[PrimeGrid] SR5 Mega Prime Find!

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[PrimeGrid] SR5 Mega Prime Find!

Post by BOINC_News » Mon Jul 18, 2022 3:26 pm

On 19 June 2022, 04:26:15 UTC, PrimeGrid’s Sierpinski/Riesel Base 5 Problem project eliminated k=63838 by finding the mega prime: 63838*5^3887851-1 The prime is 2,717,497 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's “The Largest Known Primes Database” ranked 99th overall. 58 k’s now remain in the Riesel Base 5 problem. The discovery was made by Scott Lee (freestman) of China using an AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Six-Core Processor with 32GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 11 Professional x64 Edition. This computer took about 4 hours, 34 minutes to complete the prp test using LLR2. Scott is a member of the team, Chinese Dream. The prime was verified on 19 June 2022, 22:29 UTC, by an Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-9100F CPU @ 3.60GHz with 16GB RAM, running Linux. This computer took about 11 hours and 57 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR2. For more details, please see the official announcement.

Source: https://www.primegrid.com/forum_thread.php?id=9965

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