14-inch MacBook Pro
In addition to sharing some great photos of the internals, Reddit user the_Ex_Lurker shared some thoughts on the process of getting into the new MacBook Pro.
The opening of the new MacBook Pro “looks identical” to the 2016-2012 MacBook Pro models, with Apple using pentalobe screws and clips that must be treated to get inside. The battery is not stuck on and instead is held in place with iPhone-style adhesive tabs to simplify battery replacement.
14-inch MacBook Pro
The keyboard is part of the unibody, so it won’t be any easier to replace than existing keyboards, and the I / O ports are modular and should be relatively easy to replace. There is a dual-fan configuration inside the 14-inch model like the 16-inch model, and the fans are slightly larger than the fans on the older 13-inch MacBook Pro but are smaller than the fans on the 15-inch model. inch 2016.
Leaker L0vetodream also shared some teardown images of the 16-inch MacBook Pro model. on Twitter. He said the M1 Max chip was “very large,” with a top-to-bottom view showing the two fans and the heat pipe. A translation of the original tweet is below with more details.
16-inch MacBook Pro
16-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max disassembled first. The surface of the new M1 Max chip is really big (see the comparison of the size of a 1 yuan coin) RAM is divided into four particles stacked on the chip to dissipate heat is a double fan + a single heat pipe modularity overall The design of the internal design is regular and maintenance is relatively convenient. The one we have is the top fitted 1T version (the highest configuration in the non-custom version).
The 14- and 16-inch models look similar on the inside with dual-fan configurations and a six-battery set, as well as redesigned speaker systems.
16-inch MacBook Pro motherboard
We should get a more in-depth teardown later this week from the iFixit teardown site, which will give us additional information on both machines.