[RC5]V3...Lets beat the GIMPS effort

Jeff Woods jwoods at delta.com
Tue Aug 18 11:28:33 EDT 1998


GIMPS has more than a few hundred.  It has 4000 at the last count I heard,
and that was some months ago.  They'll be tougher to beat than you think.

At 11:07 AM 8/13/98 -0600, you wrote:

>I've participating in the gimps project on 1 of my PCs for a few months now
>to discover some depressing news.  I've only received credit for testing 1
>number out of the 3 I've done.  For those of you that don't know 1 number
>can take about 2 weeks to test running 24/7 on a P2/266.  
>
>The first thing I thought of when this happened was how d.nets statistics
>system works pretty damn well.  Even though it only updates once a day, I've
>NEVER looked at it and thought," what the f***?".  It always looks dead on
>I'm mainly posting this just to try to trump up some support ofr a Mersenne
>prime core for V3 so that we can show a few scientific organizations how
>much can be accomplished with all us d.net users. Compared to the few
>hundred that GIMPS has.
>
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