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Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2020-10-30, 19:36
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By clowns789
Thanks for the quick response and link! Luckily I...

Thanks for the quick response and link! Luckily I think we are a good ways away from needing it to advance the project.
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2020-10-30, 03:25
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By clowns789
Perhaps a 6900 XT would also be good if the...

Perhaps a 6900 XT would also be good if the double precision performance is adequate.
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2020-10-12, 22:10
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By clowns789
Thanks Ken for the feedback in the last two...

Thanks Ken for the feedback in the last two posts. It will be interesting to see if Team Red can match the new Nvidia RTX A6000 (https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/design-visualization/quadro/rtx-a6000/)...
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2020-09-17, 13:57
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By clowns789
Thanks kriesel for the insight in the last two...

Thanks kriesel for the insight in the last two posts. I am interested to see if we can get a P-1 or PRP test going on an exponent once we get one TFed to 91 bits. Perhaps I could be tempted to get a...
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2019-06-22, 03:48
Replies: 1,172
Views: 97,656
Posted By clowns789
I'm happy to see this project is being revived....

I'm happy to see this project is being revived. The mersenne.ca site looks great.

I submitted a bit of work a little while back to finally say I contributed to what I started, but I just looked...
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-09-16, 10:22
Replies: 1,172
Views: 97,656
Posted By clowns789
no factor for M3321928171 from 2^85 to 2^86...

no factor for M3321928171 from 2^85 to 2^86 [mfaktc 0.21 barrett87_mul32_gs]

As mentioned in the previous post, I'll notify Will and James. This will move us to level 19.07, the first progress...
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-08-16, 22:58
Replies: 1,172
Views: 97,656
Posted By clowns789
no factor for M3321928171 from 2^84 to 2^85...

no factor for M3321928171 from 2^84 to 2^85 [mfaktc 0.21 barrett87_mul32_gs]

I'll continue on to 86 bits and will ping William and James once that's complete.
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-08-05, 15:36
Replies: 846
Views: 62,683
Posted By clowns789
Thanks, just reached out to him as well. I am 20%...

Thanks, just reached out to him as well. I am 20% to 85 bits and will keep cranking along!
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-08-05, 02:07
Replies: 846
Views: 62,683
Posted By clowns789
I sent a PM to wblipp. I am admittedly not...

I sent a PM to wblipp. I am admittedly not familiar with James' username, but could pass it along to him as well.
Forum: Lounge 2018-08-05, 02:06
Replies: 27
Views: 3,152
Posted By clowns789
Out of curiosity, would this also apply to...

Out of curiosity, would this also apply to Hendrix?
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-08-03, 22:03
Replies: 846
Views: 62,683
Posted By clowns789
In the interest of reviving this project, and...

In the interest of reviving this project, and contributing to a project I started well over a decade ago, I'll reserve the following:

3321928171,84,86

Per the ElevenSmooth site...
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-08-02, 19:54
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By clowns789
Thanks axn for the explanation. I might have to...

Thanks axn for the explanation. I might have to wait to get a better GPU, or simply do the lower ranges.
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-07-28, 02:42
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By clowns789
Thanks all for the responses. ...

Thanks all for the responses.



Interestingly, according to the following link, factoring to 91 bits would require over 150K GHz-days of computation, while a LL test requires only 91K:
...
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2018-07-27, 00:00
Replies: 22
Views: 5,851
Posted By clowns789
Factoring to 87 bits

I've been thinking that in order to revive this project a bit, it might be good to get candidates up to 87 bits, as there are currently six that are at 86 bits and according to mersenne.ca (link...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2018-04-16, 05:11
Replies: 2
Views: 2,863
Posted By clowns789
Oddities in large P-1 candidates

Out of curiosity and audacity, I decided to look at the largest candidates (https://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=595799933&exp_hi=595800000&full=1) within Prime95's spectrum (<595.8M)....
Forum: News 2018-01-20, 04:26
Replies: 505
Views: 75,487
Posted By clowns789
Also saw this advertised as a sponsored post by...

Also saw this advertised as a sponsored post by FedEx on Facebook...

http://about.van.fedex.com/blog/prime/
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2017-09-12, 01:34
Replies: 574
Views: 45,405
Posted By clowns789
I might add that I started this project way back...

I might add that I started this project way back when and others like William and Luigi assisted. It became dormant as the higher bits necessitated more computing power, but you're welcome to...
Forum: Analysis & Analytic Number Theory 2017-05-22, 15:11
Replies: 4
Views: 4,144
Posted By clowns789
Differentiation/integration in Real Analysis I course

I came across this article about a student who realized he was unable to graduate university days before the ceremony due to an inability to transfer a Real Analysis I course from another university,...
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2017-05-04, 22:09
Replies: 2
Views: 2,886
Posted By clowns789
You would have to ask Luigi to be sure, but my...

You would have to ask Luigi to be sure, but my assumption would be that it was taken down due to the fact that Factor5 is outpaced by GPU programs like mfaktc by orders of magnitude and would thus...
Forum: Math 2017-04-12, 03:57
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By clowns789
Riemann Wired article

"Math’s $1,000,000 Question Isn’t Just for Mathematicians Anymore"

The article goes into the relationship between quantum mechanics and nontrivial zeroes in the Riemann hypothesis. It will be...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2016-06-07, 04:01
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By clowns789
J. Waltos: I have seen a shift towards behavioral...

J. Waltos: I have seen a shift towards behavioral economics in recent years, which is promising, although I don't agree with everything in that school of thought. The weather analogy is good, and I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2016-06-05, 09:33
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By clowns789
(Pseudo)-Mathematics in Economics

I’m curious if anyone on this forum is familiar with the mathematical methods used in economics. There has been a push in recent years to increase the quantity and complexity of math used in the...
Forum: Lounge 2015-01-11, 06:52
Replies: 1,553
RIP
Views: 112,234
Posted By clowns789
This was from last month, but I thought it would...

This was from last month, but I thought it would be worth mentioning. James Stewart, author of many calculus textbooks, passed away December 3....
Forum: Lounge 2014-12-29, 17:43
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By clowns789
Perhaps so, but it might be worth a shot,...

Perhaps so, but it might be worth a shot, especially with GPUs getting so much faster.



Thanks for the birthday wishes! That website is interesting too; I looked at their report and I agree...
Forum: Lounge 2014-12-29, 08:07
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By clowns789
Back after 8½ years plus 9½ weeks

I logged on just now for the first time since 21 June 2006 to a forum that looks largely the same (you haven't updated vBulletin?). I have come back a few times since then to look around, and it...
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