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Hi guys,
This might sound crazy but i was wondering if it was possible to record one pc, using another as the recorder in order to keep frame rates high.
Has anybody ever done this or have any idea weather it will work or not?
If there is a way what inputs/outputs, specs for the second pc etc will i need and what quality do you reckon you could get.
any thoughts are appreciated but if its just an opinion (not fact) please state so.
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post #2 of 6
Yes
There is a video card add on you can buy for 100 or 200 that acts as a middle man that goes in machine 2. It records upto 1080p 60fps. I'll see if i can find the link.

Example:
Machine 1 - Machine 2 w/ Card - Monitor
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Originally Posted by ivr56 View Post

Yes
There is a video card add on you can buy for 100 or 200 that acts as a middle man that goes in machine 2. It records upto 1080p 60fps. I'll see if i can find the link.
Example:
Machine 1 - Machine 2 w/ Card - Monitor

using this, what pc will it store the captured video? it would be great if i could choose but I'm guessing that's not an option.

does anyone else know of any way to do it without having to buy expensive equipment or anything at all?
post #4 of 6
http://www.avermedia.com/product/ProductDetail.aspx?Id=571
Here it is

Computer 2 would.
Computer 2 can also send the video to livestream channels in the same quality as you record if you have the appropriate upstream bandwidth.

Edit: It seems you can reccord and play on the same machine. A second cheap spare computer you have with a empty pci-e slot to act as a server seems like a good option though
Edited by ivr56 - 12/7/12 at 6:03pm
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post #5 of 6
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oh the live gamer, $400 in NZ. translates to about $300 US and i only have $250NZ which is the cost of my new screen. I guess i'll have to wait a whole year till i'll be able to afford this. mad.gif
unless there is someway to just take the signal from one pc and make the other pc record it. that is what i want
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anyone know how to?
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