Will this hard drive perform well for gameplay walkthrough videos?

I'm thinking about buying this hard drive for gameplays only. I try to do walkthroughs on games that can be helpful to someone trying to get through a part in a game http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769

My old hard drive that has my OS on it. Games run at about 30 fps with Dxtory on, and sometimes start randomly stuttering when I turn it on to record my games http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148612

I really care about the best quality videos out there, so I try to strive for 1080p videos, but if the write speed is only around 80+mb/s, I can deal with 720p. Not good at figuring this stuff out.

Also, my budget would be around $70. I record hours of gameplay videos, and I could leave it on the drive for weeks before deleting it. Would this hard drive be a good choice for this? Thank you!
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  1. Have you considered getting a SSD to store the videos on as you record them. then move them off after you are done recording to a slower spindal drive where speed is not so critical.

    get your self a 128gb SSD and it will be between 400 and 500 mb/s.

    this would give you the speed you need and you can then store multiple of them on a larger spindal drive for use later.
  2. From the 2 HDDs you listed, it will not make any difference in recording games, tough one has SATA 3.0Gb/s and another SATA 6.0Gb/s.

    If you really want keeping performance while recording games, then got a SSD drive.
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