Editing Step 11 —

Step Type:

Drag to rearrange

With that, we can finally remove the logic board from its home.

To strip down the logic board further, we remove the miniscule heat sink from its cozy position on the Core i5 processor.

Surprisingly, there isn't too much excess thermal paste between the processor and the heat sink. This is a nice departure from Apple's recent trend of assaulting processors with gobs of thermal paste.

Your contributions are licensed under the open source Creative Commons license.