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by Leo
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: asmfish updated to Stockfish 10
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: asmfish updated to Stockfish 10

official source and binaries ( all flavors) : https://github.com/lantonov/asmFish for this interested in the matefinder or variety play source and binaries, I have them posted on my fork under the macOS_build branch (all flavors) : https://github.com/MichaelB7/asmFish/tree/macOS_build Using the "bu...
by Leo
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 208
Views: 14256

Re: buying a new computer

ouachita wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:14 am
Reading all these posts on new high-end (CPU) computer systems made me go out and buy one . . .
What did you buy?
by Leo
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 208
Views: 14256

Re: buying a new computer

What does I/O and memory channel mean? How does it benefit chess engines? More memory channels means that more data can travel between CPU and RAM in a given amount of time. So, for chess engines, reading information from the hash table becomes faster, for example. L3 caches of 1gb thanks to RLDRAM...
by Leo
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 208
Views: 14256

Re: buying a new computer

What does I/O and memory channel mean? How does it benefit chess engines? I/O is the number of PCIe connections to the CPU. Each PCIe 3.0 "lane" connection supports 985 MB/s to... well... anything. Ethernet, GPUs, NVMe SSDs, etc. etc. On modern computers, you use x2 or x4 connections to SSDs (1.9GB...
by Leo
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 208
Views: 14256

Re: buying a new computer

zullil wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:00 pm
Leo wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:47 pm
What does I/O and memory channel mean? How does it benefit chess engines?
More memory channels means that more data can travel between CPU and RAM in a given amount of time. So, for chess engines, reading information from the hash table becomes faster, for example.
Thanks. Good to know.
by Leo
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 208
Views: 14256

Re: buying a new computer

jpqy wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:12 am
AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper ‘Sharkstooth’ With 32 Zen 2 Cores Possibly Spotted in Geekbench – Up To 35% Faster Than Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

https://wccftech.com/amd-ryzen-threadri ... u-spotted/

JP.
Very good news.
by Leo
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 208
Views: 14256

Re: buying a new computer

What does I/O and memory channel mean? How does it benefit chess engines?
by Leo
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 'Deus X' Unveiled as FAT FRITZ PROJECT...
Replies: 44
Views: 2419

Re: 'Deus X' Unveiled as FAT FRITZ PROJECT...

I am curious how strong Fat Fritz really is.
by Leo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?
Replies: 24
Views: 930

Re: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?

Sesse wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:34 pm
noobpwnftw wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:32 pm
I hope I'd live long enough to see Olympics played electronically. :D
Just measure genetics + some physical parameters and decide the winner? :-P
Hilarious. I still say Serena Williams is doing steroids.
by Leo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?
Replies: 24
Views: 930

Re: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?

Sesse wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:56 pm
lkaufman wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:25 pm
According to talkchess posts, Houdini was sponsored by an Arab Sheikh. I don't have any direct knowledge of that.
I thought that was Hydra.
They did that one too.