Sony's PlayStation 3 Slim is barely out, but the devious folks at Rapid Repair have already ripped it apart to see what's inside. Here's what they found, as they say, in "nearly sickening detail":

You can find more photos and details in Rapid Repair's PlayStation 3 Slim Repair Guide.

Meanwhile, Engadget has just posted its review of the PS3 Slim. One interesting finding: The PS3 Slim takes a few seconds longer -- 2 to 10, in Engadget's findings -- to load a Blu-ray movie from the menu screen, compared with the classic 60GB PS3. That's not egregious but does sound like a lame side effect of the redesign, since Blu-ray is one of the cheaper device's main attractions.