How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

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How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by notyetagm » Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:30 pm

Exactly how strong is the new Fire engine? And what has changed?

Thanks

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by David Dahlem » Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:24 pm

Fire 2.0 xTreme coming soon. :)

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by notyetagm » Sat Jun 25, 2011 2:22 am

David Dahlem wrote:Fire 2.0 xTreme coming soon. :)
Are you serious?

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by David Dahlem » Sat Jun 25, 2011 3:00 am

notyetagm wrote:
David Dahlem wrote:Fire 2.0 xTreme coming soon. :)
Are you serious?
Yes ...

2.0 xTreme
many search/eval parameters tuned
occasional crash (hopefully) fixed
code improvements, bitwise optimizations
SEE piece/capture values no longer constant entities
fire.cfg incorrect default value for Prune_Pawn fixed: Prune_pawn = 160
Fire now recognizes whether or not the system supports hardware popcount
and/or large pages, and self-configures itself accordingly
some code cleanup
more complete Log implementation
small ELO increase

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by Graham Banks » Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:42 am

David Dahlem wrote:
notyetagm wrote:
David Dahlem wrote:Fire 2.0 xTreme coming soon. :)
Are you serious?
Yes ...
I'd rather see a new version of Sage. :wink:
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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by georgerifkin » Sat Jun 25, 2011 7:25 am

David Dahlem wrote:
notyetagm wrote:
David Dahlem wrote:Fire 2.0 xTreme coming soon. :)
Are you serious?
Yes ...

2.0 xTreme
many search/eval parameters tuned
occasional crash (hopefully) fixed
code improvements, bitwise optimizations
SEE piece/capture values no longer constant entities
fire.cfg incorrect default value for Prune_Pawn fixed: Prune_pawn = 160
Fire now recognizes whether or not the system supports hardware popcount
and/or large pages, and self-configures itself accordingly
some code cleanup
more complete Log implementation
small ELO increase
Where did you read that, if I may ask? I can't find anything on Fire's website

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by noctiferus » Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:15 am

Kranium himself (Norman Schmid) posted it on a site that I'm not sure I'm allowed to mention here.

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by noctiferus » Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:32 am

He was looking for people willing to do beta testing on playchess.

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by NJDenson » Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:12 pm

With the right settings its the strongest program thats out to date.

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Re: How strong is the new Fire 1.5 xTreme?

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:30 pm

NJDenson wrote:With the right settings its the strongest program thats out to date.
Correct and I happen to have them....I hope....
I just need more testing....

When it beats my top FireBird 1.1 personality,I will post the settings....
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