GIMPS (Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search)


[H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014
Jan 29, 2006

CPU installation guide -
GPU installation guide -

Before PrimeGrid, we had GIMPS. They use the old school stress test tool called Prime95. The math sciences it supports are now also supported by PrimeGrid. However, their project still thrives and runs on its own clients. Team [H] has dabbled with this project off and on over the years but had laid dormant for a while. I'm curious if anyone wants to set aside a week or two to have a small challenge or competition within the team?

phoenicis , you are a veteran of this project. Thoughts?

Some numbers for comparison. -
Team standings -
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Wow, it's been a while. Remember being pleased as punch with myself when I got tasks to run on my cutting edge 560Tis, lol. Something nasty seems to have happened to all the word contractions I used in the GPU guide. I'll see if I can fix that.

Happy to give a short challenge a go once the FB Sprints are finished. We need to arrange it for when atp1916 is holiday or he'll slaughter us all ;)
Well FB sprints don't start until sometime in March. So, maybe do it beginning of the year.