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Submission + - Quantum or not, controversial computer runs no faster than a normal one (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: The D-Wave computer, marketed as a groundbreaking quantum machine that runs circles around conventional computers, solves problems no faster than an ordinary rival, a new test shows. Some researchers call the test of the controversial device, described online today in Science, the fairest comparison yet. But D-Wave argues that the computations used in the study were too easy to show what its novel chips can do.
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Quantum or not, controversial computer runs no faster than a normal one

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