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Old 2006-01-20, 16:19   #47
R. Gerbicz
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Originally Posted by Greenbank
n=89 weight=452294

n=89 sticks out somewhat! And I've already taken n=88 :-)
See my benchmarks for n=89, comparing dodeca_2_5 and 3_0 ( just for [0T,1T] ):
Number of Prp tests=1225
Time=46 sec.

Number of Prp tests=45391
Time=23 sec.

So it isn't very important the number of prp tests, see my mpz_powm() instruction for n=89 bits modulus takes about say 50000 clock cycles, so if we are checking 45391 prp tests, then that take about 2*10^9 clock cycles or about 1.3 sec. for my pc ( 1.7 GHz ), so the prp testing time is about 5% of the total time, 95% is the sieving time!
That was the reason why I've decreased all parameters in 2_5 version of dodeca program.
I've also defined the weight of n ( for dodeca numbers ). See post #28 in this thread.

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