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    Question / Help NVENC H264 Error

    Hey, it seams that every time i try to record h264 via my GPU, it doesn't work, i get an error messageevery time but when i record via my CPU, Work Perfectly... I want to start recording with my GPU because I play mostly cpu intensive games so if i record with my GPU, I could crank some render...
  2. TheSiliconDon

    Question / Help Lag free video OBS settings for dedicated streaming PC?

    Hi :) I've recently decided to start streaming World of Warcraft to twitch. I am not trying to break the world with my stream quality, but I would like to be able to stream without unwatchable video lag. I've been adjusting settings and testing streams, but I just don't have enough knowledge...
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    NVIDIA NvEnc Guide

    ABOUT THIS GUIDE The objective of this guide is to help you understand how to use the NVIDIA encoder, NvEnc, in OBS. We have simplified some of the concepts to make this accessible to a wider audience. If you think we can improve any part of this guide or find any issues or mistakes, please post...
  4. brandona2212

    Question / Help NVENC H.264 or x264?

    Recently, I have been trying to get into streaming Counter-Strike Global Offensive. I have tweaked with my streaming settings and followed guides on Youtube but they never seem to work. I have also tried to record as well and the settings just don't get the quality I believe possible. The...
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    Question / Help General question about bitrate and recommended settings for this computer

    Hi, So, when i streaming everything is really blur and pixeled. I red is a matter of cpu and settings. I have this configuration and streaming with 3mb in upload, so i set bitrate at 2000 for streaming 720/30fps which are the best settings for OBS? (atm i use streamlabs obs) How is important a...
  6. 1okisan

    Question / Help Help set up my stream

    Hi, I have such a PC: MB: Asus Z97-pro Gamer RAM: G.Skill DDR3-2133 8GB RipjawsX PSU: Chieftec Proton BDF-750C CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4790K 4.7GHz CPU COOLER: Noctua NH-D14 GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning SSD: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB OS: Windows 10 x64 Pro Internet speed of 100/100. Tell me...
  7. D

    OBS Browser Source(bad quality)

    Hi, I wonder if anyone can help me? I have been streaming my PS4 to my Facebook. I have done this by streaming to Twitch and then using the "Browser Source" feature on OBS. The stream is nice and smooth with good quality when viewing direct on twitch. When viewing through the OBS programme and...
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    Question / Help Obs Lag But game is smooth?

    When recording or streaming I get low FPS in OBS but in game I get high and very smooth FPS. I run the 264 encoder on very fast. I’ve hear using the NVENC is better but not convinced, any tips?
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    Question / Help Where are the personal settings located?

    I was thinking of backing up everything related to OBS Studio on a flash drive as I don't want to lose any personal setups in case of a hard drive failure; so that I can just copy-paste everything back into a new install and have my old scenes and everything as originally setup at startup. In...
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    Question / Help Need help with Facebook live streaming !!!

    I’ve been searching for hours on how to fix this can somebody help? I’m on my laptop with windows 10 trying to stream my Xbox app to Facebook live but every time I try it says video signal lost or if I start it , for other people it says broadcast interrupted I’m guessing it’s because of some...
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    Question / Help Please help a scrub out.

    (Before you continue keep in mind I know basically NOTHING tech wise) Hello and thank you so much for taking time to look at my post. So I've been streaming/recording videos with my Elgato and I've been using the software it comes with, with like no complaints. But I've been trying to switch to...
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    Question / Help Games crashes when i add "game capture"

    Hello everyone, I post a message here because i have a problem with obs on my computer. Three days ago, i was streaming geometry dash with obs without any problem, but today, when i launch my game, it is crashing. But it happen only when i add "game capture" in obs, even when the live is not...
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    Question / Help [Recording] OBS dropping frames when bitrate is <30000

    I record in 1440p 60 fps, in 30000 bitrate. If I reduce the bitrate, the recording will go to something like 30 fps. It still says the video is 60 fps if you look at the stats, but it is much less than that. The recordings are getting too large of a file size to be played in 1440p on youtube...
  14. Sparktite

    Question / Help Whats everyone's method of recording or favorite file format to use?

    Hey guys wasn't sure if this was the best section of the forum to post this in, but i was curious what everyone uses as a recording file format. I've been using mkv lately because people said this format doesnt go corrupt when a crash happens. I hate remuxing recordings but ill do it to save...
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    Question / Help Streamlabs OBS super choppy

    Hi! I'm kinda new to the whole OBS thing, and I've read through so many guides but my stream still lags and even refreshed and has to reload! Someone please help, like, what settings should I use? Current log:
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    Question / Help Settings for local 4k recording (bitrate,encoder, etc)

    I just downloaded OBS and want to record my 4k monitor, what settings would you reccomend? I won´t be doind any streaming. The bitrate should be high enough to record fast gameplay, but not make the file to big. Do i use the x264 or nvenvc h.264? I have a good GPU and CPU Thanks
  17. Wheels.

    Question / Help [FIXED] (see my lower comment) Previously good settings are now choppy for streaming and recording

    As the title states, these settings that I have been using for a while with no issues suddenly produce choppy streaming and recording. I will spare you the details of my hardware, since they will be included in my log, but I will state that the hardware is inside of an Alienware 17 laptop...
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    Question / Help Need advice on settings/ what I can purchase

    First and foremost, Thanks to anyone who offers me any assistance, I am usually good with settings and different things, but lately I've been outright confused. My PC is pretty powerful. I have a GTX 1080ti, intel i7 8700k, 32 GB of Ram, and a few SSDs. Whats confuses me is why when I try to...
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    Question / Help OBS not getting 60 fps (drops to like 15 but doesn't say it's dropping frames)

    Yes, my OBS is completely broken. Whenever I stream/record any game that isn't Minecraft, my OBS says that the FPS is just dropping down a lot. It used to drop immediately when I open OBS and not even stream/record until I factory reset my PC. After I factory reset my PC, everything was working...
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    Question / Help Optimal Settings?

    I have 4gb Ram, i5 8250U Overclocked 3.0GHz, intel uhd 620 I've got 22.9 Mbps and 8.91 upload speed I'm currently using: bitrate: 2500 hardware encoding preset = speed 720p@30ps Downscale is lanczos (I can also use quicksync) When I stream using those settings, games like dont starve...