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Windows 7: Fraps Recording Lag Spikes


27 Jun 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Fraps Recording Lag Spikes

hello i am trying to record some gameplay for a youtube channel and i keep getting lag spikes on 1 game. When ever i play league of legends i always will have a frame rate drop. I usualy get around 120-90 fps without recording and 60-40 fps with recording but for some reason there will always be a drop to around 1-10 for about 2 secs. any idea on whats wrong?

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27 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit SP1
 
 

Try recording at half quality
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27 Jun 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

what do you mean half quality do you mean half size?
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27 Jun 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit SP1
 
 

yea
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28 Jun 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Half quality will reduce the file size and the quality of the video. By the way, I'm new here. Hi all.
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29 Jun 2012   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Ok so I tried rec in half it dosent have by huge lag spike like 1-10 frames but it does go from 50 good clear quality to 30 fps a little bit of lag is there anyway to make this go away ps I am using most games on high quality but this one on med and have a gt 440
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02 Jul 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ToxicXGL View Post
Ok so I tried rec in half it dosent have by huge lag spike like 1-10 frames but it does go from 50 good clear quality to 30 fps a little bit of lag is there anyway to make this go away ps I am using most games on high quality but this one on med and have a gt 440
Lower the resolution of your game.
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04 Jul 2012   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Do these fraps settings:
30fps half-size
Screenshot file format: JPG
Also try to play your game in windowed mode.
Also try not to max out the settings in your game.
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04 Jul 2012   #9

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

try using bandicam or msi afterburner to record ur game play
bandicam will still take its toll but not as much as fraps. msi afterburner will record with no lag
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04 Jul 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ganjiry View Post
try using bandicam or msi afterburner to record ur game play
bandicam will still take its toll but not as much as fraps. msi afterburner will record with no lag
Bandicam has a watermark and I have used it and used all the proper settings for the game I was playing. It lags real bad. But if you listen to the post I posted above and follow those settings for Fraps. Check out my minecraft test at my YouTube channel.

YouTube: Starbeetle2

See MINECRAFT TEST 2
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