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hello guys,

quick question, is hyperthreading helping recording games with fraps? games such as modern warfare 2 & stalker.

really want to fraps some mw2 matches with smooth 90fps, and we all know fraps is pushing the hardware (cpu,hdd and gpu i guess confused.gif)

if not I guess I choose the i5.


thanks alot.
post #2 of 28
No it doesn't.

Stick with the i5 2500k with a niice high clock.

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A 2500k clocked as high as you can achieve, fast RAM, and a FAST HDD. Cannot stress this enough. It won't be that big of a deal for half-size recordings, but full size takes a toll.
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Full size on my rig kills it. I get about 30FPS on WoW 25 man raids. I would aim with a 60FPS. 90FPS isn't going to happen, it's also completely pointless.


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The best thing to do is record to a dedicated HDD.
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Originally Posted by grunion;13304940 
The best thing to do is record to a dedicated HDD.

Or SSD wink.gif
    
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sorry, I mean 90fps ingame while recording.

fraps settings: full or half size (depends on the performance), 30fps.


recording to dedicated HDD (Samsung F3 1000TB is perfect I guess).
Edited by d1plo - 4/28/11 at 7:25am
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Originally Posted by d1plo;13304888 
hello guys,

quick question, is hyperthreading helping recording games with fraps? games such as modern warfare 2 & stalker.

really want to fraps some mw2 matches with smooth 90fps, and we all know fraps is pushing the hardware (cpu,hdd and gpu i guess confused.gif)

if not I guess I choose the i5.


thanks alot.

If you want to show off your FPS, I think it would be best to get a camera with decent focus and record your monitor.
    
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post #9 of 28
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Originally Posted by Am*;13305184 
If you want to show off your FPS, I think it would be best to get a camera with decent focus and record your monitor.

nope, thats not my goal.

just want to fraps some mw2 for youtube (fragmovie's/montage's), and I prefer smooth fps while recording.
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You still won't need 90FPS unless you have a 120hz monitor.

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