PE 4.2 or UD 2.5..

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  1. ItsTrentB

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    I know were all part of the DROID family & we try to help one anotha out. IYO, which one is better? They're both the last Froyo roms for each developer & I'm just curious.

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    I've tried both of them. I switched from UD 2.5 to PE 4.2 but in all honesty, I don't see too much different between the two of them. However, UD crapped out on me a few times even after doing a fresh install every time. PE 4.2 runs SUPER fast though... the stock font in PE has got to go.. it's ugly
     
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    Yeah the font is ugly on PE, I must admit. I've only ran PE on my phone, and I loved how fast and smooth it was. My doubts about it and any froyo rom is how will my battery last? That's my deal breaker. I haven't ran UD 2.5 tho so I can't speak on it, from what I read tho, it has had its problems......

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    Sourcerys kinda nice.newer too.
     
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    PE4.2 10char
     
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    What about battery life with P.E.? Is it good?

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    Just like any other ROM it can be. BTW CM6 is Froyo & worth flashing.
     
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    Hmmmm is that right? Ill take a look at it. Ill let you know what's up.

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    Just flashed CM.. 6 & 7.. and both are not really my favorites.. The top two at the moment are Ultimate Droid and Project Elite..

    Now, it's between Ultimate Droid 2.5, 3.3, Project Elite 4.2, or 5.02..

    I dont know..
    U.D. 3.3 is cool but im tired of the whole memory management thing.. Same on P.E. 5.02
     
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    I get pretty decent battery life out of all of them, even overclocked, all day with moderate use, 8 to 10 hours with heavy use.

    I haven't tried UD 2.5 lately, but I have noticed that Weatherbug Elite only seems to like PE 4.2. I still have to try it with Chevy 4.96 and UD 2.5, but it doesn't work with ShadowRom 0.2.2, or with CyanogenMod 6.1.2. It will still give a status bar indication of temp, but will force close any time you try to open it up.
     
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    UD works good too. I too hate the default font in P.E. 4.2, and applying the honeycomb theme changes the font to the same default in U.D.... && with my memory tweaks, I think P.E. 4.2 is home for now..
     
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    P.E. was much mor stable for me hands down. I always had issues with U.D for some reason.
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