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In this article, we’ll explore some simple tips and advice for increasing your productivity with a modern trading computer setup. We’ll take a brief look at the preferred desk setup, monitor types, screen organization, input… [Continue reading]

Productivity Tips for Trading Computers

There are several actions you can take to enhance the performance and extend the lifespan of your older day trading computer. If you’re not quite ready to invest in a new trading computer, giving your… [Continue reading]

Computer Upgrade Tips

We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most important things to consider when purchasing a new trading computer. Trading computer technology has witnessed remarkable advancements over the last two decades. We encourage you to… [Continue reading]

10 tips to use when shopping for a new trading computer.

This guide is for DIY computer enthusiasts that have a desktop computer with a processor (CPU) that needs to be replaced. In this guide, we’ll give a specific example of replacing a desktop processor on… [Continue reading]

Replacing a CPU in a desktop computer

Windows 11 and Windows 10 are packed with features that make using multiple monitors better than ever! Most of the tools have a fairly low learning curve, so we strongly encourage traders to become familiar… [Continue reading]

Windows 11 Productivity Tools

If you’ve ever explored PC building, you’re undoubtedly familiar with thermal paste, also known as thermal interface material (TIM). Thermal paste is crucial for the optimal functioning of your CPU. It is essential to understand… [Continue reading]

Applying thermal paste to a CPU

The Nexus+ 2 fan hub operates via a PWM fan connector to the motherboard, which enables it to efficiently control the speed from a fan header to all connected fans. By synchronizing the fan speeds… [Continue reading]

Nexus+ 2 Fan Hub

Monitoring all the hardware components in Windows 11 is vital for identifying resource-intensive processes and effectively managing system resources. It’s important to be able to effectively monitor your CPU, RAM, hard drive, video card, ethernet… [Continue reading]

Windows Task Manager

Snap layouts are a recently introduced feature in Windows 11 that assists users with a convenient tool for window snapping. These layouts can be accessed conveniently by hovering the mouse cursor over a window’s maximize… [Continue reading]

Snap Layouts

Virtual desktops are designed primarily to organize your applications in Windows 10 and Windows 11. By using multiple virtual desktops on your trading computer, you can easily separate your apps based on the tasks you’re… [Continue reading]

Virtual Desktops

You’re paying an ISP (internet service provider) for an internet connection rated at a certain speed. There are endless tests available to determine your connection speed. It’s important to know that you’re getting the speed… [Continue reading]

Test your internet speed for trading

Proper upkeep and maintenance are important aspects of owning a computer. We’re going to cover what’s involved with setup and maintenance of your trading computer which includes cleaning, dust removal & keeping Windows up to… [Continue reading]

6 Tips for Maintaning Your Trading Computer

Traders need multiple screens to accommodate all the charts, trading software, email, web browsers and other information. Having information available at a glance is much better than having to click through dozens of tabs to… [Continue reading]

Set up multiple monitors on Windows

A silent trading computer creates a more relaxed and peaceful trading environment. Computers don’t have to be loud! Keeping your office quiet can help you stay focused. At Blue Aura Computers we focus hard on… [Continue reading]

The next step after buying a new trading computer is getting an array of monitors that will work seamlessly with your new system. Monitor models, brands, technologies and the best input types change frequently so… [Continue reading]

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… [Continue reading]

There are so many connection types it can get very confusing quickly, don’t worry we feel your pain! By the end of this article we hope to shed some light on all the confusion. Since… [Continue reading]