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Originally Posted by fragamemnon View Post

1080p @ 60FPS will require some decent write speeds, assuming you capture raw images to avoid the performance hit on the CPU while it compresses frames.
From this topic:
1280x720p @ 120FPS would require about 110MB/s consecutive write speed (assuming 900KB for a raw 720p frame).
However, you want half of the 120 frame rate at 2.25 times the resolution - (1920*1080)/(1280*720) - so that would equal in 120/2*0.9*2.125= ~115MB/sec write.

I believe that a very light compression would be needed in order to achieve some balance. But I am not enlightened in this subject - hopefully somebody else will chime in with more appropriate for you settings.
Max writes ive seen for 1080p60 on my end was the 70-95 MB/s area and thats with Fraps.
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OP, I use fraps all the time. It only stutters on your screen, when you watch the playback it should be perfect. It happens to me in minecraft and Mechwarrior online. While I'm recording, i get some random stutters, when I watch the playback, it is flawless.
The reason it stutters is due to the huge file size that fraps creates, to remedy this slightly, I forced it to record to my storage drive and my game plays off my games ssd. 90% of my stuttering went away.
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Dxtory would allow you to record to multiple drives which would help the disk write bandwidth issue. Or you could do what I do and just record to WD Blacks in Raid0.

Also when was the last time you defragmented your HDD drive?

I use FRAPS, I like it just fine.
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Or you could do what I do and just record to WD Blacks in Raid0.

Doesn't even need to be especially fast drives, depending on how many you have.

Even budget storage drives have more than enough sequential performance to handle almost any FRAPS settings if 2-4 of them are used.
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Max writes ive seen for 1080p60 on my end was the 70-95 MB/s area and thats with Fraps.

This will vary considerably based on the actual content being recorded; the more detail, the less it gets compressed.

I have seen over 180MB/s from 1200p @ 30 fps with some content that had complex textures, lots of AF, and lossless RGB recording with FRAPS.
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