Listen, I know we're all complaining about the fact that CPUs and GPUs, components in general are expensive. But wait until you hear this one. NASA Perseverance rover uses a processor that runs at 2...
of course, it's not your standard type of CPU. it's hardened and can survive being irradiated 1700x higher than what would kill a human.
it's also made on the micro-meter scale...not nm like modern CPU.