voltage question

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    Hello
    Can someone explain to me what the difference between a low Med and high voltage kernels are? I know about speed but what does voltage have to do with things? I have a Droid so should I be running low or Med voltage? High voltage?

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    No two cpu chips are made the same. Saying that, some will require less voltage to reach those higher cpu speeds. Those who are fortunate enough to be able to run a low voltage kernel at their desired clock speed will experience lower cpu temperatures than someone who has to run a higher voltage kernel.

    To figure out which is best for you, start with a low voltage kernel one slot above what you want to run. If your phone runs stable at that speed, you should be fine running a low voltage kernel at the clock speed you wanted. If your phone does notboot or all applications start to force close when you do boot, try lowering the clock speed or going up to a medium voltage kernel by flashing a new kernal. No one should have to run a high voltage kernel unless their cpu chip totally sucks. :icon_ devil:
     
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    OK thanks. I will run at a low voltage are 800 MHz. If phone runs well that way, then I would just leave it there. No reason to run a Med or high voltage. OK think I understand now.

     
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    If you ever have a question just toss me a pm. I will probably respond within an hour.
     
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    LAMO! Wrong thread... Had to many threads up...
     
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