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[International] Most stable performance ROM for Galaxy S3


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  1. Stavrouski

    Stavrouski New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Anyone can help me with this? I've bee trawling the internet to find a good STABLE ROM for my S3, even if the stability comes at the cost of having less feautures etc. I mainly want it to sport good performance, as most custom ROMS should, but I can't stress enough how stable I need it to be.

    I usually a big fan of Beta testing, and testing unstable software etc, but this phone is my life, and I do most of my work from it, so stability is a MUST.
    Kind of new to this as well, so don't be harsh :)
     

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  2. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

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    Which version of the SGS3 do you have?
     
  3. Stavrouski

    Stavrouski New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Apologies - It's the GT-i9300
    Its the one in the UK, not locked to any network.
     
  4. pastafarian

    pastafarian P√Ętes avec votre foie Moderator

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    Moved to a better place!
     
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    Stavrouski New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Jon_LTD Well-Known Member

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    I've only tried the one rom, which is Checkrom so I don't have a lot to compare it to. However, it is stable, very similar to stock with all the crap removed, and a nice little app included which allows you to re-download/mod/theme the rom accordingly. I think it's a good starting point.. But as I said, it's the only one I've tried so far :p
     
  7. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

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    Can't think of any ics stock (touchwiz) based roms that are not stable. Not tried jelly bean yet
     
  8. Jon_LTD

    Jon_LTD Well-Known Member

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    I think I'm putting cm10 on tomorrow. Still a bit unsure due to bugs and jb is just round the corner. I guess a taste won't hurt ;)
     
  9. rowlers

    rowlers Well-Known Member

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    why not go for an ICS based AOSP//AOKP then?
     
  10. Jon_LTD

    Jon_LTD Well-Known Member

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    They're not CyanogenMod 10 :p
     
  11. kryzzay83

    kryzzay83 Well-Known Member

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    You can now get the official Jelly bean Rom. It's fast and completely stable as long as you do a factory reset.
     
  12. rab1412000

    rab1412000 Active Member

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    I've seen the reviews of jb and project butters smoothness and responsiveness. But how does jb compare to stock ics in battery life?
     
  13. CDPlant

    CDPlant Well-Known Member

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    On the test builds of JB (from the last few weeks) the battery life was terrible, I was probably getting 8-10 hours on a charge. I am going to try the latest build tonight or tomorrow so I can report back soon and see if it's better.
     
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    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

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    I've not really noticed any difference in battery. MediaScanner service is a bit of a drain though so disabled that
     
  15. rabben

    rabben Well-Known Member

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    What does mediascanner actually do? Is it safe do remove? I have been using wanamlite's latest JB rom, and its smooth and battery friendly, but noticed that mediascanner is a bigg battery user.

    Edit:Sorry, I meant mediaserver! It has used 25 % in 14 hours. Been using poweramp all day though.
     
  16. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

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    Yeah if I use poweramp that happens. Always has
     
  17. rab1412000

    rab1412000 Active Member

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    This reported poor battery life of jb is what's holding me back from upgrading.

    I can get 6 hours and change of screen on time with wifi. I heard you get half of that or so on jb.
     
  18. CDPlant

    CDPlant Well-Known Member

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    I'm currently on 17 hours of battery with 2 hours of screen time, and I'm on 65% so not too bad (this is on JB)
     
  19. rab1412000

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    That's actually quite good. That would theoretically give you six hours screen on time which is what I get on ics.
    Is this stock or custom?
     
  20. CDPlant

    CDPlant Well-Known Member

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    That is the Omega custom rom, which is pretty close to what the stock JB rom is like. I tried different kernel yesterday and it's improved slightly but not by a huge amount
     
  21. rab1412000

    rab1412000 Active Member

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    I'm on stock ics with Siyah kernel 1.5.2. I have everything I want except for the laggy messenger and dialer.
    Have you underclocked or uv'ed your phone?
    Have you tested your total screen on time for one full charge?
     

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