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    Encoding overload, despite cpu and gpu being at 30-40% ussage.

    Hi So I am trying to stream and I keep getting encoding overload at points, but I had task manager up and it said that my cpu and gpu were around 30% maby 40% at the max. Also the game I'm playing (batman arkham asylum) is not very demanding and is running at 30fps, so I wouldn't the gpu would...
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    Skipped frames with low cpu usage on x264 encoder.

    I am having issues with skipped frames on x264 even though my CPU usage is 4% on the OBS stats panel, and with the task manager the CPU output is less than 8%. I did a bunch of live stream tests on a private twitch account and I was able to get everything to run smoothly on the Slow preset with...
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    CPU usage is low causing missing frames

    Hello, I wanted to see if I could stream a game and its been causing me a ton problems. The CPU usage when in play is below 10% which causes lots of missed frames. I've tested that when I hit record, the CPU usage rises up to the mid 20's and 30's which leads to better quality image. And when I...
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    How to fix these strange lags or frame drops?

    Hello When I record with OBS, I have frame drops that I shouldn’t have with this PC and these settings. I used MSI Afterburner when recording to see CPU and GPU usage and other things. The CPU usage doesn’t exceed 20 – 25% at a resolution of 1440p and the GPU doesn’t exceed about 50%. The...
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    OBS Video Stuttering and Low CPU Usage

    Specs: r7 2700x stock clock speeds & Wraith RGB cooler gtx 1080 ftw2 w/ a slight overclock (+300mhz memory, +90mhz gpu, 120% power) 2x16gb g.skill trident z @ 2133mhz (haven't gotten around to adjusting it) Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming Mobo 256gb M.2 NVME SSD 2TB 7200 rpm HDD (being recorded to)...
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    Unusual problem with laggy video.

    Hi, i just downloaded OBS and i have got a problem. On my video cursor is recorded properly (isn't lagging) but windows (programs) are refreshed every few seconds (on video you can see smoothly working cursor and usually cutted windows (only few parts of them are recorded) wich are refreshed...
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    Question / Help PLEASE HELP Encoder Overloading with Low CPU

    Hi, I am currently using a Surface Pro 4 to record and my encoder is overloading after about 10 seconds of recording anything. But the strange part is that my CPU usage is below 10% (sometimes 15%) I have tried the different encoders and nothing changes. Tried different speeds, didn't do...
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    Question / Help encoding issue that should not exist

    when recording I get choppy videos and the overload encoding message no matter the settings I use I built a new PC. I have been trying to record apex legends. the only time a not choppy video was recorded was in 480p 30fps have followed many tutorials from people with Ryzen systems with less...
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    Question / Help OBS not using full CPU power

    Hello, I recently got some new attachments for my PC for Christmas, and when I hooked them up, something changed and now I can't use OBS. Now when I open a game and have the game window selected, OBS starts to freeze. When I click back to the OBS window with the game running in the...
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    Question / Help Low cpu usage, high fps in game, low fps stream

    So, I don't mess a lot with the settings to streaming, nvenc stuttered a lot and h.264 didn't, and there should be no problem using it in a 8 core cpu, and I didn't have any problems before. About other settings, I always use ''simple'', 5500 bitrate and only streaming at 720p60. This log is...
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    Question / Help stream stuttering when going lower than medium on a ryzen 7 2700x

    Hello, I have a dual pc setup my stream pc cpu is a ryzen 7 2700x and im streaming in 900p60 preset medium and tune animation 6000 bitrate and it goes fine with this settings but i cant stream lower than medium but when i turn off the animation tune it can do slow. And the cpu usage is around...
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    Question / Help Encoding Overload, but low CPU usage

    Hello everyone I've long had this particular issue, occasionally attempting to try to fix it by tinkering with settings but still no luck in being completely rid of it. Whenever I record just about any game, even using a scene with only a single game as a source, no webcam or anything else, I...
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    Question / Help Is OBS Playing up on me?

    Hi, I am very new to this forum so pls forgive me for my noobish post. For some reason, OBS is now dropping a lot of fps within the app! I never had this issue before and I could stream all day long without any of the issues that I am having now. When I open OBS Studio App (OBS 22.0.1 /...
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    Question / Help Beefy CPU cant even handle 'faster' preset - Stream lags!

    Please help, I tried to stream a non intensive game yesterday, Feed the Beast 'minecraft with mods' and I notice the quality wasn't too good and i had it set on ultrafast so I had a look around and found out the CPU preset makes the stream look better so I increased it 1 by 1 and as I did the...
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    Question / Help Low load fps drops

    Hello, First, I think it would be helpful for me to post my specs so everyone has a general idea of what I can work with, so here they are.... GPU: GTX 1080, CPU: Ryzen 7 1700x, RAM: 16BG DDR4. For some reason when I try to record/ stream, the game I'm playing seems to drop an incredible amount...
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    Question / Help My pc cant run 1080p 70 fps but i still want to keep my video's in hd. What settings should i use?

    My specs: CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 3501 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Windows 10 pro
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    Question / Help CPU and GPU usage both less than 60% but reduced in game performance! Why?? Oo

    so, here's the thing, i'm streaming for some time now and i really enjoyed it so i decided to buy the new 2700x for streaming and it's just a dream come true, i've never seen cpu usage above 60% and i really am a multi tasker. But, last night i tried to use FaceRig on my channel just to create a...
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