Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of ventana/thermal


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03/13/2018 04:51:15 PM (19 months ago)
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Ron Eisworth
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    9393You can change this value from 1 to 64, where 1 is 1/64 frequency (maximum reduction) and 64 is no reduction. Note that depending on what the GPU is being used for, you may want to increase this value. We have found that a value of 3 for example offers adequate cooling without sacrificing significant performance.
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    9995== PCIe Switch ==
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    112108== Removing Factory Installed Heatsink ==
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    114 Gateworks installs a passive heatsink on Ventana boards that use the Dual or Quad i.MX6 CPUs. In many cases customers may want to provide their own heatsink or if you are using a Gateworks indoor enclosure you will want to replace the stock heatsink with the aluminum heatblock that is included with the indoor enclosure.
     110Gateworks installs a passive heatsink on Ventana boards that use the Dual or Quad i.MX6 CPUs. In many cases customers may want to provide their own heatsink or if you are using a Gateworks indoor enclosure you will want to replace the stock heatsink with the aluminum heatblock that is included with the [wiki:enclosures indoor enclosure].
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    116 The stock heatsink is attached with a thermal tape which can be loosened by carefully twisting the heatsink from side to side. Note this should be done gently to avoid damaging the CPU.
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     113The stock heatsink is attached with a thermal tape which can be loosened by carefully twisting the heatsink from side to side. Note this should be done gently to avoid damaging the CPU. See video link below for demonstration:
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    118115[[Image(http://trac.gateworks.com/raw-attachment/wiki/ventana/thermal/heatsink.PNG,200px,link=http://trac.gateworks.com/attachment/wiki/ventana/thermal/Heatsink.MOV)]]