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With the guts of the E cleared out of the way, we can finally gain access to its brain.

Disclaimer: Anatomical accuracy not guaranteed.

If you've ever been around an Xbox 360, chances are you've heard of the Red Ring of Death—a catastrophic failure caused by overheating that was rampant in nearly every revision of the console.

Finally, after a drastic redesign to the processors and their heat sink in the Xbox 360 S, Microsoft seems to have the overheating issues under control, and is continuing to use the same cooling system in the 360 E.

With the heat sink unclamped and free to move about the cabin, we pop it off to take a gander at the processor.

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