Category Archives: Capture Cards

Want to be the next big thing on YouTube? Then you need a capture card! But which one? We compare Hauppauge, AVerMedia, Roxio & Elgato to find the best HD unit!

Win an AVerMedia Game Capture HD [2 available]

Win an AVerMedia Game Capture HD [2 available]

Last week I posted a video, in which I talked about a possible giveaway for my AVerMedia HD Capture Card. At the time of posting, I am just 13 likes short of the 50 I asked for, so it looks like one lucky subscriber will be in for a Christmas treat [Update: the video sailed past 50Continue Reading

Cyber Monday: Hauppauge HD PVR 2 (Gaming Edition)

Cyber Monday: Hauppauge HD PVR 2 (Gaming Edition)

No sooner than I posted details of this Cyber Monday deal on the AVerMedia Game Capture HD, Amazon hit me with another e-mail regarding the Hauppauge HD PVR 2 gaming edition. The HD PVR 2 is a more traditional capture card, in that it needs to be connected to your console and a computer, like so: ForContinue Reading

Cyber Monday: AVerMedia Game Capture HD only £99

Cyber Monday: AVerMedia Game Capture HD only £99

I doubt I’m the only UK gamer that thought Amazon’s Black Friday offering was a little disappointing. Whilst those in the US could save almost 50% on a range of gaming headsets, nothing came close on Amazon’s UK site. Thankfully, it looks as though Cyber Monday will have much more to offer. AVerMedia Game Capture HD:Continue Reading

AVerMedia Game Capture HD Review by JSHD

AVerMedia Game Capture HD Review by JSHD

Whatever your game of choice, chances are you need a capture card in order to record footage. 99% of the time, set-up will be as follows: Yes, that’s right. You need to connect to a PC or laptop in order to record footage. But what if, like me, your PC is in a different roomContinue Reading

Elgato Game Capture HD quality test

Elgato Game Capture HD quality test

So, you’ve decided you want to record gameplay and upload it to the internet? The first question you need to ask yourself is “which capture card do I buy?” Elgato are new to the capture card market but the Game Capture HD stacks up pretty well against offerings from established players like Hauppauge and Roxio.Continue Reading

Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition quality test

Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition quality test

The original HD PVR was a huge hit with YouTubers and Hauppauge hope to pick up where they left off with the HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition. In this “best capture card” post we compared it to the Roxio GameCap HD Pro and the Elgato Game Capture HD, concluding the Hauppauge was still a viable option butContinue Reading

Roxio Game Capture HD quality test

Roxio Game Capture HD quality test

The Roxio Gamecap HD pro is one of the newest high definition capture cards to hit the market. In this “best capture card” post we compared it to the Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition and the Elgato Game Capture HD. In terms of specs, the Roxio Game Cap HD Pro does pretty well. ItContinue Reading

Best capture card? Elgato HD vs HD PVR 2 vs Roxio HD

Best capture card? Elgato HD vs HD PVR 2 vs Roxio HD

So, you’re a budding YouTuber and want to start sharing your gaming videos with the world. Before you begin, you will need a capture card. But which one? Before we get into the details, please note the Elgato HD, HD PVR 2 and the Roxio Game Cap HD require access to PC or Laptop inContinue Reading

Roxio Game Capture HD review by iMightyHutch

Roxio Game Capture HD review by iMightyHutch

If you’re a budding YouTuber, then you will need to buy yourself a capture card before you can start posting gaming videos to the internet (unless you want your videos to look like this). There are a plethora of capture cards on the market, so which one should you choose? Your decision really depends onContinue Reading