Best Capture Card for Professional Streams – AVerMedia Live Gamer HD 2 Review

Best Capture Card for Professional Streams – AVerMedia Live Gamer HD 2 Review

Review & unboxing of the Live Gamer HD 2 from AVerMedia with comparison to Elgato & Magewell cards to find the best pro level capture card for the money.

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Products Mentioned:
AVerMedia Live Gamer HD 2:
AVerMedia Live Gamer Extreme:
AVerMedia Live Gamer 4K:
Magewell Pro Capture HDMI:
Magewell Pro Capture Dual HDMI:
Magewell Pro Capture Quad HDMI:
Magewelll USB Capture HDMI Gen 2:

AVerMedia Compatibility Test Tool:

Table of Contents:
0:53 – My PC Specs
1:11 – What My Usage Needs Are
1:31 – Disclaimer for Gamers
1:56 – What Cameras Did I Use?
2:10 – Why PCI-E instead of USB?
2:24 – So Which Is the Best for the Money?
2:36 – AVerMedia Live Gamer HD 2 Unboxing
3:12 – Let’s Talk About Magewell’s Pro Capture Series
4:01 – Uncompressed vs Compressed Video like Elgato
4:51 – Note on Blackmagic Design DeckLink
5:09 – How Nvidia GPUs Help with Uncompressed Video
7:30 – Using These Cards with OBS / Going Driverless
8:22 – Can’t Update Firmware without RECentral
9:07 – Live Gamer HD 2’s LED is Blue, Terrible, & Won’t Stay Off
10:07 – Workaround to Disable the LED on the Live Gamer HD 2
10:28 – Conclusions & Recap
11:22 – Some USB Device Recommendations

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