fix To Cool Your Raspberry Pi 3


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