AVerMedia Unveils New Live Gamer 4K UHD Capture Cards

This morning, AVerMedia released the new looks and details of their next line of capture cards, with the Live Gamer 4K UHD Line. This is actually a pretty impressive set of cards coming out of their factory that streamers and YouTube gamers alike will want to inspect, as it will give you probably the best picture possible for gaming and broadcasting.

The cards were revealed earlier today at Computex 2018, where they boasted the Live Gamer 4K being able to "record Full HD at up to an amazing 240 fps to seamlessly capture every single frame output from today's high-performance game systems." The Live Gamer EXTREME 2 was billed as a"smaller external card with customizable graphic cover, 4K passthrough, onboard downscaling and 1080p60 recording."

We have the details of each product and the reveal trailer below.

AVerMedia Unveils New Live Gamer 4K UHD Capture Cards
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All Live Gamer 4K UHD Cards
  • Widely Compatible: Work with all major capturing and streaming software, including OBS and XSplit
  • Video/Audio I/O: HDMI 2.0
  • Recording Format: MPEG 4 (H.264+AAC) or (H.265+AAC)
  • Bundled Software: AVerMedia RECentral, CyberLink PowerDirector 15
Live Gamer 4K (GC573)
  • Top of Line Tech: AVerMedia's top capture card, capable of handling any game at ultra-high resolution and framerate and with ultra-low latency
  • 4Kp60 HDR: High Dynamic Range capture for brighter whites and darker blacks and a wider color gamut overall, significantly superior to standard 4K, while at 60 fps
  • Maximum Performance: Via Internal PCI Express x4 Gen2 card form factor
  • Look like a Rock Star: RGB with three preset modes to make your setup shine
  • Max. Pass-Through Resolution: 2160p60 HDR / 1440p144 / 1080p240
  • Max. Capture Resolution: 2160p60 HDR / 1440p120 / 1080p240
  • Recorded Quality: 150 Mbps default @2160p60; up to 240 Mbps is possible
  • MSRP: US$299.99
Live Gamer ULTRA (GC553)
  • For Pros and Aspiring Pros: AVerMedia's intermediate capture card, designed to work well with both laptops and desktop gaming PCs and equipped with onboard video processing to lighten the CPU load
  • Laptop-friendly Form Factor with Low Latency: USB 3.1 (Gen 1) Type-C interface
  • Max. Pass-Through Resolution: 2160p60 HDR / 1440p144 / 1080p240
  • Max. Capture Resolution: 2160p30 / 1440p60 / 1080p120
  • Recorded Quality: 150 Mbps default @2160p30; up to 240 Mbps is possible
  • MSRP: US$249.99
Live Gamer EXTREME 2 (GC551)
  • Performance on a Budget: Entry-level price with 2160p60 passthrough capability
  • Laptop-friendly Form Factor with Low Latency: USB 3.1 (Gen 1) Type-C interface supporting both PC and Macs through the UVC protocol
  • Customizable Cover: Print your own custom graphics to strengthen your streaming brand
  • Max. Pass-Through Resolution: 2160p60
  • Max. Capture Resolution: 1080p60
  • Recorded Quality: 60 Mbps default @1080p60; up to 240 Mbps is possible
  • MSRP: US$179.99

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