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Removing the fan. Very exciting!

Judging by the nice oil slick beneath the fan shaft, Apple was concerned about fan lubrication.

Other than a larger plate to accommodate the bigger die of the Core i5 processor, the heat sink looks nearly identical to the one used on the Core 2 Duo Airs of last year. We'll do some testing to see if temperatures are any higher in this machine.

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