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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 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (15,468,910)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 (20,106,782)PSP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,117,197)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (21,208,789)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (16,228,869)SGS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,134,778)TRP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,619,871)Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (16,893,295)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,326,839)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 (3,370,864,753)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (186,919,477)
Message 111056 - Posted: 30 Oct 2017 | 12:53:02 UTC

On 27 October 2017, 22:42:37 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
625*2^3438572+1

The prime is 1,035,117 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 207th overall.

The discovery was made by Jochen Beck (dh1saj) of Germany using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz with 32GB RAM, running Windows 10 Professional Edition. This computer took about 51 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Jochen is a member of the SETI.Germany team.

The prime was verified on 27 October 2017, 22:48:56 UTC by Lars Fricke (Lars Fricke) of Germany using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5-2620 v4 CPU @ 2.10GHz with 64GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 1 hour 29 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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