To overclock Snapdragon 615 powered smartphone you need to have a rooted device, a Clockworkmode recovery installed, and a Right kernel which supports overclocking.
About Snapdragon 615
- Snapdragon 615 is an ARMv8-based SoC
- 64-bit capable SoC
- For cores, 8 Cortex-A53 CPU cores at up to 1.7 GHz
- Adreno 405 GPU integrated
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What is Overclocking?
Overclocking is the process of speeding up or increasing the clock speed than official efficiency provided by Manufacturer. In other words, overclocking is the method of configuring the hardware components to obtain extra utility and performance than the default. We have to take many precautions while overclocking any device.
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Remember: Overclocking can result in damage
Overclocking is method triggering main processor or graphics controller, but systems such as RAM are also involved in this process which leads to an increase in power consumption and fan noise. Overclocking process heats the components of CPU, due to this many manufacturers gives the extra functionality of safety to deal with operating conditions outside the control of manufacturers. The disadvantage of overclocking your Android phone is overheating and more power usage.
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Instructions to overclock Snapdragon 615 processor
- Download Kernel from XDA-developers.
- Now connect your Snapdragon 615 powered device with Computer with a USB cable.
- Copy the kernel file to your SD card’s root.
- Reboot your device and enter into recovery mode and make a backup to serve as the contingency.
- Now select Wipe Cache to give a clean cache while flashing the kernel.
- “Install from Zip card” Select zip file from SD where you have copied the kernel file. Once the selected process of installation will start and will take 5-10 minutes to complete.
- All done, Reboot the device
- Now we have to set up the clock speed of the device. Download SetCPU Set your device’s clock speed.
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