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Old 2008-12-26, 19:59   #7
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Originally Posted by nuggetprime View Post
Why are we not using srsieve? For that lot of k's it should be faster.

No. With the newer versions of sr(x)sieve, sr2sieve is definitely faster.

Originally Posted by mdettweiler View Post
I think srsieve *used* to be faster for this many k's, but modifications introduced in recent versions of sr2sieve have in fact made sr2sieve faster. Feel free to try it for yourself and compare the p/sec. time to see which one's faster on your machine.
Yes, nugget, feel free to give both a try if you want. I think the latest version of srsieve is 0.6.10 and for sr2sieve is 1.7.15. Be sure and use these latest 64-bit versions when comparing.

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