Looks like Apple still hasn't got the hang of applying thermal paste on new Macbook!

nylon

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Here is a pic of the internals of the Macbook after removing the heatsink and fan. It seems that reapplying the thermal compound on this machine is a much easier task then on the MBP. Disassembly is very easy and layout is excellent.

 

odedia

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Still looks much better than on the Macbook Pro though.

I saw disassembeled pic of the macbook, in those pics the thermal paster was perfect. I'm surprised that it looks different on yours.

I am STILL waiting for disassembeled pics of the 17" Macbook Pro! ANYONE???

Oded S.
 

nylon

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odedia said:
Still looks much better than on the Macbook Pro though.

I saw disassembeled pic of the macbook, in those pics the thermal paster was perfect. I'm surprised that it looks different on yours.

I am STILL waiting for disassembeled pics of the 17" Macbook Pro! ANYONE???

Oded S.
Yes it is definitely better than the MBP. This pic is taken from a Japanese website (not my machine).
 

n8236

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That amount actually looks about right imo.

What temp is that running on no and full load?