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Stock Trading Computer Technology

Everyday I get phone calls from traders asking very similar questions over and over. I’ve come to realize it isn’t easy to keep up with technology if you aren’t focused on it 100% of the time like we are at Blue Aura Computers. We try to focus our website on getting you all the information you need to make an informed decision on you computer purchase. But coming to our site for the first time might seem like total information overload. It’s a fine line between giving our customers the… [Continue reading]

Best Trading Computers

In the guide, we’ll walk you through step by step to help you pick out the best components that go in a trading computer. Computer technology changes rapidly, if you are reading another article written a year ago (or longer) then the information is outdated. This guide is for components going into 2018 and we’ll keep it updated as components change over time.     If you need to save a small amount you can attempt to build the system yourself. If that’s the route you want to go, we’ll… [Continue reading]

InstaPak Foam

Our packaging methods are far superior than that of our competition, in fact we do not know of any company that packages their products in quite the same manner as we do. All systems are double boxed & electrostatically packaged to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD) from damaging the system during shipment. An electrostatic discharge (ESD) is an electric current driven by an excess electric charge stored on an insulating object. The term is usually used in the electronics and other industries to describe momentary unwanted currents that cause damage to… [Continue reading]

Corsair Liquid Cooling

Is cooling the processor with a liquid cooling unit the best thing to do? There are a lot of companies today advertising liquid cooling, and specifically, free liquid cooling. I just picked up my favorite computer magazine the other day, and it seemed like every ad was repeating the same message about liquid cooling. But, more on that in a bit. I remember back about 12 years ago, around 2004 when we first started selling our advanced trading computers, a customer contacted us asking about our products. As I always tend… [Continue reading]

We would love to share some images of our customers office setup with their new Blue Aura Computer. Send us 2 high quality images of your office setup and as a thank you we will send you a free Logitech Wireless Mouse or a coupon code worth up to $100 off your next system from us! Once we’ve collected enough images, we’ll post them on a special page on our website. This will help give new customers a look at how others have set up their office for productivity with an… [Continue reading]

If you are currently running Windows 7 or Windows 8, you might have seen that shiny little upgrade icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. It might be tempting to do an upgrade, but things don’t always go smoothly. I did an upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 recently, and for the most part everything went well except for a couple strange pop up error messages on boot and also Office 2007 seems to load very slowly when opening a word or excel file. The best solution… [Continue reading]

The power supply is probably the most critical component in your new trading computer. A quality built power supply will be very quiet, cool, and have very stable voltages. Lower cost power supplies tend to have fans that are loud, and often don’t have enough heatsinks to dissipate the heat so they get very hot, the voltages can fluctuate and cause instability with your pc. There are a lot of companies that sell power supplies, but just because there is a label with the companies name stuck to the unit… [Continue reading]