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Building a system for stock trading software

December 5, 2012 1:22:42 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: next 2-3 days

Budget Range: $600-$1000, though I prefer to keep it as cheap as possible

System Usage from Most to Least Important: stock trading software, web browsing.

Are you buying a monitor: Yes. Two monitors

Do you need to buy OS: Yes, windows 7 64 bit.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Location: New Jersey/New York area. Am going to ship Newegg parts to NY to save on the taxes.

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, Crucial SSD.

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: stock software requirements here, I would like to have the option to run a 3rd monitor. Want an SSD for the speed.

These are the parts I've picked out so far.
I have an old ATX case I want to recycle for this build
Same goes for the media drive

Rosewill 630W PS

Kingston 2x4GB Ram DDR3 1600

ASUS P8B75-V Mobo

Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz

Crucial M4 128 GB SSD

For the video card, I have this old guy sitting in my closet, should be able to handle 3 monitors.
Radeon HD 3870x2

Thanks so much!