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Hey guys I wanna start recording gameplay of the games I play but i need a good program to do it. i have registered fraps but that makes my fps drop... bad. Ill be running at 100+ fps but when i use fraps while recording my fps will drop to 20 - 30 fps...

If anyone knows of a video capture program that works very well then please tell me. i dont care how much it costs...
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Ehh... Fraps is the best one that I know of.

Try setting Fraps to record at half size, that should help if you're playing at a really high resolution.
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^ What he said ;3
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I usually play games at 1280x1024 rez. I heard Fraps only runs good if you're playing at 1280x768 =\\
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Originally Posted by Cataclysmo View Post
I usually play games at 1280x1024 rez. I heard Fraps only runs good if you're playing at 1280x768 =
That's absurd. The only reason it would run worse at higher resolutions is because it has to capture and encode more video data, and your harddrive has to write it even faster.
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Hey guys I wanna start recording gameplay of the games I play but i need a good program to do it. i have registered fraps but that makes my fps drop... bad. Ill be running at 100+ fps but when i use fraps while recording my fps will drop to 20 - 30 fps...

If anyone knows of a video capture program that works very well then please tell me. i dont care how much it costs...
What fps cap do you have set in Fraps?
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What fps cap do you have set in Fraps?
That's it. As default it's 30FPS, but you can do 60FPS, or even set your own.
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post #8 of 12
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That's it. As default it's 30FPS, but you can do 60FPS, or even set your own.
Set it much higher, then try to record a video. See if your frames drop then.
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Really? Ill try half size then. also what is a really good video editing software thats not hard to use. Windows movie Maker takes forever to save videos onto your computer.
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Originally Posted by Cataclysmo View Post
Really? Ill try half size then. also what is a really good video editing software thats not hard to use. Windows movie Maker takes forever to save videos onto your computer.
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