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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 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,590,282)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,383,059)ESP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,638,315)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,547,227)PPS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (19,946,849)PSP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (19,655,325)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (21,208,789)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (13,730,961)SGS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,287,785)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (17,222,880)Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,964,368)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,199,057)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 (50,488,984)GFN Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (2,776,322,968)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (168,236,054)
Message 110716 - Posted: 9 Oct 2017 | 13:15:21 UTC

On 5 October 2017, 08:47:45 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
911*2^3432643+1

The prime is 1,033,331 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 208th overall.

The discovery was made by Jochen Beck (dh1saj) of Germany using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670 CPU @ 3.40GHz with 8GB RAM, running Windows 7 Professional Edition. This computer took about 1 hour 25 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Jochen is a member of the SETI.Germany team.

The prime was verified on 6 October 2017, 22:29:00 UTC by Georgios Magklaras (georgios) of Greece using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5-2650 v3 CPU @ 2.30GHz with 128GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 2 hours 28 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Georgios is a member of the Team Norway team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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