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OBS Black/Frozen Screen Issue

Recently I went back to streaming and tried to improve my setup and use Streamlabs OBS  (SLOBS), a variant of the popular Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) which includes a really nice app for iOS and Android which lets you control you broadcast. My only issue about SLOBS (and/or OBS) in general is when you stream some games, its a hit or miss experience. Most of the reported issues include a black screen (but with audio) or in my experience, frozen frames as I transition from one part of a game to another. I had the time to do some trial and error testing yesterday and listed below is the pre-requisites and some quick summary of my setup. Take note of the terminologies used throughout this post. Terminologies SLOBS/OBS - Streaming software, liberally used interchangeably in this post.  Source - This is where an input of OBS is coming from. This can be a webcam, computer screen, full screen application, a webpage, an image, etc. Display Capture - Captures your whole screen re