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Quantum computer faster than regular computer?

  1. Feb 13, 2012 #1
    Why is a quantum computer theoretically faster than a regular computer? Is it because of parallelization?
     
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  3. Feb 14, 2012 #2
    It is clearly outlined here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_computer

    There really arent any functional quantum computers at the moment - Dwave One obviously have their "quantum computer" which they developed for Lockhead and Martin but it is algorithm restricted and has never proven its quantum processing.
     
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