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Most important component for recording?

post #1 of 7
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What component is the most important to record video games?


Whats the best software?
hd-pvr
WeGame
Fraps
PlayClaw
Dxtory

And should i pay for the software? is it worth it people say that WeGame is the best software for performance and quality, but shall i buy it?

Please help me here no other forum is helping me please help me here Devil
post #2 of 7
fraps is always recommended, cpu and gpu matters the most.

I think recording is more gpu intensive than cpu.
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post #3 of 7
Fraps is one of the best/most reliable programs to record your video games.

And the three most important components are the HDD, the GPU, and the CPU.
post #4 of 7
Depends on how you do it.

If you're recording to your harddrive, it's HDD + CPU. If you're streaming to a website that's also recording it, it's upload bandwidth + CPU.
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It also helps a lot if you record to a hard drive other than the one that the game and OS are running off of.
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Hard drive I'd say. Most recording programs don't compress on the fly, so you need a huge drive with a lot of write speed to do it smoothly.
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Recording always makes my fps suck even on external

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