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321 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,367,607)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,374,861)ESP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,146,224)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,215,135)PPS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,411,755)PSP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (17,826,235)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,982,584)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,116,342)SGS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,377,556)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,239,282)Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,594,796)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,073,742)PPS Sieve Double Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000,000 credits (1,000,651,011)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,189,695)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,102,079)AP 26/27 Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (50,121,071)GFN Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (2,113,417,115)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (156,196,054)
Message 100588 - Posted: 5 Nov 2016 | 11:32:12 UTC

On 4 November 2016, 06:03:37 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:

655*2^3327518+1

The prime is 1,001,686 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 196th overall.

The discovery was made by Paul Mazumdar (pm107) of the United Kingdom using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590 CPU @ 3.30GHz with 16GB RAM, running Windows 10 Education Edition. This computer took about 1 hour 5 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Paul is a member of the University of Cambridge team.

The prime was verified on 4 November 2016, 14:34:01 UTC by Toshitaka Kumagai (Toshitaka Kumagai) of Japan using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2643 @ 3.30GHz with 256GB RAM, running Windows 10 Core Edition. This computer took about 1 hour 22 Minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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