[PrimeGrid] DIV Mega Prime!

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[PrimeGrid] DIV Mega Prime!

Post by BOINC_News » Wed Nov 18, 2020 2:00 pm

On 12 November 2020, 06:43:56 UTC, PrimeGrid's Fermat Divisor Search found the Mega Prime: 45*2^7513661+1 The prime is 2,261,839 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's “The Largest Known Primes Database” ranked 73rd overall. The discovery was made by Hiroyuki Okazaki (zunewantan) of Japan using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz with 32GB RAM, running Linux 4.4.0-21-generic. This computer took about 2 hours, 6 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Hiroyuki Okazaki is a member of the Aggie The Pew team. For more details, please see the official announcement.

Source: http://www.primegrid.com/forum_thread.php?id=9427

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