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Game drops to 0 FPS and CPU Usage drops to 0%

So for about 2 weeks now I've experienced a problem while gaming. My frame rate would drop to 0 and my computer's CPU Usage would drop to 0% at the same time. This would stay this low for up to 30 ...
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ffmpeg encode timestamp framerate seems to skip frames

I'm attempting to make a video that has the timestamp (from movie start) shown on the frame. I'm doing this with the following: ffmpeg -loop 1 -framerate 30 -t 3600 -i /path/to/my.png -s 1280x720 -vf ...
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Are lower resolution monitors safer for gaming on the long run?

EDIT: My earlier question was too subjective, so I've rephrased it entirely to broaden out its perspective. In my opinion, PC games are always targeted to run best on the latest-gen graphic cards, ...
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Capture two USB webcams at high frame rate

Does anyone know of any software that will allow me to capture two USB webcams simultaneously, but with a high frame rate (24-30 fps)? I have tried various CCTV software, including Blue Iris and ...
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Game runs flawlessly with YouTube video running and is unplayable otherwise

This sounds crazy but I've tested this several times and it is completely reproduce-able. If a YouTube video is not running in the background Skyrim takes approximately 2 minutes to load and the ...
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compressing video with ffmpeg while maintaining high frame rate

Update: I watched the output video on a different machine and it was fine. The issue must've been with the program I was using to watch the video. Nevermind. I'm trying to compress videos taken with ...
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Is there a way to globally limit Flash Player frame rate to release CPU resources?

On modern PC, with quad cores you sometimes can't just watch simple video normally. The reason is, that for example ad banner in another browser tab can kill flash efficiency (with is ...
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low frame rate on Windows 7 64bit “Aero”

i am experiencing a strange problem. I have ATI hd 5770 graphics card with driver version 11.1. From last 7 days i am experiencing low frame rate(15-20) on Aero. Aero peek is not working smooth. some ...
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Skyrim not running despite system requirements being met

i've been searching for quite some time for a possible solution to this problem. I've been playing skyrim on my laptop a few months now, but despite my system being reasonably capable i'm unable to ...
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after encoding video stream i got a weird framerate number on the player

i've used the command line: x264 --preset veryslow --crf 18 --me umh --trellis 2 \ --video-filter resize:1216,684,,both,,fastbilinear \ -o crf18slow.mkv input.mkv input was a x264 encoded file, ...
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FPS drops on Windows 8.1 Pro when idle

Hello I got this issue since I upgraded my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. While I'm playing a game or watching a movie, if I do not move the mouse for like 30 seconds or so game fps drops to 20-30 from ...
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Framerate Bottleneck With GTX 560 TI 448

I recently upgraded from an old Nvidia GTX 9800+ to a GTX 560 TI 448. However, I'm getting much lower framerates than I'd expected based on benchmarks run by other 560 TI 448 owners. Specifically, in ...