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    Question / Help Nvidia GTX 1650 NVENC Quality Question

    So I'm on the market for a new GPU to put in an OEM Dell PC, meaning I'm limited to cards under 75 watts. The 1650 just released, and I was wondering if that card would see the same quality enhancements that the other Turing GPUs received from the new NVENC APIs and the OBS 23.0 update...
  2. FearDEZ

    Question / Help x264 for some reason is worse than New Nvenc for me

    for some reason my x264 at 720p, 6000 bit-rate, fast, 60fps (ryzen 5 2nd gen) looks worse than my NEW NVENC at 720p, 6000 bit-rate, max quality 60fps (gt 730) like isn't that supposed to be the other way around, pls help. I've tried everything including (flashing the bios, driver updates...
  3. patomack

    Question / Help OBS NVENC Issues

    Hello all, I have been through quite a few threads on this issue and decided to reach out for some help. Problem: When trying to use nvenc in obs to record local video, I get the following error: Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Note: If you are using the NVENC...
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    Bug Report Failed to open NVENC codec: Generic error in an external library

    During a gaming session, I can record correctly my first video, and then it won't record correctly again until I reboot the game (Quake Champions). The logs show the next error: https://pastebin.com/raw/0uN6csCQ Any idea about what can be causing this issue? Thank you. EDIT: Some times I can...
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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 GTX 1660 ti vs RTX 2060 NVENC

    The specs on the 1660 ti says that it's running the same Touring architecture as the RTX cards for it's NVENC encoder. Does that translate into it's performance/quality output as well. The RTX cards are claiming it rivals x264 medium with it's new architecture, but since the GTX 1660ti is...
  7. Gianluca Leal

    Question / Help Intermittent OBS Stuttering and lag with OBS v23 (NVNEC SDK, and NVNEC FFMPEG)

    TL;DR Since upgrading to OBS v23, I've started to encounter variably lengthed stutters and have not been able to find a solution. These issues are visible in both the new AND old implementation of NVENC. These issues were NOT present in OBS v22's NVNEC. (Skip to "the problem" for more details)...
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    Bug Report [23.0.1 nvEnc] High CPU usage by Windows User Mode Driver Framework when OBS is open

    I recently upgraded to a 2070 from a 1070 to take advantage of the new nvEnc. Prior to upgrading to the 2070 I was seeing much better CPU utilization with nvEnc and OBS.. Usually a total usage of Windows User Mode Driver Framework & OBS together using of around 6-11% CPU utilization Once I...
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    Question / Help glGetIntegerv(GL_MAX_TEXTURE_ANISOTROPY_MAX) failed (high cpu load)

    I'm having issues with OBS using a lot of cpu even when using NVENC encoding. The cpu usage seems to be 100% on 2 of my 4 cores regardless of the encoding settings for a 1366x768 stream on a Intel Xeon E3-1220v5 with a GeForce GT710 1Go GPU. I am using a Ubuntu 18.04 server with TurboVNC running...
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    Question / Help NVENC bitrate spikes - comparison to x264

    Hello there! I'm currently trying to stabilize my stream bitrate. My goal is to keep it pretty consistent and close to the input bitrate. When using x264 this works great, NVENC tends to spike a lot though. I have tried several options (low latency presets, simple mode with advanced encoder...
  11. sneaky4oe

    Question / Help remove it

    I believe I made a mistake with comparison. I will update thread once again later
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    Question / Help Using NVENC in simple mode, getting overload at idle

    I'm running update 23.0.1 (64 bit obv) with an R7 1700 + RTX 2080 (32gb RAM) and I'm sitting at streaming at 1080p60 and STILL getting encoding overloaded. https://obsproject.com/logs/DXF5f5-lPmZORRrU here is my current log Does anyone have any idea as to what might be causing the...
  13. ~Maidvelia❤~

    Question / Help Custom Encoder Settings Box - NVENC

    Am I able to use this for NVENC? If so, is it just the exact same parameters that x264 uses or are there specific parameters for NVENC?
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    Question / Help OBS 23.0.0 Encoder Overloaded

    My System: i7 8700k @ 4.9ghz 32gb DDR4-3000mhz RAM MSI DUKE RTX 2080 (419.17 driver) 1Tb SSD. I am trying to stream at 1080p60fps using the new OBS 23.0.0 for the enhanced NVENC encoding quality, however I am constantly getting encoder overloaded and dropping frames hard. I have attached a...
  15. R

    Question / Help FFmpeg output mode doesn't use b frames with NVENC

    Hello. I don't know why, but it seems there is no b frames. (checked via shana encoder. there were only I and P frames. advanced output had b frames.) Parameter I tired are -preset slow -level 0 -rc vbr_hq -rc-lookahead 32 -qp 0 -cq 0 -bf 3 -2pass 1 -no-scenecut 1 -b_adapt 0 -weighted_pred 1...
  16. Cithara

    Question / Help Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Please help!!

    Hi, I have been using OBS to record for about a year now, and I always used the NVENC H.264 encoder. One day, it just stopped working. I was confused, so I updated to the newer version, and it still didn't work. I went and googled, I tried everything. I uninstalled it then reinstalled it...
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    Question / Help OBS Stream randomly stops. NVENC EncodePicture failed!: generic error (20)

    Hi all, Developed an issue since upgrading to a RTX2080 a couple of days ago. Did a full DDU driver uninstall/install before the upgrade from a GTX1070 to the RTX2080. With V22.0.2 the issue was almost exactly 1hour, With V23 RC2 it lasted 3hours last night. 01:36:16.343: error...
  18. Cute_Spide

    Question / Help Stream Goes Down but OBS Looks Live and There's No Crash Report

    So this has been happening for almost every stream for 2 weeks now. Everything seems fine until suddenly it isn't. I first noticed this (while playing Dark Souls) in interaction with my bot. My bot (streamlabs chatbot) would get a white boarder around it like something had went wrong. Then I was...
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    Question / Help Can someone explain to me why everyone uses CBR for STREAMING with NVENC encoder and not CQP?

    I find a lot of threads about recording with CQP but nothing about streaming to Twitch with it. Twitch itself also recommends CBR but isn't CQP better quality?
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    Question / Help nvenc failed to start recording geforce 930m

    I've updated the drivers of my Geforce 930M , but when trying to start recording it is still giving me the NVENC error. What should I do ?