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RP: heatsink

July 25, 2012 — BarryK
I reported recently that the ODROID-X will ship with a heatsink:

Heh heh, you can also put a heatsink on your Raspberry Pi:


Yes, but...
Username: Sage
...been modding N &/or S bridge chipsets on regular boards for decades. No need to [i]buy[/i] them, strip them from old kit + hacksaw to fit. Don't use those sticky pads - the alleged cause of boot anomalies on the K2S7A boards, nor that nasty pink phase-change junk. Make your own adhesive/contacting compound from a dab of Qikset Araldite mixed with a drip of silver HSF paint. Remember: assembly compound is just that - it fills the nano&micro surface lumps & bumps, so wipe it on, rub it in and wipe it off. Surplus actually [i]reduces[/i] its efficacy.

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