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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': 114725 entries, last updated: 4/27/2015 at 2:01 CDT.
Total data length 11041184 bytes (average prime entry length 96 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of primes
Table 'person': 3340 entries, last updated: 4/27/2015 at 1:54 CDT.
Total data length 673024 bytes (average person entry length 201 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
Table 'log': 28568 entries, last updated: 4/27/2015 at 1:54 CDT.
Total data length 5553580 bytes (average log entry length 194 Dynamic)
Logs changes to the database
Table 'code': 5210 entries, last updated: 4/27/2015 at 1:54 CDT.
Total data length 1759096 bytes (average code entry length 337 Dynamic)
This table stores links from the codes to the provers
Table 'archival_tag': 18118 entries, last updated: 4/25/2015 at 22:50 CDT.
Total data length 1229560 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 67 Dynamic)
Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
Total length: 20256444.