frame drops

  1. E

    Always getting an encoding error when recording even when constantly turning the settings down?

    Hello! Last month I got a new PC and I installed OBS to record some gameplays, I use it to record my switch games and sometimes PC games except I cannot seem to stop getting "Encoding Overload" and I've tried turning down recording settings, changing to x264 and even lower the output. I'm...
  2. Bubbleberry

    Recording choppy and looks weird

    To start, I stream and record, so I know that uses more resources than just doing one or the other. I'm not sure what to do, or if I'm just crazy, but when I watch my recordings, the framerate looks weird and noticeably drops. I'm not sure what settings to change, or if I even can change any...
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    OBS just starting to have frame drops

    I have used OBS for nearly a year now with no issues at all. The odd frames dips here and there but nothing major. As of recently however I've had massive frame dips lasts upto 3 minutes sometimes. My live status goes red and the upload speed tanks it will rectify itself but this has become a...
  4. N

    [SOLVED | Laptop Issue | Streaming to Twitch] Dropped frames as soon as a game is turned on.

    Greeting Windows Support Community of OBS, I'm currently having issues while streaming to Twitch at the moment and I tried using the discord but I thought the forum might be a better place at the same time, the results/solutions(if we ever get one) would be documented for someone else. So...
  5. L

    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...
  6. Joselito

    CPU Dropping frames while recording

    Log file: https://obsproject.com/logs/lfi5w4aGWcJhwt67 I was able to record + stream without a problem, but it's been a while since I can't even record at 1080p@60fps that I start to get Skipped Frames due to encoding Lag The thing is: My game is smooth 60 fps and my cpu usage is very...
  7. AutComm

    keeps lagging

    Hello everyone I tried some stuff to fix lag and stuttering and frame drops but it only reduces it by a bit. The game is Minecraft if that's important. Are there some suggestions/ways to fix this? Thanks in advance for the help Here's the log https://obsproject.com/logs/UH_14jUf9pfzoPGa
  8. GreedyLive

    Input lag and massive frame drops while streaming

    Hey, i got a big problem with OBS. Specs: Ryzen 9 3950X 32GB DDR4 Dominator Ram MSI RTX 2080 Super Trio When im streaming im getting massive frame drops from 240+ to under 100 and the Stream also ads input lag to my game. I had no Problem at all but since a few days this happens to me and i...
  9. D

    OBS and Windows 10 2004 Performance

    Hey all, could it be that the Performance of OBS in Windows 10 2004 is terrible? I Stream the most with 4000kbits on facebook and the bit rate is dropping to 2k or even lower... I have a Gigabit connection with 50 mbit Upload (actually its most arround 35 mbit). I tried X264 (very fast), and...
  10. C

    Question / Help All troubleshooting steps done, still dropping frames

    Hey everyone. So I'm a bit confused. I've been going over the steps in relation to Network Dropped Frames for OBS and I am unable to identify where my issue lies. I've been having frame drops kind of consistently, not to a point where I have a full disconnect but they are little drops here...
  11. R

    Question / Help Sporadic Frame Drops and Skips while Recording

    My specs: CPU: Core i7-8700 GPU: GTX 1660 Ti RAM: 32 Gigs @ 2666mhz I have tried changing settings myself, having the auto configure set something up and nothing wants to give me a steady recording. I wouldn't mind the drops if they all happened within the same 30 to 40 seconds. It seems to pop...
  12. Theealexguy

    Question / Help Frame rate loss, red bar, game capture audio disconnecting and kbps drop....

    Hi everyone as I have stated above, my stream is perfectly fine for around 20 minutes sometimes longer (sometimes shorter) then all of a sudden I'll see that the bar will turn from green to red and I'll go from around 6,000kbps to around 3,000kbps. Then obviously the FPS will drop from 60 to...
  13. ItsNathan

    Question / Help NDI records in 2FPS

    So I have my PC linked with my more powerful laptop. I have them linked with NDI, the display on both the OBS windows (both PC and Laptop) is a good 60 FPS. Even when I press record on my laptop the preview still stays at 60 FPS. I set the setting so that OBS can use all the CPU it wants since...
  14. X

    Question / Help CPU usage to high, drops frames when recording

    Hi, when I record at anything higher than 720p @ 30FPS my CPU usage sits at around 90% and my recording drops frames a lot but I believe my PC specs are good enough but I'll let you be the judge, let me know if and what I need to upgrade please PC components: OS: Windows 7 RAM: Corsair...
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    Question / Help (Recording Only) Can't maintain a constant 60fps regardless of graphic settings/game

    As the title says, I can't manage to maintain a constant 60fps regardless of the game I play or the graphic settings I choose. The frame drops are usually quite subtle but I'd like to iron this out as it's quite frustrating to deal with. I'm not sure how important it is but It might be worth...
  16. Z

    Question / Help Weird frame drop and skipping

    I know this may be asked a trillion times, i did my share of going through the checklist to see if its my internet/hardware/server issue but i wasn't able to find anything wrong. My issue is, out of no where im dropping frames and i can see the bitrate fluctuate from 6000 kbps to 7050 to 1000...
  17. D

    Question / Help Framerate jumping and dipping

    Hi, I have a problem where my bit rate refuses to stay steady. I set it for 4000, but it will go down (sometimes to 0, but usually to around 2000) and then jump up to over 10,000. My dropped frame rate is usually around 30-40%. I've tried this on two different internet connections in two...
  18. D

    Question / Help Stream Unstable | Dropping Extremely High Amounts of Frames, Have No Clue How to Fix

    Hello, so I've been having a lot of problems streaming over the last few months, every time I stream around the one hour mark I begin to drop thousands upon thousands of frames, I have tried everything from a wired connection, to changing servers, to allowing OBS through the firewall. The one...
  19. osu assassin

    Question / Help VERY annoying frame drops

    So in the game that I play, it all will run smoothly, 200+ fps on average, until... I start recording. Sometimes the game will be rendered unplayable, leading the recording to have choppy frames sometimes. Also, what are the best settings if I want to record and I use an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060...
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    Question / Help Gamestuttering while Streaming

    Hey guys, i have the following problem: if i start OBS everything is fine (framerates in LoL are 120- 144Hz) all good. if i start the stream however the frames go all over the place. I googled a lot the last copuple of days and searched for the reason of this issue... the log told me then that...
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