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We currently have 1.4 billion Prime numbers available for you.

Date News
28th February 2014You can now find the websites php source code here https://github.com/craigmayhew/bigprimes.net/
26th January 2014I've moved the database torrent to Amazons S3 to ensure the file always has peers available for download.
3rd September 2012The complete database is now available for download as a torrent, please see the FAQ for details.
19th November 2011Thank you to Yu Kwong Yiu Wilson for the donation!
13th July 2011We are retiring the distributed computing client. Thank you all for your help and processing cycles. Watch this space for an open source GPU client coming soon...
10th February 2010We have added a page that shows the sum of the digits of prime numbers. Click here
1st February 2010Thanks to everyone for donating computer time, we are now upto 1.4 billion primes. We now also have a facebook group where you get news updates and show your support for the project!
28th September 2009Thanks for all your help! We made it to one billion prime numbers! Please keep on donating processor time as we still have plenty of storage for the prime numbers. here. Our database is now more than double the size (300 million primes) and we've put in the capacity to keep growing. To view our current progress please visit the status page.
18th August 2009It's been a while but we have been very busy. We've put together a distributed computing client written in javascript. If you wish to donate computing time and process some primes then please go here. Our database is now more than double the size (300 million primes) and we've put in the capacity to keep growing. To view our current progress please visit the status page.
17th July 2008We've now added a Forum which can be found on the navigation links on the left.
14th July 2008Someone named Kirk just emailed me to say the download links wern't working. I've now fixed this. Thanks Kirk!
4th July 2008Added much faster code to the cruncher so that we can handle more of your page loads! Lots of little updates and some reorganizing of the site.
23rd June 2007Added the Downloads section.
11th February 2007Added the Fibonacci number archive containing the first 70331 Fibonacci numbers.
16th January 2007Added the 44th Mersenne Prime number to the archive.
12th January 2007The Archives are now more organized.
28th September 2005We have managed to archive the first 100 million prime numbers.
20th May 2005We have managed to archive the first 75 million prime numbers.
16th May 2005We have managed to archive the first 50 million prime numbers.
14th May 2005We have managed to archive the first 10 million prime numbers.
13th May 2005We have managed to archive the first 1 million prime numbers.


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