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Discussion in 'Team D1-MIUI' started by Yufice, Oct 9, 2010.
What is the CPU toggle for?
Unlit: Underclock CPU by approximately 200 MHz
Lit: Full speed ahead
I don't see any changes if the CPU toggle is lit or un-lit using chevys kernel and system info to observe any differences. Would be great if I could see anything. Thanks for any help.
Changes wouldn't be in system info. Run Quadrant Standard performance tests and you will see the difference.
Just went ahead and ran Quadrant and the exact opposite is what I saw. My score was 1129 when lit and 1294 when unlit. I feel that it has to do with the CPU governor than lowering the CPU speed... just my 2 cents!
i thought lit means on and 200 under performance
I've heard people say both, but from my experience unlit is faster. Also, it is a down arrow this would imply to me that when lit that it decreases something.
I had the same outcome a higher score with it unlit.
I was thinking the same thing when I saw the arrow down.
I tested this extensively on V2 and always had the same results. Higher quadrant scores when lit and lower quadrant scores when unlit.
I just ran 2 quadrant tests. I am using Chevy's ULV 1.2 GHz kernel.
I'm not sure what is causing you guys to experience different results and I agree that it is a bit counter-intutive with the "down arrow". But I have tested this again and again and on my phone the results have always supported the conclusion that unlit = underclocked.
Are you guys using SetCPU? I'm pretty sure SetCPU would override the CPU toggle. I do not use SetCPU because I don't believe it is necessary for this ROM as it was designed for a phone with a 1.0 GHz processor (Nexus One). My performance is beyond stellar when not using SetCPU.
Ran it again and same results. Not using SetCPU and I agree it would get in the way. There must be some way to actually get a readout from the system that will clear this up for everyone.
I think that it is interesting to look at the options under battery in the settings menu. It has an option to reduce to the CPU speed to save battery power. When my phone goes into battery saving mode the CPU toggle becomes lit. This would imply that it is saving battery power by lowering to the CPU speed.
I was thinking the same thing as you utill last night when I ran Quadrant several times and it was always higher unlit. I'm not running SetCPU, I did on the very first release of MIUI and had major issues. So the next time I flashed the ROM I never downloaded it from the market.
The only other thing I can think of is I did not change the kernel.
Edit: I just loaded up Slayher's 1200 kernel then ran quadrant a few different ways.
1338 & 1498
Closed quadrant then reopened
1427 & 1580
Then I left it lit and rebooted my phone. When my phone restarted I lit it again, this is the funny part. I received just the opposite.
1363 & 1369
1072 & 1324
It is interesting that we are running the same experiment and experiencing opposite results. I have no idea what could account for that. I have the battery saving mode disabled as I simply swap batteries when my battery level gets low (I have 3 batteries and a standalone battery charger so I charge my batteries outside my phone).
What kernel are you running? Maybe kernels with interactive governors (i.e. Slayher's kernels) react differently?
Very curious indeed.