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As soon as I open either one of these programs I lag to hell. Any idea why? Shouldn't it only lag once I start recording?
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When you say you "lag to hell" what do you mean exactly? Basic operation e.g. opening a window, browsing the net etc all start to lag?
I don't know how much help I can be as I've never had a single problem with either of them, but I highly doubt you should see much lag from either of them considering your setup. The lag that you would experience when recording, in my experience is minuscule and I'm recording and playing off the same hard drive.

A few suggestions that may help although these are at best guesses; uninstall the program, restart the system. Once you're back up, install one or the other and set the record location to your storage drive allowing you to record and play on two different devices.
Start the recording software before the game and then start the game. Do a test run in a windowed 720p mode and if that is smooth you can try to push higher resolutions.
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drops from like 60-70fps to less than 15
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