Customer Provided Workstation Requirements
The workstation requirements are based on the needs of the primary user.
Higher specifications may be required depending on usage of the
BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® Service. Users monitoring fast moving
markets in Launchpad as well as users of our trading system platforms
should consider the recommended specification as a minimum requirement.
SSEOMS/EMSX/TSOX/FXGO users should refer to the specifications on
page 3.
Please see the Software Compatibility Matrix for further details on supported
Operating Systems and Microsoft Office products.
Requirements for New Users of the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® Service
Components
Specifications
Processor
Intel 4th Generation Core i7
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7, 64-bit
Memory
8 GB RAM
Disk Space
Minimum 8 GB of free hard disk space
Video Card
PCI Express (PCIe), dual port graphics adapter with a minimum of 512 MB,
256 MB per port.
DirectX 11.x compatible
Display Settings
1280x1024x32 bit or higher with 1920x1080 HD support recommended
Network Adapter
Network adapter with TCP/IP Services enabled
Software
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 10
Audio
Integrated audio adapter
Keyboard
Available USB port to accommodate the Bloomberg Keyboard
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Minimum Supported Requirements to Run the BLOOMBERG
PROFESSIONAL® Service
Component
Specification
Processor
Intel 2nd Generation Core i3/i5/i7
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7
Memory
4 GB RAM
Disk Space
4 GB of free hard disk space
Video Card
Dual port graphics adapter with 128 MB of memory,
64 MB per port. Supporting DirectX 9.x or higher
Display Settings
1280x1024x16 bit or higher
Network Adapter
Network adapter with TCP/IP Services enabled
Software
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 9
Audio
Integrated audio adapter
Keyboard
Available USB port to accommodate the Bloomberg Keyboard
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Minimum Requirements for SSEOMS/EMSX/SSOX/TSOX/FXGO Users
Component
Specification
Processor
Intel 4th Generation Core i7 w/ a minimum clock speed of 3.0 GHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
Memory
Minimum 8 GB RAM
Disk Space
Minimum 8 GB of free hard disk space
Video Card
PCI Express (PCIe), Dual port graphics adapter with a minimum of 512 MB
of memory, 256 MB per port
DirectX 11.x compatible
Display Settings
1280x1024x32 bit or higher, with 1920x1080 HD support recommended
Network Adapter
Network adapter with TCP/IP Services enabled
Software
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 10
Audio
Integrated audio adapter
Keyboard
Available USB port to accommodate the Bloomberg Keyboard
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