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Streaming problem

rissarooo Jun 19, 2013 12:43PM PDT

http://www.twitch.tv/rissarooo/b/419134772 As seen there, when i start to stream, it starts lagging and it's really bad quality.
I think the problem is my internet upload speed, but i can't get any better at the moment. I use OBS for streaming. Can anything else be causing this problem and is there a solution?

Internet Connection

Ping - 21ms
Download speed - 8.22 Mbps
Upload speed - 0.84 Mpbs

Hardware

Processor - Intel Core i5-3570
RAM - 16 Gt
System - Windows 7 64bit
Video card - NVIDIA GeForce Gt 640

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truthful: Jun 23, 2013 04:58PM PDT
The issue here does seem to be your upload speed, could you post your current OBS settings (bitrate etc) so we can help you modify them accordingly?
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PandaBattalion: Jun 23, 2013 04:58PM PDT
I think the main issue is definitely your upload speed. My upload speed is just a bit higher than yours (0.91), and here are the settings I use:

http://i.imgur.com/Rtn7Hm3.png

I stream at 432p and only drop frames when I up the bitrate to 1000. Hopefully this helps you out a bit, just be sure to lower some settings (possibly try 360p) if these don't work out for you.
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tld4: Jun 23, 2013 04:58PM PDT
Your hardware seems to be capable.
At what resolution are you streaming at?
I can only estimate that you will only be steaming at 360 or 480 with that upload speed.
Try lowering your output resolution.
Try the OBS estimate https://obsproject.com/estimator
This might also help http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=272764
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specialization: Jun 23, 2013 04:58PM PDT
What settings are you currently streaming at when these issues occur? Settings would include resolution under video, bit rate -max/buffer/audio under encoding, and so forth.

The problem might be that you are streaming at a high bit rate with only a .84 upload. I would keep the max bit rate around 600 with that upload and try a 480p+ resolution to see how it runs. Make sure you are connecting to your best server using http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=326034

Hope this helps and be sure to let me know the settings if you can to confirm or deny my above claim,

Specialization
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rissarooo: Jun 28, 2013 04:08PM PDT
Thanks alot, here are my streaming settings: resolution 1680x1050, resolution downscale 1.75 (960x600) , filter bilinear, fps 25 , and i have disabled aero. Do you guys need any more info? And thanks again, thought no one would anser me.
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rissarooo: Jun 28, 2013 04:08PM PDT
Oh, and i changed my options a little and my max bitrate and buffer size were way too big, so i changed them to 700 kpbs max bitrate,, buffer size 400, and here are the results, http://www.twitch.tv/rissarooo/b/422948768. Thanks again for help guys.
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Brad943HD: Feb 28, 2014 03:00AM PST
I have the same problem when i start to stream, it starts lagging and it's really bad quality.
I think the problem is my internet upload speed, but i can't get any better at the moment. I use OBS for streaming. Can anything else be causing this problem and is there a solution?

http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3337944143

This is my speed test result

Ping - 28ms
Download speed - 5.07 Mbps
Upload speed - 0.53Mbps

Hardware

AMD A6 dual core processor.
2.9GHz processor speed.
4GB RAM.
750GB SATA hard drive.
Microsoft Windows 8.
High definition display.
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels.
AMD Radeon HD8450G graphics card
I also have an Elgato Game Capture (If this helps)

PLEASE HELP!!!

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