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Message 41237 - Posted: 20 Nov 2011, 17:10:10 UTC
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Mersenne@home is a new project, based in Poland, that searches for 'Mersenne primes' - prime numbers of the form 2p-1.
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Message 41240 - Posted: 20 Nov 2011, 22:56:22 UTC

These guys must be doing something right, they are already over 3 TeraFLOPS on around 1000 hosts. And, no GPU.

I just added four hosts.
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Message 41440 - Posted: 2 Dec 2011, 10:20:23 UTC

I really do not understand the existence of this project.

The search of Mersenne Prime is already done by the GIMP project since 1999 here GIMP. But it's not a BOINC project.

The project has already found the 47th Mersenne prime number (2p-1 with p > 43 million) and it's currently running p > 54 million.

When you ask Mersenne@home about GIMP, he doesn't know about the project !!!

Mersenne@home is not a wrapper for GIMP.

What the goal of the project? Re-find the first 47th mersenne prime?
On which range the project is currently running?
No answers yet.
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Message 41441 - Posted: 2 Dec 2011, 10:24:54 UTC - in response to Message 41240.  

These guys must be doing something right, they are already over 3 TeraFLOPS on around 1000 hosts. And, no GPU.

I just added four hosts.


FYI: GIMP stat for the last 24 hours: 8487 computers active for 74.993 Tera flops.
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