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Old 2018-11-07, 16:53   #6
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Originally Posted by MisterBitcoin View Post
ECM pretest takes ~4 hours.

The C122 took 50 minutes to complete, with 1 core. :)
Why would you spend 5 times the SNFS factoring time on ECM? What polynomial are you using for SNFS? Something like 100 curves at B1=50k is enough.
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