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  1. Rodeojones

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    I just rooted earlier today (currenlty running NexBeast V1.0 with the optional 1Ghz kernel). I'm currently overclocking at 900Mhz and the speed of the phone is amazing. I thought it was fast before, but this doesn't even compare. Anyway, I'm monitoring the temp and I'm getting a little nervous. I've been playing around with the settings and reconfiguring all of my apps (since I had to wipe everything when I installed the ROM), so I've been using it quite a bit for the past few hours. I'm currently charging it while setting up my home screens and I'm noticing the temp starting to creep up into areas that are making me nervous. I'm sitting at our around 100 degrees farenheit right now (and was up to as high as 111 at one point). Is this too hot? I don't want to over-do it, but I would like to be able to overclock. Is there a kernel that I should consider using that does a better job of giving me speed while maintaining a reasonable temp (I'm just using the kernel that was on the link describing the ROM on this site). Thanks for your help.
     

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    Is this CPU temperature or battery temperature? Are you using TempMonitor?
     
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    Battery max is 60C, CPU max is 90C.

    I'd say, don't let the battery get above 45C, or the CPU get above 55-60C, and you're pretty much golden.
     
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    I didn't know there were two different readings (battery vs. CPU temp). I'm going by what the SetCPU widget is giving me for temp. I just checked my profile and the box for "Use CPU Temperature" is not checked. So unless I'm reading this wrong, this means the temp readings I'm getting refer to the battery. According to the info Fabolous gave me, I was still within the "safe zone."

    I'll download TempMonitor right now. Thanks for the info.
     
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    SinfulDragon...That was a good one.
     
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