Houdini 2 -Nalimov TB

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Gino Figlio
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Houdini 2 -Nalimov TB

Post by Gino Figlio » Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:03 pm

I've noticed that if I run DR4.1 +Nalimov 6TB and Houdini2 +Nalimov 6TB at the same time, Houdini starts to slow down after the first hour to the point where the depth displayed by both engines is the same. Usually Houdini reaches depths +3 compared to Rybka. The task manager does not show evidence of unequal distribution of cores, each engine is assigned 3 cores on a 6-core computer. Anyone else seeing this?

Alexander Schmidt
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Re: Houdini 2 -Nalimov TB

Post by Alexander Schmidt » Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:12 pm

Gino Figlio wrote:I run DR4.1 +Nalimov 6TB and Houdini2 +Nalimov 6TB at the same time
Be sure you do constant backups :)

To share the tablebases fair for two engines you need 2 harddisks. Using two engines with huge tablebases can damage the harddisk after a while.

Alex

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Re: Houdini 2 -Nalimov TB

Post by Alexander Schmidt » Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:23 pm

Alexander Schmidt wrote:Using two engines with huge tablebases can damage the harddisk after a while.
I mean two engines with huge tablebases and one harddisk.

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Re: Houdini 2 -Nalimov TB

Post by EmilV » Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:19 am

What is the damage reason?
Tablebases are for reading only, dosn't they?

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