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So I've been recording gameplay and stuff for various games, and can do it with FRAPS without any sort of problems.

Battlefield 3 works great on max settings, I think my average framerate is about 100-120, and when recording, it only drops about ten frames or so.

Metro 2033 isn't a problem, either. Default I get about 80 on max settings, when recording it drops to 56-70 FPS

Crysis 2 isn't an issue either. Maybe a 10 FPS drop.

But then comes The Witcher 2, a game that I really want to record. My typical framerate is from 64-80, all settings maxed (and then some, with ini tweaks) and ubersampling enabled, but when I go to record, it drops to a whopping 7 FPS.

So far, FRAPS seems to be the best software. DXtory doesn't work with 3-way SLi at all and has the world's worst Engrish customer service (when they're not using chinese, which they use for their forums), Afterburner skips every third frame... and yeah.

I can't use any capture cards, either, because I don't have any PCI-e slots free. Either my GPUs take them up, or they cover them with their massive shrouds. (well, I do have a PCI-e x1 slot free, but I can't use any expansion card with any part of it that would be past the slot itself because there's this obnoxious cooling-thingy part of the motherboard in the way.

The USB capture cards won't work for me because none of them seem to do 1080p@60

My question is this: is there any software that would actually work for TW2, or are there any PCIe capture cards that would actually fit in the space I have?

Image of the PCIe lack of room I was referring to. Note the position of the top PCI-e slot in relation to that big ol' heatsink
 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crap Crap OS X Snow Leopard (not crap) Cinema HD 2560x1600 7ms GTG latency 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Crap (crap) Crap Branding iron/Stovetop (crap) Almost decent (crap) 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K @ 5Ghz/+.170 DVID P67A-UD7-B3 EVGA GTX580 3072MB Tri-SLi 900/1800/2050 Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel SSD 510 Series x2 Asus CD/DVD RW 21BST Corsair H100 Windows 7 Professional 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Mac OS X Lion Cinema HD Display 30" HP-ZR30W Illuminated Keyboard 
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