Can the underclock from the processors be removed?

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  1. tech3475

    tech3475 Active Member

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    I believe that most of the 3Gs's speed improvements comes from the fact that it's processor isn't underclocked.

    What are the chances of someone being able to remove this inhibitor from the other touches/iphones?

    This has happened before, for example on the PSP Sony officially clock the processor at 2xxmhz but a softmodded PSP can unlock the full 333mhz from a menu. Could something like this happen with the touches/iphones.
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    SiXAXiS Banned

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    You mean remove the lock via software or hardware. If it is hardware, than its impossible.
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    Hymne New Member

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    I doubt it is in the software.
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    The 3G S has a completely upgraded processor, it's not just clocked higher. It has a completely different architecture.
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    software of course.
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    I see what you mean, according to this the processor is underclocked from 620MHz to 412MHz
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    again according to wikipedia, the ipt1g isnt but the 2g is at 533mhz underclock from 620mhz.

    If these speed inhibitors can be controller you could either get slightly faster apps or lower it to a degree and get more battery.

    Of course I know nothing about how the underclock is implemented and this is purely hypothetical.
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    I wouldn't be too worried about the battery. There is a reason that it is underclocked. The processor may be able to take the extra heat but maybe the other parts in the ipod cant take the heat.
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    Yh IF it was a software underclock, a simple toggle to remove it would be nice... buh then again perhaps all the work required for something like that probably isn't worth the hassle...
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    No it isn't. It uses the ARM architecture, just like all the other ones.

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