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Profile Gary Craig
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Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,893,273)Cullen LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,440,687)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,738,876)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,292,626)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,648,951)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,653,927)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,558,341)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,748,705)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,335,713)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,602,818)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,282,622)321 Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (740,566)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (59,788,598)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,143,068)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (524,673,938)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,130,821)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,074,710)AP 26/27 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (43,842,888)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (224,648,943)PSA Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (62,378,755)
Message 37956 - Posted: 4 Jul 2011 | 23:42:08 UTC
Last modified: 4 Jul 2011 | 23:45:23 UTC

As of 4:30 pm PDT July 4, I am the person with the most credit but *zero* primes on the PPSElow port. No worries... Once again, into the breach...

--Gary

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Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,893,273)Cullen LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,440,687)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,738,876)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,292,626)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,648,951)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,653,927)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,558,341)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,748,705)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,335,713)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,602,818)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,282,622)321 Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (740,566)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (59,788,598)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,143,068)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (524,673,938)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,130,821)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,074,710)AP 26/27 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (43,842,888)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (224,648,943)PSA Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (62,378,755)
Message 37961 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 2:59:43 UTC - in response to Message 37956.
Last modified: 5 Jul 2011 | 3:00:34 UTC

Speak of the devil... not so much as an hour after I posted this, I got my first hit on the PPSElow port... 2223*2^224808+1. Well I had that ignominious distinction for a while :-)

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321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,050,605)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (104,070)ESP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,018,623)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (198,013)PPS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,642,058)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (897,619)SoB LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,683,694)SR5 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,002,127)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (580,961)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,025,151)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,136)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,061)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,074,349)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (167,039)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (45,234,841)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (108,377)TRP Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (100,605)AP 26/27 Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,115,868)GFN Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,691,481)PSA Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,340,315)
Message 37962 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 3:28:18 UTC - in response to Message 37961.

Gary,

Don't feel bad, I think I just had an 8K w/u stretch with no prime on the PPSeLow port, yet, the average is about 2.3K tests per prime. So...

Anywh00t, congrats on your prime. Saw that you made today's prime finder list. :)

Neo

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Discovered 1 Fermat divisor321 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,044,451)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,012,570)PPS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,818,774)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,174)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,119,601)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (519,595)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,292,019)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,552,511)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (296,881)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,218,011)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (63,008,001)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (884,469)TRP Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,608,252)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,987,564)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,077,926)
Message 37965 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 4:25:28 UTC

Yeah they come and go. I had one stretch last week of like 15k without a prime... And I know rick had a slow day a couple days ago too.

Although on the other hand, I also had one day where I had 3 primes in 4 minutes. :-D It comes and goes. Luck of the draw I suppose.

Good luck! Hopefully the next one comes sooner.

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321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,050,605)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (104,070)ESP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,018,623)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (198,013)PPS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,642,058)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (897,619)SoB LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,683,694)SR5 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,002,127)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (580,961)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,025,151)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,136)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,061)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,074,349)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (167,039)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (45,234,841)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (108,377)TRP Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (100,605)AP 26/27 Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,115,868)GFN Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,691,481)PSA Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,340,315)
Message 37967 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 4:43:38 UTC - in response to Message 37965.

Gary,

How are you pulling down your w/u's? (in what quantities?)

Most of the time I have each core pull down a different number of w/u's at a time. One core will pull down 7 while another core will pull down 17, and even a core pulling 3 down at a time. Rick taught me this strategy and it seems to work (the not putting all your eggs in one basket trick).

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321 LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (346,575)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (119,890)PPS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,149,242)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (161,710)SoB LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (13,000)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (633,326)TRP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (224,572)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (275,235)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,879,611)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (27,663,307)GFN Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (638,284)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,600,255)
Message 37968 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 5:42:42 UTC - in response to Message 37967.

Gary,

How are you pulling down your w/u's? (in what quantities?)

Most of the time I have each core pull down a different number of w/u's at a time. One core will pull down 7 while another core will pull down 17, and even a core pulling 3 down at a time. Rick taught me this strategy and it seems to work (the not putting all your eggs in one basket trick).

Neo


You know, when I heard Rick talk about adjusting the number of wu's I didn't listen. Later after no primes I switched strategies and hit the primes. I was pulling down 20-15-10-5.

Anyway, congrats Gary!! Stick with it, and they will come. Though I do have a theory that primes avoid i7 2600K processors....

For those of you who understand such things, has anyone read any of Terence Tao's papers on the random nature of primes?

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Discovered 1 Fermat divisor321 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,044,451)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,012,570)PPS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,818,774)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,174)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,119,601)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (519,595)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,292,019)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,552,511)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (296,881)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,218,011)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (63,008,001)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (884,469)TRP Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,608,252)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,987,564)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,077,926)
Message 37977 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 11:14:19 UTC

i had 10 cores pulling down in 20 at a time, and 6 cores doing 5 at a time.

