Dev Builds » 20200127-1016

Use this dev build

NCM plays each Stockfish dev build 20,000 times against Stockfish 14. This yields an approximate Elo difference and establishes confidence in the strength of the dev builds.


Host Duration Avg Base NPS Games WLD Standard Elo Ptnml(0-2) Gamepair Elo

Test Detail

ID Host Base NPS Games WLD Standard Elo Ptnml(0-2) Gamepair Elo CLI PGN


Commit ID 39437f4e55aaa26ef9f0d5a1c762e560e9ffde32
Author Sami Kiminki
Date 2020-01-27 10:16:10 UTC
Advise the kernel to use huge pages (Linux) Align the TT allocation by 2M to make it huge page friendly and advise the kernel to use huge pages. Benchmarks on my i7-8700K (6C/12T) box: (3 runs per bench per config) vanilla (nps) hugepages (nps) avg ================================================================================== bench | 3012490 3024364 3036331 3071052 3067544 3071052 +1.5% bench 16 12 20 | 19237932 19050166 19085315 19266346 19207025 19548758 +1.1% bench 16384 12 20 | 18182313 18371581 18336838 19381275 19738012 19620225 +7.0% On my box, huge pages have a significant perf impact when using a big hash size. They also speed up TT initialization big time: vanilla (s) huge pages (s) speed-up ======================================================================= time stockfish bench 16384 1 1 | 5.37 1.48 3.6x In practice, huge pages with auto-defrag may always be enabled in the system, in which case this patch has no effect. This depends on the values in /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled and /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/defrag. closes No functional change
Copyright 2011–2024 Next Chess Move LLC