The most up to date method to overclock vita?

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  1. filrus
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    Hey guys whats the most recent and safest method to overclocking vita?I have older model. I heard about something with amphetamin or vitamin is outdated.
    Sorry for my english
     
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    Tom's link was the best option when he posted it yesterday, but Frangarcj has just released a more optimised overclocking plugin :)

    https://www.reddit.com/r/vitahacks/comments/5l4vdk/github_frangarcjoclockvita_simple_overclock/
    https://github.com/frangarcj/oclockvita/releases

    Oclock Vita
    taiHEN plugin for overclocking your PSVita

    Installation
    Put "oclockvita.suprx" in 'tai' folder in the root of your Vita.

    Change config.txt in that directory to load plugin for title of your choice by adding new lines like below:

    # titleid for your game (this one is for Root//Letter for example)
    *PCSB01019
    ux0:tai/oclockvita.suprx

    After that just run the game and press SELECT + UP to enable menu. Press SELECT + DOWN to close menu.

    Thanks to:

    https://github.com/Scorpeg https://github.com/BeatPlay/BetterAmphetaminPlugin
     
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    Is overclocking the Vita safe?
     
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    Yes. Overclocking the Vita isn't necessarily pushing the hardware past the limits like you would assume it does, it simply clocks games up to the "Sony-approved" max frequency the Vita can use. A lot of games don't use it because it limits battery life a bit, but it's totally fine to leave it running at the highest frequency setting in BetterAmphetamin/Oclock Vita.
     
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    What does overlocking do exactly? Games already run at normal speed, it's not like there is slow down. Does it only improve loading times?
     
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    Will oclockvita auto overclock like better amphetamine does, or do I have to change it in the menu every time I start the game? It's nice that I can specify it only for the games that need it, which is really nice.

    Sometimes amphetamine crashes my visual novels that obviously do not benefit from this at all, and I only have a few action games that actually need the overclocking.
     
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    Overclocking increases the frequency at which the Vita's CPU/GPU runs, increasing the "performance" of the Vita. Not all games run using the max CPU speed. Some games, like Borderlands 2 or the Jak and Daxter Trilogy run a bit laggy during gameplay and don't use the max CPU frequency set by Sony. If you increase it with oclock or BetterAmphetamin, the performance increases and the games run a bit better.

    For everything else, it's basically improves load times.
     
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    Is GoHanMem 2.0 also able to overclock? One of the tabs shows something similar to what looks like overclocking.
     
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    So has anyone tried the battery save AKA underclock, does it actually save battery? Has anyone notice any diffeerence cause i haven't played a game long enough to tell. :unsure:
     
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    Yes, it does include the ability to overclock.
     
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    Does overclocking with Borderlands 2 fix the crashes ?
     
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    I've played through the game fully once, never had any crash so I dunno.
     
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    And this was with or without o/c ?
     
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    Without, and it was a legit copy.
     
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    Thanks for answering, I guess I'll have to find out by myself. I've cursed Iron Galaxy for stealing my money with this piece of shit.
     
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    Do the games have to be dumped? I want to use this for Gravity Rush, I downloaded it from ps store
     
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    Nope. Since it's a taihen plugin, it runs at the system level and can be used with any game as long as you set it up in the config.
     
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    I tried it but it didnt work, could you send me a config.txt file with the code you need to write and the title id for gravity rush?
     
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    Make sure you either used VitaShell to refresh the taihen config or you rebooted your Vita after making changes. You must do one of these two things otherwise changes in tai's config don't take effect.