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321 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,372,040)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,389,768)ESP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,146,224)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,223,767)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 (11,033,119)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,116,342)SGS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,377,596)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,239,282)Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,638,897)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 (2,121,582,984)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (156,196,054)
Message 108755 - Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | 12:24:58 UTC

On 20 June 2017, 17:28:20 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
953*2^3405729+1

The prime is 1,025,230 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 201st overall.

The discovery was made by Randall Scalise (Randall J. Scalise) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590 CPU @ 3.30GHz with 8GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 1 hour 14 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

The prime was verified on 24 June 2017 06:23:26 UTC, by Jon Goral ([KWSN]John Galt 007) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz with 10GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Core Edition. This computer took about 5 hours 54 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Jon is a member of The Knights Who Say Ni! team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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