This new heat sink design has us intrigued. What's hiding under there?
Warranty voiding stickers on the heat sink screws? That's odd. Could that mean...
Yes! The CPU is modular, too! It lifts right off with the heat sink, revealing a standard LGA 1151 CPU socket.
Again, this isn't the most accessible thing in the world—it's flipped onto the backside of the logic board, trapped behind a lot of other components, and buried under a glued-down pane of glass—but for the first time in years it's possible to replace or upgrade the CPU without a reflow station, and that's a big win.
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