Model A1842. Released September 2017, the revision to Apple's 4th generation set-top-box featuring an A10X Fusion processor and 3 GB of RAM.

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Does the Apple TV 4K have a fan on the bottom? Just curious.

It looks like (from pictures) that the Apple TV 4K has a vent on the bottom. I’m wondering if it has an active cooling solution (i.e. with a fan) or is just passive cooling (without a fan).

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Really want to see the teardown for this one! A10X with active cooling might be a screamer.

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Until someone does a teardown we won't know for sure.

I suspect there is a fan and a heat pipe system. Why do I think that? If you review the images you'll see there is no other opening for the air to enter or exit (chimney effect) for a passive system. The air must be coming in on one slot set and exiting on the other side on the bottom being moved by a fan.

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