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post #11 of 65
silver is a better heat conductor then gold but not electrical , and silver tarnish overtime , not gold
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post #12 of 65
That supercomputer needs to up its game and get the hottest ice. Platinum grillz y'all!
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post #13 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

I always wondered why companies put gold plated USB connectors on their mice/keyboards. They say it's for "Maximum speed and durability".
I dunno, maybe I just don't have enough swag to handle it.
Gold is corrosion resistant.
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post #14 of 65
So you're telling me this motherboard gives me no real advantage?!?!?!?!

But all the gold shinynessssss.... frown.gif
post #15 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cheezman View Post


No such thing as "too much gold!"
Am I the only one who read that in Mr. T's voice??
Edited by Capwn - 4/7/13 at 1:49pm
post #16 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ashuiegi View Post

silver is a better heat conductor then gold but not electrical , and silver tarnish overtime , not gold

Pretty sure silver is a better conductor than gold.

But yea, it's probably used because it's corrosion resistant!
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post #17 of 65
I pity the GPU!
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post #18 of 65
I opened this thread half expecting to read something along the lines of "Asian Hackers Slow Down Supercomputer By Farming Gold En Masse". Silly me redface.gif
     
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post #19 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dispersion View Post

Pretty sure silver is a better conductor than gold.

But yea, it's probably used because it's corrosion resistant!

Correct.
Gold is better for corrosion resistance,but not as good as an electrical conductor.
Silver actually corrodes quite quickly under electrical conditions.
post #20 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hyoketsu View Post

I opened this thread half expecting to read something along the lines of "Asian Hackers Slow Down Supercomputer By Farming Gold En Masse". Silly me redface.gif

What were you thinking?
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