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Are you looking for the largest known primes?  Lists of records?  Information on who finds the biggest primes (and how?)  You are at the right place!  Here we keep the list of the 5000 largest known primes, updated hourly (hundreds of new primes are submitted every month).  We are the world's primary source to the current prime number records.

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  1. The current list of primes
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Note: these are the largest known primes--so they are very big (most have hundreds of thousands of digits!)  If you want smaller primes, say the first ten thousand primes or first hundred million primes, see lists of small primes.

Table 'prime': 118719 entries, last updated: 8/21/2017 at 6:50 CDT.
Total data length 11456304 bytes (average prime entry length 96 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of primes
Table 'person': 3622 entries, last updated: 8/21/2017 at 3:50 CDT.
Total data length 726320 bytes (average person entry length 200 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
Table 'log': 50333 entries, last updated: 8/21/2017 at 3:50 CDT.
Total data length 9575324 bytes (average log entry length 190 Dynamic)
Logs changes to the database
Table 'code': 5772 entries, last updated: 8/21/2017 at 6:50 CDT.
Total data length 1925648 bytes (average code entry length 333 Dynamic)
This table stores links from the codes to the provers
Table 'archival_tag': 18957 entries, last updated: 8/19/2017 at 13:50 CDT.
Total data length 1286256 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 67 Dynamic)
Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
Total length: 24969852.