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What would I need to record and render in 1080p?

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User Info: Azardea

Azardea
4 years ago#11
CatToy posted...
Raw 1080 video (what you would be capturing with Fraps) is incredibly space consuming. You're looking at 5 to 7 gigs for every minute you record. You would not only need a capture card to cover performance issues which you WILL be having if you try to record without one, but depending on how much you want to record in a single session, you'll need a large hard drive dedicated to recording alone.


Yeah, I know that, I have an old 500GB HDD I will be using. However... Will a capture card really be required? Like I said, I won't record extremely hard to run games.

Tony_Biggie_Pun posted...
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1vgYE

This is a good PC for what you're trying to do. The extra i7 cores will make recording and encoding your videos much easier


Excellent, thank you! I even have some room to get some slightly better stuff :D

User Info: Tony_Biggie_Pun

Tony_Biggie_Pun
4 years ago#12
Nice, since you already have a 500GB HDD, I really recommend replacing that 1TB HDD in that link with either a 120GB or 250GB SSD. They are so much faster than normal disk drives. Recording 1080p video will be so much smoother on an SSD vs a normal HDD. They cost around $80-$200
http://i.imgur.com/Z3MIjNj.jpg

User Info: CatToy

CatToy
4 years ago#13
A high end processor would probably be up to the task but it would vary significantly from game to game. Personally I wouldn't trust my processor alone to do the job reliably which is why I bought a capture card myself. They aren't expensive, a decent one will run you 100 to 150 and as long as you're recording to a separate drive, the performance hit won't be very noticeable.
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