ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 17:04:32 CDT 2008
Austin Pass wrote:
> On 15 Apr 2008, at 18:34, scheefj at netscape.net wrote:
>> Thoughts on chess games? Would a Deep Blue emulator/simulator be
>> vintage? The original computer is more than ten years old. How fast
>> would it be on a modern PC?
>> Somewhere I should have a DOS version of Chess Master.
>> I only play using really lousy chess games because I lose too soon in
>> the "good" ones.
> Whilst a modern PC would match the 30-node RS/6000 cluster for GFlops,
> Deep Blue featured some specialist custom hardware - 480 "special" VLSI
> chips if Wikipedia is to be believed.
I don't know. One PC? It would be a very large PC. Pushing the
boundaries of what a PC is.
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