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Best Laptops for Cities: Skylines

Cities: Skylines is a modern take on the classic city simulation. It's a strategy game developed by Colossal Order Ltd and published by Paradox Interactive in 2015. The game introduces new game play elements to realize the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city whilst expanding on some well-established tropes of the city building experience.

System Requirements

Updated on November 27, 2021.

Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, 3.0GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+, 3.2GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 260, 512 MB or ATI Radeon HD 5670, 512 MB (Does not support Intel Integrated Graphics Cards)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7/8 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470, 3.20GHz or AMD FX-6300, 3.5Ghz
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660, 2 GB or AMD Radeon HD 7870, 2 GB (Does not support Intel Integrated Graphics Cards)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

Cities: Skylines Laptop Requirements

The system requirements are modest, but it's recommended to have a dedicated graphics processing unit for successfully playing C:S. GeForce GTX 760 Ti OEM or better mobile GPU is needed.

Most gaming laptops meet the RAM requirement of 6gb, though 4gb is enough to meet the minimum requirements.

Also, note that at least 4gb of hard drive space is required.

Best Gaming Laptops for C:S

These laptops meet the recommended system requirements and let you enjoy the game on high graphics settings without lag and stutter.

Lenovo Legion 5 15
Lenovo Legion 5 15
82JW0012US
$1,248.00
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82K20015US
$679.99
ASUS TUF 17″
ASUS TUF 17″
FX706LI-ES53
$849.99
Alienware M15 R6
Alienware M15 R6
AWM15R6-7729BLK-PUS
$2,609.99
Alienware m15 R4
Alienware m15 R4
AWM15R4-7818WHT-PUS
$1,839.00
Acer Swift X 14″
Acer Swift X 14″
SFX14-41G-R1S6
$1,024.10
$1,023.40
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Budget Laptops for C:S

These cheaper options meet the minimum system requirements stated by the developer. You may need to lower the graphics settings or the in-game resolution to run the game smoothly.

HP 15-dy2024nr
HP 15-dy2024nr
Intel Core i5-1135G7
$659.99
$499.00
HP 15-dy2021nr
HP 15-dy2021nr
2L8N8UA#ABA
$659.99
$499.00
HP 17-cn0025nr
HP 17-cn0025nr
Intel Core i5-1135G7
$639.99
$609.00
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These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the game will run on every laptop.