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by ouachita
Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Play chess online against humans with engines
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Play chess online against humans with engines

Other than ICCF. where can I play? :cry:
by ouachita
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ryzen 3900X
Replies: 51
Views: 4432

Re: Ryzen 3900X

But after a few years you must repeat the cycle or you fall behind. Dann, I believe your right. You get a new cell every year because the new one is sooo much better than the old one. An 18-core 2697 v4 seemed sooo good 4 years ago and now it's mediocre. TCEC has used dual 2699 v4 for several years...
by ouachita
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ryzen 3900X
Replies: 51
Views: 4432

Re: Ryzen 3900X

actually, the W-3175X looks even better
by ouachita
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ryzen 3900X
Replies: 51
Views: 4432

Re: Ryzen 3900X

I have a friend like that. Just what I thought! He's obviously an intel Fanboy. Which means he thinks everyone should speed $2000 on an Intel CPU. At this point I think you have to be a F#&!N@ idiot to spend that kind of money on an Intel CPU to run chess engines IMHO! Regards, Zenmastur LOL, I'm j...
by ouachita
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ryzen 3900X
Replies: 51
Views: 4432

Re: Ryzen 3900X

Based on Ipman's testing chart and reviews, the 7980XE has been the obvious single CPU choice for many
by ouachita
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ryzen 3900X
Replies: 51
Views: 4432

Re: Ryzen 3900X

The system came to us with SMT "Auto." We then "disabled" SMT to run a few tests and then went back to BIOS and toggled it back to Auto, but it still operates with SMT disabled. Has anyone solved this problem? Update your BIOS. The system was delivered to me with the next to last BIOS version. Afte...
by ouachita
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ryzen 3900X
Replies: 51
Views: 4432

Ryzen 3900X

The system came to us with SMT "Auto." We then "disabled" SMT to run a few tests and then went back to BIOS and toggled it back to Auto, but it still operates with SMT disabled.

Has anyone solved this problem?
by ouachita
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 219
Views: 22472

Re: buying a new computer

Every time I see results with HT I get nauseous because the only 2 games I've lost in ~5 years were anomalous results of brief, inadvertent HT
by ouachita
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 219
Views: 22472

Re: buying a new computer

We bought the 3900X first for work and 2nd for games and I can confirm a few things after only a few days with it: 1. POPCNT runs ~33% faster than BMI 2. Disabling SMT definitely appears to improve the per-core performance in games (which brings up the gazillions of HT posts here) 3. There is no dou...
by ouachita
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 219
Views: 22472

Re: buying a new computer

Ryzen 9 3900X, but I've got a bunch of others available like 2699 v4, 2697 v4, et al