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League of Legends is choppy while streaming

by Zirke » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:59 am

*General info*

Desktop Resolution: 1920 x 1200

Stream Resolution: 1280 x 720

Stream FPS: 30,00

Game (or content): League of Legends

Capture Method: Game Source

Stream Provider: Justin/Twitch

Link to your stream: http://www.twitch.tv/zirke


*Channel and Video Settings*

Location: Default

Preset: Xsplit Default

Quality: 9

VBV Max Bitrate: 1000

VBV Buffer: 1000


*Audio Settings*

Format: 44.100 KHz / 16 bit Stereo

Bitrate: 128000

Codec: AAC LC

Describe what you specifically would like to improve or get help with: Whenever I try to stream League of Legends, my framerate (ingame, for me) drops from 90-100 to 40 FPS. It's choppy and I'm not able to play decent. Also, in teamfights, I tend to drop to around 20 FPS. I know it sounds like a hardware issue, but as you can see my hardware is very capable of streaming at high quality. When streaming, my CPU usage is at around 50% (+/-), and my RAM usage is at 60%. Any tips on what I can do?

In advance, thanks.
- Zirke
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Re: League of Legends is choppy while streaming

by Puntero » Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:49 am

Hello!
Your internet connection is good, why don't you set ~4000-5000 kbps bitrate?
If you ingame FPS drops, you should try to use Screen Region capture instead of Game source. Your computer is decent to stream with your settings, I actually don't know where is your problem. By the way, doublecheck your cores usage while streaming.
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Re: League of Legends is choppy while streaming

by Zirke » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:02 am

Puntero wrote:Hello!
Your internet connection is good, why don't you set ~4000-5000 kbps bitrate?
If you ingame FPS drops, you should try to use Screen Region capture instead of Game source. Your computer is decent to stream with your settings, I actually don't know where is your problem. By the way, doublecheck your cores usage while streaming.


Hello and thanks for the reply. I'm very new to streaming, and I'm a very logical person. Whenever I do the bandwidth tester, I get around 1300kbps. That's why I don't set my bitrate to 4-5000 kbps, as that sounds ridiculous to me. I've tried both Screen Regian and Game Source, and both give me the same FPS drop. By core usage I am not quite sure what you mean, but both xsplit and LoL is running on all 6 cores and with max priority.

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Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Internet Connection: 50/50

Re: League of Legends is choppy while streaming

by Puntero » Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:26 am

Yes, I meant XSplit and LoL have to use all six cores with approximately same loading in %.
Low FPS ingame is usually hardware issue (as you said), are you sure you've got ~50% CPU usage in teamfights, when you get 20 FPS? Doublecheck it, sorry if I'm annoying in that ;)
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Re: League of Legends is choppy while streaming

by Lotarix » Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:47 pm

hey guys, im sorry for noob ask, but i got windows resolution 1920/1080 also,
streaming in 1280/720 also, but what the game resolution is needed? do it have to be same as streaming one? because i play with 1920/1080, and it makes a bit laggy, i think same problem as Zirkee.
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Re: League of Legends is choppy while streaming

by Minarix » Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:53 am

try using dxtory, and see how that affects fps ingame you may have to lwoer in-game quality.
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