encoder overloaded

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    Stream freezes even with strong PC

    I don't know what to do anymore, i've been trying to solve this the entire day. Followed every tutorial, OBS FAQ, uninstalled obs (even the settings saved, 100% clear restart), made a simple scene, and it's still going on. Lol My stream has encoder overload/screen freezes every 1~2 minutes for...
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    OBS recording frame drops for all recording formats

    Hello, this is my first post, and I've been running into some OBS recording problems lately. I normally use OBS to record my Valorant gameplay, but recently I noticed that my OBS recordings would drop frames every so often. Thus, I discovered some settings on the forums and used the settings...
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    Encoder Overloaded tired EVERYTHING

    Hey I keep getting encoder overloaded and I've changed all the settings that were posted in the forums and in youtube videos and they haven't worked My pc specs are Operating System: Windows 10 Pro RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX - 32GB - PC4-25600 - DIMM CPU: Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360R RGB...
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    Encoder overloaded immediately after recording starts, never again

    Hi there. I've been recording (not streaming) videos the last few weeks. As of yesterday, when I start recording, OBS immediately pops up the Encoder Overloaded warning, like fractions of a second after I start. If I dismiss the warning, it never occurs again. I can record a 50 minute video and...
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    stream down

    I have a problem when I stream on any platform I have problems that it breaks live on its own, and the internet works normally and the other problem I have is the coding is overloaded so if anyone can help
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    "Encoder Overloaded, Try turning down video settings or switching to faster encoding preset"

    My video tab is base 1920x1080, Output resolution 1920x1080, Downscale filter Bilinear and 360fps. I really don't want to change my resolution as I upload on youtube, and I use 1080p but upscaling just looks horrible, I tried lowering my framerate down to 120fps and still nothing, (I don't want...
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    OBS Encoder Overload

    I recently updated OBS and ever since I did I've constantly been getting encoder overloads while recording making the videos unwatchable. I'm using a laptop with an i7 intel core, GTX 1060 gpu and 8gb ram and i know that this laptop can record games and stuff fine with obs including webcam...
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    Encoding Overloaded!

    Hi everyone, I have two questions. I've been geting that "Encoding Overloaded!" message in the bottom left corner of my OBS in quite a while now. I've been searching on the internet what it exactly does & what happens. Some people are saying that it makes you drop frames, but i still get 0%...
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    I'm trying to record GTA 5 in OBS the gameplay is smooth but playback really choppy

    I'm trying to record GTA 5 in OBS the gameplay is smooth but playback really choppy. I have been trying and trying with no luck. Every setting i choose or change the playback is still choppy and it says encoder overloaded no matter what. I'm losing my mind, could you please help? Also whenever i...
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    Ryzen 5 4500U Dedicated Streaming (Encoder Overloaded)

    Hello lovely OBS community. Recently I have purchased Dell Inspiron 5505 laptop, which has Ryzen 5 4500U 6 cores 6 threads and 8GB 3200MHz DDR4 RAM. I was trying to use it as a dedicated streaming PC via NDI OBS and was trying to encode at x264 faster 936P 60FPS. I thought 6 cores and 6 threads...
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    Recording works, streaming choppy. Can you help see what wrong?

    So when i stream with my setup it tells me the "encoder is overloaded, change encoder", we are already trying for months, so any help is appreicated. Wont to stream at least at 720p and 30fps. So recording works flawelessly, but when starting streaming the stream chops, and also OBS. MY internet...
  12. Trzcina

    Encoder overload, dropped and skipped frames

    Hi As in the title I've got some problems with OBS. Before I go into details a long story short - the problems started when I reinstalled Windows and they weren't present before. I was able to stream Warzone without any drops in OBS and only 5-10FPS less in the game. So the problem has started...
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    Encoder Overload and High CPU Usage when using Butt with OBS Studio

    Hello! I recently started using Butt Encoder to stream audio at the same time I use OBS to stream into Facebook/Twitch, etc, using the Multiple Output and Advanced Scene Switcher plugins, but have been having issues with dropped frames and audio encoder issues. I looked at the CPU usage and...
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    Encoding problem with high-end CPU

    I am a streamer new to the streaming world. I have been working really hard this month to try and become an affiliate on Twitch. However, when running my stream through OBS Studio, I run into the worst possible error message: "Encoding Overload." I have read dozens of articles, tried all kinds...
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    Encoder overload, can't seem to fix it.

    I'm encoding my recordings with my 5700xt on the h265 encoder. 1440p 60. I've turned the cqp down to 20, and yet i keep running into this issue. I'm recording at 1440 so that youtube gives me their better compression. Any ideas on how to fix this? I don't think it's the game as it's dark souls...
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    Obs Has Encoder issues, But my game looks fine

    Obs Has Encoder issues, But my game looks fine-- I have been using obs for a whiile. but starting a couple of weeks ago every time i try record or steam it says it is having encoder issues even tho my game looks fine fps wise -- I have checked game mode -- I made it no longer full screen -- It...
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    Videos turn out real laggy with my RTX 2070 Super

    I've been trying to use OBS for a couple of months now and I just can't get it to work. Even on simple games like terraira, after about 20 minutes I get the overload message and the video turns out really laggy. Ive tried to many different things and i just cant get it to work at 1080p 60fps...
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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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