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by ouachita
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Nodes/sec. with last new CPU's!
Replies: 77
Views: 14829

Re: Nodes/sec. with last new CPU's!

In short, whereas the three golden rules of engine competition in the past were cores, cores and cores, today those same golden rules are threads, threads and threads.

Robert, I assume you are using the Xeon E5-2698 v4?
by ouachita
Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best Computer Chess System (no budget)
Replies: 13
Views: 2882

Re: Best Computer Chess System (no budget)

I guess all I can say about yours is that my experience has been that cores = kN/s and kN/s = ELO, so I'm addicted to kN/s. The more the better. 100k would be great.
by ouachita
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best Computer Chess System (no budget)
Replies: 13
Views: 2882

Re: Best Computer Chess System (no budget)

Thanks guys, I appreciate your replies. Perhaps I should have said from the outset that the system will be used for both engineering work and ICCF chess. I'm reasonably confident that scaling is not a significant problem today, and have always been a fan of more cores. I'm sure i9 7xxxxx would be gr...
by ouachita
Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best Computer Chess System (no budget)
Replies: 13
Views: 2882

Re: Best Computer Chess System (no budget)

Thanks. Perhaps the new AMD or Intel 10-cores might be better. I assume these programs still limit us to a single socket platform like the X99?
by ouachita
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best Computer Chess System (no budget)
Replies: 13
Views: 2882

Best Computer Chess System (no budget)

I have begun to look for a new system (>16 CPU) and figured the experts here would know or have an opinion. Just as a starting point, something like an Asus X99-M WS and Intel Xeon E5-2697 V4 2.3GHz Eighteen Core 45MB 145W, there's likely better stuff out there though.
by ouachita
Sun Aug 02, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Komodo vs Bolzoni, 5th game Broadcast
Replies: 22
Views: 3226

Re: Komodo vs Bolzoni, 5th game Broadcast

This match is infinitely more interesting than the results of the latest K v SF test match
by ouachita
Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Komodo 9.1 64-bit v Stockfish 6 64-bit Match (CCRL 40/40)
Replies: 23
Views: 4391

Re: Komodo 9.1 64-bit v Stockfish 6 64-bit Match (CCRL 40/40

S.Taylor wrote:He improves his score with more time and more core.
Both of which I have tons of
by ouachita
Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Komodo 9.1 64-bit v Stockfish 6 64-bit Match (CCRL 40/40)
Replies: 23
Views: 4391

Re: Komodo 9.1 64-bit v Stockfish 6 64-bit Match (CCRL 40/40

Graham Banks wrote:Komodo takes the lead by 40.0-38.0 with ten games left.
My only comment is that in VLTC correspondence play any differences between these two are perhaps immeasurable, they each have strengths and weaknesses
by ouachita
Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Komodo 9.1 vs. latest SF dev.
Replies: 17
Views: 3570

Re: Komodo 9.1 vs. latest SF dev.

Anil, I still haven't gotten over your post:

Stockfish is for little boys playing quick games on their laptops or crummy AMD hardware!

And here I thought my sarcasm was unequalled.