The Razer Ripsaw Capture Card has recently been revealed and its main purpose is to make livestreaming a whole lot easier. Streamers will be able to automatically stream their gameplay over multiple online services such as on Twitch and on YouTube.
The Razer Ripsaw Capture Card is a Vital Tool for Livestreaming
According to the company, the Razer Ripsaw Capture Card is a crucial tool for those who broadcast their gameplay online as it is able to offer high-performance streaming and recording capabilities. With the use of this particular streaming and recording tool, game footage will be able to be efficiently delivered into online streaming services with quality resolutions and frame rates.
With the use of the Ripsaw Capture Card, gamers will be able to record and stream their gameplay up to full HD resolution (1080p) and at a frame rate as high as 60-frames-per-second. Those who are interested in getting the device can head on to the company’s online store. Additionally, the standard package will have all the required cables for you to connect it to various home gaming consoles. So other than connecting it to Windows PCs, you can also connect the unit to your Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Nintendo’s Wii U, or Razer’s own Forge TV.
Setting it all up is as simple as possible. All you need to do is connect the device with the use of a USB 3.0 cable (for Windows PCs) or using the other cables to connect it to a gaming consoles. After making the necessary connections, streamers will then be able to link the device to an XSplit or OBS account to launch the streaming application they prefer.
There is one downside pertaining to this device and that is it does not have internal storage. All the recording and uploading of the footage will require a PC, and the system requirements to use the unit is quite high. For desktop computers, it requires at least an Intel Core i5-4440 3.10 GHz processor as well as an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 graphics card. For laptops, the device needs to work on a machine that has at least an Intel Core i7-4810MQ and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M. There is also a required minimum of 4GB of RAM, although computers with 8GB of RAM is recommended.
However, for those rigs that do have the minimum requirements, the Razer Ripsaw Capture Card makes it very simple to stream games online. If only it didn’t have such costly prerequisites.