HTC One X for AT&T, Rogers and HTC EVO 4G LTE overclocked to 1.8 GHz
0. phoneArena 08 Jul 2012, 20:43 posted on
A couple of the Mensamaniacs at Xda have managed to overclock the Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 processor to a speed higher than 1.8GHz on the AT&T and Rogers version of the HTC One X and the Sprint variant of the EVO 4G LTE...
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1. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Vroom! Battery life suffers, but that's potent!
2. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
Yeah, I would be interested on the actual usefulness of this... would it be worth the process?
If anyone does this kind of stuff, please share the results!
3. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3108; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
IMO you really don't need to overclock a S4 dual core 1.5ghz processor. It just isn't worth the risk.
4. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)
I would only really feel safe overclocking up to 1.7 GHz.
5. jove39 (Posts: 1858; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Tried over clocking it...drains battery even faster...running clean Rom 4.1...with 1.85 kernel...getting ~4600 on quadrant and decent battery life.
6. wendygarett (unregistered)
Too bad I'm using tegra chip :(
7. IamYourFather6657 (Posts: 321; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)
Hello noob here .
If i use program like set CPU it says I must be rooted . But do I have to flash another kernel ?
10. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
No dude. There are step by step tutorials there. You can go from noob to expert in no time :p
12. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4833; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
RootzWiki.com is better in my opinion. XDA is VERY, VERY cluttered.
13. IamYourFather6657 (Posts: 321; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)
Yeah tried both rootzwiki is better but xda got more content
11. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)
If you are a noob do alot of reading...
And yeah u need root access to install setcpu...
And then just flash a custom kernel..thats it...