It seems no one who benchmarks computer hardware components is interested in anything other than playing games.
This is not useful to us here. Since I have identified a gap in the 'benchmarking practise' I have decided to define a Standard Benchmark Test that we, the Trading Community, will find far more beneficial.
Note: we are testing PC performance, not building a trading system, so some settings may be different from what you might normally choose.
The Standard Back Test Benchmark
2. Click START
3. Measure and post your Results in reply to this thread:
The Standard Optimization Benchmark
1. Settings as above, except the following:
The above Optimization settings should produce a suite of 2304 different combinations it will test during the Optimization run.
2. Reply to this Publish your results, as per above.
This is just for those who are looking to build a back testing and optimization machine, given MT4's serious single threaded limitations but widespread user-base.
You are under no obligation to benchmark your system. I'm not even sure why you replied...?
That's my opinion and as long as this is an open post I can write as often as I want.