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It lags when I try to record gameplay-
I'm just trying to record myself killing everyone in Rivet City in Fallout 3.
I'll normally be getting 60fps and when I'm recording it will drop to like 19 fps

Any fix?





Aviscreen doesn't do this but Aviscreen for some reason messes up when I try to record anything longer than 3 mins.
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post #2 of 18
What fps did you have selected in Fraps, I think it defaults to 60, try dropping it to 30 and see what happens.
    
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post #3 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by xwinx View Post

Any fix?
Run the game at a lower resolution / lower settings.
That, or set fraps to record at 15fps instead of 30fps, or at only half height, etc.


A lower FPS count is to be expected when you are recording.....
post #4 of 18
How much cache does that hard drive have?

I always used to lag while recording in Fraps with my old 8Mb 250Gb WD.

Now that I have the 750Gb AALS, it doesn't lag at all.
 
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What version of FRAPS? They just pushed out a new version a few days ago.
    
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post #6 of 18
Yeah lower the FPS it records in. The lower the framerate it records - the better performance you get but the lower quality the video is I believe is how it works. Basically, if you select 60FPS for FRAPS to record, it'll take away like 60FPS from the game
    
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post #7 of 18
1) 30 FPS
2) record in 1/2 size
3) ?????
4) Profit
    
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post #8 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Krud View Post
1) 30 FPS
2) record in 1/2 size
3) ?????
4) Profit
why? just why?
You people apply that to the wrong things. If you're gonna use it - use it right.
    
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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
why? just why?
You people apply that to the wrong things. If you're gonna use it - use it right.
You suggested to lower the recording fps, which lowers the quality of the movie.

If you're gonna use it - use it right.
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i think hes talking a/b/out the way i presented my case

maybe not
    
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