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Discovered the World's First GFN-20 prime!!!Discovered 2 mega primesFound 1 prime in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2019 Tour de Primes321 LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,089,185)Cullen LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (21,197,588)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 (21,918,476)PSP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,117,197)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (26,330,520)SR5 LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,278,667)SGS LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,055,153)TRP LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,619,871)Woodall LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,394,541)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,373,251)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 (60,248,786)GFN Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (4,132,597,582)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (197,663,528)
Message 123917 - Posted: 22 Dec 2018 | 13:28:43 UTC

On 14 December 2018, 07:07:34 UTC, PrimeGrid’s Generalized Fermat Prime Search found the Generalized Fermat mega prime:

6291332^262144+1

The prime is 1,782,250 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 10th for Generalized Fermat primes and 66th overall.

The discovery was made by Karsten Freihube (KFR) of Germany using an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 in an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU at 3.60GHz with 16GB RAM, running Windows 10 Proffesional Edition. This GPU took about 35 minutes to probable prime (PRP) test with GeneferOCL2.

The prime was verified on 14 December 2018, 14:47:41 by Andreas Zenker (Buddy) of Austria Republic using an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in an Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU at 2.50GHz 4GB RAM, running Windows 7 Professional Edition. This GPU took about 42 minutes to probable prime (PRP) test with GeneferOCL2. Andreas is a member of Team PC-Reflate.

The PRP was confirmed prime by an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz with 16GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional. This computer took about 4 hours 59 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.

For more details, please see the official announcement.

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