high cpu usage with obs

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    Ryzen 3700x High CPU Usage and Crashes

    Past month or two I started to get crashes, also noticed that the CPU usage is really high up to 80% for OBS no matter which encoding setting. 1080p/720p 60fps fast/faster preset from 6000kbs, 10000kbs or 20000kbs Tried a fresh install of OBS too, without any plugins just recording. Some games...
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    Question / Help Streaming FPS drops with animated overlay

    Hello everybody, today i designed an animated overlay for my stream and tried to test it on stream a few mins ago. The second i activate the Overlay, which is coming from tipeeestream in a browser source, the stream starts lagging and the FPS are jumping around. If i hide the scene the stream...
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    Question / Help Dual pc stream high cpu usage problem. Video/stream lags

    I have a dedicated streaming laptop which I use to stream and I game with another pc. Laptop specs: MSI GP62MVR 7RF-633NE CPU: Intel i7-7700HQ Graphics Card: Nvidia GTX 1060 3GB RAM: 8GB DDR4 2400Mhz I am using avermedia u3 capture card between the two computers and when i use "faster" cpu...
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    Question / Help Heavy CPU Usage in Windows Server 2019 Datacentre which has Dedicated GPU

    Hey! We’re Running a VPS server with windows server 2019 Datacentre.We have also installed a dedicated elastic gpu from amazon to support heavy processing.But still OBS uses up to 95% of cpu and seems to be very laggy! We only use limited sources.
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    Question / Help I7 6700 seems to be having trouble.

    So I have a dedicated pc that is used for only streaming, the specs are 12 gb of ram a gtx 1070 and an i7 6700 (non K) rn I'm running the bit rate at 6000 and have to use very fast but wanted to use faster but when I do it uses about 80% of the cpu and starts to make the video look super choppy...
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    Question / Help High CPU Usage since New install

    HeyGuys, I reinstalled my Windows and all other programms a few days ago. I installed OBS and entered the same settings which I always used. Started the Stream, played some CS:GO and now.. CPU is constantly at 100%.. OBS needs around 40-50% of my CPU and I dont even use many CRL Browser Sources...
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    Question / Help OBS CPU WAY TO HIGH

    As soon as i open OBS my CPU shoots up to 30 to 40% my encoder is on hardware (NVENC) SOMEONE PLZ HELP
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    Question / Help OBS Dropping frames

    My game freezes on the websites end and says im dropping frames i think im encoding too high cause my encode said to turn down. Please Help. Thank You, TexasGuy / GamerGuy Settings Res: 180 X 720 FPS: 30 Video Bit: 1500 Audio Bit: 96
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    Question / Help GPU Stop Working 100% When Opening OBS Causing Game Stutter And Lag

    Hello Guys, I'm Having 2 Problems With Streaming Which Really Need Your Help !!! My Specs: i7-8700 GTX 1080ti 16Gb RAM Z370-p Prime 600W power Supply My OBS Settings: NVENC 1080p 6000 Bitrate Keyframe 2, Bluray/ High, 2 Pass Encoding, Lanczos First Problem : My PUBG Always Use Nearly 50% CPU...
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    Question / Help CPU while OBS is idle

    Why is OBS taking 5% +/- processing power while idle and minimized? Is there a setting to change of some sort? Not certain if it's beneficial...here's my system... Win 10Pro x64 i7-8700 GIGABYTE mobo 32 GB RAM RX 550 graphics card 6 displays (1x TV) Scott
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    Question / Help CPU won't stop overloading

    No matter what I try, or what I uninstall/disable, I can't get my CPU to not overload when streaming or recording. Help is greatly appreciated. https://obsproject.com/logs/KIOikZbsBpQadjo1
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    Question / Help Videos Playback Lag While OBS is Open

    Very recently, I've had an issue with OBS where video playback (YouTube/Twitch) lags while the program is open. I don't even need to be streaming/recording for this issue to occur--just having it open will do the trick. This is a fairly recent issue and with the specs on my system, I don't see...
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    Question / Help To anyone with encoding overload

    Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. This problem has been reported countless times: OBS says "Warning: High encoding CPU usage" yet the CPU usage percentage is comparatively low. I've been seeking for a solution for months (without reducing the output quality!) and finally I managed to fix it...
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    Question / Help Processor-Encoding Issues

    I am unable to run a smooth 720p30fps stream even though I recently built a PC dedicated solely to streaming. I am running an Intel i5-8400 CPU, 8GB of RAM (hoping to upgrade to 16 GB soon), a 500GB SSD boot drive, and an external Elgato capture card. I use the very fast x264 preset, and the...
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    Question / Help CPU issues with OBS

    Recently, I updated my graphics card adapter. I then started maxing my CPU when recording or streaming with OBS. I never had these problems before, so I rolled back to the previous version, yet I am still having these problems. I have not changed any settings in OBS. Any ideas as to what could...
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    Question / Help OBS using >40% CPU, games too laggy to play

    Hi all. I'm not the best when it comes to the technical aspects of computers, but I really want to give streaming a go. I've been trying countless methods to speed up my computer to stream. I followed the posted guide, and even tried this method to use my laptop to help carry the weight of...
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    Question / Help Too Much CPU Usage

    Yesterday I completely reset my PC using the reset option in the control panel. Before I did this, I was able to and had been streaming and recording using OBS and OBS Streamlabs. But now, after I wiped almost everything, when I'm not even streaming, I just have the OBS tab open, it tells me I'm...
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    Question / Help 50% CPU when streaming, causing games to struggle when the run on max usually

    PC Specs: GPU: GTX1080 CPU: i7 6700 RAM: 32GB I recently wiped my computer due to some security issues, and since then have had many complications with streaming. I can run games at usual FPS on maximum settings when I am not streaming, but as soon as stream starts, games such as Fortnite...
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    Question / Help FPS Drops, Avg time to render spikes, skipped due to encoding increases

    https://hastebin.com/ohisoxizax I dropped the video output to 1280x720 -- this improved the situation a lot. I then changed the downscale filter to Lanczos (it was Bilinear) -- this made little difference. My rate control is CRF 15, and I moved the CPU to veryfast. Would adding memory help...
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    Question / Help High CPU usage while idle

    The CPU % shown on OBS its self says i'm running at 15% roughly. While my Task Manager is showing 40%+ while i'm not even streaming to anything. Any idea as to why? https://hastebin.com/cinavokini