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    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...
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    Question / Help Not regular problem with OBS and CPU, need help.

    Hi everybody! So i'm the streamer of Starcraft 2 (not such a strong game 4 any hardware) and ofc i'm using obs 4 my streams. I have not so cool hardware but enough 4 streaming sc2 in 1500 bitrate. I've allways had something like 20% of CPU usage by OBS with a stream online and it was perfect...
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    Question / Help suddenly more CPU usage (streaming csgo)

    Hello, everyone! On wednesday I could stream csgo with an average of 160-170 fps and stream at 1080p60 fps with 6-8 CPU usage. But yesterday I wanted to stream again. The CPU usage was all the time around 14-16%. And in game I was getting only around 80-100 frames. When I went streaming obs gave...
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    Question / Help High CPU Usage/High Encoding INTEL CORE I9-9900k 8 Core 16 thread ??????

    Hello, and forgive my english .. I have an overload encoding problem .. My config: Intel core i9 9900k Nvidia GTX 1070ti 8GB 16GB ram Three screens I try everything .. The 720p .. the 30fps .. the RGB 5000 but I still encounter this problem .. I read the dodgepong post and try everything he...
  5. Sharktank

    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...
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    Question / Help Ryzen 7 1700x vs 2600x for streaming and recording

    Hey everybody! I’m buying a new CPU soon, and I’ll be upgrading from my 4 core 3.5 GHZ ryzen 3 2200g. I’m looking at the difference between the 1700x and the 2600x, and it’s very close. The 1700x offers more threads and cores, but the 2600x has a much higher boost clock. What would affect...
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    Question / Help GPU Resources: New NVENC vs x264

    Hello, My PC uses an 8700k cpu and 1070 gpu. I have always run OBS Studio on x264 at the 'fast' preset with OBS set to "above normal" priority. I stream 720p60 at 4500 bitrate. OBS doesn't report 'dropped frames' in the bottom right corner (the one with the % of dropped frames) but it struggles...
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    Question / Help stream settings for apex and fortnite

    hello sorry in advance if this is in the wrong section its my first post and I was just looking for some help regarding some stream settings. my comp specs are I5 6500 gtx 1070 ti 16gb ram 120 gb ssd 1tb hdd internet speed and my obs settings right now are 3800 bitrate nvenc base...
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    Question / Help What's the Best Setting For OBS Recording and Streaming Based Off Of My Hardware Specs

    Motherboard: Asus Prime Z370-A II CPU: Intel Core i7 8700k GPU: Asus Geforce GTX 1080 Strix Advanced Edition RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 2x8 (16GB) 3000MHz Hard Drive: Samsung V-NAND SSD 860 EVO SATA M.2 (500GB) Western Digital 1TB Blue Power Supply: Corsair CX 850M...
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    Question / Help Two PC Setup with Elgato HD 60

    To whom it may concern, Thanks to anyone that provides help with this in advance, but I have a two PC setup. The gaming PC is feeding content into the streaming PC via an Elgato HD 60. The Streaming PC is equipped with Z-390 and an I5-9600K. When recording along I am getting 100% CPU usage...
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    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...
  12. itsVenom

    Question / Help Should you use GPU or CPU to stream?

    Hey Guys! So quick Question! I've been streaming for a while now and sometimes my streams will be looking good and other times it'll be looking choppy and/or laggy...But i don't know what settings would be best to stream? should I use my CPU or GPU to stream? My PC Specs: GTX-1060 3GB 16GB Ram...
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    Question / Help Stream 1080P 60FPS

    Hi, I'd like to stream at 1080P 60fps but when I am trying to, my cpu hit 100%,so I am wondering what's the best settings on obs to do it. spec : Intel core i7 8086K gtx 1070 aero 16 go ram 3000 Mhz Thanks a lot for helping me and sorry for my bad english!
  14. oomph

    Question / Help 1st gen i7?

    Hey guys, I am in the process of building a 2nd PC to dedicate as a streaming machine. If at all possible, I have some older hardware laying around that I would like to use on this build. It's an X58 motherboard with an i7 920 CPU. I plan on putting an Elgato HD60 in this PC and capturing my...
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    Question / Help CPU or GPU what is best for streaming?

    I just wanted to ask a question one thats probably been asked a million times... But what is best for streaming CPU or GPU? I always thought cpu was the best but also see people say GPU is best so i'm pretty confused.. Any Information would be great.. Thanks...
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    Question / Help Processor-Encoding Issues

    I am unable to run a smooth 720p30fps stream even though I recently built a PC dedicated solely to streaming. I am running an Intel i5-8400 CPU, 8GB of RAM (hoping to upgrade to 16 GB soon), a 500GB SSD boot drive, and an external Elgato capture card. I use the very fast x264 preset, and the...
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    Question / Help Poor quality, blur when there is movement, 6k bite 60fps

    Hi all. I'm having poor picture quality on live streaming. this includes blurring, lack of sharpness in details (written for example) and when the camera is moving. This also generates an enormous lack of fluidity. I play RPG with fast movement with many details and fast scenes that move on...
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    Question / Help FPS Lag/loss my OBS record/stream under 60fps

    Hello people a few months ago OBS studio made me a huge problem it was the following during the filming of one of my clips I saw on my second monitor that OBS did not shoot the video in 60fps and it ranges between 15 to 37 - 40 which is accordingly very unsatisfactory and I have been making big...
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    Question / Help Cannot stream anymore without getting lag HELP!

    So one month ago I reset my computer to get it a fresh start. I started streaming too and everything was going fine and no issues with streaming. When I reset my PC I downloaded OBS and everything I needed like drivers. So I tried to stream but now all I get on my stream is stutters and lag. I...
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    Question / Help What CPU to purchase

    Hey everyone, I'm now looking at a new build and I am a bit divided in my choice of CPU. Options: Ryzen 7 2700X Intel i7 8700K I'll use it for streaming games, playing games and using Adobe software. Anyone wanna share their experience and/or tips?