It made no difference for me. I was fairly evenly getting primes across all three computers. If you do enough work units regardless, you are bound to get a lot of primes.

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321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,050,605)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (104,070)ESP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,018,623)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (198,013)PPS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,642,058)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (897,619)SoB LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,683,694)SR5 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,002,127)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (580,961)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,025,151)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,136)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,061)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,074,349)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (167,039)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (45,234,841)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (108,377)TRP Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (100,605)AP 26/27 Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,115,868)GFN Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,691,481)PSA Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,340,315)
Message 37997 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 18:34:19 UTC - in response to Message 37977.

i had 10 cores pulling down in 20 at a time, and 6 cores doing 5 at a time.

It made no difference for me. I was fairly evenly getting primes across all three computers. If you do enough work units regardless, you are bound to get a lot of primes.



Mark,

I am assuming you don't know this about prpnet: If you pull w/u's down in composite numbers (i.e., 4, 10, 20), the server will send you double check work only. You will notice that all your primes on the low port came from your prpclients that were pulling down 5 w/u's at a time. 5 is prime.

Sorry, I thought you knew.

Neo

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321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,050,605)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (104,070)ESP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,018,623)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (198,013)PPS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,642,058)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (897,619)SoB LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,683,694)SR5 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,002,127)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (580,961)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,025,151)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,136)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,061)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,074,349)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (167,039)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (45,234,841)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (108,377)TRP Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (100,605)AP 26/27 Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,115,868)GFN Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,691,481)PSA Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,340,315)
Message 37998 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 18:35:16 UTC - in response to Message 37997.

Ok,

I jest.

Just thought I would raise your blood pressure 20 points temporarily :)

Neo

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Discovered 2 mega primesFound 2 primes in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 2 primes in the 2019 Tour de PrimesFound 12 primes in the 2020 Tour de Primes321 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,244,909)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,194,451)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,174,327)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,028,260)PPS LLR Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (61,072,468)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,151,448)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,014,268)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,871,275)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,860,522)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,130,742)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,419,909)321 Sieve Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (101,538,236)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (127,922,665)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (30,984,158)PPS Sieve Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (2,840,173,136)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,134,964)TRP Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,013,696)AP 26/27 Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (276,723,135)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (323,467,712)PSA Double Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000,000 credits (1,370,700,486)
Message 37999 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 19:09:42 UTC - in response to Message 37997.

i had 10 cores pulling down in 20 at a time, and 6 cores doing 5 at a time.

It made no difference for me. I was fairly evenly getting primes across all three computers. If you do enough work units regardless, you are bound to get a lot of primes.



Mark,

I am assuming you don't know this about prpnet: If you pull w/u's down in composite numbers (i.e., 4, 10, 20), the server will send you double check work only. You will notice that all your primes on the low port came from your prpclients that were pulling down 5 w/u's at a time. 5 is prime.

Sorry, I thought you knew.

Neo


Good thing I've been around prpnet and you longer than Mark cause I was 1/2 way through this before I realized you were trying to make Mark do a lot of busy work checking on his primes :)

That was very good there Neo!
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Discovered 1 Fermat divisor321 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,044,451)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,012,570)PPS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,818,774)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,174)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,119,601)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (519,595)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,292,019)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,552,511)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (296,881)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,218,011)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (63,008,001)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (884,469)TRP Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,608,252)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,987,564)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,077,926)
Message 38001 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 19:28:06 UTC

haha very nice! the sad part I believed you, but was more trying to figure out how i DID have primes from my clients that pull down 20. :-)

You win. You successfully confused the computer analyst.

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321 LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (23,601)Cullen LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (13,753)PPS LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (40,167)PSP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (12,375)SoB LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (26,000)SGS LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (24,529)TRP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (41,574)Woodall LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (51,788)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,061)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,233)PPS Sieve Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,690,463)TRP Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (24,040)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,424,950)
Message 38012 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 20:47:57 UTC - in response to Message 37998.

Ok,

I jest.

Just thought I would raise your blood pressure 20 points temporarily :)

Neo


Should that be 19 points, 19 is prime right?

Neo, you are the man, you got me. I had to read it twice as I nearly believed it the first time
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321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (550,585)Cullen LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (668,541)ESP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (193,409)PPS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,796,320)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (521,137)SoB LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (534,235)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (741,726)SGS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,044,407)TRP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (270,664)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (162,233)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (32,623)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,307,669)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (22,766,584)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (620,950)TRP Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,002,904)AP 26/27 Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (171,036)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,319,121)PSA Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (675,622)
Message 38013 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 20:57:48 UTC - in response to Message 38012.

Ok,

I jest.

Just thought I would raise your blood pressure 20 points temporarily :)

Neo


Should that be 19 points, 19 is prime right?

Neo, you are the man, you got me. I had to read it twice as I nearly believed it the first time


I've got a nice bridge in Brooklyn for sale if any one is interested...

