1. sxetch

    OBS Output Bitrate Differs From Entered Bitrate in Output Settings

    Having an issue when I start up a stream. For some reason, OBS outputs a massive bitrate when I first start streaming a new show. No matter what I do in the output settings, it will jump around wildly, then eventually settle after 10-20min of streaming. This causes the beginning of the streams...
  2. A

    Bitrate spikes drastically

    I stream at 6000 bitrate, but sometimes my bitrate output spikes up to 20 - 35K, which makes my ping in-game really high and the stream laggy. I really need help with this as the high bitrate stays for at least a minute which really ruins the vibes.
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    Bitrate dropping/inconsistent despite wired connection

    Hi there all, this is my first time posting so apologies if this is in the wrong section. I've been trying to stream recently and have a wired connection to my router. Twitch test shows that my connection to servers (US East) is around 80 on the best, with 6000+ kb/s. But I keep running into a...
  4. E

    Bitrate problems please help!

    Got a quick question, I got a i5 7500 with an RX 580 with sufficient ram and such but my recordings and streams are either terrible quality or dropping frames for a whole second at times, what’s the bottleneck here? Before you immediately claim “i5 bad” it was a pretty decent quad core i5 when...
  5. E

    Low quality streams/ recordings

    Got a quick question, I got a i5 7500 with an RX 580 with sufficient ram and such but my recordings and streams are either terrible quality or dropping frames like crazy, what’s the bottleneck here? Before you immediately claim “i5 bad” it was a pretty decent quad core i5 when purchased I try...
  6. M

    Recent Bitrate extreme fluctuation

    Hey guys, I run a live music stream with obs, it's a 2 camera set up at 1080p with a live audio mixer. Anyways, that's all besides the point. Recently I've been having extreme fluctuations in my bitrate, I run on hardwire ethernet directly into my mac (I have a 2018 macbook pro that I have an...
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    Sudden drop to 0 kb/s, OBS becomes background process

    Been experiencing an issue every day for over a week, where after roughly 2 hours of streaming, OBS reports 0 kb/s bitrate despite the internet still working fine (I checked). It functions for a few minutes before encountering the same issue after a full restart of the program. Upon opening...
  8. M

    Question / Help What is a good bitrate for recording 1080p 60Fps?

    I've been using Obs for a few years now and have never found the "Best" settings. I've heard bitrate can be the problem, so I decided to post here. What bitrate setting should I use? Like Cqp,Cbr, Vbr, or whatever. And what numbers? Thanks in advance. :) Specs: Acer Predator Helios 300 GPU...
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    Question / Help Maximum bitrate in OBS Studio - not streaming service dependent

    Some background on me: I am a technical expert turned A/V expert through my job in enterprise IT moving to enterprise IT for a large live theater. I am good with tech and networking and currently stream online using a two computer setup, NDI stream, capture cards, network audio... with gigabit...
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    Question / Help Audio Bitrate capped

    Hi guys, So I recently tried to record my first video (Valorant gameplay) and after trying to configure the settings, it turns out my audio bitrate is capped at 160. Could anyone help me figure out how to let it go up to 320 (because otherwise the audio sounds terrible). I've already turned...
  11. M

    Question / Help Stream is pixelated when moving too much. Recommended bitrate/settings?

    Hey, So I've been streaming for a little while now, and I've noticed that my stream and webcam can get pretty pixelated when moving in more graphic intensive games. I'm not sure if its the settings I currently have for OBS or my computer specs is the problem. Attached here are my current...
  12. S

    Question / Help Pixelation Issues

    Hello, I am running into issues with the recording part of the software. I keep getting pixelation. I have tried almost every setting and recording software but I get the exact same issue across everything. I have a video I recently uploaded for reference as to what is happening...
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    Question / Help How to know what to set the bitrate to for a stream?

    Hello. I recently started using OBS in an attempt to stream. I was curious was to set my bitrate at for streaming (on twitch). My internet is fairly slow (25 mbps download and 10 mbps upload). I only plan on streaming low resolution games (low bit/frame rate games such as gameboy/nintendo ds...
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    Question / Help need help with stream

    Hi my bitrate is 2000 nvench ok my internet download is 200 and upload is 30. And when i stream my bitrate sometimes drops to like 800 and is sooo annoying. btw im using wired connection. log:
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    Question / Help Which values are important in OBS?

    Hi, My question is which values are particularly important in order to be able to stream and record on OBS with good quality. I've heard that CUDA cores should be the most important values. Is that correct? Please no answers like -All are important .... My graphics card: RX 580 8GB I thank...
  16. K

    Question / Help Is Rescale Output applied after or before encoding?

    Hi! I would like to use OBS for recording and streaming. Under video tab I have setted up my full resolution (1080p) and then created presets under Output for streaming and recording. The question is: Is Rescale Outpout under Outpout > Streaming applied before or after encoding? I want to stream...
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    Question / Help Anyone know how to make 500 bitrate look like 1500+ ?

    I have 0.76 upload speed so I limit my bitrate to 500 and I was wondering does anyone know a way that when I stream online games it won't be super pixelated on my stream
  18. imboy_kor

    Question / Help i want find my obs setting for my game streaming

    first i'm korean so i'm not use english well my Computer specifications is amd 5 1500x , rx570 4g , samsung 8gx2 3200mhz ( overclock) , ssd mx500 and my monitor is 1920 1080 60hz so i want use minimal Print 1080 but If you struggle with 1080 i can change 720 and i'm playing cs:go , leage of...
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    Question / Help 10000 kbps is too much for 720p 60 Youtube stream ?

    Hi all, This is my first post in OBS forum. I am streaming APEX Legends to Youtube at 720p 60 FPS using NVENC new with RTX 2080ti for encoding (using Ryzen 3700X as the processor). So I've referred this resource which saying use 6000kbps for 720p 60fps streaming. On the other hand, I've read...
  20. baedollbarbie

    Question / Help Alienware bitrate porbles :(

    Hello. I would like to broadcast with OBS on my alienware i7 gaming/streaming laptop with 8gb NVIDIA geoforce video card and this laptop is the strongest in the market but the bitrate is not working out.. :( I have an Asus zenbook with integrated video card and with that laptop the bitrate and...