Author Topic: [!!!] Recordings have lower FPS despite DXtory overlay saying I had solid 60fps  (Read 1879 times)

AddictivePenguin

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I have experiences problems similar to these threads:
   
    http://forum.exkode.com/index.php?topic=2172.0

    http://forum.exkode.com/index.php?topic=2201.0

During recording of some games like Dirt Rally, I am getting solid 60 video FPS and File FPS. However when I go and rewatch my video, it stutters/lags a lot and looks more like ~20 fps. My PC's hard drive (and hardware in general) is not the problem as I have carried out multiple tests including trying out other free recording software.

I have tried the Dxtory codec, the Lagarith one and I am currently using MagicYUV all of which have the same problem. So I doubt it has to do with my codec...

I have also tried every recent version of Dxtory except the ones that were incompatible with the AMD graphics cards. All of them had the same problem. Lastly, I've made sure I have disabled all overlays from other programmes since I heard that could be the cause of the problem. Unfortunately nothing changed.
I would highly appreciate if I got at least a proper answer from some staff in charge of Forum Moderation since I am not the only one experiencing this problem. This needs to be looked into, it makes the product I purchased near useless for some games.

If anyone knows any workaround to this, clean or not, please do tell me since I am desperate to find a fix. Please and thank you.

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[Dxtory]
Version: 2.0.137
UID: 6a394777-1f3b-4cb5-a084-9d280556754e

[Dxtory Files]
InstallPath: C:\Program Files (x86)\ExKode\Dxtory2.0
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[System Information]
CPU: AMD FX(tm)-9370 Eight-Core Processor           
CPU Instruction Set: MMX SSE SSE2 SSE3 SSSE3 SSE4.1 SSE4.2 AVX FMA3 AES EMMX SSE4a XOP FMA4
OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home x64
OSVersion: 10.0.14393
OSLanguage: 1032
ServicePack:
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Memory1: A1_BANK3 8,589,934,592 bytes
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Available Physical Memory: 10,732,523,520 bytes
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Available Page File: 26,493,644,800 bytes
Total Virtual Memory: 2,147,352,576 bytes
Available Virtual Memory: 1,674,035,200 bytes
PerformanceCounterFrequency: 4589908 (0x460954)
VideoCard: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series Memory: 4,293,918,720 Processor: AMD Radeon Graphics Processor (0x67B1) DriverVer: 21.19.137.1 DriverDate: 2016-09-16 03-00-00
Display0: 1920x1080 32bits 60Hz
SoundDevice: Συσκευή ήχου USB Manufacturer: (Ήχος USB γενικής χρήσης)
SoundDevice: Realtek High Definition Audio Manufacturer: Realtek
SoundDevice: AMD High Definition Audio Device Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices

[AMD Info]
SoftwareVersion: 16.9.2
DriverVersion: 16.40.2311-160916a-307329C

[Audio Device]
Realtek Digital Output (Realtek High Definition Audio) - CoreAudioOut
1 - S23A700 (AMD High Definition Audio Device) - CoreAudioOut
Ηχεία (Realtek High Definition Audio) - CoreAudioOut
Realtek Digital Output(Optical) (Realtek High Definition Audio) - CoreAudioOut
Μικρόφωνο γραφείου (Microsoft® LifeCam Cinema(TM)) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 100
Μικρόφωνο (Realtek High Definition Audio) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 100

[Video Codec 64bit]
Lagarith Lossless Codec FCC:lags
MagicYUV lossless v1.2rev0 (64 bit) FCC:magy
Microsoft RLE FCC:mrle
Microsoft Video 1 FCC:msvc
Κωδικοποιητής Intel IYUV FCC:iyuv
Κωδικοποιητής Intel IYUV FCC:i420

[Video Codec 32bit]
Intel IYUV codec FCC:iyuv
Intel IYUV codec FCC:i420
Lagarith Lossless Codec FCC:lags
MagicYUV lossless v1.2rev0 (32 bit) FCC:magy
Microsoft RLE FCC:mrle
Microsoft Video 1 FCC:msvc
Κωδικοποιητής Cinepak ανά ακτίνα FCC:cvid

[Audio Codec]
Microsoft IMA ADPCM
MS-ADPCM
Microsoft CCITT G.711
Microsoft GSM 6.10
PCM
IEEE Float

[License Information]
License: Registered
Expire: Unlimited
LicVerify: af9a4df49bb938a715b6d3f541f4bca0e5ff80ca

[Additional Information]
Dxtory_log.txt: Empty
ErrorLog.txt: Empty

[Global Setting]
OptionFlag=SharedJavaProfile

[Ignore List]

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: Default
Path:

[Overlay]
Position: RightTop
Flag: VidoeFPS RecordFPS
Layout: Vert
Color: Sleep FF00FF00, Active FFFFBC00, Movie  FF00FF00, ScreenShot FF00FF00

[Folder]
x C:\Users\AddictivePenguin\Desktop\YouTube\Temp Video Storage  Speed: 0MB/sec  Free: 122,874,601,472 Total: 499,266,875,392 Format: NTFS
SSFolder:

