Forum discussion tagged with twitch.
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    Question Streams/videos I watch on second monitor stutters when playing games

    Hello, I've had this problem which has been bugging me for quite a while now. I recently bought a new pc, but whenever I have a stream running on my secondary monitor and a game running on the main one and the game is focused, then the stream starts stuttering and goes down to something which...
  2. Yosef Marcera

    Question Twitch Streaming - x264 with R5 5600 or H.264 with RX 6600 XT ?

    I am currently planning to build an SFF PC with a Ryzen 5 5600 paired with an RX 6600XT. Sometimes I like to stream the games I play on twitch using a Ryzen 7 3700U laptop as the streaming PC, but I now plan to switch to a single SFF PC. Considering the size constraints I face with the case I...
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    Build Advice Dedicated Streaming PC ?

    Hi all, Looking to build a second system for dedicated streaming (and maybe 1080/1440p recording). I've always thought my "high" end system would be able to handle both - However, seems not to be the case without losing fps! I've tried multiple methods of bitrate, stream quality from 1080p...
  4. elric91

    [SOLVED] Best cpu for streaming for $200 or similar

    I am using a Xeon 2689 and chinese motherboard AND servers ram,Wanna inprove so i can stream without problem,inhave an Msi 3060 12 gb,i Wanna get a 5600x ir i5 12400,are those good?,or Is there other better option for $200-250 range
  5. hiimjohnn

    Question How to stream with my laptop with a budget second PC dedicated for streaming ?

    So basically I want to stream with my laptop with a budget 2nd PC dedicated for streaming to take off the load that comes with streaming. Ive heard of dual PC but never heard of laptop + pc Is this possible? what do I need? And how much would that cost me?
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    [SOLVED] What reasons would someone upgrade solely for gaming and what would you upgrade?

    Intel Core i7 6700K @ 1598.83 MHz - CPU-Z VALIDATOR ( This is my system rn (getting another ssd soon), I was pretty much future proofed for myself with the 1050 ti i had, but i really wanted ray tracing, but now learning it's not that great and with Unreal 5 i feel it's even less...
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    Question OBS Studio + Streamlabs [ALERTS]

    Hi sorry not sure if im in the right category or not but I got some custom alerts made for my twitch and no matter which format I use from the presets I cant get the persons name to display perfectly inside the overlay I contacted the guy who made it to see if he could help but he said he...
  8. Dankner

    [SOLVED] PC Freezing

    The past month my PC has frozen 10 times in the past month, every single time has been whilst watching twitch except once while watching youtube. Never when gaming. Right before it hard locks, I hear a buzzing sound through my headphones. There is no Blue Screen or a single error code any time...
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    [SOLVED] How to keep popped out stream window always on top?

    hi, i'm using windows 10. I want to watch streams when i'm playing games. But i have only single screen. i can pop out the stream in twitch but how do i keep that popped out window always on top so that i can play and watch the stream same time ?
  10. rcaed001

    [SOLVED] Experiencing gaming and live streaming issues while other internet services are still running smoothly ?

    Hello, For the past two weeks, I have been experiencing significant disconnects. However, these disconnects only affect online games (Apex Legends specifically but also affects Overwatch, Smash Bros Ultimate, and Splatoon 2), streaming to Twitch, and Discord voice calls. Prior to two weeks ago...
  11. svareee

    Question FPS dropping when gaming and watching video.

    When i play a game and watch a YouTube video or a Twitch stream at the same time my fps drops by 10-20 fps. I haven't tried too many games but in RDR2, COD Cold War, BF1 and Star Wars Battlefront 2 the fps drops. I understand that there might be some performance loss but it feels like a lot with...
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    [SOLVED] Is live streaming possible with zero PC performance impact ?

    Hi! I don't know if this is the correct section to post this. i am trying for months to find a way to live stream in Twitch via OBS without having a big FPS impact, but i t is impossible. Is there ANY way at all to achieve this? f.x. can a capture card help me? PC and OBS setup details...
  13. bigbobsmith1968

    [SOLVED] Random Chrome shortcut appeared on Desktop ?

    Hello, a random chrome shortcut for a twitch channel named Mod's appeared on my desktop today. I know I did not create this shortcut because I have never been to this account before. If anyone has any suggestions on whether or not this is malware, and if so what to do about it. they would be...
  14. G_spray

    [SOLVED] Sharing Webcam to streaming pc?

