Sometimes some, but very little. If there is, it is usually on the contacts (fingers) where the board plugs into a socket. It would be only a very thin flash coating on very limited areas. Not enough for YOU to do anything with. I have heard that tons of old boards are shipped to China or some other third-world places to be mass processed for recovery, but not sure of that or the economics.
Gold is used in USB Flash Drives as well as other instruments.
There are gold wires inside the computer chips but it is of a very small quantity.
There is a VERY small amount of gold on Processors. It can be recovered but i think it costs a lot more than the value of the gold itself.
There is very little gold on the contacts where the board plugs in. However, if the board was inserted and removed a lot, not even that is there. Not worth the effort because the gold is industrial grade and low value to begin with.
Gold is a very good conductor; nice USB cords, flash drives, audio cords, and other connectors that process large amounts of "data" can be gold COATED. The units themselves are worth more than the gold is, so most times it's not even worth the effort, even if you're just scrapping and old comp, and trying to sell your processor to Cash4Gold.
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