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Top 3 Gaming ROM for Poco F5/Redmi Note 12 Turbo(Marble)

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):

  • HyperOS by HeavenUI
  • EvolutionX – Official
  • MIUI 14 EU – Stable

HyperOS by HeavenUI

HyperOS as called as MIUI 15 is


evolutionX : a gaming custom rom for poco f5

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.

The latest version of the EvolutionX ROM for POCO F5 is v8.1. Let’s see some features of this ROM after the latest (12/12/2023) update:

ROM details:

Android Version: 14 Release 17

Android security patch level: Dec, 2023

Kernel: Silvercore Kernel


Features and fixes:

  • Dolby Atmos support
  • Based on the latest OSS vendor
  • Smart Charging Feature added
  • Custom Kernel by Silvercore Kernel
  • SafetyNet passed by default
  • Kernel SU not included by default. Flash this to enable or use magisk to root.
  • BCR call recorder
  • 32-bit audio support
  • 4K 60FPS support in stock Leica camera

Read all features here.

Known Bugs:

  • Adb sideload broken for EvoX recovery
  • Leica camera is problematic

Read all the latest device and ROM changelogs from here.

Screenshots of EvolutionX

All the screenshots below were collected from

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leafos logo on a green background
Retrieved from @Poco_F5Official

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 For more screenshots visit their page.

Download LeafOS 2.0/Details

Xiaomi EU stable – V14.0.23 for Poco F5

Xiaomi EU, one of the best custom rom for poco f5
Image Retrieved from @Poco_F5Official

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.

Download MIUI 14.0.23 for Poco F5

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.

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