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Manycore processor

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Manycore processors are specialist multi-core processors designed for a high degree of parallel processing, containing a large number of simpler, independent processor cores. Manycore processors are used extensively in embedded computers and high-performance computing. As of June 2018, the world's second fastest supercomputer, the Chinese Sunway TaihuLight, obtains its performance from 40,960 SW26010 manycore processors, each containing 256 cores.