How To Fix Encoding Overloaded Obs?

How do I fix encoding overloaded in OBS studio?

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Why does my OBS say encoding overload?

In some cases, OBS will say “Encoding overloaded!” on its status bar, meaning that your computer can’t encode your video fast enough to maintain the settings you have it set to, which will cause video to freeze after a few seconds, or periodic stuttering.

How can I make my encoding faster?

Here are some ways you can reduce resource utilization and, hopefully, make both OBS and your programs run faster while encoding:

  • Downscale your output resolution.
  • Lower your frame rate.
  • Change your x264 preset.
  • Try Quicksync, AMF, or NVENC.
  • Check your sources.
  • Upgrade your hardware.
  • Other programs/games use CPU too.

How do I make OBS less CPU intensive?

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How do you fix encoding overload?

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Does a capture card reduce CPU usage?

Streaming with a Hardware Capture Card

This reduces the load on the CPU somewhat (though not completely) but can help when playing CPU intensive games. The downside is that capture devices can only pass through a limited resolution.

How do I lower my CPU usage?

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Is OBS an encoder?

Encoder (x264/Quick Sync/Nvidia NVENC)

OBS supports more than just the standard CPU encoding using x264. If available on your system you can switch between the x264 encoder, the Intel Quick Sync encoder and the Nvidia encoder included in newer gen graphic cards by nvidia.

Should I use software or hardware encoding OBS?

Software encoding (x264) provides better quality for a given bitrate at the expense of making your CPU do all of the work. Hardware encoding (Quick Sync, NVENC, VCE, etc.) provides worse quality at the same bitrate but keeps the work off of your CPU.