Asus Eee Pad Transformer is conceivably the much loved Android tablet since the dealers went off limits within a week of the primary launch. The tribute for this immense demand for Eee Pad Transformer goes to an easy root with various overwhelming DIY docks and hacks that let the device to loose its true potential.
This is also because of massive development support there at XDA and various other Android forums, while there are also a number of custom kernels existing that not only helps in overclocking your Eee Pad, but in addition optimizes and bumps the general performance of this tablet.
For folks who aren’t familiar, Overclocking and Undervolting kernels are developed by Android hackers in association with community to boost or slow down the processor clock speed of your device. More often than not, these custom kernels are stable and secure but since it is straight messing with your device’s hardware under the hood, there can be hostile responses/bad reactions also. Therefore it is imperative to be aware of all related hazards ahead of Overclocking or Undervolting whichever Android device.
Every thing is clear now so here’s how you can overclock Overclock your Asus Eee Pad Transformer Android Tablet to a roaring and stable 1.6 GHz of clock speed:
Things you will need:
- Rooted Asus Eee Pad with Custom Recovery installed.
- Custom Overclocking / Undervolting Kernel which you can get from, here.
- The initial step is to confirm that you have root on your Eee Pad with Recovery installed. You can head to the official XDA rooting thread posted here and here for installing Recovery. I think that after rooting, you can install ROM Manager from Android Market and flash a well-matched ClockWorkMod Recovery.
- Now download Custom Overclocking Kernel for Asus Eee Pad from requirements fragment above and save the zip file on your desktop.
- Next attach your tablet to the computer and mount SD Card as Disk Drive
- Now reboot your Asus Eee Pad Transformer in Recovery mode. You can also reboot by shutting off your device and then use the button combination or utilize ROM Manager.
- After you are in Recovery, make an android backup by navigating down to Backup / Restore preference. It isn’t compulsory but this backup will be your only way out if things don’t quite work as intended.
- After you are finished creating a backup of your existing Firmware, go to the recovery main menu and select Install Zip from SD Card.
- Now in the consequential menu, select the TF101-05-27-0620-SPICY-MEATABALL.zip and flash.
- Hang around for the installation / flashing process to complete and then reboot your device.
- Once the device reboots, step in the Android Market and download SetCPU.
- Now launch SetCPU and stretch the processor according to your preference. Note: By keeping your processor clock speed to highest i.e. 1.6 GHz can diminish the battery life of your device.
And there you have your Eee Pad overclocked to 1.6 GHz. If in case you are having difficulties or want further assistance, then head to the official XDA thread posted here.