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yes you can, just run your 660ti at 640 x 480.
Edited by ghostrider85 - 7/22/13 at 1:34pm
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Originally Posted by Shadow11377 View Post

You can record any frame rate that your GPU can hold steady.
I've recorded games at frame rates at and above 300 FPS. One of them being World of Warcraft.

You'll definitely need a Dedicated recording device, likely a Raid array for 120FPS.

720p (1280x720) @ 120 FPS Uncompressed is 316MB/s.

With any kind of decent compression, you'll get way less than half of that. If your hard drive can write 150MB/s sequentially, you should be good to record at 120FPS. If you can't, then you must not be able to encode the recording fast enough.

OTOH heavy compression will hit your CPU so it'll hurt your framerate in CPU intensive games. Does for me in BF3 with some types of compression.
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Yeah compression will certainly hurt your FPS. Though recording uncompressed fixes that issue, thankfully. (Uncompressed, not lossless, they're different)
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But doing all that editing with his PC? Nah.

No need to record games at more than 30FPS in afterburner. Maybe with the new Nvidia recorder they are coming out with it'll finally be viable to record at 60FPS but even then, why, when it's only going on YouTube mostly anyways and they only show 30FPS. Totally pointless if you ask me but who knows, maybe he has a reason.
Some people may work with plugins like Twixtor for Sony Vegas. The more frames you have the better it looks at the end result. Rendering at 30FPS with Twixtor causes the video to come out all distorted when the slo-mo parts come in.

Here's an example of the plugin
From my limited experience with using Twixtor im sure he was recording around the 75-90 FPS range cause I know how 60FPS looks like as the end result.

That video imo is still the best BF3 video around.
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There are definitely good reasons to record at high framerates. Good looking slow motion is one of the top reasons. It's not necessary for everyone, and unless you aim to use it, you're better off recording at 30 if all you do is plan to upload it to youtube with little editing and no slow motion.

Real-Time 30 FPS


1/3 Speed Slow Motion from a 90 FPS Source


1/3 Slow Motion from a 30 FPS Source


With a higher FPS source, it's clearly better. The motion doesn't appear choppy, and if your video is running at 30FPS and you go to a 10FPS slow motion part, it really sticks out and looks ugly.
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