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Im using FRAPS to determine how many FPS im getting in WoW, and seems to never go above 60. Weather im at low settings or ultra. I thought that's as high as the game runs. But Ive seen cpu comparison charts that show FPS in the 100 and 200 range. How can I get my FRAPS to recognize more than 60 FPS?
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Turn off vertical sync in the game and/or in Nvidia Control Panel.
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In fraps there should be option to set to record at higher FPS,its left blank so you can enter what you want.

If you enter 100 fps and your card cant render 100 fps then obviously it wont go that high
forget,your not recording.

Also make sure you have Vsync disabled in game.
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thanks. What other stuff should be on or off for gaming in NVIDIA cp?
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thanks. What other stuff should be on or off for gaming in NVIDIA cp?
I use Nvidia Inspector to control all my cards AA and AF settings for game profiles as theres so much more options available with Nvidia and AA.

For Wow i use regular MSAA and i also use x2 SGSS AA as well under AA transparency settings,its well worth trying out AA transparency in Wow as you can get much better looking graphics.

Also worth looking into LOD Bias as it can bring much more deffiniton and sharpness,i usally run my LOD bias around -1.75 in Warcraft.

Like i say look up Nvidia inspector to change the AA transparency to Sparse Grid Super Sampling and then have a play around with LOD Bias and see what you find best on your setup.

The changes made can at first be a little hard to notice until you know what your looking for,if you get stuck send PM buddy


Edited by superj1977 - 11/1/11 at 7:33am
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Um, most monitors out there don't display more than 60 FPS anyway, so it doesn't actually matter.

Still Fraps is actually hard capped at 60 FPS recording. That already takes up a ton of HD space, so I'm not sure you'd want higher anyway. Remember, blue ray and Imax movies are only 30 FPS.

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How do I record a movie while running a game?

First select the target framerate for the movie, which indicates how many frames will be included in the movie each second. You can currently choose from 25, 30, 50 or 60 fps.
http://www.fraps.com/faq.php#fps
Edited by banthracis - 11/1/11 at 7:38am
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post #7 of 10
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Still Fraps is actually hard capped at 60 FPS recording
No,its not capped at 60FPS recording at all,just 30 seconds ago i was recording at 88FPS


Edited by superj1977 - 11/1/11 at 7:44am
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nvm
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No,its not capped at 60FPS recording at all,just 30 seconds ago i was recording at 88FPS

There's really no point to be recording at such a framerate, 60 FPS would be maximum ideal
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There's really no point to be recording at such a framerate, 60 FPS would be maximum ideal
Toatlly agree with you,i record at 60fps myself but was just proving that should you want to,Fraps will record at higher FPS
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