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post #7 of (permalink) Old 11-06-2017, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by cssorkinman View Post

I guess it comes down to the way fraps is measuring it - does it keep track of the fps produced for every second and find the lowest and show that value as the min or is it just sampling every so often.

FRAPS times every single frame. It's less than ideal as it doesn't pull info from the very end of the display chain (pure software solutions cannot do this), but should be accurate enough.


Hardware based capture and measurement solutions grab from the very end of the display chain, at the physical display output itself, so can measure what is actually seen.

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