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post #11 of 22
interesting thank u for the info , always though gold conducted better.
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post #12 of 22
Also gold is softer so it is easier to shape it into what you need.
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post #13 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by AdvanSuper View Post
Because this guy is making them

win
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post #14 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by AdvanSuper View Post
Because this guy is making them

Yes, Gold is toit..very very toit...just like your Faja

Gold last's forever, tey even use it on satellites and on Voyagers.
    
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post #15 of 22
It's probably an alloy of some sort. Just like you cant have 100% gold jewelry and how iron and steel can be made stronger through the addition of secodary metals.
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post #16 of 22
So then why not copper?
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post #17 of 22
Because copper is corrosive.
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post #18 of 22
They wanted the CPU's to have some BLING!!!!!
post #19 of 22
People listen lol Copper and Silver corrode, I know most of you guys keep your CPU for 6-12 months, but they are actually built to last
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post #20 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
People listen lol Copper and Silver corrode, I know most of you guys keep your CPU for 6-12 months, but they are actually built to last
I plan on keeping my 940 for 5 years.
Why?
Because I think it will be fast enough for at least 3 years more.
 
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