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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 106051 - Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | 15:15:08 UTC

On 14 March 2017 14:01:17 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
621*2^3378148+1

The prime is 1,016,927 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 205th overall.

The discovery was made by Randall Scalise (Randall J. Scalise) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz with 8GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 1 hour 2 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

The prime was verified on 14 March 2017 14:09:41 UTC by Lars Fricke (Lars Fricke) of Germany using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5-2660v3 @ 2.60GHz with 128GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 1 hour 10 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Lars is a member of the Rechenkraft.net team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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