100 million chess positions a second

100 million chess positions a second

jonate
jonate
Jan 4, 2014, 11:16 AM |
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"A chess-playing machine rather than a mere program, Deep Blue drew its awesome power from chips designed by Hsu to do nothing but play chess. The IBM team put 256 of these processors into a SUPERCOMPUTER, allowing it to analyze at least 100 million chess positions a second."

Nell Boyce, U.S. News and World Report

 

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