In search of a new rom

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    Recently my phone has been sucky. I get a half a day of battery and my phone gets pretty hot when I barely use it. Soo im on liberty gb and i kinda need a taste of something different for a while till justice comes out or something. I have been looking at apex, cm7, and miui, but can't make up my mind.

    Any help would be appreciated thanks:)

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    Apex for battery life.

    If you want the fastest, greatest thing out there, 2nd init ROMs are the way to go.

    MIUI
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    Apex is pretty user friendly. There isn't much customization though.

    MIUI
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    Customization as in settings or as in like themes and such?

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    What did you mean by that btw? Haha idk what that means :/

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    The 2nd-init ROMs are the newer style ROMs weve seen hit the D2/DX following after CM7. 2nd-init is the process used to bring us these ROMs. Here check out this read, its by the dev who brought it to the DX.

    Still Loading ... » blog:2011-06-14:2nd-init._what_it_is_and_how_it_works
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    CM7, MIUI, Liquid, SSX and Justice are all 2nd init ROMs. The customization and speed is unreal. You can change themes without rebooting, lockscreens, performance mods, etc. Battery life isn't the greatest though, but its well worth it IMO.

    MIUI
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    How bad are the battery lifes?

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    it really depends on a lot of variables but compared to your liberated d2 id say noticeable. if i had to guess id say if you were at 40% at the end of the day using liberty you would probably be at 25-30% with liquid, 20-25% with miui and 10-15% with cm7
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    Hmm well I don't think I can go down cuz its pretty terrible already(like if I started using my phone regularly like I used too I would have a dead phone by late afternoon early evening). So I must be doing something wrong... and my phone gets hot fast so something is overworking

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    are you using any type of overclocking apps? or any profile apps? if not you should ;)
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    Yes. I use jrummy's android overclock. I don't have it overclocked ever unless im running a game or something(rarely) and I have profiles to drop cpu to I believe 600 when screen is off. Then if it gets over 98° it drops to 800 then if it gets 104° it drops again to 600. Also if battery gets below 40% it drops to 800.soo yea haha

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    sounds like your battery might be at fault because its not normal for your phone to be getting that hot without heavy use and being overclocked. my phone never gets warm and i run it overclocked on ULV with heavy use
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    It use to barely ever go over my 98° profile and I had to recently set the 104° profile. Idk if it means anything but my phone says my battery health is "good" also recently I have noticed a very high pitch hiss or buzz coming from my charger... so idk if that means anything like if its not getting the best charge.

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    Liquid and CM7 get about the same battery life for me. MIUI and SSX have gotten me the best out of the 2nd init ROMs.

    CM74DX
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    your also using a DX, SS isnt out for the D2 and ports are a little different between roms
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    Hmm idk I think I might go with apex cuz of battery life. At least until justice comes out because I think jrummy will produce a good 2nd init rom

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