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My Droid is running at 1GHZ

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  1. Icedemon

    Icedemon Well-Known Member

    i did it through his nandroid backup. now the wifi is broken. trying to fix now but the instructions tells me that it "cannot stat" when i get to the busybox line. running bugless beauty 0.8.2. this if for the 900MHz one.

  2. VeryApe

    VeryApe Well-Known Member

    It amazes me to see how many people know so little about overclocking and what people do with things that they pay for. If I bought a AMD x2 and unlock it to an x4 and OC it WTF do I care if it makes someone else mad. I bought it and I'll dip it in salsa to cool it if I want.

    Same goes for the Droid. Why cant the mods just delete all of the troll/flamer posts in this tread. Props to everyone who is OCing.
  3. mxillerlitxe

    mxillerlitxe Member

    I agree. If you don't want or care about overclocking whats the point of even looking at this thread. I haven't overclocked yet just cause I want to see how it's working other peoples droids. So again Thanks to All the testers out there overclocking their Droids. To all the Flamers it ain't your phone so shut yo keyboard typing mouths.
  4. Gunner

    Gunner Well-Known Member

    Might be interested in trying this. I get some serious lag when I'm running Navigation along w/ several other apps.

    Is there a way to set it up so that the CPU speed only steps up when the phone has power plugged in?
  5. Icedemon

    Icedemon Well-Known Member

    you can do it through the SetCPU program. it has profiles that you enable to accomplish this.
  6. GreedyBird

    GreedyBird Well-Known Member

    Is there a good walk through for this? I looked on the alldroid page and didnt find much to help someone inexperienced.

    The big question I have is this: Can this be done with a rooted version of the stock 2.0.1 Rom, or does this have to be done with a custom rom?

    I have rooted my droid with the simple root method of the modified update.zip (is this technically one of the sholes mods?)

    I am very technology savvy but still not 100% caught up on all the rom/rooting jargon.
  7. GorillaTheHutt

    GorillaTheHutt Well-Known Member

    OK, as an electrical engineer i have to address this statement lest someone believe it is true because it uses some electrical engineering terms.

    just because you see errors, it does NOT mean you have already damaged the hardware. sure, if you have surpassed voltage limits on devices you may permanently damage them, but no one has yet increased the voltage supply during OC, so there is no increased chance of failure due to over voltage.

    visible glitches can be caused by countless things, most of which are fairly benign, such as data in a pipeline stage getting corrupted because of timing violations.

    this is not meant to say that OCing is totally safe. there are the heat risks that could not only affect the CPU, but other surrounding circuitry. also, you are guaranteed to reduce the lifespan of your phone by overclocking if for no other reason than increased electromigration (this is where the tiny wires on-chip change shape over time because of the flow of electrons). chances are, the lifespan is very long, so reducing it isn't a huge deal.

    anyway, sorry to totally nerd out there, but it was irritating to see an incorrect argument made using some appropriate terminology.
  8. AzJazz

    AzJazz Well-Known Member

    Hi, G.T.H. - I quoted the OP's comment on how they overclock their PC (with modified voltages) and wait until they start to see weird effects, and still assume that they haven't damaged any hardware on their PC. And, as I mentioned earlier, the 'damage' may not be significant - the affected circuitry will start out just getting degraded unless things get pushed hard. My main point was that even though a PC may still power up, it doesn't mean it wasn't damaged.
  9. gentlefury

    gentlefury Well-Known Member


    Here is a nandroid backup for my device:

    800mhz rooted w busybox, wifi working (this has been an issue) no custom rom.

    I'm going to wait on 1GHz to see how people running it are doing after a week or 2

    Performance increases are as expected. Home replacement is faster, loading icons and widgets is much faster, restarting home++ after FC is almost instant, browser also seems to be a bit more responsive and pages render faster. Overall a very worthy update :)
  10. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

    mmm salsa
  11. rawness

    rawness Well-Known Member

    The reason is because so many people who aren't experts on OC'ing will look at this post. Dip yours in salsa if you chose, but when you post about it here, expect a debate over it, if people deem it unsafe. Otherwise, people could be unwittingly led to destroying there devices.

    Healthy debates are great for sites like these. I haven't noticed a single troll response, and I think the word "flaming" and all it's variants are way to overused on this board. I say, everyone grow a pair, and let the convo continue.
  12. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

    I hope it's not just any salsa! :( I feel another thread coming on! ;)
  13. skunkpbguy

    skunkpbguy Well-Known Member

    The only fault I forsee with overclocking? You might be the guy that helps drive up Droid Insurance. ;)
  14. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    Damn this news made my day. I'm running Pete's bugless beauty v0.8.3 @ 900MHz, and it's blazing fast. Had to do the wifi fix, but that was a piece of cake.

