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Motorola Milestone Overclock Development

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by vennstrom, May 19, 2010.

  1. vennstrom

    vennstrom Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi Guys,

    Just like to share this;



    Install,load it,use setCPU.....did mine to 1ghz and worked fine

    Sent from my Milestone

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  2. RedMist

    RedMist Well-Known Member

    Seems to work fine! Nice!
  3. dmo580

    dmo580 Newbie

    holy crap this is amazing! why aren't more people jumping on and celebrating? or have i been missing out on much? this is as amazing if not more than when the Telus Milestone got rooted... LOL.
  4. Nex_1

    Nex_1 Member

    Something awesome as that and only 2 reply's .. who died fella's ?

    that is really amazing ! i was just about to dump milestone because of 600MHz proccessor :p
  5. craigcrawford1988

    craigcrawford1988 Well-Known Member

    550MHz, the Milestone was underclocked before release.
  6. ColHavoc

    ColHavoc Member

    Wow, I can't believe it, the launcher is actually responsive now at 800mhz. Thanks!
  7. Scoobydumb

    Scoobydumb Newbie

    what an improvement. i was almost regretting buying this phone but soooo much smoother now running at 1 ghz
  8. TimGuyUK

    TimGuyUK Newbie

    Anyone care to comment on the battery life with over clocking? Will it get worse.

    I'm still stuck in my Milestone / Desire dilemma. I want to commit to the Milestone due to its keyboard but the Desire just keeps getting rubbed in my face by friends who currently are using it.

  9. ColHavoc

    ColHavoc Member

    To me, this is just a patch until either the triumph or galaxy s come out. I HAT THE PHYSICAL KEYBOARD. Makes the phone feel clunky and overweight. Leaning towards the galaxy s as it has swype.
  10. craigcrawford1988

    craigcrawford1988 Well-Known Member

    Although the Milestone is better when overclocked, it still is nothing in comparison to the Desire. The software, the "feel" of the device, it all feels so much better on the Desire.
  11. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Because it is made specifically to rival iPhone. These are two completely different devices - cannot be compared on any level.
  12. craigcrawford1988

    craigcrawford1988 Well-Known Member

    So what is the Milestone meant to rival? A minority phone?
  13. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    It is not meant to rival anything. It simply is a business tool. It is made to look like one.

    desire definitely does not look like a business phone, more like a toy for people who have never had smartphones and do not know what to do with them. 90% of people I know bought Desire never installed any apps or maybe a game or two. They are never going to use stuff like Setting Profiles etc., and these are the apps that make it worth having a smartphone.
  14. craigcrawford1988

    craigcrawford1988 Well-Known Member

    OK Mr Philosopher.
  15. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Got me! ;)
  16. AznProto

    AznProto Lurker

    wow.. really good.. is there a way to save the overclock settings? so i dont have to load it everytime i restart?
  17. droidagent

    droidagent Lurker

    becareful when implementing this feature... those who push their milestone too far with an unstable setting will render their milestone into a loop.
  18. kwankenny

    kwankenny Lurker

    MS has a better graphic processor. It can easily outrun Desire on 3D rendering, even with stock 550mhz. Correct me if I am wrong. :eek:
  19. kwankenny

    kwankenny Lurker

    Guys, mind to share your "Milestone-Overclock", "SetCPU" settings and the outcome, battery life, hiccups, etc?
  20. craigcrawford1988

    craigcrawford1988 Well-Known Member

    You aren't wrong in terms of raw fill rate. But the Snapdragon can draw more polygons per second. Not to mention the GPU core is on-chip.
  21. dmo580

    dmo580 Newbie

    The other thing is HTC really spends time optimizing their Sense UI for their qualcomm processors. Live wallpapers like the Desire one seems to run better on Sense and on their Qualcomm CPUs in general.

    We all know Motorola basically spent zero effort or close to no effort on making the UI of the Droid/Milestone smooth. They can't even fix basic bugs like the Alarm bug, music bug, etc, and yet you expect a polished OS? A Google Experience phone is an excuse for them to slap on RAW ANDROID without any improvements. Even though Moto Blur is probably bloatware compared to Sense, it would be SOME sort of improvement. Moto really dropped the ball here and didn't give a damn about the Droid phones. In some raw tests on graphics the Droid comes out ahead or really close to the N1, so in games we should be fine.... but HTC has really optimized the Android OS for their devices so that it runs nicely. Just look at N1 vs Desire/Droid Incredible. The Sense devices are fast as hell.

    Heck even look at the Eris on 2.1 That thing is so freaking fast... makes you wonder why the stock home for the Droid is so slow..
  22. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    If Moto had anything like SenseUI I would not be buying it. All these SenseUIs and stuff like that is just covering the real OS. I hate that and if all android phones had something like that Android would become useless.
  23. craigcrawford1988

    craigcrawford1988 Well-Known Member

    Hahahahahahahaha... NO.
  24. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    I do not like any kind of OS cover. Hated TF3D, hate SenseUI.

    If I wanted something like that I would get it, but getting it preloaded and having no choice of what I want to do is no good for me.
  25. craigcrawford1988

    craigcrawford1988 Well-Known Member

    Then why aren't you looking at your phone from a raw data output? What you are using is an OS cover, in other words a USER INTERFACE.

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