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Hello Guys,

I just bought a AMD FX-8120 to have less problems while streaming. I had an AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition.

I'm a regular guys who loves to stream League Of Legends. I actually had no problems when i streamed with the phenom, but the average fps was just too low. That's the reason i bought the fx processor. Average FPS is around the 120 when i'm streaming, but somehow it has lag spikes to the 30.

When i'm opening task manager and i check the processor tab, it goes to the full 100% when i have a lag spike. Is there anyway to solve this? Or do i just have to quit my hobby :x. Cause i can't play with that.

My Setup:
AMD FX-8120 Quad Core.
Asus M5A78L-M LE AMD3+
8GB DDR3
Nvidia Gefore GTX 650 ( Latest drivers too )

For the rest, i think it's strange i have those lag spikes with a better processor when it has a steady 70% processor-use when i'm streaming.
Any suggestions?

Here's exactly what happened. @
http://www.twitch.tv/pizzage/b/354889886
8:27, you can see, it's very annoying, shooting to the 30. It's happening like every 30/40 seconds.
And yes, i'm from holland, i was just testing things
post #2 of 36
2 problems I see here.
1) FX-8120. Phenom II is a little better than a 8120 at stock speed.
2) Asus M5A78L-M LE is not design to handle at CPU.

The mobo is more than likely throttling your CPU.
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What is the reason i get a higher average fps while streaming then?
Thanks for your fast reply anyways,

Btw;
http://www.asus.nl/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A78LM_LE/#CPUS
It's a supported CPU.
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What streaming software are you using, and what's the CPU utilization of it's processes during your low fps anomalies?
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Originally Posted by Blameless View Post

What streaming software are you using, and what's the CPU utilization of it's processes during your low fps anomalies?

I'm using Xsplit Broadcaster.
And i think you mean with; CPU utilization, i hope i give the right answer. It uses around the 70% of my total CPU Usage while streaming (120FPS). It raises to the 100% when i get a lag spike.
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I want to know how much of your CPU utilization is XSplit itself, not total CPU utilization.

To clarify, if it's a spike in the game's utilization causing your problems, there isn't much you are likely to be able to do. However, if it's XSplit's encoder screwing things up, there are numerous settings you can adjust.
Edited by Blameless - 1/7/13 at 2:05pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pizzage View Post

What is the reason i get a higher average fps while streaming then?
Thanks for your fast reply anyways,
Btw;
http://www.asus.nl/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A78LM_LE/#CPUS
It's a supported CPU.
4+1 phase power unheatsinked mobo is not design to handle that cpu. VRM is throttling that CPU when they are getting too hot.
Edited by dixson01974 - 1/7/13 at 2:07pm
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why are you streaming at 120fps? the average viewer doesn't see the benefit.
cut that down to 60 or even 30 to get better performance.

what are your settings in xsplit?
have you tried open broadcaster
http://obsproject.com/

it tends to be easier on the cpu in my experience.
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This is what happens, the orange line is the cpu usage of xsplit.
Doesnt matter what settings on stream, or league, it still happens when i turn the broadcaster on


This just happened when i had the lag spike smile.gif.
Edited by Pizzage - 1/7/13 at 2:32pm
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like dixson said it's likely your motherboard is throttling your cpu to keep temperatures down. if you have a second monitor keep an eye on your temperatures and have cpuz open to see if indeed it is throttling.
for stable performance you should get a motherboard that can handle the power hungry nature of bulldozer cpus.
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