February 17, 2016

Is D-Wave’s Quantum Processor Really 10⁸ Times Faster Than a Normal Computer?

d-wave1-640x513Short answer: Yes, but it's more complicated than that. We have been following D-Wave's claims about its quantum hardware at Ars for a number of years. Over that time, my impression has oscillated between skepticism, strong skepticism, and mild enthusiasm....

Of course the best way to judge D-Wave is not by its press releases nor by the specifications and benchmarks glued on the boxes of its processorsâthese should be treated with utmost paranoid suspicion. Instead, it's better to look at what researchers who have access to D-Wave hardware are claiming in publications.

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