encoder overloaded

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    Question / Help Dedicated Steam PC/R Ryzen 5 2600 High CPU usage & Encoding lag

    I am kinda at my wits end trying to troubleshoot this issue. OBS is being super intermittent, some streams I can run on all the way to SLOW and no issues and the CPU never runs above 50%. Then other streams I can barely go above VERY FAST. Its not overclocked, my bios is up to date and I have a...
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    Question / Help Encoder overloaded out of nowhere?

    Hello. I've been recording with OBS for some time now, and when using the Hardware setting in output I've never had any encoder overloaded issues. However, a few days ago, it's started to give me the encoded overloaded error as soon as I start recording. The game I'm recording is quite old...
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    Question / Help OBS x264 Encoding Overloaded on Ryzen 9 3900x?

    Hi All, First off, here's the log file link: https://obsproject.com/logs/akpCnAQ2BWTXEHgT (EDIT: had posted wrong log file from last test, apparently. Thanks Narcogen for noticing!) I recently got a new computer to try and use for a one-rig stream. However, I was still getting a lot of...
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    Question / Help How can my encoding overload?

    Hey guys! I don't know what's going on with OBS for me. It suddenly started dropping frames and giving warnings of "encoder overload". My computer is a pretty powerful gaming PC. That said, I don't use OBS for streaming. Not even for playing games! I use OBS to record videos directly to the...
  5. Afiqlanz

    Question / Help how to fix 27.1% Rendering Lag and 74.2% Encoder Overload

    hello guys im afiq and i need help... when i finished record war thunder the playback lags and im using VLC player..... and i don't know how to set up a perfect recording without lag or stutter or anything :/ Log :- https://obsproject.com/logs/BlQ1LFA0FEoAAKKC
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    Question / Help encoder overload problem

    so i was streaming just fine for two days then out of no where i started to get overload so then i downgraded to x264 then it happen again overloaded coder on x264 did something happen during this week? Nvidia nvenc H2.64 with 4500 bitrate preset max quality look ahead unchecked psycho visual...
  7. f3l1p1nh07

    Question / Help Enconding Overload / I9 / GTX1080

    I have overloaded coding issues, how to solve? I don't have a "weak" setting My settings: Case: Cooler Master Cosmos C700P CPU: Intel I9 9900k 5.0 Ghz [OC MODE] MotherBoard: ROG-MAXIMUS-XI-EXTREME. Cooler System: Water Cooler Captain 240MM. Monitor: LG 34 'ULTRAWIDE @ 144Hz Power Supply...
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    Question / Help Encoder overloading

    When I try to stream my encoder always overloads. I got about 5 minutes through a stream once before it overloaded but usually, it's in the first few minutes. I've tried lowering resolution but it still does it. https://obsproject.com/logs/7w0f2E9oGPK-zuRV
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    Question / Help Random Encoding overload after OBS Update!

    Hello, yesterday I've updated OBS to the latest version and after this ,I've got an encoding overload error during a rec (not stream)! Before the update all was ok... So I re-installed the old version but still got the error with same settings! So , now I don't know how to fix this . I have a...
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    Question / Help encoder overload started what I did not have before!

    Hi guys, Last week while I streamed on twitch everything was fine, no lag in my stream and no lag in my game. Today everything changed! I get heavy lags in my stream and obs started giving me an error that my encoder was overloaded?? how can this happen all of a sudden? Here is my log file...
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    Question / Help PLEASE HELP Encoder Overloading with Low CPU

    Hi, I am currently using a Surface Pro 4 to record and my encoder is overloading after about 10 seconds of recording anything. But the strange part is that my CPU usage is below 10% (sometimes 15%) I have tried the different encoders and nothing changes. Tried different speeds, didn't do...
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    Question / Help Encoder overloaded while streaming and game primary window.

    Hello All, I've run into an odd issue that I've been smacking my head against for awhile now and can't seem to figure out. I built this PC for streaming in January and have had no problems streaming at 1080p60fps with Lanconz scaling and a 6000 bitrate until the past few weeks since version...
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    Question / Help Shadowplay Records Perfectly, OBS does NOT!

    So, I am trying to record gameplay for YouTube. I want to use OBS, as Shadowplay not only has shitty audio quality, but it records in VFR. So, Shadowplay is out of the question. However, when I record in OBS, I ALWAYS get the "encoder overload" message, no matter what settings or encoder I use...
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    Question / Help OBS Priority Keeps Decreasing

    So in OBS > Settings > Advanced > Process Priority: High But I still get some encoding overload. I recently turned off game mode which got me out of the 50%+ overloads. I'm still around 3-12% at times. I manually switch OBS priority in task manager to High (default is normal) and the % is around...
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    Question / Help Encoding Overload How?

    I didn't see it in this log: https://obsproject.com/logs/zC7O0TnTNd4CYh08 But i'm getting Encoding Overload issues at random times and I don't know why. My PC should be able to handle 4k tbh. I've been doing 1080p and noticed that I have tons of videos with video lag. I'm doing the usual GPU...
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    Question / Help encoder overloaded if cpu usage is more than 50%

    intel i5 3570S with elgato its my streaming PC so I am not using any other program and I want to make obs use 90% of my CPU power if I increase ultra fast to superfast it's a encoder overloaded also tried using high in services priority sometime I even get encoder overloaded in ultra fast is...
  17. Juliannb

    Question / Help Encoder Overloaded on Overwatch while loading

    Good day! My friend is having some issues when it comes to recording Overwatch. Whenever the game loads a match and (sometimes) when he leaves a match, the unholy "encoder overloaded" message shows up, but only for a couple of seconds. This has never happened before and he haven't changed any of...
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    Bug Report Encoding Overload

    Been trying to stream, but literally anything I do says encoding overload Ive tried multiple things. As soon as it starts streaming i drop frames.
  19. Gianluca Leal

    Question / Help Intermittent OBS Stuttering and lag with OBS v23 (NVNEC SDK, and NVNEC FFMPEG)

    TL;DR Since upgrading to OBS v23, I've started to encounter variably lengthed stutters and have not been able to find a solution. These issues are visible in both the new AND old implementation of NVENC. These issues were NOT present in OBS v22's NVNEC. (Skip to "the problem" for more details)...
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    Question / Help OBS 23.0.0 Encoder Overloaded

    My System: i7 8700k @ 4.9ghz 32gb DDR4-3000mhz RAM MSI DUKE RTX 2080 (419.17 driver) 1Tb SSD. I am trying to stream at 1080p60fps using the new OBS 23.0.0 for the enhanced NVENC encoding quality, however I am constantly getting encoder overloaded and dropping frames hard. I have attached a...
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