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Looking for a capture card

I want to record my gameplay but I find that AMD's record function in driver is just suck and sometimes make some DirectX errors to game. Also tried OBS but the performance lost cannot be acceptable. So I'm planning to buy a capture card to record my gameplay.
The problem is, I'm using a 4k 144Hz monitor. Is there any capture card support 4k 144Hz passthrough? recording resolution is OK to be 60Hz, both external and internal type can be acceptable.

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capture card isnt gonna do what you wanna do

it doesnt encode, it just captures feed

you still need something to encode with, which is what you're concerned about, from my understanding

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1 minute ago, Moonzy said:

capture card isnt gonna do what you wanna do

it doesnt encode, it just captures feed

you still need something to encode with, which is what you're concerned about, from my understanding

But I can use another computer to encode it, right?
And I also noticed that some external type capture card have a built-in encoder that can record directly to a SD card or something like that.

 

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5 minutes ago, LambdaBird said:

And I also noticed that some external type capture card have a built-in encoder that can record directly to a SD card or something like that.

ah yes, this does exist indeed

but im not aware of any that's capable of 4k144, elgato might have one though

4k60 should be common

 

5 minutes ago, LambdaBird said:

But I can use another computer to encode it, right?

yea, you can

but i recommend looking into doing it locally first before anything else

 

what CPU are you using?

are you looking for recording manually or something like shadowplay where it will record the past x minutes?

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XiaoMi Phones: built like a tank but the software is buggy as all hell

Seagate HDD: had too many dead seagate drives

Kingston SSD: 300V controller swap thingy

Razer (except their mouse)

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11 minutes ago, Moonzy said:

what CPU are you using?

5950X. Yes I know It's a very nice CPU. But in real-life experience, since I'm using 4k resolution, it need quite high bitrate to record every letter clearly. OBS's software encoding will cause about 20 fps down (about 110 to 90) and also random lags.

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2 minutes ago, LambdaBird said:

OBS's software encoding will cause about 20 fps down and also random lags.

what's your cpu preset (i assume software x264...?)
have you tried allocating your game and OBS to different cores/thread in task manager?

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Sony Xperia Z1 / Z2 / 10 ii, Asus Strix 970 / 1070, Samsung SSD, WD HDD, Corsair PSUs (AX, RM, CX(grey)), GeForce GPU, NZXT N450/S340, be quiet! Coolers, G.Skill Trident RAM, Logitech M525, Logitech G440, Razer Deathadder Elite

Products I hate:

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Xperia Z3, XiaoMi 5c, Radeon GPUs, Razer Audio Products, any bloatwares

Companies I absolutely adore: (and hope it stays that way)

Spoiler

be quiet! - sent me AM4 mounting for my DRP3 even though it's way past the timeframe stated, no questions asked

Corsair - very good RMA experience, absolutely recommend

Companies I hate:

Spoiler

Nvidia, Intel, Apple, TMT (Thundermatch, a retailer)

Personal Blacklisted Companies:

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Acer: shit tier quality products, shit tier customer service thus far, they "tried" to solve my issue but they arent really doing anything but delaying and delaying. (on-going case since July)

Gigabyte: horrible customer service (gigabyte had literally 0 customer service, asked me to go to retailer with NO WAY to email them about a question) but at least they fixed my shit in ONE MONTH (would probably take me 1 hour to fix if they let me email them)

XiaoMi Phones: built like a tank but the software is buggy as all hell

Seagate HDD: had too many dead seagate drives

Kingston SSD: 300V controller swap thingy

Razer (except their mouse)

Remember, just because I had good/bad experiences with these companies/product, doesn't mean you will have similar experiences too. I would still recommend these products if they made sense for your needs, but I'll add a disclaimer of my experience if it's relevant. Feel free to DM me asking why they are where they are.

 

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1 minute ago, Moonzy said:

what's your cpu preset (i assume software x264...?)

I'm not at home now so I can't check for this. But I think I changed it to some kind of HEVC (maybe GPU accelerated one? or not).
 

 

4 minutes ago, Moonzy said:

have you tried allocating your game and OBS to different cores/thread in task manager?

No, I'll try it later. thanks

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