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by Houdini
Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Visual C++ 2008 - good compiler/ linker settings for speed?
Replies: 19
Views: 3847

Re: Visual C++ 2008 - good compiler/ linker settings for spe

I can testify to that. I got roughly 12% increase in speed (both when doing perft as well as normal search) by using PGO. In Visual Studio that is done as simply as clicking 3 buttons and waiting your program to run for some time so it gets some performance data. I was quite impressed. You are a lu...
by Houdini
Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Another Impossible Endgame For Engines
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: Another Impossible Endgame For Engines

Here is another position that my 64-bit mp engines with 5-man tablebases claim is a White victory, yet I think it's surely a draw. Who is claiming a White victory? If the engine at very large search depth doesn't manage to improve its initial evaluation (probably between +1 and +1.5), it is in fact...