On 30 October 2015, 03:27:00 UTC, PrimeGrid’s Mega Prime Search found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 1,068,092 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 105th overall.
The discovery was made by Roman Azarenko (Roman Azarenko) of Russia using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1240 v3 @ 3.40GHz with 2GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 1 hour 7 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Roman is a member of the Russia Team.
The prime was verified on 2 November 2015, 22:02:26 UTC, by Jon Beard (Fuzzy Duck) of Vietnam using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz with 32GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10. This computer took about 7 hours 1 minute to complete the primality test using LLR. Jon is a member of the The Knights Who Say Ni! team.
For more details, please see the official announcement.