Can I overclock my Bionic?

Discussion in 'Droid Bionic Hacks' started by Cooly1911, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. Cooly1911
    Offline

    Cooly1911 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2010
    Messages:
    116
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Iowa
    Ratings:
    +1
    I'm running th3eory's purity 2.4 and I'd like to overclock my Bionic. Not that it really needs it, I remember overclocking my original Moto Droid and my R2D2, and had fun doing it.
    I've look around some and have not had any luck with the Bionic.

    Thanks in advance!

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC, from my own little world, using DroidForums! LOL
     
  2. gmorgan056
    Offline

    gmorgan056 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2010
    Messages:
    449
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    Ratings:
    +1
    The only way you can overclock is with an unlocked bootloader. Unfortunatley the Bionic's is locked. So until it get's cracked, or a miracle happens and Big Red unlocks it, we won't be able to do that.
     
  3. Cooly1911
    Offline

    Cooly1911 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2010
    Messages:
    116
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Iowa
    Ratings:
    +1
    Serious bummer!
     
  4. dB Zac
    Offline

    dB Zac Member

    Joined:
    May 26, 2010
    Messages:
    50
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    that is not true. the droid x and droid 2 bouth have locked bootloaders and have beeen overclocked
     
  5. Cooly1911
    Offline

    Cooly1911 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2010
    Messages:
    116
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Iowa
    Ratings:
    +1
    ?

    I wondered if that were true. Both my R2D2 Droid2 and my Thunderbolt were locked, had to boostrap them both to get into recovery. And I was able to overclock both of them.
     
  6. skruid
    Offline

    skruid Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    240
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    My droid 2 global is overclocked as I type, and undervolted at the same time, just needs an app that will load the overclocking module, I use millstone overclock and works good, not sure if it will work on bionic

    Sent from my DROID2 GLOBAL using DroidForums
     
  7. skruid
    Offline

    skruid Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    240
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    Droid2 global has a locked bootloader

    Sent from my DROID2 GLOBAL using DroidForums
     
  8. denpth
    Offline

    denpth Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010
    Messages:
    74
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    The app will not work on bionic however there is another way it seems if we dissasemble the kernel and add a module just in the same way milestone overclock does. The instructions can be found on the dev site for milestone overclock. The only thing that will br difficult is.adapting the code to the.bionic. But once that is done boom overclocked. Though.for everyones reference this is.not a permanent overclock its done at runtime. So if you dont run the program built it wont work everytime you reboot.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
  9. brad92
    Offline

    brad92 Silver Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Messages:
    4,496
    Likes Received:
    16
    Trophy Points:
    153
    Location:
    TEXAS
    Ratings:
    +16
    The Thunderbolt has a locked but unencrypted bootloader so it is easily unlocked. The X, 2 and D2G have locked bootloaders also, but are overclockable. I don't know if there is hope for the D2, Bionic, Razr in that department because I don't know if they are locked even more. I do know there is nothing really out there yet to do it.

    Boot Manager
     
  10. denpth
    Offline

    denpth Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010
    Messages:
    74
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    With patience it can be done I just dont have time milestone overclock wiki describes how.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
  11. ex0rcist
    Offline

    ex0rcist Member

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2011
    Messages:
    328
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +6
    What if we got some money together? ..i bet alot of ppl would like to oc and embarrass some other similiar unnamed phones.. anyone with thes3 type of sk1lls interested? :p

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
     
  12. denpth
    Offline

    denpth Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010
    Messages:
    74
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    Ill have time soon to get started on this. I can pretty much bs my way through this. Ill post soon on how to do it.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 24, 2011
  13. ex0rcist
    Offline

    ex0rcist Member

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2011
    Messages:
    328
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +6
    You are a god among men sir.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 24, 2011
  14. oscarod
    Offline

    oscarod New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2011
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    I'll give you my firstborn! ;)
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 24, 2011
  15. Shibbdroid
    Offline

    Shibbdroid Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2011
    Messages:
    151
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +2
    This would be awesome

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
Search tags for this page

droid bionic overclock

,
good overclocking kernal for bionic
,
motorola bionic overclock
,

overclock droid bionic

,
overclocking bionic
,
should i overclock my droid bionic