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by Jesper — May 22
Scott: What exactly is there to be skeptical about?

Images from the service manuals to both MacBook and MacBook Pro shows that Apple *recommends* you apply overdimensioned swaths of thermal paste - amounts that are widely recognized to hamper heat conductivity by insulating it to the chip rather than helping spreading it to the heat sink. The laws of physics don't change because the guys on the internet are the only ones to report it.
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