The expiration time for new job artifacts in CI/CD pipelines is now 30 days (GitLab default). Previously generated artifacts in already completed jobs will not be affected by the change. The latest artifacts for all jobs in the latest successful pipelines will be kept. More information: https://gitlab.lrz.de/help/user/admin_area/settings/continuous_integration.html#default-artifacts-expiration
On my machine this means a performance increase from 8ms to <1ms. Time that can be spent running more iterations of the CG algorithm to get more accurate solutions.