Droid X, Captivate Overclocked

Okay, there are two separate items on similar topics here. First, Elkay, a user over at DroidForums, is claiming that he’s overclocked his Droid X. There’s no proof as of yet, so we encourage you to take this with a grain of salt until it’s confirmed.

Second, BriefMobile reports that developers have managed to overclock the AT&T Samsung Captivate. Apparently, their lag fix “creates a VIRTUAL EXT2 filesystem inside the RFS filesystem on the internal SD card.” This fix reportedly increases your performance by 15-20%. More info on it is available at xda-developers. In addition, another developer has released a 1.2 GHz overclocked kernel for the Captivate. Together, the two hacks yeild Quandrant scores above 2500, though neither is stable at this time.

Man, devs are all over it this week.

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12 Comments

  1. Bees
    August 12, 10:14 Reply

    Droid x overclock works.

  2. robert
    August 12, 22:35 Reply

    it is true ive got my droid x overclocked to 1.2 Gh and stable there is a thread on how to at android fourums

  3. Yes, the method was considered as overclocking Droid X, but not the bootloader is not broken. Using same way as hackers Milestone kernel module was built to inject that will overclock the CPU Droid X to about 1.15 GHz. Yes, we realize that only a 0.15 GHz gain does not make that much difference – is not worried with the increase in speed as we are of the simple fact that no matter how manufacturers and carriers are trying to keep us, someone will find a way c. Rooting and change the CPU frequency one of the most locked phones Android date is proof.

  4. Nightly Business Report
    October 12, 05:37 Reply

    Droid X are good one company but such problems are always seen like overclocked…..company have to resolve it…..

  5. Mykalai Kontilai
    October 14, 12:59 Reply

    we realize that only a 0.15 GHz gain does not make that much difference – is not worried with the increase in speed as we are of the simple fact that no matter how manufacturers and carriers are trying to keep us, someone will find a way c.

  6. Italy Tours
    October 18, 05:57 Reply

    They are giving us lot of facilities in a mobile phone,which increases our performance by 15-20%.And in addition with that developer had given us 1.2 GHz overclocked kernel for the Captivate.

  7. Mykalai Kontilai
    October 19, 07:23 Reply

    Pretty sweet. I wonder if the X can be clocked that high considering it has a TI OMAP3630.

  8. Sterling Brands
    October 20, 05:58 Reply

    this…. i got the droid x to hold me over but i really want to return it and wait on this stinkin beautiful piece of technology….

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