cpu usage

  1. MaoOGS

    Stuttering/ lagging at certain Presets

    Hello, My issue is something I haven't seen anyone post anywhere yet. It's concerning a certain preset, just laggging/ having stutters. I am using an Elgato HD60 pro capture card and the OBS software. I am using it for streaming console games mainly and have done a few test to try things out...
  2. mrkuchar

    Question / Help Streaming with GPU not working? Higher usage of CPU.

    Hey guys I have a bit problem. I have kinda crappy PC and I'am streaming couple years. So thing is lately I was using GPU to stream games such Battlefield 1 coz this game consume a lot of CPU. So it was like my CPU ussage by OBS was around 5% and GPU around 20% despites of settings. But now I...
  3. S

    Question / Help Cpu usage high (when it didn't use to be)

    I have a MSI GTX 1060 6GB, an I5-8400 and 16 gb ram, which i used to be able to record 1080p 60fps, but recently i had tyo redownload my obs and i lost my settings but i couldn't recover them. Now, no matter what low settings i use, my recordings are stuttering and low quality and my cpu usage...
  4. B

    Question / Help Skipped Frames Due to encoding

    so when ever I am streaming Rainbow six siege for example I have 5% to 10% encoding lag and I upgraded my hardware because of these issues I had an I5-8400 then I up graded to a I7-9700 thinking that would fix it but it didn't then it still says I have high encoding lag even though I am using at...
  5. K

    Question / Help OBS stutters/drops frames exactly every 10 seconds for 10 seconds. Even when not recording. Stats show no frames dropped.

    So it's pretty much EDIT to my previous post. Figured out most of the stuff (faulty video) and now I'm down to one issue. Exactly every 10 seconds obs preview/stream stutters/drops frames for exactly 10 seconds and it loops like that. - reinstall the app - update all drivers - change tons of...
  6. Akvas

    Question / Help Which is better for a low end system?

    Most of my footage is from CS:GO and sometimes i see the warning that the encoding is overloaded so I came up with a question. Is recording at a higher resolution less demanding than scaling to a lower resolution while recording? At the moment I set the Canvas to 1920x1080 but the Output...
  7. N

    Question / Help stream and record simultaneously (with GPU instead of CPU)

    Hello everyone, I downloaded OBS to stream computer games on Twitch-TV, but I also want to capture everything from source to original quality. My PC is not a high-end gaming PC but rather weak. If someone needs information about my hardware or software I would like to provide it. Basically...
  8. P

    Question / Help OBS + NDI causing 50% cpu and gpu usage when idle

    Before I even start let me say that I have spent the last week googling and questioning to solve this issue and have yet had a single question answered correctly. Before this week everything in the setup worked perfectly fine. Setup Gaming PC intel I7 7700k MSI gtx 1060 6gb Current version of...
  9. N

    Question / Help CPU stuck at 99%/100% immediately as I start streaming games.

    Hi all, As stated in the title, my CPU flies right up to 100% once I start streaming, I haven't streamed in a while and I remember that it used to work fine but since then I have had to update to the newer version of OBS and I have gained an extra monitor since. (I am running 4 monitors). My...
  10. S

    Question / Help Nvenc encoder

    Right now my cpu usage goes to 50% or more and drops frames when on 60fps would using the NVENC encoder help use less cpu and make it so I can record at 60 FPS using the nvidia gt 710?
  11. Z

    Question / Help High cpu usage when using elgato sence

    Hello, i have this specs elgato: elgato hd60s gaming pc: gpu: rtx 2060 cpu: i7-8700k - oc 4.4 ram: 16 streaming pc: gpu: 1060 3gb cpu: i7-4790 - oc 4.4 ram: 8 obs settings: Twitch: Output: x264 1080p60 bitrate: 5000/6000 use custom buffer size: uncheck keyframe: 2 cpu usage preset...
  12. A

    Question / Help Ryzen 7 2700x at 100% usage while streaming at 1080/60fps

    Hey dear OBS users, my new CPU gives me Headaches. I bought a Ryzen 7 2700x together with the asus prime x470-pro mainboard to get a better performance while streaming. The Problem is streaming in 1080/60fps is not possible even in 720/60fps the cpu is on the limits. I also put the log file...
  13. F

    Question / Help VLC source vs Browser (VLC use to much CPU in my opinion)

    Hey there, I ran into a problem lately where i had to clean up some scenes to save more cpu. First of all the Comparison i do is without streaming. Just an open OBS with a scene. Specs: - Intel i7 6700k in Boost mode from Motherboard - MSI ATI geforce 1080 - 32GB Ram DDR4 OBS 64Bit: -...
  14. A

    Question / Help glGetIntegerv(GL_MAX_TEXTURE_ANISOTROPY_MAX) failed (high cpu load)

    I'm having issues with OBS using a lot of cpu even when using NVENC encoding. The cpu usage seems to be 100% on 2 of my 4 cores regardless of the encoding settings for a 1366x768 stream on a Intel Xeon E3-1220v5 with a GeForce GT710 1Go GPU. I am using a Ubuntu 18.04 server with TurboVNC running...
  15. A

    Question / Help high cpu usage [Fixed]

    I have switched from an old dual core i5 m 560 (2.65 GHz base speed) and gt 420M laptop using windows 7 to a server sporting a Intel Xeon E3-1220v5 (3.00 GHz base speed 3.50 GHz turbo) and a GT 710 gpu running Ubuntu 18.04 and the cpu speed goes up from 15% to 70% running the same setup...
  16. M

    Question / Help Sudden CPU Usage Issue.

    Didn't have any issues before with OBS, but now the CPU usage is way higher than normal. around 80 when streaming. Keeps crashing around every 2-3 hours. I've attached the log. Any help would be appreciated.
  17. K

    Question / Help PC Crashes When OBS Is Open. Is My CPU Dead?

    Hello, I've recently been getting back into streaming with a consistent schedule, gaining a few viewers and having a great time. Problem is, When I try to stream or even have OBS open in the background of my pc, my pc will randomly either freeze, blue screen or just crash. Ofc during blue...
  18. R

    Question / Help Resource usage on scenes vs media sources

    I have a scene collection and in said scene collection some of my scenes have media sources in them. Many of the scenes are scenes mean't entirely for usage in other scenes as sources. These particular scenes are composed of media sources. Videos to be specific. But this particular video is the...
  19. T

    Question / Help Sudden CPU SPIKE!!

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone else is having troubles with their CPU usage spiking. I had ended a stream one night everything was fine. I went to bed not touching any settings or even using the computer. The next day I go to stream and I notice that my cpu usage is upwards of...
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