Little-known Korean CPU threatens to make Nvidia, Intel and AMD obsolete in HPC market

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Could herald the next generation of supercomputers that are faster yet cheaper to run
South Korea's Electronics and Telecommunications Institute (ETRI) has team up with Arm to design a CPU that's tailored for supercomputing applications.

The news is particularly significant in light of the fact that all of South Korea's High Performance Computing (HPC) is powered by Intel processors, according to reports.

The design helps the country inch closer to having an indigenously designed CPU that'll be capable of handling the country's supercomputing needs.

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