    Wierd question, i just set up my 2 pc streaming setup, gaming pc is has a rtx2080 with i9 9900k, second is a i7-4790k with an 1060 6gb. the question is this, with my rtx i can use nvidia broadcast, to blur or remove my background on my webcam, on my 1060 i cant, is there any way to to send this...
  15. mossi

    Question i5-4460 or i7 2600 with GTX 750 ti streaming build for Sims 4 - 720p 30fps

    i5-4460 or i7 2600 with GTX 750 ti streaming build for Sims 4 - 720p 30fps Hi I'm contemplating on doing a cheap streaming build for Sims 4. I'm torn between i5-4460 and i7-2600. The i5 is cheaper but I don't know if it'll be enough whereas the i7 will have 8 threads and more cache so I'm...
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    Question Audio Duplicating

    I have had this issue for a while now, first noticed when someone complained on warzone about my game-play coming through my mic telling me to turn my tv down.... im on a pc using a headset so that definitely isn't the issue here.. im also trying to start streaming on twitch, watching my...
  17. OrdJk

    How much download and upload is needed to stream on twitch ? (as a minimum)

    Streaming on the streamlabs obs with 1080p 60 , what is the minimum requirement for this resolution without lag ?
  18. OrdJk

    Is the rtx 2060 super a good graphics card to stream with ?

    I have 2 monitors - (one with 144hz) paired with a ryzen 7 2700x Of course I would be using the nvenc encoder and not the cpu This would of course be on twitch Any advice would be appreciated
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    [SOLVED] PC upgrade

    Hello everyone, I'm new here. I'm looking to increase my desktops potential so that I can carry on streaming my game play on twitch, I belive all I need to do is increase my RAM and maybe my graphics card, but I am unsure what graphics card to actually get with this desktop. I dont want to spend...
  20. Juker

    [SOLVED] Streamlabs Skipping Frames

    Hello, I'd like to stream Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. But I keep getting skipped frames and my stream feels laggy sometimes. Here is my pc build: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON be quiet...
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    [SOLVED] Help with a streaming build and recommend something more realistic please!

    I am a Twitch streamer looking to go full-time and to create clips, highlights, tutorials and more for other sites like YouTube. Below is a link to my current computer I stream with at 720p and play with at 824p (Weird resolution because my TV goes to 1080p but only display's 1536x864...
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    Question Can I use my capture card with a dlsr cam as a webcam

    Currently using a Logitech c920 webcam for my twitch stream been doing a lot of research and I’m gonna get a dslr cam to use as a facecam. I’m gonna go with the canon eos rebel sl2. I know you need to get a cam link but I was wondering couldn’t I use my el gato hd60 pro for that or would I...
  23. G_spray

    [SOLVED] Streamlabs obs Settings

    Hello! ive been streaming for about 5 years off and on, and i recently got back to it! i altso recently upgraded my rig! so now my specs are Processor: Intel Core i9-9900k Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-F Memory: 24GB HyperX Fury DDR4 2666MHz M.2 Drive: Samsung 970 EVO 500GB M.2 SSD Graphics...
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    Question G4400 for streaming pc

    I finished my gaming pc and I’m thinking of streaming fortnite and Pubg etc is pentium G4400 ok for 720p 30fps/60fps streaming im in a tight budget here and I already have other stuffs from my previous pc main pc: i5 7600k gtx960 4gb 8gb ddr4 2nd pc: mobo which has lga1151 socket 4gb ddr4
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    Question Sudden FPS drop in games and output stuttering while streaming

    Hello! I’ve recently come back to gaming (mainly Minecraft) and weirdly, it ran at pretty high frames, considering the potato PC I have (specs at the end). I used to stream it with OBS just fine but suddenly one day, my output (not the game) started to stutter. It would skip frames. Then a few...
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    Question Allocating more RAM to twitch Minecraft Modpacks after installing new RAM?

    Just added another 16 gb of ram to my PC. Windows detects it and everything however I do not have the Option to increase my Ram further in Twitch (Then the already 12gb threshhold i had before already) Any Ideas?
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    Question Console Streaming PC upgrades

    Hi all, Almost 4 years ago I built a PC for streaming (on twitch) from my playstation. Bear in mind, I literally do 0 gaming on this PC. My specs are as follows; Computer CPU: Intel i5 4690K 3.5 Ghz Quad-core CPU cooler: NZXT kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid Motherboard: ASRock z97 Extreme3 ATX Ram...
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    Question Is there way for Trophies alway show up on Twitch Broadcast via Elgato Game Capture HD and using HDMI Splitter?

    Yes or No, if no give up using HDMI Splitter, I likes Trophy showing on my Twitch's Broadcast so know which Trophy go for next with Games have More then 2 Endings
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    After launching of GOOGLE STADIA GAME STREAMING on YouTube and twitch is going to be closed? Will people still watch stream or gaming videos on twitch and YouTube? In other words GOOGLE STADIA will kill game streaming on YouTube and twitch??
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    Question [Streaming Dual PC Setup] Non-Traditional Advice needed for an upgrade

    Hello Experts and community! I will appreciate if you can help me to find a nice build to upgrade my Streaming PC: Right now my Gaming PC has this specs: ● GPU: Zotac GeForce GTX 1070Ti AMP! ● CPU: Intel Core i7-8700k ● RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz C15 ● MOBO...
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    Discussion Streaming problems with obs

    Hello, everyone! I have problem. I want to stream with obs, but I'm getting low fps in game (CS:GO). No matter what I tried. I have tried to use the nvenc encoder, downscale it to 720p, turn off 2 pass encoding. But nothing seems to help. I'm wondering if I even can stream on my pc. Is my CPU...