so I just set up my PC with windows 8.1 today from win 7 (installed all drivers, deleted the shitty ones that windows update automatically installs with display driver uninstaller).
So after installing my usual programs (browser, inet security etc) I installed PlanetSide 2, which is my main game since 2 years already. Since I like to record my gameplay and save some nice moments I always used raptr to record special moments (I only use the highlight function). Though after installing raptr I got some huge fps drops ingame.
Without raptr I get around 150 to 220 frames and with raptr I only get 80 to 120 frames at the exactly same spot and my frames are really unstable dropping from 120 to 80, then 60 and back up to 120ish. I tried to set the recording settings to potato, which means (480p, 15 fps and 5 mb/s). After that I got almost no frame drop ingame, which is weird, though recording with that doesn't work, since it will look kinda aweful.
With my usual settings (1080p, 60 fps and 25 mb/s) I get those huge drops and I have no clue how to fix them :/. I tried obs plus quick sync, though I get some frame drops there too, which are even worse, than the ones raptr provides me. I really don't wanna skip the recording part, since I really like to share my content on my YT channel. Any clue what could be wrong? I disabled all unnessecary programs, while running PlanetSide 2, though no difference and buying an nvidia card isn't an option, since I don't wanna buy a new GPU again, cause my current one is only 1 year old and works alright.
With win7 I had less frame drops, though some too, which weren't that bad though. I already installed all windoes updates that where available, including the service pack 1 for windows 8.1.
MOBO: Asus z87-k
CPU: Intel i5 4690k @ 4,5 GHz
Any chance you're running Crossfire configuration?
Does it seem like it's only Planetside 2 having the problem?
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