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My friend wants to do it and if I read correctly, FRAPS is no longer the king.

What is the best software available now to do it?

Cheers!
post #2 of 10
NVidia Shadowplay -- if he has a 600 series or later.

Comes native with most recent drivers
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NVidia Shadowplay -- if he has a 600 series or later.

Comes native with most recent drivers

He has an AMD R290 :s

So I guess it won't work!
post #4 of 10
I have every available program no shadow play though. I prefer afterburner with rtss it's free and works great and if he has a lot of ram he can prerecord to ram for a lot longer than the shadow play can prerecord.
post #5 of 10
Dxtory is by far the best I've used, beating out FRAPS, MSI Afterburner, PlayClaw, and some other one I can't remember by large margins.
 
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dxtory is the best performing one. It has the most options. It will not work if you're using mantle, as far as i know there is no recording software that supports mantle
post #7 of 10
Dxtory performance is not as good as ab prerecord to ram. In my experience. Your correct until the mantle sdk is released no programs will work with mantle
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I have every available program no shadow play though. I prefer afterburner with rtss it's free and works great and if he has a lot of ram he can prerecord to ram for a lot longer than the shadow play can prerecord.

I agree afterburner is pretty good but shadowplay you can set to manual recording and record for as long as you want, ALT +F9 to start, same to stop and save, you may have been mentioning a different feature I wasn't sure.
Edited by mtbiker033 - 4/3/14 at 6:26am
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For me using the 290x when I had it recording with dxtory was okay but had some choppiness in some of the older games, specifically Garry's Mod. Besides that it was excellent to use I highly recommend using it with Lagarith Lossless Codec otherwise you might as well just use Fraps or some other recording program.

Right now I will have to say Shadowplay if he is at all interested in recording or streaming is king..

I only use Dxtory now if by chance Shadowplay wont work with an old or uncommon game.
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I agree afterburner is pretty good but shadowplay you can set to manual recording and record for as long as you want, ALT +F9 to start, same to stop and save, you may have been mentioning a different feature I wasn't sure.

In afterburner you can hit start and record to ram and if you never hit start record to disk it won't keep it. If you do hit start record to disk it will go back to when you first recorded to ram. Essentially pre recording and there is no time limit or quality limit at all, the limit is how much ram you have
Think of it as record buffer to ram. I have 32 gigs so I set mine to max of 20 gigs and it always keeps the last 20 gigs worth of video in a buffer if I choose to keep it it will and will continue on from that point. Not a lot of people use this feature in ab but it's awesome and works great. I call it ghetto shadow play.
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