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Old 2008-10-17, 09:35   #1
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Default Hitting 100M digits on the head

Finding a Mersenne prime with 100M digits takes
>1000 times as much computing as our 10M digit primes.

2^10 is a lot to ask even if Moore's Law continues to hold.

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Old 2008-10-18, 10:40   #2
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This was intended to be a comment on the
"When will the first 100M digit prime be discovered" poll.

I think 2015 is fanciful.
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