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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...
  6. 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.
  8. 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...
  10. Rai97

    Question / Help Encoding overloaded when trying to stream R6 on my brand new PC?

    Hello everyone, I built this new PC to transition to streaming PC games. When streaming console on this PC it streams at 1080/60 at 6k bitrate fine. But during my stream, I switched to R6 as I have played it off stream for a long time due to not being able to stream it. After finally building a...
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    Question / Help OBS Running Perfect When it is the Active Window, But drops FPS to around 10 when play games

    Okay, so I've ran into a problem where my hard drive corrupted itself so I lost OBS, and I just fresh installed an SSD and HDD with OBS. I never had framerate issues in the past, even recording up to 60fps. Basically, when I make OBS the active window by clicking on it no frames are lost...
  12. linkstman

    Question / Help Encoder overload issues

    Recently started streaming again after taking a break from it and now my streams keep getting micro stutters no matter what im doing. Here is a link to the log file Log File. I have tried playing around with all the settings in obs and nothing seems to make a difference. Changed encoders...
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    Question / Help Encoding Overloaded

    I cam on chaturbate and I use OBS. For the past two nights I keep on getting a message in the corner saying "encoding Overloaded". This is the first time this has happened and I've tried many different ways to fix it such as lowering my resolution, restarting my computer, and restarting my...
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    Question / Help Encoding Overload Issues With Non-CPU-Intensive Games

    I am currently trying to record some footage of me practicing my BnB combos in Skullgirls, but every time I have recorded the game it always ends up with an encoding overload at some point. My specs are as follows: CPU: Intel i7 4700 GPU: MSI GTX 1070 Memory: 16GB DDR3 @ 1600 MHz Display: dual...
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    Question / Help Ryzen 2700x | Overloading Encoder but only 20% Usage ?

    Hello Guys, im trying to stream Leauge of Legends with my Ryzen 2700x on twitch. OBS Settings -> 720p60FPS (16 Bicubic) x264 medium Always overloading Encoder, but OBS only uses 20% of my CPU ? Why isnt it possible to use 100% of my Ryzen ? With LoL i only have 30% usage .. WIndows Game DVR and...
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    Question / Help *FIXED* (Recording) Screen freezing at the beginning of video but audio continues.

    The screen freezes and stays for 4-8 seconds (Only in the recording; The OBS Preview and In-Game keeps running normally), after that time everything in the recording becomes normal. That never happened to me before. Forgive me if I mispelled or said something wrong, I'm not a native english...
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    Question / Help FPS is dropping

    I haven't had this issue in awhile, but it was never this bad. when sometimes even when my cpu is using like 30% i'm still dropping fps while streaming i've lowered the preset to ultra fast and changed bit rate and it will still do it when I swap games sometimes etc. I used to have it at 60fps...
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    Question / Help Is my laptop able to record larger games? Encoder overloaded, help?

    So, I tried to record Amnesia and the Evil Within both of which would only record a few minutes and lag very bad. At first I thought it was just my set up so I fixed it.I have tried lowering the game graphics too, honestly I have no idea what else to do because I have tried doing what a lot of...
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    Question / Help Encoding overload when CPU usage is low.. help! (recording)

    Hello, I've spent the best part of a week trying to get OBS to work as it used to. I was able to comfortably record at 1080p 60fps about 4 months ago, but since I've stated recording again I seem to keep getting the dreaded "encoding overload" message at the bottom of OBS.. I'm using an AMD...
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    Question / Help Hardware Encoder Options?

    Good morning, I am new to the world of streaming and am trying to work things out. Computer setup: iMac Bootcamp Windows 10, quad-core i7-6700 4GHz, 16gb ram Inputs: PS4 through Elgato HD60S (Hence the Bootcamp for Windows instead of using the mac version of OBS), Logitech C920 webcam...
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