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Best Codec for highest quality game recording

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I use DxTory to record gameplay it works great. Currently using Logarith Lossless Codec but was wondering how to get the highest quality recording? I have an i7-4930k so I'm pretty sure my rig can handle recording at a pretty nice quality. I've tried x.264 but that wasn't compatible with my version of Sony Vegas frown.gif
 
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Set Lagarith to RGB (Default) mode, Prevent Upsampling, and Use Multhreading.

 

RGB is lossless so you will need a fast and dedicated hard drive to save the footage on. However, you may be able to use your OS/game drive if its an SSD. If you notice dropped frames and lag in the recorded videos, then you probably need a dedicated and/or faster drive to record on. You can confirm by watching your Write File FPS in the DxTory Overlay.

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You can also try Camtasia Studio
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