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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 (19,883,876)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,383,059)ESP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (13,113,229)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (19,596,429)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 (14,389,640)SGS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,001,479)TRP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,619,871)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 (51,625,067)GFN Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (3,038,831,857)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (171,094,720)
Message 111061 - Posted: 30 Oct 2017 | 16:03:52 UTC

On 29 October 2017, 18:33:36 UTC, PrimeGrid’s PPS Mega Prime Search project found the Mega Prime:
543*2^3438810+1

The prime is 1,035,188 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 207th overall.

The discovery was made by Randall Scalise (Randall J. Scalise) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570 CPU @ 3.40GHz with 8GB RAM, running Windows 10 Enterprise Edition. This computer took about 1 hour 48 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

The prime was verified on 30 October 2017, 04:48:03 UTC by Pete Allivato (Todderbert) of the United States using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E31240 CPU @ 3.30GHz with 8GB RAM, running Windows 7 Professional Edition. This computer took about 1 hour 27 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Pete is a member of the GPU Users Group team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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