Re: Russian politics aside
> For HPC, ..., so long as it has a fully functional Linux toolchain including Python, Numpy, Scipy, Julia, C, C++, Fortran... I really don't care which instruction set I'm using.
Tell me you've never used an HPC without saying you've never used an HPC...
Clue: it's not the hardware that HPC vendors sell, it's the expertise to use that hardware properly.