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The World’s Fastest Computer Is Being Slowed Down By Too Much Gold

Last November, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan supercomputer was named the fastest in the world. But it turns out that a few tests were skipped along the way—and now too much gold on its motherboards means it can't run at full tilt. More »


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Jamie Condliffe

March 15th

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The World’s Fastest Computer Is Being Slowed Down By Too Much Gold

Last November, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan supercomputer was named the fastest in the world. But it turns out that a few tests were skipped along the way—and now too much gold on its motherboards means it can't run at full tilt. More »


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Jamie Condliffe

March 15th

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Intel to Stop Making Desktop Motherboards

It's the end of an era: Intel has announced that, over the next three years, it will wind down production of desktop motherboards to zero. More »


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Jamie Condliffe

January 23rd

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Here’s How to Rip Apart a Computer and Melt the Circuit Boards for Gold (So You Can Survive the Next Financial Apocalypse) [Gold]

Screw the stock market, screw cash monies, I'm putting everything I have in gold. And you know where you can pan for gold these days? Your old computer. There's always been tiny traces of gold (some as thinner than human hair) on the circuit boards. Just rip 'em and melt 'em for a gold nugget. More »


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Casey Chan

August 23rd

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