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I know it's stupid but I use an SSD with the game not loaded onto it to record and there is only about a 5 fps drop [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G39dcqFwZY"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G39dcqFwZY[/ame] here's a video I put up a couple days ago recorded in 1280x720 for 720p.
Edited by Wubble - 3/11/11 at 11:02pm
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I can usually record with fraps at 1080p 60fps at half size hitting 55-73 FPS in BC2 on high on a fresh boot with 3.8Ghz somtimes it hit 40FPS but never less .

not so good bc2 montage but for a first time


I record on my 1TB WD green




from crysis in 1080p recorded half-size . not much of a diference than 720p exept for audio with soundtrack etc

crysis 2 dip in the 30 FPS tho ... no way to get arround that .
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First, make sure lock framerate is unchecked.
Second, make sure you are recording on a different HD than your game is on.

Should help out with the FPS drops.
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post #14 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by M0E View Post
First, make sure lock framerate is unchecked.
Second, make sure you are recording on a different HD than your game is on.

Should help out with the FPS drops.
This ^^

Whether FRAPS or Afterburner... make sure it's capturing to a seperate hard drive.

I just entered the i7 market from a Q9550, and let me tell you, it's helped my capturing abilities a ton!

Make sure you have a second (fairly fast) hard drive to capture too, that is off your current main drive.

EDIT: To be honest, some more graphics processing power wouldn't hurt. :X
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Whats so bad about 40 fps?
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Whats so bad about 40 fps?
    
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Record at 60FPS and half-size
     
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post #18 of 20
@ OP.

I'd suggest capturing at half-size. It's about the same results thus much lighter.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
Record at 60FPS and half-size
I second that. Worked for me.
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What version are you using? Version 3.2.8 fixed the CPU usage.
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