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    Question / Help Dual GPU Encoding w/ x264?

    So I was curious if I were able to purchase a dedicated GPU to use for dealing with load on OBS with x264. Currently, I use medium preset, but my fps games use 80-90% of my GPU and obs uses about 10-15% on that x264 preset and because of that I get fps drops in higher usage times. So I was...
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    Question / Help GPU Resources: New NVENC vs x264

    Hello, My PC uses an 8700k cpu and 1070 gpu. I have always run OBS Studio on x264 at the 'fast' preset with OBS set to "above normal" priority. I stream 720p60 at 4500 bitrate. OBS doesn't report 'dropped frames' in the bottom right corner (the one with the % of dropped frames) but it struggles...
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    Question / Help stream settings for apex and fortnite

    hello sorry in advance if this is in the wrong section its my first post and I was just looking for some help regarding some stream settings. my comp specs are I5 6500 gtx 1070 ti 16gb ram 120 gb ssd 1tb hdd internet speed and my obs settings right now are 3800 bitrate nvenc base...
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    Question / Help What's the Best Setting For OBS Recording and Streaming Based Off Of My Hardware Specs

    Motherboard: Asus Prime Z370-A II CPU: Intel Core i7 8700k GPU: Asus Geforce GTX 1080 Strix Advanced Edition RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 2x8 (16GB) 3000MHz Hard Drive: Samsung V-NAND SSD 860 EVO SATA M.2 (500GB) Western Digital 1TB Blue Power Supply: Corsair CX 850M...
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    Question / Help Stream Lag When Above 60fps

    So recently I got a new monitor of 144hz, so I end up with 2 monitors, the old one is 60hz. The thing is that when the games are uncapped (or capped at 144hz it doesn't matter) the GPU icreases to 90 or 99%, the FPS in game are fine like usual but the problem is that the Stream start to LAG or...
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    Question / Help OBS AMD R9 285 Encoding , losing frames

    Hi, i have a decent PC, but CPU is weak for streaming so i decided to try GPU, with HW encoding (R9 285, Sapphire Dual-X OC Edition) but frames dropping, i have set bitrate around 4500kbps, but its droping under 1000kbps while in idle and not playing, just AFK Scene. Computer also in idle , only...
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    Question / Help Why Does OBS Lag No Matter How Low I Set Things?

    OBS always lags out even though my game did not, I don't have the best PC, but it runs most modern games, for instance My Hero Academia: One's Justice runs fine as a game, but my recordings of it are so laggy, I don't know what settings to have it on and I'm getting a bit frustrated after a few...
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    Question / Help NVENC H264 Error

    Hey, it seams that every time i try to record h264 via my GPU, it doesn't work, i get an error messageevery time but when i record via my CPU, Work Perfectly... I want to start recording with my GPU because I play mostly cpu intensive games so if i record with my GPU, I could crank some render...
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    Question / Help GPU Option Question

    I use NVENC to stream to an internal RTMP server. I'm both gaming and encoding on my GTX 1070. If were to purchase and install another card, let's say a GTX 1060, can I flip the GPU option to 1 to encode from the 1060 instead? This way I can take some of the load off of the 1070 and get some of...
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    Question / Help Computer Performance Gone when OBS is simply open with any game.

    EDIT: This log doesn't show even recording because my computer performance fell so much that I couldn't even get it to click, and eventually if I let it stay open, would issue a BsoD error. I've run every test and reinstall under the sun and I can't figure this one out. The hardware isn't even...
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    Question / Help Should you use GPU or CPU to stream?

    Hey Guys! So quick Question! I've been streaming for a while now and sometimes my streams will be looking good and other times it'll be looking choppy and/or laggy...But i don't know what settings would be best to stream? should I use my CPU or GPU to stream? My PC Specs: GTX-1060 3GB 16GB Ram...
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    Question / Help How to run OBS with integrated graphics?

    On a PC. Just reinstalled windows 10, now I can't right click my OBS shortcut. I want to be able to right click and choose "run with integrated graphics", but can only select "run as administrator". I can't even get it to default run as admin, even though I am one. Log: 23:11:26.488: CPU...
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    Question / Help Bitrate/Dropped Frames

    (Logs Included, PLZ HELP) Hey There. I Have Recently Been Streaming Using OBS Studio 22.0.2 And I Use A Elgato HD60s Primarily With My PS4 Pro. Occasionally I Stream Gaming From My PC. The Main/Only Game I Really Stream Is Fortnite On Both My PS4 And My PC. I Stream To Facebook And I Am A...
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    Question / Help How to make OBS record games like GTA V or 3D based game?

    So i need to know how to make OBS record my games like GTA V and then it should also record programs running on intel GPU and simultaneously Nvidia based GPU's too. can anyone tell me how to make OBS run on both the GPU's simultaneously.
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    Question / Help Tweaking REGISTRY key to Boost OBS gpu priority?

    Hi, for a little back story of my issue. I'm running a GTX1070 (for now) and till the latest windows spring update my streaming went just fine, since then i get severe FPS drops in OBS due to GPU bottleneck, while the games run just fine. In Order to tackle this i started looking around for ways...
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    Question / Help High GPU Usage! [Strong PC]

    I have been streaming heavy games from my rig [GTX 1080ti, i7 8700k, 16gb RAM, OS on my SSD along with OBS, etc.], games like: PUBG, Fortnite, Payday 2, R6 Siege etc. Somewhere around a week ago my GPU performance has dropped significantly if I stream a PC game, or even if im not streaming and...
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    Question / Help Frames lost due to rendering lag (video stutters frequently)

    So I have not been able to stream due to the fact that it stutters a decent amount for no reason, when I play a game like Overwatch for example I don't experience this lag or frame drops at all but my stream seems to experience it quite a lot My specs - Windows 10 Home 64-bit Intel Core i7...
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    Question / Help CPU or GPU what is best for streaming?

    I just wanted to ask a question one thats probably been asked a million times... But what is best for streaming CPU or GPU? I always thought cpu was the best but also see people say GPU is best so i'm pretty confused.. Any Information would be great.. Thanks...
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    Question / Help 90% GPU usage

    just wondering why i have 90% of my gpu being used when i start recording/ streaming i am hardware encoding with my amd rx480. However i also flipped back to software x264 and i still get 90% gpu usage??? some help would be nice. Last Log:
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    Question / Help Heyo i can't record with my GPU

    My log file :L 11:40:20.912: CPU Name: AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Eight-Core Processor 11:40:20.912: CPU Speed: 3600MHz 11:40:20.912: Physical Cores: 8, Logical Cores: 16 11:40:20.912: Physical Memory: 16311MB Total, 13799MB Free 11:40:20.912: Windows Version: 10.0 Build 17134 (revision: 112...