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Old 2020-10-26, 00:25   #570
Bent
 
Jul 2007

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Originally Posted by tServo View Post
Of course this is true, but luck plays a part also.
The last prime was found by Patrick Laroche on only his 4th try !

Read more here:

https://www.mersenne.org/primes/?press=M82589933
Wow. I can't help but feel a little jealous. I've been running GIMPS for over 20 years (at varying levels of hardware dedicated) and haven't found anything.

Oh well, I guess I can look at all of the numbers I've eliminated.
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