After some work, I figure out a way to coax 720p @ 30 frames per second video recording out of this model webcam. The trick is to use the free to download Windows Media Encoder. The video quality is actually quite good if you use proper lighting when recording. I made a little tutorial in my blog how to do achieve it:
This method should work with almost any webcam that supports 720p any supported resolutions.
check out my unboxing and review :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zN0Ou4z-6HM