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Xbox 360 S (2010) Teardown

Xbox 360 S - Cooling fan and CPU/GPU heatsink

Previous Xbox 360 designs used two cooling fans, but the Xbox 360 S uses a single large attached to the top of the heatsink.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...