1. ale1ver

    Max Audio Buffering, Rendering Lag, GPU Encoder Overload

    Hey guys, thanks for reading, I'm new to this kind of stuff, however I have more than 20 days in a row trying to get my streams/recording in a decent way. Still I'm facing different issues. At the moment I'm getting Max Audio Buffering with rendering lag and gpu encoder overload. All my games...
  2. C

    New OBS Update Causing 100% GPU Overload

    With the new update for OBS 28.1.2, the CQP Rate Control is essentially unusable, no matter what I set the parameters to (such as changing the multipass mode or presets), it always uses 100% GPU utilization and overloads, and this is on a 3080ti not running anything else. It's also worth noting...
  3. W

    Yet another "Encoding overloaded" with a 3090 Ti

    I have a 4k monitor and it's currently set to 144Hz. I tried recording my desktop, nothing else and I get "Encoding overloaded" even though there is no movement. I'm running a 3090 Ti and a Ryzen 7 3700x and I didn't even have this issue with my 2080 Ti before restoring my PC. The card runs...
  4. P

    NVENC: is it possible to record two 4k monitors (7680 x 2160p) at 60 fps smoothly?

    Hello, I have two 4k monitors that I want to record side-by-side within a 7680 x 2160p canvas, no gaming, just desktop graphics (charts and text), is an RTX 3050 sufficient for this purpose? No streaming, just recording. HDD space is not an issue. I have attached logs from the attempts I've...
  5. clads92

    Encoder overload@720p [RTX3090 - Ryzen 9 5900X]

    Hi all, Like many user, i encounter the encoder overload issue, I think my hardware is totally capable to handle my settings You can see the twitch replay (timecode 40:36) https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1455924732 i've attached the log of this stream Thank you very much !
  6. H

    Crashes randomly but often

    Specs: -Ryzen 9 3900x -Nvidia 3070 -32gb ram -1tb SSD -2tb HDD Frame Drops due to frequent Encoder Overload messages. Crashes consistently and not sure why. I uninstalled OBS completely and did a fresh download, installed the previous OBS version, I did a fresh install on latest NVIDIA driver...
  7. E

    Encoder randomly getting overloaded while recording when it usually runs fine

    I've been using OBS to record my videos for 18 months, and I've had the same settings the whole time. I've been able to record almost any game without any sort of lag, up until 12.18.2021. I didn't change any settings, yet I'm now getting the "Encoding overloaded" warning message every time I...
  8. G

    How to fix GPU Encoder Overload error when recording? (5600x, 3080)

    Hi, Firstly, here is the project log: OBS Project Log (3.4% GPU Overload) Here is the video corresponding to this log data: Example while playing Warzone (YT) So I get skipped-frames when recording gameplay. My game runs super-smooth but when I go back to watch the gameplay recorded with OBS...
  9. C

    Pixelation won't go away

    No matter what settings i change, the image is still pixelated and it only goes back to normal if i Alt+Tab. My GPU usage doesn't go beyond 40% on MSI Afterburner but i'm still getting 1.9% Rendering Lag with NVENC and 1.9% Encoder Overload on x264, even when my CPU usage is smaller than 55% on...
  10. G

    Overload after approx 50% CPU usage

    MacBook Air M1 16GB BigSur 11.1 - i have to set superfast to remain < 50% CPU. FAQ: is there a way to make OBS run without overload even when more the 50% cpu are used? of course video starts stuttering when overloaded... thx! log file attached
  11. Coconut Brah

    My 3090 hates OBS?

    I am attempting to stream at 720p and have the option to record in 1080p. Pretty simple right? For whatever reason any time I record I either get encoding overload errors or when I drag my files into premiere the auto tracks are NOT lined up. What the heck? Also, I notice when I start...
  12. hash

    nvidia's official guide for turing leads to enconding overloads recording @ CQP level 15

    Following this Official Nvidia guide for RTX(turing enc) on obs newer than v23 recording using those specific settings as per their screenshots leads to 10% skipped frames and overloads encoder expected behavior : zero frames skipped, smooth recording @ CQ level 15 (very nice looking footage)...
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    Terrible Encoder Overload After Installing Elgato 4k60 Pro MK.2 Log File Included, Please Help!

    I've used a PC for a couple years to game and stream/record/edit on. Things were pretty good and as that PC sits is has a 3900X, 2080 Super and 32GB of RAM. I was able to game in 1440p with mixed settings for Warzone and maintain about 100-110 fps while streaming in Quality at 8-10000 bitrate...
  14. GH05TM44N

    Question / Help Encoding overload 144hz and 60hz

    Hello As title says above, I have a weird issue. Recently I upgraded my GTX 970 to an RTX 2080 Super because I am really interesed in using NVENC (new) encoder. The thing is, my setup is like this: ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming i7 6700k @ 4,5 GHz 16GB G Skill Trident Z @ 3466 MHz RTX 2080 Super...
  15. S

    Question / Help Used to be able to record easy 1080p, Now nothing works! Everything is overloaded! HELP

    I used to record all the time on the setup that I have now. But all of a sudden recently I have not been able to do anything I have been having so many issues with OBS, all I want to do is record 1080p 60fps and I believe that my system is fully capable of that. No matter what encoder I use...
  16. K

    Question / Help Encoding overloaded while CPU and GPU are both below 60% usage

    G'day dear people, as you may have read, I've got a problem. OBS Studio is telling me the encoding is overloaded, although both CPU and GPU are below 60% usage. I'm using "NVIDIA NVENC H.264 (new)", CBR 17 kbit/s, "quality" and profile "high" atm, but it just doesn't look too good. 20 kbit/s are...
  17. D

    Question / Help I have a gripe with the GPU Overload Issue Guide

    About this page I have problem with: https://obsproject.com/wiki/GPU-overload-issues It says: No you shouldnt do that. Yes its right that the monitor cant do more than its refreshrate - but everything else still can do: Game Engine, Input devices etc still run on the high fps and actually...
  18. f3l1p1nh07

    Question / Help Enconding Overload / I9 / GTX1080

    I have overloaded coding issues, how to solve? I don't have a "weak" setting My settings: Case: Cooler Master Cosmos C700P CPU: Intel I9 9900k 5.0 Ghz [OC MODE] MotherBoard: ROG-MAXIMUS-XI-EXTREME. Cooler System: Water Cooler Captain 240MM. Monitor: LG 34 'ULTRAWIDE @ 144Hz Power Supply...
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    Question / Help overload on obs trying new settings

    been messing with my setting a bit trying to make some text in black online look better and adding also overall better looking stream i am not sure if am doing something wrong. I am trying to use my video card since bdo is pretty taxing on my cpu i could do both on cpu but i want to leave some...
  20. F

    Question / Help Random Encoding overload after OBS Update!

    Hello, yesterday I've updated OBS to the latest version and after this ,I've got an encoding overload error during a rec (not stream)! Before the update all was ok... So I re-installed the old version but still got the error with same settings! So , now I don't know how to fix this . I have a...