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Best laptops for Galactic Civilizations III

Galactic Civilizations III is an indie game developed and published by Stardock Entertainment in 2015. Build a civilization that will stand the test of time in the largest space-based strategy game ever. Choose from dozens of unique races and make a name for yourself across the galaxy through diplomacy, espionage, technological advances, and more.

System Requirements

System requirements for desktop computers as stated by the developer. Updated on January 18, 2020.

Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 / 8.x / 7
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo / AMD K10 Dual-Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512 MB DirectX 10.1 Video Card (AMD Radeon HD5x00 Series / Nvidia GeForce 500 Series / Intel HD 4000 or later)
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 / 8.x / 7
  • Processor: 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 Processor or Equivalent
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB DirectX 10.1 Video Card
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 15 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

Galactic Civilizations III Laptop Requirements

The system requirements are modest, but it's recommended to have a dedicated graphics processing unit for successfully playing GC3. GeForce GTX 580M 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 12gb of disk space is needed, which has to be noted if you install many games.

Best Gaming Laptops for GC3

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

Acer Predator Helios 300
Acer Predator Helios 300
PH315-52-78VL
$1,199.99
$1,045.00
Lenovo Ideapad L340
Lenovo Ideapad L340
81LK00HDUS
$696.45
Acer Aspire 5
Acer Aspire 5
A515-54G-53H6
$649.99
$638.99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M Thin
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M Thin
GU502GW-AH76
$1,749.99
ASUS TUF
ASUS TUF
505DU-EB74
$1,099.99
$929.99
Lenovo Legion Y540
Lenovo Legion Y540
Legion Y540
$1,539.00
$989.94
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Budget Laptops for GC3

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.

Acer Nitro 5
Acer Nitro 5
AN515-42-R5ED
$499.99
Dell Inspiron
Dell Inspiron
Dell I3567
$440.00
$435.70
HP 7QK06UA
HP 7QK06UA
17-BY1053DX
$579.99
$459.00
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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.