The Pi 4 now has an official Case Fan. How well does it work? Is it loud?

I’ll answer those questions in this video. You can buy the Case Fan from your favorite Pi supplier—or do what I recommend and buy a silent heatsink case, like the Flirc! Go here to get one on Amazon: https://amzn.to/37EkjMj

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Mentioned in this episode:

– My pi-cpu-stress temperature benchmarking script: https://gist.github.com/geerlingguy/91d4736afe9321cbfc1062165188dda4
– New Raspberry Pi OS release (December 2020): https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/new-raspberry-pi-os-release-december-2020/
– Raspberry Pi Case Fan announcement: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/new-raspberry-pi-4-case-fan/
– Raspberry Pi Case Fan design post: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/designing-the-raspberry-pi-case-fan/

#RaspberryPi #CaseFan

Contents:

00:00 – The case for a fan
01:02 – Install the fan
02:04 – Pi OS Fan Configuration
02:33 – Fan Performance
03:23 – What does it sound like?
04:22 – Recommendations
05:43 – End and Bloopers

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