Posts Tagged ‘Battlefield Bad Company 2’

Fraps vs PlayClaw competition II

Well, both Fraps and PlayClaw was updated to new versions and it’s time to compare these tools again. Who is the best?

Fraps since version 3.1.0 from 8th Feb 2010 can capture videos without syncronizing with ingame fps. Finally! And they’ve fixed bug with Intel Core i5/i7 CPUs so now I can run it on my Win7 x64.
Also in version 3.1.2 from 4th Mar 2010 they’ve “Fixed slow recording speeds for some users in Battlefield: Bad Company 2″. That’s good because I want to test performance in this game.

PlayClaw in recent version 1.9 build 919 from Mar 17, 2010 have some optimizations for FullHD video frames.

I will do simple test with Battlefield Bad Company 2 game – spawn in one point then run Fraps and try to record 30fps video in full-size mode and half-size modes and the same operation I’ll do with PlayClaw. All recordings in PlayClaw will be done in low compression mode because this compression is very similar to fraps’ one.

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