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321 LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (346,575)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (119,890)PPS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,149,242)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (161,710)SoB LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (13,000)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (633,326)TRP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (224,572)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (275,235)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,879,611)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (27,663,307)GFN Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (638,284)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,600,255)
Message 38015 - Posted: 5 Jul 2011 | 22:18:26 UTC - in response to Message 38013.



I've got a nice bridge in Brooklyn for sale if any one is interested...


Really? How much?



P.S. Neo had me too for a bit.....

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Discovered 1 Fermat divisor321 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,044,451)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,012,570)PPS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,818,774)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (123,174)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (18,119,601)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (519,595)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,292,019)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,552,511)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (296,881)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,218,011)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (63,008,001)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (884,469)TRP Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,608,252)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,987,564)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,077,926)
Message 38022 - Posted: 6 Jul 2011 | 2:08:39 UTC

I think we are all too trusting here :-) Lesson learned, haha, don't trust Neo.

just kidding. That was really good tho!

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Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,893,273)Cullen LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,440,687)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,738,876)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,292,626)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,648,951)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,653,927)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,558,341)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,748,705)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,335,713)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,602,818)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,282,622)321 Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (740,566)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (59,788,598)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,143,068)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (524,673,938)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,130,821)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,074,710)AP 26/27 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (43,842,888)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (224,648,943)PSA Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (62,378,755)
Message 38031 - Posted: 6 Jul 2011 | 10:00:08 UTC

Well there's a lot of Sturm und Drang on the main boards about the PPS Sieve credit, but I'm just glad to have that nasty '0' in my PPSELow prime count changed to a '1'.

As for my download "strategy", for short tasks like the Low port or SGS, I tend to grab a fair number of WUs at a time, figuring that the network traffic will be more efficient that way (less time spent in the protocol overhead). For longer units like Mega or the GFN GPU tasks, the WU download time is negligible compared to the run time, so I just get them one by one. It would surprise me if the d/l size has an effect on the chances of any particular task turning out prime. The "prime number theorem" (see wikipedia) states (roughly) that the chance of a randomly chosen number being prime is inversely proportional to its number of digits (base 'e'). So grabbing 2 blocks of 5 WUs vs. 1 block of 10 should give me equal chances, assuming the numbers being tested are the same, and barring some sort of weird bug in the s/w distributing the tests.

I've actually moved off PRPnet for a few days, doing some boinc cw & trp sieving for a while.

--Gary

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Discovered 2 mega primesFound 2 primes in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 2 primes in the 2019 Tour de PrimesFound 12 primes in the 2020 Tour de Primes321 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,244,909)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,194,451)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,174,327)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,028,260)PPS LLR Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (61,072,468)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,151,448)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,014,268)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (14,871,275)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,860,522)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,130,742)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,419,909)321 Sieve Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (101,538,236)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (127,922,665)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (30,984,158)PPS Sieve Double Ruby: Earned 2,000,000,000 credits (2,840,173,136)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,134,964)TRP Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,013,696)AP 26/27 Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (276,723,135)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (323,467,712)PSA Double Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000,000 credits (1,370,700,486)
Message 38032 - Posted: 6 Jul 2011 | 12:23:15 UTC

First, congrats on your prime Gary. Second, remember I said when I first stated my strategy that it was all seat of the pants :) What first started me looking at different caches for different pc's was the run time. I noticed that some wu's took much longer to run depending on size and I didnt want my slow pc's hung up on the longer ones while other people were getting the short runs so I sized my caches to my pc's. I know, makes no sense but that's why I'm a member of Aggie, we do things cause we want to :)
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Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,893,273)Cullen LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,440,687)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,738,876)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,292,626)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,648,951)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,653,927)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,558,341)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,748,705)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,335,713)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,602,818)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,282,622)321 Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (740,566)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (59,788,598)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,143,068)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (524,673,938)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,130,821)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,074,710)AP 26/27 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (43,842,888)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (224,648,943)PSA Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (62,378,755)
Message 38040 - Posted: 6 Jul 2011 | 18:12:44 UTC - in response to Message 38032.

Any strategy that gets the occasional hit and doesn't set the house on fire is a reasonable one in my book. :-) Keeping all those machines efficiently fed must be a fuss; I've only got two (sometimes three) to worry about.

Everyone here is doing great work!

--Gary

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321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (550,585)Cullen LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (668,541)ESP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (193,409)PPS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,796,320)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (521,137)SoB LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (534,235)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (741,726)SGS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,044,407)TRP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (270,664)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (162,233)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (32,623)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,307,669)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (22,766,584)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (620,950)TRP Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,002,904)AP 26/27 Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (171,036)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,319,121)PSA Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (675,622)
Message 38044 - Posted: 6 Jul 2011 | 19:06:16 UTC - in response to Message 38031.

Well there's a lot of Sturm und Drang on the main boards about the PPS Sieve credit...
--Gary


Surely not suggesting I've been throwing fat in that fire? :)

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