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Originally Posted by dave_0273
1. Each exponent would first have to be trialfactored up to 2^70. On my computer (2.4Ghz P4), this would take at least 2 days (very rough estimate) as only 2 exponents are at 70 bit, the remaining 12850 exponents in the 56.5 to 57M range are still only at 63 bit.
2. The p1 test would take at least a day, probably close to 2 days.

Since you are doing this manually anyway, it might be better to change the order of the work. Maybe TF to 2^68, then stage one P1, then TF to 2^69, then stage 2 P1, then TF to 2^70 for example.