HackerAttitude’s DIY Heat Sink With 3 Dimes.

I didn’t want to order a heat sink for the Raspberry Pi 3.  I wasn’t quite sure it needed one.  I figured out it helped a little when I placed a Dime or Penny on the CPU of the Pi3.

Dime Heat Sink for Raspberry Pi 3

I solderer 3 Dimes together with a blow torch.  Got out the Dremmel and fixed them up.  I liked the look so much that I spent 5 minutes polishing the dimes.


It helps enough to keep the Pi from under clocking during normal use.  This whole project took about 10 minutes in total, which to me beats purchasing a heat sink.  Besides, it’s a lot cooler.


Try it!





Eddie Dounn

Web developer by day. Enthusiast by night. Owner of VAZED

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