Question / Help Videos Playback Lag While OBS is Open


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Very recently, I've had an issue with OBS where video playback (YouTube/Twitch) lags while the program is open. I don't even need to be streaming/recording for this issue to occur--just having it open will do the trick. This is a fairly recent issue and with the specs on my system, I don't see any reason for my having an issue. As there are times where I'll want to reference a YT video on stream, this is a little problematic and I'd like to at least find out why this is happening. I can do this on a demonstrably worse setup, so I don't hink it's specs holding me back.

I've attached both an OBS log from an idle session and my system specs as attachments.


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