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Aluminum Heat Sink for Raspberry Pi 3 - 15 x 15 x 15mm

SKU: ADA3082

$3.50 AUD, inc GST
$3.18 AUD, exc GST

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Aluminum Heat Sink for Raspberry Pi 3 - 15 x 15 x 15mm

SKU: ADA3082

$3.50 AUD, inc GST
$3.18 AUD, exc GST
2 reviews 0 5 5

Retired Product

Replaced by: 018-PI+HEATSINKS
This product has been replaced by: 018-PI+HEATSINKS

Looking for the best heat sink for your Raspberry Pi 3? Check out this nice and tall 15x15x15mm Heat Sink!

This heat sink is made from high quality aluminum and will work perfectly with any Raspberry Pi  but is best paired with a Raspberry Pi 3 since it can run a little hot. It comes with thermal adhesive already applied to the back making installation super easy. Clean the surface of the chip of any dust or grease then peel off the protective film and press the heat sink firmly onto the chip. You can use this heatsink with any of our injection molded Adafruit Pi Enclosures, but it may not work with other enclosures and most HATs will not fit on top with the heat sink installed.

Adafruit don't have formal specs for this heat sink, but when Adafruit ran 'stress -c 4' on the Pi 3 to run all 4 CPUs, a heat-sink-less Pi quickly dropped down to 0.96 GHz to maintain thermal equilibrium. With this heat sink installed, it could run at 1.16GHz (so, 20% higher performance)

Note that you do not need a heatsink for the Pi 3, it will automatically adjust its speed to avoid overheating! It can also, of course, be used for other processors and chips.

Technical Details

Product Dimensions: 15.0mm x 15.0mm x 15.0mm / 0.6" x 0.6" x 0.6"

Product Weight: 3.6g / 0.1oz

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Trev verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great product and great customer service. would recommend to anyone (Posted on 11/04/2017)

  2. Review by Leonardo verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great heatsink if you are pushing your raspberry reasonably hard (reduced throttling) or overclocking slightly. (Posted on 12/12/2016)

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