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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by longdaddy, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. longdaddy

    longdaddy Well-Known Member
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    Im running the bugless beast at 950 just wondering what profiles should i use
     

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  2. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique
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    No overly familiar with the effect, but I run it at the highest for use, and all other "sleep" or charging times, at the lowest. No reason to have it run higher than the minimum while charging or idle IMO. Battery life seems really great (in fact probably better since I started OC'ing).
     
  3. El Blacksheep

    El Blacksheep Well-Known Member
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    Don't set it too low when idle, as your phone may have trouble waking up to answer calls.
     
  4. Branndon

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    so 250 instead of 125? maybe that's been some of my issues....
     
  5. El Blacksheep

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    My profiles are:

    Charging
    550/250

    Sleep/Standby
    550/125

    Power < 100%
    950/125

    Battery > 50C
    550/250
     
  6. Branndon

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  7. longdaddy

    longdaddy Well-Known Member
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    thanks for the replys what about the cpu governor what should i use on that mine is set by default is ondemand
     
  8. deeznuts2

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    Behind you...

    I suggest setting that profile back to the default of >40*C.

    50*C = 122*F

    While the battery is rated at 140*F, there is no reason why it should go above 105-110. I've been running BB @ 1Ghz with multiple high draining apps running at the same time and have yet to be able to get it over 105*F. Thus 40*C is a pretty safe profile setting as its difficult to get above that.
     
  9. doomedromance

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    Right now mine are:
    Charging
    950/250
    Sleep/standby
    550/250
    Power <100%
    950/250
    Failsafe
    44.6
     
  10. deeznuts2

    deeznuts2 Well-Known Member
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    Behind you...
    Main min/max settings:
    999/125

    Charging (I have it this high since I sometimes use it while charging)
    500/250

    Sleep/standby
    250/125

    Power <10%
    250/125

    Failsafe
    >40
     
  11. iFrostyy

    iFrostyy Well-Known Member
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    How do I change the cpu maximum? I just rooted with the auto root sholes app and I downloaded the setcpu but the maximum is at 550 and I do not know how to change it lol. I am a noob I know :p
     
  12. agemme27

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    Why don't I have a failsafe setting in my profiles?
     
  13. agemme27

    agemme27 Well-Known Member
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    Nevermind, just got the update. how do i measure cpu temp? is there a way or just batt temp?
     
  14. ericks17

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    My settings:
    Profiles on (checked)
    Charging 550/125
    Sleep/Standby 250/125
    Power < 100% 800/125
    Failsafe - Battery > 40C 125/125

    Are these ok? What should the CPU Governor be set to? I also have Temp monitor, what should I set the minimum interval to and the minimum temp notifaction to so when the temp goes above a certain limit I know?
     
  15. radikal

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    hmm seems a lot have it set to 550 as the generic for the charging sleeping, mine is set low, maybe i will ramp it up a bit.
     
  16. jasonb1985

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    normally i'm running at 800mhz

    My Profiles are:
    Charging 550/125
    Sleep/Standby 250/125
    Power < 20% 550/125
    Failsafe - Battery > 40C 550/125
     
  17. gizbug

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    These are fairly conservative settings / doesn't drain the battery too much day/day use?
     
  18. jasonb1985

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    battery life seems pretty good so far. it's fast when i use it but toned down when idle.
     
  19. brettlewis

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    I dont have any profiles on, if you set it to auto detect, and set the max and minimum (250mhz-800mhz) wont the phone just scale up or sown speed based on usage automatically?

    I set my max to 800, no need to go higher, it runs smooth at 800 and I dont want to ware it down to fast.
     
  20. tjreishus

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    Anyone with some details about what actually accurs with the different CPU governer settings?

    Conservative? Ondemand? Userspace? Performance?
     
  21. spartan141

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    Good question lt me know when u find out.
     
  22. andrew53517

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    The CPU Governor drop down box contains a list of CPU "governors" that the phone can use. Available governors will vary with your specific device and kernel. The Performance governor, called "Always Max" on previous versions of SetCPU, allows your phone to run at maximum speed, ignoring all power saving functions. The "ondemand" setting is default, and scales the phone between the maximum and minimum speeds. On some kernels, the "conservative" governor is also available. The "conservative" governor ramps up the CPU more slowly than the "ondemand" governor, leading to slower responsiveness but better battery performance.

    SetCPU

    So I guess as a conclusion, ondemand is the best one? Alright.. I have mine set to 250/800 so it goes slightly faster when its awake. But it helps.

    Straight from their website! :)
     
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  23. shrink57

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    I tired the performance setting just for dangerous giggles and the temperature started spiking to the roof. I humbly reverted back to ondemand.
     
  24. andrew53517

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    Hahaha, thanks for the test! Appreciate it! I'll stick with ondemand I think then!
     
  25. alostpacket

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