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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 (15,483,829)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 (20,983,639)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 (17,262,957)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 (16,927,546)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 (3,412,088,088)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (187,094,621)
Message 119668 - Posted: 1 Aug 2018 | 14:12:44 UTC
Last modified: 1 Aug 2018 | 15:02:30 UTC

On 29 July 2018, 11:28:58 UTC, PrimeGrid’s Sierpinski/Riesel Base 5 Problem project eliminated k=66916 by finding the mega prime:

66916*5^2628609-1

The prime is 1,837,324 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 59th overall and is the largest known base 5 prime. 70 k's now remain in the Riesel Base 5 Problem.

The discovery was made by Honza Cholt (Honza) of the Czech Republic using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz with 32 GB RAM running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Edition. This computer took about 4 hours 35 minutes to complete the primality test using multithreaded LLR. Honza is a member of the Czech National Team.

The prime was verified on 29 July 2018, 15:45:07 UTC by James Krauss (Grebuloner) of the United States using an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz with 16 GB RAM running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Edition. This computer took about 5 hours 38 minutes to complete the primality test using multithreaded LLR. James is a member of The Knights Who Say Ni! team.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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