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Kernel for Nexus 5 that allows GPU overclock

5th January 2014, 04:17 AM |#11  
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Unlike the CPU, with which we can achieve a stable OC, it seems the GPU is often less stable and less beneficial... On my N4, I used franko kernel, and he refused to do a GPU OC. I seem to recall a concern from franko that it would mess with stability, but I could be remembering incorrectly; maybe he just wasn't interested in the GPU. I tried an alternate kernel that had a higher GPU max frequency, and to be honest I didn't really notice a difference. Underclocking the GPU was evident, though, which is why I thought a GPU OC would help speed things up. Maybe there's a bottleneck somewhere else after 450mhz?

FWIW, I was primarily gaming with emulators, which may lean on the CPU more heavily than native android games.

On my N10, someone made a mod to make the resolution 1024x800, which helped some games. Maybe something similar could be done with the N5. On most emulators, anything beyond 480 is unnecessary anyway.


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5th January 2014, 04:20 AM |#12  
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My bad gang, misinterpreted the gist.

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5th January 2014, 04:47 AM |#13  
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it didnt scale on the nexus 4, at least it wasnt controllable by the user

It was scaleable on the exynos version of the S4 (I believe it had 4 steps).
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5th January 2014, 05:39 PM |#14  
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Check out kcontrol app with Bricked kernel.

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Check out kcontrol app with Bricked kernel.

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what is the name of this app?
7th January 2014, 10:17 PM |#16  
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what is the name of this app?

Its the 3rd word in the post you quoted

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