On 29 May 2020, 07:52:25 UTC, PrimeGrid's Generalized Fermat Prime Search found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 3,439,810 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 3rd for Generalized Fermat primes and 35th overall.
The discovery was made by Wolfgang Schwieger (DeleteNull)of Germany using a GeForce RTX 2070 in an AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor with 16GB RAM, running Linux openSUSE . This GPU took about 31 minutes to complete the probable prime (PRP) test using GeneferOCL5. Wolfgang Schwieger is a member of the SETI.Germany Team.
The PRP was verified on 29 May 2020, 08:23:51 UTC by Greg Miller (Olgar) of the United States using a gfx1010 in an AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core Processor with 16GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional x64 Edition. This computer took about 1 hour, 3 minutes to complete the probable prime (PRP) test using GeneferOCL5. Greg Miller is a member of the USA Team.
The PRP was confirmed prime by an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1240 v6 @ 3.70GHz with 4GB RAM, running Linux Debian . This computer took about 1 day, 19 hours, 22 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.
For more details, please see the official announcement.