NVENC vs x264 on OBS

NVENC vs x264 on OBS

x264 has been the go-to encoder in OBS for a long time. With the release of the NVIDIA RTX 20 series, this has all changed. If you have a 2080TI, 2080, 2070, 2060 or 1660 then you are in luck. A lot of hype has been surrounding the Turing NVENC encoder and the upgrade...
Encoder Comparison NVENC x264 Quicksync QSV VP9 and AV1

Encoder Comparison NVENC x264 Quicksync QSV VP9 and AV1

2018 was the year of the m.2 NVME drive. 2019 will be the year of hardware encoders like NVENC. I’ve used QHD 1440p 60fps Overwatch gameplay to test how a variety of codecs and encoders measure up using Netflix’s VMAF quality assessment algorithm. The most...
OBS: Record audio from Discord conversations

OBS: Record audio from Discord conversations

Introduction OBS isn’t made to record audio only files, but you CAN easily create a low bitrate video with Opus audio while keeping OBS push-to-talk and volume controls. If you want to know more about OBS and video compression in general give this link a...
The Ultimate Video Recording, Encoding and Streaming Guide

The Ultimate Video Recording, Encoding and Streaming Guide

Introduction Over the next few posts I’ll take you through the main technical points of recording, encoding and streaming video, in particular game footage. Most people can set up scenes and webcams with just a little patience, trial and error. But so many people out...
Unreal Aussies Blood Drive

Unreal Aussies Blood Drive

Welcome to the uA Blood Drive! Saving your teammate’s hide in a game is something we all have fun doing. Here in uA we take pride in bringing this attitude into RL and contribute something positive to society. Why do it? We all know somebody who has had...



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