Been trading for some time now, but with all the automated trading around I was wondering if my system is still sufficient - any advice would be appreciated. I day trade futures with the catalysts being economic numbers, news releases, technicals as well as some statistical correlation models that I built in Excel over the years. ( no back testing/optimization in the system, nor trying to arb in seconds - though trades can be a few seconds long) Have about 7/8 charts open through TWS (IB) and an excel spread sheet connected to a data feed. Will use gchat and yahoo messenger at times through the day and oen or 2 other live news feeds via the computer. System: Vostro 400, Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 (2.40GHz, 1066FSB, 8MB L2) 4GB DDR2 SDRAM 800MHz, Dual Channel DT 500GB Serial ATA Hard Drive 7200RPM, 16MB Cache OS Windows 64 Nvidia Quadro Nvs 450 PCIE16 512MB GDDR3 4PORT To Dvi Cable 4 Dell 24 Inch Monitors (use a TV for CNBC) Thanks for any advice or ideas!