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System Specifications

CQG Trader

  Recommended Minimum Requirement
Processor Intel Core i5 or i7 Intel® Pentium® 4 3.0 Ghz
Operating System Windows® 7 

Windows® 8, Windows® 7, or Windows® Vista

Windows XP and Windows 2000 are not supported

Memory 2GB RAM 1GB RAM
Hard Drive 7200RPM 500GB SATA 6.0 Gbit/s HDD
with 4GB free hard drive space
7200RPM with 1GB of free hard disk space
Video Card 128MB of memory
(128 MB per video card if multi-monitor)
128MB of memory
System Setting Requirements

Hibernate and stand by modes cannot be used on a system running CQG Trader.

Hard drive power-saving features should also be disabled.

Internet Access

CQG Trader requires Internet service via a high-speed connection, such as DSL, cable, or fixed wireless/wireless local loop (WLL).

Wireless Internet connections are not recommended, especially broadband over a WiFi card.

Dial-up is not supported.

All network communications between CQG customers and servers are initiated from the client side. The destination port number at the server side is 2823, CQG's registered port number. CQG also uses a secure connection, port number 443, for authorization purposes.

Monitor Setups

These specifications are appropriate for single- and dual-monitor setups.

If you have three or four monitors, you will need a higher performance processor, video card, and network connection.