20080310, 08:40  #45 
May 2005
1624_{10} Posts 
Thanks
I am testing both k=2 and k=4 using PRP v.24.14 currently @ n=315000. Last fiddled with by Cruelty on 20080310 at 08:44 
20080313, 07:53  #46 
May 2005
2^{3}×7×29 Posts 

20080317, 12:37  #47 
Nov 2003
2·1,811 Posts 
Yes, it's
24518^262144+1 (1150678 digits) The new largest Generalized Fermat prime, found by Stephen Scott. Currently ranked 13th. Congrats! 
20080407, 15:59  #48 
May 2005
2^{3}·7·29 Posts 

20080407, 20:45  #49 
Nov 2003
2·1,811 Posts 
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... 
20080407, 21:27  #50  
A Sunny Moo
Aug 2007
USA (GMT5)
3·2,083 Posts 
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20080407, 21:42  #51 
Nov 2003
2×1,811 Posts 
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.

20080407, 21:44  #52 
A Sunny Moo
Aug 2007
USA (GMT5)
1869_{16} Posts 

20080502, 08:03  #54 
Nov 2003
2×1,811 Posts 
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 
20080523, 22:07  #55 
May 2005
2^{3}×7×29 Posts 
Another k=4, b=3 prime
4*3^3507671 (167359 digits)

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