How to Build a Stock Trading Computer

You’re searching for another stock trading PC however you aren’t sure where to begin… well you’ve come to the perfect place. The larger part of individuals simply go purchase a PC off the rack and utilize it for trading, or they pay through the eye for an “trading Computer”, there is another alternative. Manufacture your own! With a tad bit of research you can easily possess a stock trading PC or redesign a PC you as of now need to address your issues for trading.

In this guide we will walk you through each of the distinctive parts in a framework and help give you some direction with reference to what you ought to pick when assembling your own particular system.

How to Build a Stock Trading Computer

The Components


Which processor you pick will essentially manage whatever is left of your framework and the equipment you will require. For stock trading, the vast majority simply requires a decent processor, there is no compelling reason to go hard and fast and buy a forefront, first class, gaming processor. That will simply be pointless excess and you’ll be flushing cash down the deplete. By and by,  we suggest you to take a look at a center of the line Intel Core i7 processor. They have 4 centers and are bounty quick to deal with any trading needs you toss at it. In the event that those are out of your spending at that point take a gander at an awesome Intel Core i5. You’ll save some cash, yet in addition yield some execution. The processor is the single hardest thing in a systemto  update so we would recommend spending more cash here if conceivable.


Which motherboard you will utilize will be directed by 3 things:

  • The processor you pick.
  • The size case you pick
  • The quantity of video cards you need to run.

The first step is to decide the size board you require. On the off chance that you are assembling some colossal gaming system and need a million distinct connectors and port alternatives, at that point you’ll need a Full ATX or Extended ATX board. Nonetheless, that is presumably way pointless excess. Actually, we work around 90% of my PCs with the microATX shape factor. There are smaller alternatives too, however microATX has about the best mix of size while as yet having enough ports. It’s likewise the most well known shape factor. The main other thing to think over now is what number of video cards you are hoping to run. You might have the capacity to spare yourself some cash by buying less expensive video cards that may just run 2 screens at once yet then buy a greater amount of those cards, say a few of them, to keep running up to four or six screens. In the event that that is the situation then you should search for a motherboard with the right number of video card ports (PCI Express 3.0 x16). Finding a board with a few of these ports/spaces is not troublesome, it’s simply something that should be considered.


Since we have our processor and motherboard selected we can pick which RAM (Random Access Memory) we need to utilize. The motherboard we picked can deal with up to 64GB of DDR4 2133 memory. Memory is the place any open applications are put away while you are running them. For trading we  would state 8GB would be the absolute minimum we would run, however 16GB would be vastly improved.

Some other things that need to be considered include hard drive, screen, case, power supply and most importantly server.


When it comes to picking a server for your trading computer you need to pick one that offers you the greatest amount of services according to your needs. These types of servers usually come with hefty price tags but luckily, you can work your way around this. Opt for a refurbished or used server such as dell poweredge r710 which can offer you all it’s server-related services without putting a dent in your wallet.