On 18 February 2017 11:07:35 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 1,013,936 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 202nd overall.
The discovery was made by Daniel Frużyński (Daniel) of Poland using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 @ 2.60GHz with 32GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 1 hour 54 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Daniel is a member of the BOINC@Poland team.
The prime was verified on 18 February 2017, 23:47:33 UTC by Mark Dodrill (mdodrill) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 3.40GHz with 32GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10. This computer took about 1 hour 38 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.
For more details, please see the official announcement.