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Patent Filings Detail Retina Macbook Pro’s Quiet Asymmetric Fans

Appleinsider’s Mikey Campbell reports that a trio of patent applications discovered on Thursday reveal how the asymmetric fan blade spacing used in the newest MacBook Pro with Retina display models quiet the spinning impeller without sacrificing performance.

The three patent applications, all titled “Centrifugal blower with asymmetric blade spacing” and numbered sequentially by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1, 2, 3) cover separate fan designs that feature asymmetrically aligned fan blades, two with 31 blades and one with 61 blades.

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