[Computer-go] What's a good playout speed?

Ray Tayek rtayek at ca.rr.com
Sat Mar 28 20:29:25 PDT 2015

On 1/14/2015 12:14 AM, Urban Hafner wrote:
> ... I'm currently in the early stages of writing my own Go engine and 
> right now I'm trying to make my playouts reasonably fast. I've come a 
> long way in the past few days. Probably not because the payouts are 
> really fast right now, but because they were just so slow before. :) 
> Right now I'm at ~2000pps on 9x9 and ~1000pps on 19x19. This is for 
> playouts with simple ko and suicide checks and no concurrency. Now I 
> wonder if this is fast enough to even start thinking about 
> implementing a UCT/MCTS player and also if there's something I'm 
> missing with the playouts, e.g. is the suicide check necessary? ...
i was getting 25 kpps on 9x9 on a 4ghz amd fx8350 in orego using 1 
thread a year or so ago.


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