high cpu usage

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    I'm getting high cpu whenever I use OBS all of a sudden

    Prior to a week a go my obs never went over 2/5% usage on my cpu and today i've been spiking to almost 30% cpu usage and I cannot find a cause https://obsproject.com/logs/Tjqu4cvBwtfwJrTt
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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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    High cpu usage when using window capture

    When I use window capture (Google Meet - Microsoft Edge) in obs, the CPU usage goes at 100%, OBS is slow and is losing frames. And when I close Microsoft Edge and Reopen it, I have to re-configure the Window capture input. It shows only a line. Is there a way to make the CPU usage smaller? Or a...
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    High CPU Live after WIN 10 update

    Issue: 2 weeks ago: CPU load when live= 11% with all scenes. Current: Increase to 23-25% from 9-11% (Task Manager) when Live on CPU. Only thing that changed was an update to Windows. Steps taken:Uninstalled OBS, reinstalled, rebuilt scene collection. Same. Contacted on OBS discord. No...
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    CPU usage is still high even after followed everything that could reduce it

    Greetings, I've been trying everything upon trying to reduce my CPU usage over my gaming desktop, but sadly it isn't working, tried FPS reduction, NVENC (which by some reason isn't working? and yes I have a NVIDIA card that's compatible with it). Tried reducing resolution too and NDI too but it...
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    Question / Help smooth streaming when I play warzone

    i5-9600k OC rtx 2060 OC ram 2x8gb I did tests and the game does not go smoothly, in some moments obs tells me that there is too much load and I should lower the quality, the fps I always see them stable on obs but actually they are not but the bit rate varies by very.Obs set in 1080p60fps with...
  7. cabbagecanfly

    Question / Help OBS High CPU usage when idling

    Specs I run a dual-PC stream/recording setup. Stream PC specs: Two Xeon E5-2620 v2 (12 cores total), 32 GB RAM Gaming PC specs, though not really relevant: i7-4790K, GTX 1080, 16 GB RAM. I use an Elgato HD60 Pro installed in Stream PC. Past issue I used to stream/record flawlessly back in Aug...
  8. javier17

    Bug Report High CPU in WebM files with browser

    Hello. I have the last version of OBS studio. I want to use Streamlabs alerts, with a webm file. If I use it the cpu is in 24%, and if I don’t use it its in 4%. Can you fix it? Thanks
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    Question / Help High cpu usage when using elgato sence

    Hello, i have this specs elgato: elgato hd60s gaming pc: gpu: rtx 2060 cpu: i7-8700k - oc 4.4 ram: 16 streaming pc: gpu: 1060 3gb cpu: i7-4790 - oc 4.4 ram: 8 obs settings: Twitch: Output: x264 1080p60 bitrate: 5000/6000 use custom buffer size: uncheck keyframe: 2 cpu usage preset...
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    Question / Help No GPU utilization when using nvenc. High cpu usage

    I (successfully) installed NvEnc and ffmpeg from source using this guide: https://askubuntu.com/questions/778100/how-to-install-compile-nvenc-in-ubuntu However I am unable to use ffmpeg vaapi with NvEnc enabled and can only use the default NvEnc setting of obs. Cpu utilization is 165% (400% =...
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    Question / Help High CPU usage and low FPS for the fist time in 2 years

    Hello, I use OBS since a while and never had a problem until now. When I record, the CPU usage is very high and the FPS are around 20. I use the x264 encoder and I record at 1080p 60 FPS. I already reinstalled OBS, reinstalled my drivers, change to something faster for the encoding. I also...