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Old 2005-09-24, 20:44   #6
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Originally Posted by Flatlander
I have never had to sieve passed 500-600 billion. Your larger amount of 'n's left suggest to me the possibility of more primes than I have been finding at those ranges.
I have sieved a little bit more than I should based on the LLR/NewPGen break-even point - according to my test it should be 8'25" for n=350000, and I sieved until ~9'30".
Same applies to 200-250k and 250-300k ranges - in first range I have found zero primes (the number of candidates was ~8000), in second range I am currently at ~269k and still no primes
So I guess it's just my luck to pick such a "nasty" k...
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