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The section Computer allows the provider to adjust the system configuration he is offering. If you do not wish to make any modifications simply tick the box „This Machine“, and the settings from the System Properties will be used.


Settings computer



The option Cluster Controller is needed if you have access to a cluster. A cluster is a group of networked computers which act as a single computer to the outside world. A cluster is very efficient for carrying out intensive analyses with chess engines.


If you have access to a cluster and want to offer this, it is displayed as a cluster in the column „Cores“.




The following paramaters are available:


Speed in MHz                        The processor speed.


Number of Boxes                This parameter is only relevant for clusters.


Number of CPUs                The number of processors that are used.


Number of Cores                The number of processor cores.


Number of Threads                The number of parallel tasks allowed in the process.