20170727, 05:06  #12 
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
3^{2}×7×73 Posts 
I think I'll start somewhere in this range....some day soon.
This is the current DC range so it can help there too. Code:
100K ToGo 2^N 40.0 2059 72 40.1 2116 72 40.2 2046 72 40.3 2096 72 40.4 2032 72 40.5 2077 72 40.6 2023 72 40.7 2033 72 40.8 2066 72 40.9 2004 72 41.0 2063 72 41.1 2093 72 41.2 2012 72 41.3 2041 72 41.5 2035 72 41.6 2049 72 41.7 2099 72 41.8 2051 72 41.9 2047 72 42.0 2021 72 42.1 2017 72 42.2 2014 72 42.3 2045 72 42.4 2022 72 42.5 2003 72 42.6 2129 72 42.7 2035 72 42.8 2015 72 42.9 2067 72 43.0 2133 72 43.1 2046 72 43.2 2064 72 43.3 2097 72 43.4 2102 72 43.6 2021 72 43.7 2025 72 43.8 2049 72 43.9 2028 72 44.0 2017 72 44.1 2012 72 44.2 2024 72 44.6 2098 72 44.7 2060 72 44.8 2009 72 44.9 2034 72 45.0 2015 72 45.2 2046 72 45.3 2090 72 45.4 2014 72 45.5 2096 72 45.6 2024 72 45.7 2031 72 45.8 2093 72 46.0 2042 72 46.1 2005 72 46.2 2028 72 46.3 2097 72 46.5 2061 72 46.6 2054 72 46.7 2044 72 46.8 2030 72 47.0 2025 72 47.1 2060 72 47.2 2038 72 47.5 2065 72 47.6 2019 72 47.7 2046 72 47.8 2074 72 48.0 2028 72 48.1 2026 72 48.2 2053 72 48.3 2035 72 48.4 2113 72 48.6 2030 72 48.7 2029 72 48.9 2023 72 49.1 2004 72 49.3 2049 72 49.4 2081 72 49.5 2056 72 49.6 2121 72 49.8 2072 72 49.9 2008 72 50.2 2053 73 50.3 2034 73 50.4 2019 73 50.6 2005 73 50.8 2012 73 50.9 2017 73 51.3 2000 73 51.7 2004 73 52.2 2003 73 52.3 2057 73 52.4 2005 73 52.9 2045 73 53.2 2034 73 53.3 2002 73 53.5 2029 73 53.9 2053 73 54.0 2018 73 54.2 2019 73 54.6 2009 73 55.0 2009 73 55.4 2011 73 55.6 2016 73 55.9 2011 73 56.0 2002 73 56.1 2010 73 56.3 2032 73 56.5 2032 73 56.6 2043 73 56.7 2027 73 56.8 2061 73 57.4 2009 73 57.6 2030 73 57.7 2008 73 57.8 2004 73 58.1 2032 73 58.7 2067 73 58.8 2019 73 59.4 2065 73 59.6 2031 73 59.9 2004 73 Last fiddled with by petrw1 on 20170727 at 05:42 Reason: Last line 
20170831, 02:54  #13 
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
11F7_{16} Posts 
So here's my plan....
I will be starting my little pet project within the next week with 2 GPUs and adding about 30 Cores a few weeks later.
I'll be working in the extremes ranges. The bigger horses in the 40M and 50M ranges. The side benefit is that this will reduce the number requiring DC. The smaller ponies in the 2M range. For the GPUs there are about 16,000 Assignments in the high 40's factored below the yellow bar: http://www.mersenne.ca/status/tf/0/0/3/4000 I expect to find about 200 factors there. For the faster cores with adequate RAM I will be P1'ing exponents in that same range that were done with B1=B2. These seem to give better odds at finding a factor than doing P1 where the B1 and B2 bounds were less than adequate. I'll let a few slower cores dabble at the low end (2M) doing ECM. ================= If anyone is intrigued you are more than welcome to join in. Keep me posted so we don't step on each other's toes. See the first post for the details on this little initiative. Wayne Last fiddled with by petrw1 on 20170831 at 02:55 
20170904, 14:55  #14  
If I May
"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002
Barbados
9525_{10} Posts 
Quote:
If anyone is interested, the DCTF manual assignments page has been reenabled, and the spiders (MISFIT et al) can simply ask for DCTF work again. 

20170907, 07:27  #15 
Dec 2002
809 Posts 
For what it is worth, if been redoing P1 on exponents that had their P1 done with B1=B2 (usually on machines with no spare memory to do the higher B2 level). Almost all of it in the 10M to 20M range. Mostly with B1=300000 and B2=6000000. About one in 38 candidates yields a new found factor on a previously unfactored exponent.

20170907, 15:02  #16  
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
3^{2}·7·73 Posts 
Quote:
I realize my little subproject is actually quite a massive undertaking that I couldn't dream of finishing in my lifetime. But I understand that there are always people dabbling at factoring in these ranges:  Some are doing TF in the 20M or 30M ranges; in fact most ranges.  There is a steady stream of ECM in the 0M  20M range.  Others are doing P1 here and there. So we'll see where we are at end of 2018. To compare: since the beginning of 2017 there have been 4,082 exponents newly factored under 60M.  Over half of these in the 2030M range.  And another 30% under 10M W Last fiddled with by petrw1 on 20170907 at 15:32 Reason: Last paragraph 

20170907, 21:11  #17 
Dec 2002
809_{10} Posts 
[QUOTE=petrw1;467318]Thanks....I'll note that and try not to step on your toes.
/QUOTE] Oh, thanks, but I am not claiming any range, do go ahead. 
20170916, 22:21  #18 
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
3^{2}×7×73 Posts 
Almost 8 weeks later...an update.
698 (1.25%) exponents factored in the ranges of interest....0  59.9M
1 range cleared (now below 2,000): 22.2M Several with significant progress. 
20170916, 22:43  #19 
Nov 2008
3·167 Posts 
I am doing a lot of the TF in the under 10m block.
Have already done to 67 bits 3,5,6,7,8 & 9m to 67 bits. Someone else took 9m to 68 bits 2m is 2/3 the way to 67 bits. So about 100k'ish exponents so far. Did quite a bit in the sub 1m range to lift them to 64 bits, but mfaktc doesn't work below 100k so would need to use the cpu  which is currently tied up doing the ecm stage 1's to keep the deep stage 2's going on M4007. 
20170916, 23:54  #20  
Sep 2003
5033_{8} Posts 
Quote:
Below 656k all exponents have already been ECM'd to t=25 (about 83 bits). Poor prospects for finding factors of 64 bits or smaller. The above is for all exponents, including the ones that already have at least one known factor. If we consider only exponents with no known factors, then everything below 1M has already been ECM'd to t=25. Edit: also user TJAOI has covered everything up to 64 bits. Last fiddled with by GP2 on 20170917 at 00:07 Reason: user TJAOI 

20170917, 04:05  #21 
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
3^{2}×7×73 Posts 

20170917, 04:59  #22  
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
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