WHY!!!!! Would the computer companys put gold in the computers and electronic equipment. Because gold does not oxidize and is a great conductor… In connectors they use gold because the connectors must be bare uncoated conductors, so not oxidizing is important. Which is why gold is used for CPU pins, the connectors on the end of ram modules, the connectors on the ends of circuit boards, and in other places. How to dig gold Of e-waste. electrical equipment, electronic, old obsolete.