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    Question / Help Why is the AMD Encoder Performance so Poor?

    Hi all, new forum user here and amateur OBS user. I'd like to ask, quite plainly, why is the AMD x264 encoder's performance in OBS so poor? I've been attempting to use OBS for local replays with the AMD encoder, and I'm always met with an overloaded encoder which skips and stutters. Naturally...
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    Question / Help OBS Crashes on startup

    Right after installing the application, I ticked the launch option at the end of the installer, it launched normally. Then I closed it, and opened it after an hour or so. Now, I get the error: "Woops OBS has crashed!". I have tried reinstalling with administrator privileges, launching with admin...
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    Question / Help AMD Drivers causing OBS to black-screen. Fixed it by rolling back.

    So a few days ago I updated my AMD Radeon drivers. Nothin' special there. However, when I was going to use OBS, it got a black screen. I was confused. I had already previously fixed the issue and I did not want OBS to OBS me (Oh this is so BullS*it). I did some ADVANCED RESEARCH (searching up...
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    Question / Help I just can't find the correct settings for my setup :(

    Hey guys, i have just built my new PC for livestreaming / gaming. CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700 (OC -> as fast as an AMD Ryzen 7 2700X) RAM: 2x 8GB DDR4 3400MHz GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 (will be upgraded to a RTX 2080 soon) Previously i had an Intel Core i5 4690 and an AMD RX 570 4GB so i thought that i...
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    Question / Help Unable to use H264/AVC encoder for recording

    Hello, Every time I attempt to record my display using the H264/AVC encoder, I get the following error: I have already tried reinstalling my AMD Adrenalin drivers to the latest version, to no avail. I am able to record with the x264 encoder, but I would like to use the H264/AVC encoder. Can...
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    Question / Help Issues with Ryzen 7 2700x

    Hey guys, i just got my new Ryzen 2700x that i bought to be able to stream with x264 encoder. I've tried different presets and resolutions but i my stream gets reeeeaaally laggy. My cpu only runs at 30% while streaming and playing csgo, i have almost no frame drops ingame. But my stream has...
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    Question / Help What is Prepass mode?

    Switched to AMD encoding for live streaming... this is an option... no idea what it means/if I should use it :) (and can't find anyyy info online on it- hint hint: make a youtube video $$$ lol)
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    Question / Help Obs goes to 0kbps with unhandled exception

    Hi there. I'm relatively new to OBS, but as a software dev myself, I quickly got the hang of it and now love the program. However, I'm having this issue where in the middle of my stream, OBS shows 0kbps. The last time this happened, it also spitted out an error (the other times it happened, I...
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    OBS does not Start Stream Or let me record

    One Day as if nothing, I mark the following error, does anyone know how to fix it? I have a Pc with a i3 6100 and a RX 460 4GB Unhandled exception: c0000005 Date/Time: 2019-03-24, 21:28:33 Fault address: 7FF8553A0819...
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    Question / Help Decent PC but OBS dropping frames & decoding issues

    Basically I can't get consistent frames using x264 or H264. H264 is much worse than x264 for me, but both look awful as I get constant frame drops, I have tried everything I can to fix it, changing the YUV color space and color range, color format, bitrate, cpu usage with x264, obviously I've...
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    Question / Help OBS will crash after pressing 'start recording'

    All relevant drivers are up to date I checked today here is a screenshot of the error message: crash log: last log file: The problem started about a day after I changed some of the output...
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    Question / Help PLS HELP ♥ My stream lagging / Radeon RX560 Pulse 4Gb OC / LOG IN DESCRIPTION

    Please help me, my stream goes lagging when i click to my game and go fullscreen. My log in description :)
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    Question / Help Frames dropping In OBS with new Ryzen 7 1700 CPU installed

    I installed a new CPU, a ryzen 7 1700 and took out the old ryzen 5 1400, and now i've been having frame drops in obs for some reason and i don't know why, for some reason now I also get (a little)better frames with Vsync turned on too. I've always done (FOR RECORDING) 1080p 60fps and i've never...
  14. drakgoku1

    Question / Help Recommended settings for Strean on ryzen 5

    Hello, I currently have this Ryzen 2400g processor and there are more and more changes in OBS studio. My question would be what are the best specifications for obs studio regarding this processor when it comes to high quality streaming at 60fps. I'm currently on a "cloud gaming" platform, so...
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    Question / Help Does streaming with AVC Encoder wear the GPU down?

    Hello there. As the title says - I wanna know would setting my streaming settings to be GPU intensive rather than CPU intensive, will it decrease my GPU's life span? I know that it will, of course, be heavy on the GPU and will use it's memory, that's a given. But is there a correlation between...
  16. Cithara

    Question / Help Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Please help!!

    Hi, I have been using OBS to record for about a year now, and I always used the NVENC H.264 encoder. One day, it just stopped working. I was confused, so I updated to the newer version, and it still didn't work. I went and googled, I tried everything. I uninstalled it then reinstalled it...
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    Question / Help Why did I hit stream & recording, it crashed and I used x264, it didn't crash - I used an AMD card

    but when i use x264 I speak English very badly i vietnamese giúp tôi với, cảm ơn crash file
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    Question / Help Tons of "freezing" on Twitch, but not reported in OBS or with in-game issues

    Hey guys! I've run into some issues with my stream with a new setup. First of all (since I know this is what you're all gonna ask for), I am work right now but I will update this thread as soon as I have logs and data to report this evening. I will attempt to detail my issues below for now, with...
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    Question / Help AMD PC Streaming Question

    Hey everyone! I am trying to stream to Twitch without impacting in-game performance (that much). Specs: Ryzen 7 2700x, RX 580 8gb. (I stream from CPU, 720p 60fps) In any game, I try to get 144 fps (Capped) however, the RX 580 is not meant for 144 fps. I can achieve this FPS in the game I play...
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    Question / Help Ingame Microlags

    Hello Community I have a Problem. I want to Stream Overwatch but when i start OBS i get Microlegs ingame. The game is telling me there are constantly 240fps but i notice that there are not 240 FPS. The coriuos thing is that the first 5 to 20 seconds after starting OBS or changing settings are...