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Rock Pi/X Cooling Mod

The heat sink is a must with the rock pi x. I ordered a fan kit from Amazon that’s originally for the raspberry pi. It came with 4 fans and a ton of heat sinks. I’ve been running a 4K video off YouTube for an hour and she’s holding steady at 1.67ghz. The temp is low on the pi and there’s no thermal throttling. Impressive!

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I added a few of the heat sinks to chips that got hot 
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Jeremie loves fans. So I put one on it. It really has made a difference to the touch. I’m mostly impressed with the performance. There’s no thermal throttling at all. 
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#1  
Nice hack. V2 will be overclocked and water-cooled.
#2  
Is the Rock Pi X powering that little fan? I expect you plugged into one of the 5V o3 3.3v pins on the GPIO
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#3  
correct dave. 5v connector on the gpio