The Famous Overclocking App, SetCPU, is Now Available for Android 4.0 ICS
Overclocking is described as an attempt to push the hardware performance to reach it’s maximum limit. SetCPU is the most used method for overclocking a smartphone’s CPU. In order to use this app, you must root your phone first. If you already done that, we have a good news for you. The SetCPU for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is now available in Google Play. It will cost you $1.99. If you already bought the previous version of the app, you can take advantage from the latest version for free.
The first change we notice is that the app is now packed with a dark-gray based theme, which is fit in perfectly with Google’s Nova theme. Slider feature is now simplified with numerical wheel. If you already familiar with the previous version, the scaling option is now called as governor. SetCPU for Android 4.0 is also contain numbers of bug fixes.
Just like the previous version, SetCPU for Android 4.0 still require root access in order to work perfectly. You’ll be able to increase or decrease the CPU clock with ease. But you should be careful, increase it to an extreme level is not a wise thing to do. It is not possible to tweak your CPU speed up to 60% using this app. You should use a community-build kernel to do such thing. On the other side, decrease the clock speed can save lot of battery lifetime. Just don’t forget to look on your voltage settings and other profiles, you should be able to tweak your android handset safely.