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Root Set CPU Questions

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Haywire, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. Haywire

    Haywire Well-Known Member
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    Right now I've just got setcpu for overclocking my droid, but I want it to be at 800 when I'm using it and lower then that when I'm not.. The settings and stuff inside are a little confusing to me right now is there a way for me to do this?
     

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  2. Papadroid

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    Set CPU governor to on demand and set the max to 800 and the min to either 250 or 400. I never go below 400 as I've heard some people have problems going that low. Also don't forget to check set on boot.
     
  3. Haywire

    Haywire Well-Known Member
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    Cool, I was looking around the options and there was some other stuff in there that confused me. Is there a way to make get up 1.ghz on setcpu without a custom kerenel? I didn't have much luck last time with kerenels so thats why I've just been keeping it at 800, because the custom kernels wouldn't load onto my phone.
     
  4. GirLuvsDroid

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    No, if you're on the stock 800Mhz kernel, then your max speed will bee 800Mhz. You need a 1Ghz kernel or higher to be able to clock to 1Ghz. And by the way, make sure you're selecting "Autodetect device" rather than Droid in SetCPU.
     
  5. Rodeojones

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    Don't forget about the PROFILES. In there you can set specific min/max figures during certain battery/temp stages as well as when charging and when in standby. Many of us underclock when the phone is in sleep/standby to conserve battery life and keep temps down (not too low, though, as you'll experience lag when trying to "wake" your phone).
     

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