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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Ozymandias » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:11 am

Jesse Gersenson wrote:Wow, it's fast!!

Scid 4.3 took 16 seconds to open my database. Version 4.6.4 takes a second!
How about tree browsing? It was already quite fast under Windows, if it gets any faster, it will simply leave Chessbase in the dust.

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Jesse Gersenson » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:22 pm

Ozymandias wrote:
Jesse Gersenson wrote:Wow, it's fast!!

Scid 4.3 took 16 seconds to open my database. Version 4.6.4 takes a second!
How about tree browsing? It was already quite fast under Windows, if it gets any faster, it will simply leave Chessbase in the dust.
The new version uses multiple cores; the old version was single core.

On my Intel Core Duo L7500 machine, opening a *.si4 database with 5.25 million games I timed the following sequence: click 'tree' icon, click most popular move (for 4 ply).

Scid 4.3.0 took 71 seconds
Scid 4.6.4 took 33 seconds

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Ozymandias » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:54 pm

Jesse Gersenson wrote:Scid 4.3.0 took 71 seconds
Said 4.6.4 took 33 seconds
Looks really promising.

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Amstaff » Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:55 pm

Hello I love the new Scid update, but I cannot find the import pgn file tool command. I must be blind.
Sorry
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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Amstaff » Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:56 pm

Never mind I found the import tab.
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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Fulvio » Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:40 pm

[quote="Jesse Gersenson"][quote="Ozymandias"][quote="Jesse Gersenson"]Wow, it's fast!!

Scid 4.3 took 16 seconds to open my database. Version 4.6.4 takes a second![/quote]
How about tree browsing? It was already quite fast under Windows, if it gets any faster, it will simply leave Chessbase in the dust.[/quote]
The new version uses multiple cores; the old version was single core.

On my Intel Core Duo L7500 machine, opening a *.si4 database with 5.25 million games I timed the following sequence: click 'tree' icon, click most popular move (for 4 ply).

Scid 4.3.0 took 71 seconds
Scid 4.6.4 took 33 seconds[/quote]

I'm sorry for this late reply, but this post was brought to my attention only today.
It's important do "compact" old databases (Database->Maintenance-> Compact Database) to achieve maximum performances.
After that, your test should take less than a second.
Hope it helps.

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by viriathus » Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:10 pm

Mmm, I think that this new Scid is very very faasst !

Open the Megabase 2016, with updates, take a second, and browse in tree, the same time !!

I record a video:

https://youtu.be/JhDYnmTzX9M

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Scid 4.6.5, Oct 2 2016

Database: Megabase 2016 with updates: 6,724,368 games

Hardware:
 - I7 5820K (6 cores)
 - 16Gb Ram (Memory used: only 2.7Gb !!)
 - SSD: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB
 - OS: Debian Sid

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Andre » Tue Oct 04, 2016 2:57 am

Where can we find it? Any Mac binary per any chance?
Thanks!

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by AdminX » Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:15 am

Request: Board Sounds

When I enable sound, I can hear the moves announced. Can the option for board sounds (Moves and Captures) only be added?
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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Ozymandias » Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:04 pm

Whenever I'm importing games, and the game file (.sg4) gets to the 2 GB limit, there's a write error, and the creation of the DB is halted. This happens well before si4's maximum number of games (16,777,214) is reached.

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