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If the manufacturer had them in contact with the stock heatsink, that's a sure sign you need to have something on them.
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If the manufacturer had them in contact with the stock heatsink, that's a sure sign you need to have something on them.
But that was with air cooling. The whole PCB was heating up with that setup. He said a simple 120MM fan blowing over them decreased the temp by 20C.

P.S. Vega, did you have any luck with PlayClaw screen recording?
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 4/5/11 at 7:44am
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But that was with air cooling. The whole PCB was heating up with that setup. He said a simple 120MM fan blowing over them decreased the temp by 20C.

P.S. Vega, did you have any luck with PlayClaw screen recording?
Yep. ..I was going to point out the same about air cooling.

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P.S. Vega, did you have any luck with PlayClaw screen recording?
I purchased PlayClaw as a result of your post and, while it's nice, I'm still working to find the optimal settings. Also, it's not picking up my games' audio.
 
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I tried Playclaw but it still saw a significant FPS drop. I don't know if its because the resolution is so high. I will try it again as I just did a fresh Win 7 install.
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I tried Playclaw but it still saw a significant FPS drop. I don't know if its because the resolution is so high. I will try it again as I just did a fresh Win 7 install.
Vega, the drop is most likely because you're reading and writing to the same HDD. If you have it write to a disk different from the one your game is on, you should be fine as FRAPS, X-Fire, and all those other programs are designed to record uncompressed meaning your processor shouldn't be doing much work at all.
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I tried Playclaw but it still saw a significant FPS drop. I don't know if its because the resolution is so high. I will try it again as I just did a fresh Win 7 install.
Like the other poster stated, are you recording to a separate hard drive? If so, you can try lowering the compression to see if it uses less CPU. Just leave task manager open while testing and tab over every so often to see what's up. Your resolution is pretty insane though Not sure if you'll need more CPU or not.

Another nice feature is the TeamSpeak 3 overlay. I haven't found any other app that works with TS3 yet.
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