The Largest Known Primes

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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.

  1. The current list of primes
  2. Background information
  3. Tell me more!
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': 126096 entries, last updated: 10/22/2020 at 12:20 CDT.
Total data length 12350484 bytes (average prime entry length 97 Dynamic) This table stores the list of primes
Table 'person': 3876 entries, last updated: 10/21/2020 at 20:20 CDT.
Total data length 777056 bytes (average person entry length 200 Dynamic) This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
Table 'log': 90559 entries, last updated: 10/21/2020 at 20:20 CDT.
Total data length 17252136 bytes (average log entry length 190 Dynamic) Logs changes to the database
Table 'code': 6298 entries, last updated: 10/22/2020 at 12:20 CDT.
Total data length 2102992 bytes (average code entry length 333 Dynamic) This table stores links from the codes to the provers
Table 'archival_tag': 24214 entries, last updated: 10/21/2020 at 20:20 CDT.
Total data length 1689988 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 69 Dynamic) Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
Combined size:
34,172,656 bytes
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