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It's time to upgrade my Intel Core duo for a quad or what? Who has ideas of what to buy and from whom?

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It's time to upgrade my Intel Core duo for a quad or what? Who has ideas of what to buy and from whom?

Also check this thread:

https://futures.io/tech-support/12297-trading-workstation.html

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It paid for me to let my local independent computer store build a trading computer for me . It wasnt much more money compared to ordering it online or going to best buy . It paid because the guy that built it understood exactly what my needs are and if I have a problem or question I can call him directly and take care of it immediately without confusion or a run around . Ninja updates often and uses more than 1 core so a computer thats suitable now may not be in the near future therefore it pays to get personalized service from a computer tech .

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It paid for me to let my local independent computer store build a trading computer for me . It wasnt much more money compared to ordering it online or going to best buy . It paid because the guy that built it understood exactly what my needs are and if I have a problem or question I can call him directly and take care of it immediately without confusion or a run around

This is great advice for the less technical or non-savvy computer guys. I recommend this approach very much over buying a name brand system.

I'm talking about an independent store --- not some chain store like Best Buy which I would never, ever use.

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I'm happy with mine, nothing too fancy but pretty good bang for the buck with I7 processor , what a difference from dual core, I waited a long time too

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I for one would go for a manufacturer/builder with the least amount of "crapware" installed. Which means you might consider a Lenovo (use to be IBM).

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