iFixit's Teardown of the new 13" MacBook Pro

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  1. rafaelc378

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    the pics are really interesting! thanks for the post!
     
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    i therefore conclude that all macbook pro laptops (all unibodies for that matter) all have internal batteries / single slate bottom cases. uber gooooood.
     
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    am i seeing it right, the 13inch MBP has only one fan?

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    13's always had just a single fan
     
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    I'll have to concur with mig; iStat Pro/Menu has always listed a single fan in the temperature reading in my 13"
     
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    Beautiful little beast. :)
     
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    at least, as i see it, it's easier to open and replace the HDD than the MBP Alu before. :D
     
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    @Rafael,

    I have always thought that there were 2 (1 for each heatsink). I just checked my iStat Pro menu and though there is only 1 Exhaust RPM speed indicated it is labeled as Fans.

    I have never really bothered to check this before but now am really interested to validate whether it has 1 or 2 fans. Hehe!:D

    Hope someone can verify. Thanks you for starting this interesting thread.
     
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    13" has only one fan even way back..
     
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    so that black thingy on the bottom is the integrated battery? it looks like plastic..?
     
  12. Shinrai

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    Actually, the battery is very similar to the removable ones though without the plastic/aluminum housing.
     
  13. rafaelc378

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    @sabonis: Try looking at iFixit's teardown of the White Macbook, or their How-To on how to replace an internal component. I'm sure you'll find the answer on their site.
     
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    Hi,

    Just went to the site and though I didn't find the actual teardown, I saw a "how-to take out" the fan pic.

    Thanks for the help.
     
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    Actually, according to the "fixit" write-up, you need to remove 10 more screws to replace the HD than in the earlier unibody model.
     
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    First time I've seen the inside of any MacBook/MacBook Pro...
    They're beautiful inside and out :)
     
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    Exactly like the first generation 17 unibody. It is still much much easier to do then upgrading the old "classic" Macbook Pros.
     

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