Thanks :smile:
I am testing both k=2 and k=4 using PRP v.24.14 currently @ n=315000. 
[URL="http://primes.utm.edu/primes/page.php?id=84401"]Another megaprime this year[/URL].

Yes, it's
24518^262144+1 (1150678 digits) The new largest Generalized Fermat prime, found by Stephen Scott. Currently ranked 13th. Congrats! 
[URL="http://primes.utm.edu/primes/page.php?id=84603"]Looks like we won't defend our current position in terms of score[/URL] :shock:

It's huge, congrats to them!
But it's reported jointly by two projects and they will share credit, so we won't be far behind. BTW, I also wonder what kind of "project" PrimeGrid is? They have reported so far twin candidates, Woodalls, and now Prime Sierpinski. They are also working on 3*2^n1, and I heard they would like to run Proth and some generalized Woodalls. Looks to me like a team, not any particular project... 
[quote=Kosmaj;131046]It's huge, congrats to them!
But it's reported jointly by two projects and they will share credit, so we won't be far behind. BTW, I also wonder what kind of "project" PrimeGrid is? They have reported so far twin candidates, Woodalls, and now Prime Sierpinski. They are also working on 3*2^n1, and I heard they would like to run Proth and some generalized Woodalls. Looks to me like a team, not any particular project...[/quote] They have lots of different "subprojects", many of which are actually just BOINC faces on existing mersenneforum primesearch projects. Each user can choose in his preferences what mix of subprojects he'd like to be assigned work from. :smile: 
I meant "project" on Top5000 rankings. Each project there is supposed to be about a particular subset of all prime types, not primes of all types.

[quote=Kosmaj;131051]I meant "project" on Top5000 rankings. Each project there is supposed to be about a particular subset of all prime types, not primes of all types.[/quote]
Oh, I see. 
Here goes another [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/bios/code.php?code=L606"]megaprime[/URL] Congratulations!

Congrats to RieselSieve on their latest prime
113983*2^32011751 with almost a million digits! They are now 4th by score and we are 5th. [CODE] 3 PrimeGrid 12.5 48.1833 4 Riesel Sieve Project 30 48.1155 5 Riesel Prime Search 616 47.9569 [/CODE] 
Another k=4, b=3 prime
4*3^3507671 (167359 digits)

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