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Old 2003-09-27, 10:39   #5
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Originally posted by GP2
Instead of working through the old exponents, though, it would benefit GIMPS more to do P-1 testing just ahead of the leading edge of double-checking, because this can save redundant LL double-checks by low-memory machines. If this we can keep ahead of the leading edge of double-checking, then no exponent will ever again have 2 LL tests done with no P-1 test having been done.
I understand that now and I will stop doing the small ones... (They are so much fun because they are like 3 minutes each!)

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