Sure, everyone’s talking about the Xbox One this week. But it’s not the only new piece of Xbox hardware MIcrosoft showed this week. The tech giant also announced a newly-redesigned Xbox 360 e model, one that’s styled to match the Xbox One’s shiny/matte exterior. But what’s underneath the hard plastic shell? iFixit set out to find out.
The website—best known for open-source, user-generated repair manuals for high-end consumer electronics—peeled the outer layers of the 360 E and discovered the same cooling system as the 360 S and a hard drive that’s easier to replace. That is, it’s easier provided you buy an official Xbox 360-branded hard drive. Click on through for the full rundown of the 360 e’s guts.