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Playclaw is another option. At least for me gameplay when recording at max quality wasn't as good as FRAPS. I had some problems with video playback as well.
post #22 of 31
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A 1 minute 1920x1080p60 fraps file is about 4gb.

Just film at 30fps but untick 'lock framerate' and it'll still run at 60fps where possible. This would seemingly save alot of space.
Well I tried this but it still records at 30fps. My in game fps is higher than 30, sure (around 90), but what I thought u meant was that it would record at 60fps when possible. I rather record at 50 or 60fps even if the file size is significantly larger. I always encode the videos to a fraction of the size anyway.
post #23 of 31
The HDD problem really depends on how much the game needs to access the HDD, recording on another HDD would probably be a safe bet to eliminate the possibility of HDD-induced frame rate loss.
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As luck would have it, my dad gave me a PC that someone gave to him. It's a few yrs. old but it has a 120GB HD that i pulled out and put in my sig rig! So, i'm gonna try recording to it and play with some settings.
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It's not going to help by much even if you used a different drive.
Improved a lot as far as I can tell in most games. I wouldn't just say something like that if you never actually tried it before
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post #26 of 31
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It's not going to help by much even if you used a different drive.
Wrong

I record to a dedicated drive, and don't even notice Fraps running

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It'll lag anyway
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It'll lag anyway
It doesn't lag for me. At all.
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It doesn't lag for me. At all.
Same as
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post #30 of 31
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after a few tests, the lag is nonexistent ! i can record at 60fps + full size. It's a night and day difference for me! one question though, do you render it at 1080 or 720( I use Vegas)?
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