    Now I'm seriously contemplating flashing the 1GHz kernel. Damn you tasmanian_droid!!!
  15. Just wanted to thank Messenger13 for the quick help..VERY much appreciated
  16. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

    I just said "screw it" and I bumped it to 1G about an hour ago, or so. FAST! SMOOTH! And I am one happy camper. Sweeter Home is just blowing my mind how fast these windows or scrolling, and opening & closing. And did you notice how fast the browser is? WOW! :eek: :cool:

    No problem man. :)
  17. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    Let it be known that my Droid running at 1GHz gets better Linpac and BenchmarkPi scores than a N1 at the same frequency.

    What up Snapdragon?
  18. ocman

    ocman Well-Known Member

    Just to echo what I have read a few other times here. There is no Voltage increases with these kernels the best I can tell so there should not be a drastic temp increase while running tasks.

    I have overclocked for years myself and really only noticed dramatic temp increases when the voltage was raised to the processor significantly. Usually when you find instability you raise voltage in very small increments. This does not seem to be happening here with these files from TAZ.
  19. ajm144k

    ajm144k Well-Known Member

    100% agreed.

    100% agreed.

    To the OP, I think you've been getting some hate because you have the iPhone listed as one of your phones lol. Its the mark of the devil on forums that aren't for Apple products.

    And, whats with all this 'can't say Alldroid.org' stuff? That site is great. ALL of the real, useful, practical mods/roms have come from there, so why can't we speak the damn name of the site? I don't work for them or anything by the way, so don't go deleting this post or banning me- I'm just shocked that people seem so banded together by forums, like they're warring gangs or something lol
  20. Fadelight

    Fadelight Well-Known Member

    I am kind of left with the impression that PCs vs Smartphones are apples to oranges. Personally, I am just downloading someone elses boot image and running an app for overclocking.

    If the principles for these phones holds the same as PCs and they aren't touching fsb or voltage, that only leaves the option of the multiplier being unlocked... so I would guess that is how the overclocking is being done.

    I agree about increased temps... but again, that is only based on what I know about overclocking PCs. In my experience, when increasing the multiplier, you end up unstable long before your temps reach the danger threshold.

    That is a pretty broad statement. Do you mean including case fans, or are you talking about just the fan for the heat sink? If you are talking about heat sinks, then you would be wrong. My CPU is overclocked 1.05ghz, and I am only running one heat sink fan.


    Most of us don't want infractions by breaking the rules.
  21. aleksander

    aleksander Well-Known Member

    Ok so this is a post for all of you rooted Droids out there. It seems like some one figured out a way to over clock your rooted droids with a simple hack here n there. For all of you that enjoy fiddling with your toys; this is a must.

    Warning!!!: this requires some experience, hence it's not advised for the faint-hearted or those fearful of ending up with a bricked phone. That said...GOOD LUCK!!! :D:D:D

    Overclock Droid to 1.1Ghz | Redmond Pie
  22. aleksander

    aleksander Well-Known Member

    LMAO!!!!!:D:D good job!!!
  23. deeznuts2

    deeznuts2 Well-Known Member


    Oh Great One, please enlighten me as to what I missed in the previous posts.

    And please don't pretend you can tell "severe increase in performance" on a dinky smartphone processor. Thats complete and utter BS and you know it. You are no different than those guys who claim they can detect an increase in HP using a butt-dyno when installing some POS aftermarket intake on their vehicle.

    The only intelligent thing you said in this thread was about comparing PC and smartphone processors being apples to oranges.

    If it makes you feel better about yourself to make erroneous claims about insignificant and undetectable-via-normal-usage performance increases, then by all means, go ahead. The rest of us will just sit back and laugh at you.

    Its called the placebo effect - look it up.
  24. Fadelight

    Fadelight Well-Known Member

    I have two droids. The overclocked one boots 15 seconds faster than the one on stock clock. Now lay off. You are not adding anything at all to this conversation... you just keep attacking people who are trying to contribute.

    Oh and nice trolling. Giving me negative rep for disagreeing with me?
  25. I read an article published within the past few hours that the sweet spot is, in fact, 800mhz. Any higher and it's just dumb.

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