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  • Normal games unwatchable

    I'm trying to watch my friend casting a local Dota 2 tournament game, and as soon as I enter the game as a spectator (via right click -> "Watch Game"), my game lags incredibly, this includes: audio stuttering, loss of frame rates, and slow performance when opening up the in-game Steam browser. However, even if I remain in the game, but go to main menu, the audio fixes itself and the frame rate lag is gone. Soon as I go back into the game, the problems resurface. Rinse, repeat.

    Please fix this? It makes spectates games impossible.

    Thanks.
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