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Discovered the World's First GFN-20 prime!!!Discovered 2 mega primesFound 1 prime in the 2018 Tour de Primes321 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (19,883,876)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,383,059)ESP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (13,113,229)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (19,596,429)PPS LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,106,782)PSP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,117,197)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (21,208,789)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,389,640)SGS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,001,878)TRP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,619,871)Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,964,368)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,199,057)PPS Sieve Double Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000,000 credits (1,051,222,753)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 (51,625,067)GFN Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (3,038,831,857)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (171,094,720)
Message 105176 - Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | 13:21:03 UTC

On 17 February 2017 00:26:30 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
777*2^3367372+1

The prime is 1,013,683 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 202nd overall.

The discovery was made by Lars Fricke (Lars Fricke) of Germany using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz with 64GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 1 hour 34 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

The prime was verified on 17 February 2017, 17:55:08 UTC by Hans-Jürgen Bergelt (Hans-Jürgen Bergelt) of Germany using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz with 16GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition. This computer took about 1 hour 55 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Hans-Jürgen is a member of the SETI.Germany team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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