TLCLife posted: Hey, MT4 platforms runs with high resources, I cannot say it in numbers. But if you have a look at https://www.cheap-forex-vps.com/index.php/forex-vps-plans you can see an average number of MT4 platforms according to the technical ressources. It is tough, and once my VPS has been frozen because of a high volume of data transfer. So choose wisely the correct service to run the number of platforms you need. Yours faithfully
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I run 7 MT4 platforms om my 5 years old computer. On each of them is EA working 5 days 24 hours. I restart computer once , in weekend. But I have one secret : My EA do NOT work on every tick. I have input parameter now often to work : normally once on 5 sec Those , if I have more terminals working, I have to increase No Working time. And the CPU load will be the same. (usually below 20%)
Also if charts have open indicators this could slow down the performance. In my experience, if I run EAs or indicators that take every tick, this creates also large log files and reduces the speed significantly. As far as I know, the MT4 platform uses the processor more than the RAM, so this has certain limitations. Maybe you can try with another VPS solution if you haven't found a fix yet.
When I open in the same screen multiple terminals, I notice that my PC slows down, although it has 16 GB RAM. I guess it has something to deal with my video card as it is not a high end one. I use 3-4 indicators on a chart max.
RPatell posted: When I open in the same screen multiple terminals, I notice that my PC slows down, although it has 16 GB RAM. I guess it has something to deal with my video card as it is not a high end one. I use 3-4 indicators on a chart max.
Yes, this may be the case. I personally use only one platform and all is fine even if I open many charts and number of indicators on each.
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