On 14 February 2015, 18:24:10 UTC, PrimeGrid’s Mega Prime Search found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 1,034,686 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 108th overall.
The discovery was made by Evelyn Chew (Crackenback) of Australia using an Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3220 @ 3.00GHz with 4GB RAM running Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise. This computer took about 3 hours 1 minute to complete the primality test using LLR. Evelyn is a member of the BOINC@AUSTRALIA team.
The prime was verified on 15 February 2015, 10:52:20 UTC, by Grzegorz Roman Granowski (For the Universe ( Apaszko-Kaszkiety)) of Poland using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 0 @ 2.90GHz with 16GB RAM running Microsoft Windows 7 Professional. This computer took about 7 hours and 45 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Grzegorz is a member of the BOINC@Poland team.
For more details, please see the official announcement.