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    hey guys!

    So just recently got myself the new pi4, seems to run abit hot tho. Thinking of adding a single 5v fan, can anyone gimme some feeback if that should be enough or if I should acquire some heatsink aswell for the cpu/ram?

    Thanks guys look forward to the feedback.

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    Re: Pi 4 - a Few questions

    Depends what you are going to do with it.

    When it gets hot it throttles. If you stick a heatsink on there then that can soak heat for longer before the throttling begins so for a lot of uses that is all you need.

    If you are going to use a small closed case, then a fan might be useful.

    I don't push mine hard enough for any of that to really be necessary.

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    Re: Pi 4 - a Few questions

    i was watching this the other day on youtube Pi 4 Cooling which was interesting. It might provide some more info.

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    Re: Pi 4 - a Few questions

    Mostly going to be using it as a media centre, but planning on possbily running the old Heros of might and magic 3 on it aswell as the emulator. As I have Noobs installed.

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