On 18 Nov 2020, 05:40:34 UTC, PrimeGridâ€™s 27121 Prime Search, through PRPNet found the mega prime:
The prime is 2,885,208 digits long and will enter Chris Caldwell's The Largest Known Primes Database ranked 60th overall.
The discovery was made by James Winskill (Aeneas) of New Zealand using an Intel Xeon(R) E5-2637 v3 CPU @ 3.50GHz with 64GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2. This computer took just under 13 hours 49 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. James Winskill is a member of the PrimeSearchTeam.
The prime was verified on 18 Nov 2020, 16:42:00 UTC, by an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz with 16 GB RAM, running Linux Gentoo. This computer took a little over 1 hour 42 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR.
For more details, please see the official announcement.