Using MSCONFIG Logical Processors to Boost Tradestation Performance


The number of logical processors is a new setting using MSCONFIG that I was not aware of that can reduce the number of crashes in Tradestation. It is counter intuitive as are most things in the trading world.


We go over the settings in MSCONFIG.exe to reduce the number of logical processors and why. I reduced the number of logical processors on my computer from 24 to 8 to triple the capacity of ORCAL.exe process.

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