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Hummingbird on steroids - Samsung Vibrant overclocked to 1.6 stable GHz

0. phoneArena posted on 28 Oct 2010, 03:52

The 1GHz Hummingbird chipset in a Samsung Galaxy S in its Vibrant reincarnation, has been pumped up to 1.6GHz, scorching the Quadrant test for a score of 3083. Developers have also removed the FPS lock...

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posted on 28 Oct 2010, 13:49

1. kristoferallen (Posts: 99; Member since: 23 Jun 2010)

that is insane. i wonder what the battery life is like. this plus the 3d deal they did with firefox could cause some crazy possibilities. probably won't be much done with it but it would be cool.

posted on 28 Oct 2010, 13:58

2. uk786 (Posts: 47; Member since: 30 Dec 2009)

Surely the new snapdragon will be able to top this.

posted on 29 Oct 2010, 06:28

5. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

sorry UK, the new snapdragon only catches up to what the humminbird does, it does not surpass it in anything but the linpak test, which doesnt actually show real world performance.
As far as battery life, i have my vibrant overclocked to 1.2ghz using Bionix-Jax-Voodoo and the Juice Saver app, and I actually get more than double the standard battery life.

posted on 06 Nov 2010, 22:34

6. joedoe (unregistered)

None of the 2nd generation snapdragon can top this. Mytouch4g and G2 nope.

posted on 28 Oct 2010, 18:06

3. Aaron (unregistered)

too bad samsung is terrible about software updates.

posted on 28 Oct 2010, 22:37 1

4. PzykoSkillz (unregistered)

Which is why we have rooting...

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