CPUs under the microscope - literally
Posted on 30th Mar 2010 at 10:27 by Alex Watson with 11 comments
Tom Royal, an old colleague of mine, who now works at Computer Active, has found a microscope and taken some great photos of a variety of techy bits and pieces with it.
The images are fascinating and reveal some surprising details - such as the fact the pins of an Athlon CPU are actually made from two different materials, as you can clearly see here:
The full set is well worth checking out on Flickr, and you can also see how Tom and his colleague Anthony took the pictures with this annotated image on Flickr.