Originally Posted by GQgeek
First, that level of engineering is beyond my pay grade (and I'm not even an EE). My comment was just a reflection of the fact that the way popsci puts it is very misleading and inaccurate imo (which is typical of popsci).
The reason why it is so slow is because it's doing something it wasn't really designed to do, and it's doing it all in software. The simulation is a software program running on a computer with 140k...