System Specifications

CQG Integrated Client, CQG Spreader, and CQG with API

  Recommended Minimum


Intel Core i5 or i7

Operating System

64-bit Windows® 10, Windows® 11



Hard Drive

128GB SSD with 20% of free disk space

Video Card

1GB DDR3 or better

System Setting Specifications

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

Hard drive power-saving features should be disabled.

Exclude CQG from all firewall and virus checks.

Internet Access

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 Wi-Fi 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 better processor, video card, and network connection.


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