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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 106049 - Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | 14:57:06 UTC
Last modified: 17 Mar 2017 | 16:25:58 UTC

On 14 March 2017 09:23:13 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
1093*2^3378000+1

The prime is 1,016,883 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 205th overall.

The discovery was made by Andreas Rohmann (Andreas Rohmann) of Germany using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz with 32GB RAM, running MacOS. This computer took about 2 hours 28 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

The prime was verified on 14 March 2017 16:51:12 UTC by Wolfgang Schwieger (DeleteNull) of Germany using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3930K CPU @ 3.20GHz with 64GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Edition. This computer took about 1 hour 30 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Wolfgang is a member of the SETI.Germany team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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