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    Can someone please explain the concept of gold plated terminals and such to me? Seems pretty stupid to me because gold is a shitty conductor. Why not just use copper or something like that. Gold plated even costs more.

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    gold is the best conductor out here..

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    I thought platnium was the best conductor??

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    I was told by an electrican that gold is a bad conductor.

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    golds there to reduce the corrosion and for the Bling Bling

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    Silver is better than gold or platinum for conductivity, but it corrodes too quickly.

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    gold is better then silver still

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    i am pretty sure silver is better than gold although they are all good conductors......and platinum still isnt as good but it is useful because of its durability and inertness i think.....
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    For conductivity, silver is best.

    However gold has better malleability, ductility, and resistance to corrosion.

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