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by Leo
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Honey-X5i and Crystal-Honey-X5i Dual Release!
Replies: 17
Views: 4576

Re: Honey-X5i and Crystal-Honey-X5i Dual Release!

Honey X5i Crystal-Honey X5i Binaries of all flavors are towards the bottom of each release page, will add more notes in few days headed to my nephew's a wedding at the shore for tomorrow! One important note - ALL weaker levels ( play b y Elo or adaptive play) should be used with ONLY one core or th...
by Leo
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: buying a new computer
Replies: 280
Views: 50500

Re: buying a new computer

I would stay away from the 2060's because they only have 6GB of VRAM. The 2060 Supers all have 8gb of VRAM as far as I know. I would also stay away from reference design cards. Best to check reviews of the thermal performance of any card you select as this can be an issue in dual card configuration...
by Leo
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Google's secret computer?
Replies: 18
Views: 3853

Re: Google's secret computer?

emre is on my block list for some reason.
by Leo
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Google's secret computer?
Replies: 18
Views: 3853

Re: Google's secret computer?

For the fastest machines around, the top two are at Oak Ridge Lab and Lawrence Livermore Labs. The NEXT two are in China... That is when you count flops, the top two use a bunch of NVidia GV100 racks, maybe nice for a NN engine. The new Chinese Tianhe-3 will be operational next year and is going to...
by Leo
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Threadripper Custom Build - feedback wanted
Replies: 20
Views: 2347

Re: Threadripper Custom Build - feedback wanted

It sounds like a lot of fun. What are you going to do with it? With an Alpha Beta engine there are questions about its ability to use 32 cores. Do NNs use 32 cores? What about getting a 16 core using Hyper threading and save some money. Threadrippers come with 64x PCIe lanes, so you can run 4x GPUs...
by Leo
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Locock Gambit
Replies: 8
Views: 1405

Re: Locock Gambit

I play that in blitz games if I don't care if I win or not.
by Leo
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Threadripper Custom Build - feedback wanted
Replies: 20
Views: 2347

Re: Threadripper Custom Build - feedback wanted

It sounds like a lot of fun. What are you going to do with it? With an Alpha Beta engine there are questions about its ability to use 32 cores. Do NNs use 32 cores? What about getting a 16 core using Hyper threading and save some money.
by Leo
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ChessDBCN
Replies: 20
Views: 5085

Re: ChessDBCN

I wonder who is paying the cost of doing this. I haven't read the whole postings yet.
by Leo
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Real or hoax? Threadripper 3990wx
Replies: 12
Views: 2307

Re: Real or hoax? Threadripper 3990wx

Does anyone think its a hoax?
by Leo
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BrainLearn
Replies: 45
Views: 10733

Re: BrainLearn

Thanks Graham.