Captivate Hummingbird overclocked to 1.2GHz

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XDA Dev overclockers have successfully revved the Samsung Hummingbird’s processor to 1.2GHz, with (theoretical) stable speeds of up to 1.6GHz expected in future kernel iterations.

“We now have a successfully compiled kernel for the Captivate that overclocks the phone to 1.2 GHz,” XDA Dev member BlackJackboy confirmed in a forum post.


”[Yes], many are complaining about garbled audio on custom kernels, even compiling directly from source. [But] either way, that is now fixed.”

According to BlackJackboy, the Hummingbird processor inside all Galaxy S models can theoretically be overclocked to a stable 1.6 GHz – and potentially past. 



“[So], if a genius can do that…Please, devs, post a link compiled kernel so that I can put it in the OP and people can start hacking their phones, I’ll give full credit.”

BlackJackboy also asked other hackers and modders to help compile a boot.img that would allow easy kernel flashing via recovery mode.

“I have no idea how, [but] we would really be grateful, for all of us with either Linux or Mac,” he added.

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