Hot off the presses Razer has introduced a new capture card called the Ripsaw.
It has a component in for older consoles (such as XBox 360, Dreamcast or even the Super Nintendo) as well as two HDMI ports for newer consoles(such as the XBox One and the PC). Of course it has a USB 3.0 port for connecting the card to your computer.
On the front you have a “Mic-in port” for connecting your mixer directly into your capture card. This can come in quite handy if you like doing commentary with your games.
According to Razer the capture card is designed to work “right out of the box” with software such as XSplit and Open Broadcaster Software. It is also said to record video in full HD (1080p) at a frame rate of 60 frames per seconds. In order to use it here’s the kind of PC you will need.
- Windows 10/8.1/7 (64/32 bit)
- USB 3.0 powered
- Desktop – Intel Core i5-4440 3.10 GHz or above
- Laptop – Intel Core i7-4810MQ or above
- Graphics card:
- Desktop – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 and above
- Laptop – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M and above
- Memory: 4GB minimum (8GB recommended)
For a bit of context, a capture card is a piece of hardware that Gamers use to record footage for video games. A lot of people also use it to broadcast their video games on Twitch.