I doubt thermal paste will help much, the cooling solution is essentially the same as in the 13”
Despite having a higher performance 45W CPU (vs 28W) and discrete AMD GPU (probably another 30-50W)
I think iFixit must be mad at Microsoft and happy with Apple
"Notably, the speaker itself is anchored and vibration-proofed by way of some (very Apple-esque) rubber screw gaskets."
"A tall standoff spacer, reminiscent of those found in 27" iMacs, holds this beast in place."
"nasty Surface adhesive? Nice iMac adhesive?"
I get the last one, but the first two are very commonly used in the industry