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by ouachita
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 280
Views: 42507

Re: buying a new computer

M ANSARI wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:01 am
One thing I learned when building my own computers ... if you want to go for the latest and greatest ... get ready to work out problems.
Agree. Just think of all the v3 and v3 out there for E5 chips.
by ouachita
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 280
Views: 42507

Re: buying a new computer

M ANSARI wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:01 am
One thing I learned when building my own computers ... if you want to go for the latest and greatest ... get ready to work out problems.

Agree. Just think of all the v3 and v4 out there for E5 chips
by ouachita
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 280
Views: 42507

Re: buying a new computer

latest rumor I found

https://wccftech.com/amd-ryzen-threadri ... set-rumor/

I owned a 3900 for one week but sent it back. If you're looking for max kN/s, buy some other chip.
by ouachita
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 280
Views: 42507

Re: buying a new computer

cma6 wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:04 am
Would it not be much better to wait till 11-12/2019 and get a much more powerful Threadripper system?
No need to wait on new systems. The 2-year old 7980XE is still the fastest single CPU system. See Ipman.
by ouachita
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 90
Views: 8286

Re: The Busted Dutch

I prefer much shorter time controls wherein a game can be finished in one site visit- 10 min, 15+2, or some other rapid TC. Without engine assistance I'd get crunched, and with it I never learned Freestyle. My line only stands at correspondence time controls so I guess this is the end of the line. ...
by ouachita
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 90
Views: 8286

Re: The Busted Dutch

join chessbase and we should be able to find/friend each other or challenge each other I don't see a way to challenge people to correspondence time controls, though. We haven't discussed this, does some 30 Day and 2 day increment/move sound good? I prefer much shorter time controls wherein a game c...
by ouachita
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 90
Views: 8286

Re: The Busted Dutch

ouachita wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:56 pm
supersharp77 wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:52 pm
ouachita wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:35 pm
supersharp77 wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:28 am
Ovyron wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:19 am
zullil wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:17 pm
If they want to use engines..use the playchess server then... :) :wink:
Who wants to play me using engines? 10 min. is the shortest game this old guy can play though. I'm ouachita at https://play.chessbase.com/en/
by ouachita
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 90
Views: 8286

Re: The Busted Dutch

supersharp77 wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:52 pm
ouachita wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:35 pm
supersharp77 wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:28 am
Ovyron wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:19 am
zullil wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:17 pm

If they want to use engines..use the playchess server then... :) :wink:
Who wants to play? 10 min. is the shortest game this old guy can play though. I'm ouachita at https://play.chessbase.com/en/
by ouachita
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Threadripper Custom Build - feedback wanted
Replies: 20
Views: 1747

Re: Threadripper Custom Build - feedback wanted

I'm focused on OC i9 cooling issues. What open or closed loop system are you using?
by ouachita
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 90
Views: 8286

Re: The Busted Dutch

You can play long time control matches on www.chess.com....just create a profile then search for the second player and hit match challenge (or something like that..) :D :wink: Unless they've changed their policy, chess.com doesn't allow engine play. They canceled my account and those of several com...