System Requirements

Minimum
Requirements
Standard User
Recommendations
Power User
Recommendations
Processor Dual-core Intel® or AMD® processor at 1.5 GHz or faster Dual-core Intel® or AMD® processor at 2.5 GHz or faster Quad-core Intel® or AMD® processor at 3 GHz or faster
Memory (RAM) 8 GB 8 GB or more 12 GB or more
Hard Drive 5400 RPM drive
400 MB free space or more
Solid State Drive (SSD) or 7200 RPM drive
600 MB free space or more
Solid State Drive (SSD) or 7200 RPM drive
1 GB free space or more
Video Card (s) 32-bit graphics support
256 MB for a single monitor
32-bit graphics support
512 MB for dual monitors
32-bit graphics support
1 GB or more for multiple monitors
Screen Resolution 1280×1024 pixels or higher 1680×1050 pixels or higher 1920×1200 pixels or higher
Operating Systems Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 10 32-bit
Windows® 8 64-bit
Windows® 8 32-bit
Windows® 7 64-bit
Windows® 7 32-bit
Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 10 32-bit
Windows® 8 64-bit
Windows® 8 32-bit
Windows® 7 64-bit
Windows® 7 32-bit
Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 8 64-bit
Windows® 7 64-bit
Internet Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer (latest version) or Edge Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer (latest version) or Edge Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer (latest version) or Edge Browser
Internet Connection Broadband Connection
2 Mbps or better (download)
Broadband Connection
6 Mbps or better (download)
Broadband Connection
10 Mbps or better (download)

User Profiles

Minimum Requirements User
The common profile of the minimum requirements user is a TradeStation platform user who is not sensitive to real-time market data updates and makes decisions on market analysis that is not time sensitive. Traders that fit this profile are usually position traders or end-of-day traders.

Standard User
A standard user is generally anyone who is moderately sensitive to real-time market data updates and makes intraday decisions based on intraday market analysis. Traders that fit this profile are swing or trend traders. This type of user generally doesn’t need more than a handful of market data requests and follows specific symbols that are not extremely active. The standard user doesn’t rely on processor-intensive analysis techniques running real time on multiple charts.

Power User
A power user is generally a user utilizing computationally intensive EasyLanguage studies, utilizing large amounts of tick or intraday data (for example, several tick-based charts of highly active symbols such as Google, AAPL or @ES, or several strategies with Look-Inside-Bar to the tick level enabled), or generating a large amount of trading activity. Traders that fit this profile are the active TradeStation traders or the user who requires following various active markets at the same time using complex EasyLanguage studies and strategy optimizations.