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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 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,089,185)Cullen LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,929,455)ESP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,089,407)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,037,992)PPS LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,999,495)PSP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,117,197)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (21,208,789)SR5 LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,278,667)SGS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (17,771,620)TRP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,619,871)Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (16,927,546)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,359,057)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 (51,669,540)GFN Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (3,564,544,519)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (188,814,621)
Message 106046 - Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | 13:42:40 UTC

On 12 March 2017 18:28:04 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
861*2^3377601+1

The prime is 1,016,763 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 205th overall.

The discovery was made by Mike Kinney (Mektacular) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz with 16GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Edition. This computer took about 53 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Mike is a member of the Crunching@EVGA team.

The prime was verified on 12 March 2017 18:47:34 UTC by Stefan Geiger (Steve) of Austria using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz with 16GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Edition. This computer took about 52 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Stefan is a member of the Aggie The Pew team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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