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Probably the best video out there about how CPUs are made (Silicon Run)

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The video starts at 2:56:

The video was made by HP and Intel and is a little dated (from the 90s), but it's still relevant.

It also shows how the notion of "adding on 2 cores" is nonsensical, what can go wrong in making integrated circuits, how the circuits are built, what a metal layer is, and several other things.

There is a part 2 if you can find it, but part 1 will catch most of the basics that matter.
 

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Very educational: thanks for that.
 

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At 25:07 After they say they powered on the PSU this lady just straight starts plugging in test boards and you can see the electrical arc.

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At 25:07 After they say they powered on the PSU this lady just straight starts plugging in test boards and you can see the electrical arc.

That's so against the way I learned to handle computers lol

In fact, if I tried doing that, I'd probably get shocked.
 
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