[HotKey]
MovieCapture: Mouse Button X1 (0x01000005)
PushToTalk: None
ScreenShotSingle: None
ScreenShotRepeat: None
ScreenShotAuto: None
ToggleStatus: None
MovieCaptureFrame: None
ScreenShotCaptureFrame: None

[Movie]
Clipping:
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ClipSize: 0,0
Scaling: Size 100% 1280x720
Codec: MagicYUV lossless v1.2rev0 (64 bit), Quality 7500, KeyFrameRate 15, DataRate 0, 64bit
FrameRate: 60
Output: File AVI
Option: IncludeCursor

[Audio0]
Enabled: True
PushToTalk: False
Device: Ηχεία (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Codec: PCM
Format: PCM 48000 Hz, 16 bit, Stereo

[ScreenShot]
Clipping:
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ClipSize: 0,0
Scaling: Percent 100% 0x0
HighSpeedLimit: 0
RepeatInterval: 1000
Format: PNG
JpegQuality: 97
Option:

[Advanced]
DataProcessingOption:
HookOption:
ThreadCount: 1
ThreadMask: 0000000000000000
LimitedFPS: False
FPSLimit: 60
DelayHook: False
DelayHookTime: 5

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: DiRT Rally
Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\DiRT Rally\drt.exe

[LastUsingInformation]
DateTime: 2016/10/13 19:31:49
Version: 2.0.137
DeviceType: GL DX7 DX9 DX11
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View0.CreateFlag=0
View0.FeatureLevel=D3D_FEATURE_LEVEL_11_0
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View0.Size=1920x1080
View0.HWND=0x000109D8
View0.WindowTitle=DiRT Rally
View0.ClassName=NeonClass_41

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: javaw.exe
Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Minecraft\runtime\jre-x64\1.8.0_25\bin\javaw.exe

[LastUsingInformation]
DateTime: 2016/10/14 15:17:50
Version: 2.0.137
64bit Process
DeviceType: GL DX9
View0.Type=GL
View0.Version=4.5 CompatibilityProfile
View0.Size=854x480
View0.HWND=0x002908CA
View0.WindowTitle=Minecraft 1.8
View0.ClassName=LWJGL

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: Λεπτομέρειες αρχείου Insight
Path: C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Engine\22.7.1.32\NIS.exe

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DateTime: 2016/10/14 15:04:06
Version: 2.0.137
DeviceType: DX10.1 DX11
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View1.WindowTitle=
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ClassifyLP

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Your problem is not similar to those you linked. Those have problems with recording FPS.

If you have a problem with playback, that is the issue of the player, not Dxtory's. Lossless codecs are not meant to be re-played, they are used to edit the material, then re-encode into a lossy codec for viewing.

You need to re-encode them into a lossy codec or record in a lossy codec (e.g. x264vfw, do not use the Matrox codec, please).
« Last Edit: October 14, 2016, 09:44:33 pm by ClassifyLP »

AddictivePenguin

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Deeply sorry for the huge delay of my reply, I have been very sick and was not in the mood to check anything online.

Now, correct me if I am wrong but, how can this be a problem of my video player (Windows Media Player) if this only happens with certain games? It simply makes no sense for me. I'd appreciate it if someone could explain this to me...? Lastly, I decided to shove my recording into a video editor, render it and see if the fps is better when it's all done. Problem is, both my video editors refuse to load the video and just throw errors at me saying "<file directory goes here> could not be loaded". This still occurs no matter which Dxtory codec I choose. Am I this bad at all this or is there really a problem here?

Anyway, I will be downloading some lossy codecs and see if I notice any difference... thanks.

« Last Edit: October 19, 2016, 09:45:38 pm by AddictivePenguin »

ClassifyLP

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No worries, forums can wait.

Well, higher bitrates can cause the players to stutter.

It could also be a faulty recording, some editing programs can be pretty strict. Which video editors did you use?

AddictivePenguin

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Okay so, I did tons of testing and also checked a new post that suggested checking the Force CPU processing box. It ended up fixing my problem with the playback stuttering.

I also managed to locate the problem of my Video Editors not loading the file, it ended up being the MagicYUV codec which apparently doesn't like my Blender Video Editor.. What should I expect from a program that was initially designed for 3D modelling anyway  ;D  :P

Looks like I'll have to end up using Lagarith again  :'( Do you happen to have any other, more modern alternatives? x264vfw was surprisingly heavy for my machine to handle. Dropped down to ~25fps when I normally get 100+

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I also managed to locate the problem of my Video Editors not loading the file, it ended up being the MagicYUV codec which apparently doesn't like my Blender Video Editor.. What should I expect from a program that was initially designed for 3D modelling anyway  ;D  :P

Looks like I'll have to end up using Lagarith again  :'( Do you happen to have any other, more modern alternatives? x264vfw was surprisingly heavy for my machine to handle. Dropped down to ~25fps when I normally get 100+
I assume it won't support most newer codecs, you can try UtVideo (that's pretty much on par with MagicYUV).

Lossy encoding is CPU intensive as it has to do alot of computing to compress the video without it losing too much information. There are alot of settings to be considered to make it run well.