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    Dropped frames ONLY in OBS Preview. I'm going insane - please help me.

    Hoping someone will have the answer. I'm using Elgato Game Capture Card HD60 S+ and an Xbox Series X. Gaming is done on my xbox and using the capture card to connect it to the PC. Then, I stream from OBS. https://obsproject.com/logs/VRqOm0VOe965YEtx There is an Elgato Game Capture Card HD60 S+...
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    Making separate audio and video recordings

    Hello! Normally when recording my videos I record my microphone audio with Audacity and record desktop audio/video on OBS. The problem I face is that my computer doesn't work very well and it is not super powerful. Having Discord, Minecraft, Audacity, and OBS open all at the same time uses...
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    Dropping frames when switching to another game

    Hi everyone, I started streaming not too long ago and I seem to have found a pattern regarding dropped frames. I have an arguably solid system (AMD Ryzen 5 3600, Nvidia RTX 2060, 16 GB RAM) and decent internet speeds (300 Mbps download/10 Mbps upload) so I doubt these aspects could be the issue...
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    Lag, Hitching and Stutters in Recordings

    Hello, I just started recording gameplay on a new PC I built last week (RTX 3090, Ryzen 7 5800x) and my output files are extremely laggy. None of the stutters or dropped frames are apparent in-game, only when watching the OBS mkv output file. I was originally using VBR rate control, 50,000 -...
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    My Speed Test shows 9Mbps upload, but my bitrate on OBS only goes up to 1000

    Hello, I´ve been recently having issues with my OBS because my stream gets all pixelated or blurry. I know this is cause of the bitrate, but when I do the SpeedTest, it shows me that I have up to 9Mbps on upload, but when I stream on OBS in Twitch, my bitrate doesn´t goes higher than a 1000kbps...
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    Major dropped frames issue while streaming

    During my live show today, I encountered a major dropped frame issue. My show uses two hosts via Skype from two different locations, while I operate OBS and stream from a third location. My CPU usage low, but key frames dropped was nearly 70% the whole show. I am streaming 1920x1080 at 3500kbs...
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    Random CPU spikes drop frames and de-sync audio

    Hey everyone, In recent months I've encountered an issue I hope you guys can help me solve. As the title suggests, while I stream random CPU spikes (spike I determined by OBS's monitor - normally fluctuates between 5-7% but with these even reaches 20%) lasting 5-6 seconds will make my stream...
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    OBS Lagging, dropping frames and stream health fluctuating

    So I use OBS studio to stream quite regularly and as of only a few days ago I started encountering these issues, as indicated by the title of my post, seemingly out of the blue. I haven't done anything different or new with my computer so I don't understand why this is happening all of a sudden...
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    Dropping Frames in OBS due to Render Lag (when locally recording). Nothing Helps

    Hi guys, I have been going out of my mind trying to record gameplay on OBS and I keep dropping frames no matter what I do. I have a Ryzen 7 3700 CPU and Radeon 5700 xt GPU. I am just trying to record gameplay set at 1080p/60fps and I have been messing with settings in OBS for weeks, changing the...
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    Can't seem to fix streaming and recording lag issues, any advice?

    I'm new to the forum, I just created my account, please let me know if this isn't the right place to ask for help. I've been trying to stream some Warzone gameplay to Facebook and it hasn't gone well. For a few seconds the gameplay is smooth, and then it lags a little, then it goes back, and so...
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    4 Computers, 3 Locations, Same problem Dropping Frames and major Bitrate fluctation

    I am an Audio Engineer/contractor who lives in New Orleans and who has just recently dived into live streaming. I have been a big fan of OBS, but I am now having a consistent issue. My bitrate output is fluctuating drastically within a 30sec time period, It may jump up to 4,000, down to 0, up to...
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    Question / Help Stream dropped frames / lower quality

    Hello everyone and thank you in advance for the help. I used to stream but I stopped for a while but with more free time now, I started back up. I am currently using OBS Studio because I have always used it and in the past, I never had problems. I wouldn't have dropped frames, more than normal...
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    Question / Help OBS Cuts In-Game Frames In Half, Just being open (not streaming or recording)

    Why does google go dumb when I ask questions as if out of the 7.5 billion people in the world no has ever searched for those terms. Can someone please, please, put an end to me thinking there is actually a conspiracy to keep me from streaming my games. I seem to have tried so many settings...
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