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Discovered the World's First base 116 Generalized Cullen prime!!!Discovered 12 mega primesEliminated 6 conjecture "k"sDiscovered 1 Sophie Germain pairDiscovered 1 Fermat divisor2012 Tour de Primes highest prime count2012 Tour de Primes most Mountain Stage primes2015 Tour de Primes highest prime count2016 Tour de Primes highest prime countFound 23 primes in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 1 mega prime in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 2 primes in the 2018 Tour de Primes Mountain Stage321 LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (100,829,118)Cullen LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (103,870,990)ESP LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (103,603,483)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (102,075,655)PPS LLR Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (303,052,366)PSP LLR Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (88,692,247)SoB LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (116,841,417)SR5 LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (129,423,098)SGS LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (148,139,564)TPS LLR (retired) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (235,439)TRP LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (109,149,031)Woodall LLR Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (101,356,263)321 Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,322,150)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (83,794,448)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (240,467,754)PPS Sieve Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (2,105,665,691)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (203,523,358)TRP Sieve (suspended) Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (201,489,157)AP 26/27 Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (119,533,830)GFN Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (902,983,417)PSA Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (259,058,048)
Message 96982 - Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | 2:33:47 UTC

On 14 July 2016, 18:48:35 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:

453*2^3387048+1

The prime is 1,019,606 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 165th overall.

The discovery was made by Andreas Mueller (Andreas) of Germany using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz with 16GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 3 hours 40 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

The prime was verified on 14 July 2016, 19:08:33 UTC, by Steve King (steveking) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20GHz with 20GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional. This computer took about 1 hour 20 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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