Advice regarding specs for new DTR computer

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jhellis3
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Re: Advice regarding specs for new DTR computer

Post by jhellis3 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:20 pm

They switched from GF to TSMC because of it,
Nvidia uses TSMC ydb.

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Re: Advice regarding specs for new DTR computer

Post by jdart » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:53 pm

With short time controls RAM is less crucial.

If you mainly want to run engine tests and your primary interest is relative rankings then it is also less crucial to have the fastest possible processor.

Personally I have hyperthreading disabled on most of my machines.

--Jon

mbabigian
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Re: Advice regarding specs for new DTR computer

Post by mbabigian » Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:05 am

You will have significant heat and reliability problems buying those chips in a laptop. I own two desktop replacement laptops and I would not recommend them for apps like chess that can spin the cpu to max for hours.

Either buy a desktop and a tablet to access it on the road, or stick to mobile cpus.

My two cents.

Milos
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Re: Advice regarding specs for new DTR computer

Post by Milos » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:23 am

jhellis3 wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:20 pm
They switched from GF to TSMC because of it,
Nvidia uses TSMC ydb.
Who was talking about Nvidia? Don't you even have the basic comprehension skills? The whole thread after OP was about Intel vs AMD. AMD is the one who switched from GF to TSMC, but ofc a db such as yourself wouldn't know that.
Btw. where are those NVIDIA 7nm cards? When are they coming? :lol: :lol: :lol:

jhellis3
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Re: Advice regarding specs for new DTR computer

Post by jhellis3 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:24 am

Good lord, not enough enough braincells to realize. Garbage.

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