Here is the latest list of best gaming ROMs for Poco F5 or Redmi Note 12 Turbo. Redmi Note 12 Turbo or Poco F5 was one of the most hyped smartphones for its price-to-performance ratio. It’s one of the most popular and easy-to-recommend options for gamers and heavy users. The custom ROM development community of this device is also very active with the latest updates.
As the Poco F5 uses the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset, the performance of this device is excellent with almost all custom rom builds. But the optimization is always better for a consistent performance and better power efficiency. So we spent a lot of time checking out which custom ROMs perform better for gaming according to the users who tried this ROM. This will help you choose a stable custom rom for your POCO F5.
Top 3 Gaming ROMs for Poco F5 (Marble)
Here is the list of the best 3 custom gaming ROMs for Poco F5/ Redmi Note 12 Turbo (Marble):
- EvolutionX 7.9.7 – Official
- LeafOS 2.0 – UNOFFICIAL
- MIUI 14.0.23 EU – Stable
EvolutionX has been a well-known custom ROM for many years. Along with the stability, this custom ROM is also preferred for gaming. Fortunately, EvolutionX officially supports Poco F5 and actively releases updates with bug fixes and adds new features. This version of EvolutionX is based on Android 13.
Let’s see some features of this ROM after the latest (30/08) update:
Features and fixes:
- Dolby Atmos support (not stock one)
- Universal Leica Camera 5.0 BETA 3
- Based on the latest OSS vendor
- Smart Charging Feature added
- Custom Kernel by @rama982
- SafetyNet passed by default
- Kernel SU included by default
- Active battery drain 8.5%/hour, Idle drain 1.75%/hour
- 4K 60FPS support in stock Leica camera
Read all the latest device and ROM changelogs from here.
Bugs/Errors of this ROM
- Leica Camera not stable (for some users)
- Sometimes AOD doesn’t show up for some users
More bugs (if found) will be updated over time.
Screenshots of EvolutionX 7.9.7
All the screenshots below were collected from forum.xda-developers.com.
LeafOS 2.0 – UNOFFICIAL
LeafOS is one of the popular custom ROMs in the development community. However the Poco F5 isn’t officially supported by the LeafOS. But the unofficial maintainer actively releases the unofficial builds of LeafOS custom ROM for Poco F5. This version of LeafOS comes with a custom kernel. So you can expect better gaming performance than ROMs that come with generic Lineage OS kernels.
Also, this rom is highly appreciated for its smoothness. Having a custom kernel, LeafOS becomes one of the best custom rom for Poco F5 for gamers.
Features and Changelogs of LeafOS 2.0 15 August update for Poco F5
- erofs File System
- Melt-Kernel-marble-v2.1 by default
- MIUI 14.0.23 blobs, means more stable
- August Security Patch
- Android 13.0 Release 74
- Comes in both, Vanilla and GApps build
- Built-in App Lock feature
No bugs reported by users!
Screenshots of LeafOS 2.0
Screenshots retrieved from leafos.org. For more screenshots visit their page.
Xiaomi EU stable – V14.0.23 for Poco F5
MIUI ROMs are always the best choice for building Gaming roms. But we aren’t talking about MIUI-based ported gaming roms in this case. This is the official stock MIUI 14 EU version. If you heard Poco F5 scoring more than 1M in the Antutu benchmark, they all were tested with stock rom. So the benchmarks as well as actual performance are better in stock MIUI roms. The stock ROM of Poco F5 is also very smooth and stable. So it can easily be your daily driver.
- Bugs fixes and performance improvements
Full changelogs aren’t available yet.
This is our current list of the best 3 Gaming ROM for Poco F5/Redmi Note 12 Turbo. In the future, we will update if any new custom rom is found performing better for gaming. If you have a particular ROM in mind that you found better for gaming, you can let us know in the comments.