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Message boards : Generalized Cullen/Woodall prime search : New GCW sieve files are now being sent out

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JimBProject donor
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Posts: 913
ID: 107307
Credit: 974,118,817
RAC: 823
Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,691,081)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,031,868)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,064,082)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,038,750)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,000,220)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,639,762)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (42,604,648)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,829,173)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,070,105)TRP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,291,092)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,046,412)321 Sieve Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,057,614)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,002,919)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,005,451)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (52,042,965)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,341,676)TRP Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,070,804)AP 26/27 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,742,251)GFN Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (50,000,251)PSA Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (728,547,693)
Message 112311 - Posted: 14 Dec 2017 | 13:50:17 UTC
Last modified: 14 Dec 2017 | 13:55:11 UTC

Someone asked about the GCW sieve files in the chat and I realized they were overdue for updating. Besides removing any candidates where factors had been found, I also removed any candidates that had already been tested by LLR. The sieve files have lost between 19%-24% of their candidates (varies by base). While sieving will now be faster, credit rates will be unchanged.

These new files will be sent out automatically in a few hours, after the jobs created using the old sieve files are all sent out. Each workunit "knows" the sieve file it should be using. it's also worth mentioning that BOINC clients of version 7.0+ can download gzipped (much smaller) versions of these files and will then expand them to normal size after downloading. PrimeGrid supports that mechanism in our GCW Sieve workunits.

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Credit: 23,170,125
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Found 1 prime in the 2018 Tour de Primes321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,942)Cullen LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (500,523)ESP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (655,642)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (539,100)PPS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (688,232)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (561,629)SoB LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,659,676)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (505,810)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,024)TRP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (963,625)Woodall LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,044)321 Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (511,694)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (549,916)PPS Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (701,168)AP 26/27 Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (525,590)GFN Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,762,872)PSA Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (525,639)
Message 112314 - Posted: 14 Dec 2017 | 14:18:53 UTC

Yay, I was helpful.

Message boards : Generalized Cullen/Woodall prime search : New GCW sieve files are now being sent out

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