Ok, the chips are not made in the USA so the ChiComs will not get them one way or the other? ............................. Nuclear worries stop Intel from selling chips to Chinese supercomputers - Apr. 10, 2015 Intel and Nvidia have been blocked from selling chips to four Chinese supercomputer centers because the U.S. government has determined those computers are used for "nuclear explosive activities." TianHe-1A and TianHe-2 are among the world's fastest supercomputers. They both run almost entirely on Xeon processors made by Intel. TianHe-1A also uses chips from Nvidia.