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Traders: Monitor Your CPU Performance – How and Why

Monitor Your CPU Performance - How and Why

 What’s up everybody? It’s Eddie Z here from EZ Trading Computers, and you’re watching Trading Computer Secrets. * * * * * * Hi everybody! It’s Eddie Z here. I want to show you in this video how you can monitor your computer’s performance as well as some other useful tricks using something called […]

Best Hard Drives for Traders

Best Hard Drives for Traders - Why You Need an SSD

 What’s up everybody? It’s Eddie Z here from EZ Trading Computers. And you’re watching Trading Computer Secrets. In this video, we’re going to talk about something called a Solid State Hard Drive, and why you absolutely need one for your trading computer. But before we get started, you might be wondering… What exactly is […]

Best Laptop Processors For Traders

Best Laptop Processors For Traders

What’s up everybody? It’s Eddie Z here from EZ Trading Computers, and you’re watching Trading Computer Secrets. Don’t forget that, as a trader, you never want to skimp on processing power and speed. The processor is the engine of the computer. And if you’re running around in a 4-cylinder engine, you’re going to have problems […]

Wired Internet vs Wireless: Does It Matter for Trading?

Wired vs Wireless Internet: Does It Matter for Trading?

So think about this. You just set up your brand new EZ Trading Computer, and you just upgraded to the latest and greatest super-fast Internet in your area. And you’re super excited cause you’ll no longer experience Internet lags, data bursts, or slippage. Then you go out and buy the newest and most up-to-date wireless […]

Should You Use a Laptop for Trading?

Video: Should You Use a LAPTOP for Trading?

What’s up everybody? It’s Eddie Z here from EZ Trading Computers, and you’re watching Trading Computer Secrets. A lot of people ask me, can I just trade on my laptop? That’s a good question, but the biggest problem with 99% of the laptops out there is that they’re optimized for miniaturization and portability, not power […]

How Much RAM Do You Need to Trade?

How Much RAM Do You Need to Trade?

What’s up everybody? It’s Eddie Z here from EZ Trading Computers, and you’re watching Trading Computer Secrets. People ask me all the time, how much RAM do I really need? And it’s a really great question. Well, what is RAM? RAM stands for Random Access Memory. And when you first turn your computer on, your […]

Test Your Computer Speed

Is Your Computer Fast Enough to Trade With?

Hi everybody. Eddie Z here from EZ Trading Computers. Let me ask you a quick question. Is your computer fast enough to trade with? Have you ever really thought about that? Maybe a better question is, what happens if you try to trade with an under-powered old or slow computer? Well, the biggest risk you […]

Time to Revisit Windows Defender for Trading Computer Security

Man in suit sitting a trading laptop in a dark office

As a trader, you’re no doubt already aware of the nightmare that could hit your business should your trading computer be attacked by a virus or ransomware. But the question is… what’s the best strategy for keeping your trading data secure?

Microsoft has been trying to improve the security of Windows 10 with their Windows Defender app. In today’s post, we’ll take a closer look at Defender as an option for traders.

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Can a Wireless Mouse Improve Your Trading Productivity?

Trader using a wireless mouse with a desktop trading computer to improve productivity.

When I first started selling trading computers, I strongly recommended against using wireless keyboards and mice. Since then, they have improved so much we offer them as a bonus.

When you spend long hours in front of your trading computer, it’s important to make sure you have good quality hardware that makes your trading as easy as possible. Your keyboard and mouse are important components in your entire trading system. (more…)

Best Hard Drives for Traders

Best Hard Drives for Traders - Why You Need an SSD

What’s up everybody? It’s Eddie Z here from EZ Trading Computers, and you’re watching Trading Computer Secrets. * * * * * * In this video, we’re going to talk about something called a Solid State Hard Drive, and why you absolutely need one for your trading computer. But before we get started, you might […]