If in doubt, try to investigate how Seymour Cray would have solved the problem.

A project log for Germanium ECL

How fast can germanium transistors compute ? And how much current will that draw ?

Yann Guidon / YGDESYann Guidon / YGDES 09/21/2016 at 23:200 Comments

@matseng just sent me this link:

This is just awesome :-)

25) Transistorised ECL/DECL logic is a nice playground
    for wasting time, money and components in a creative way.

I feel vindicated !