Find the best laptops for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Best Laptops for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator is a simulation game developed by Asobo Studio and published by Xbox Game Studios in 2020. From gliders and helicopters to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and accurate aircraft in the Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition. The world is at your fingertips.

Laptop Requirements for Microsoft Flight Simulator

The system requirements are quite demanding, and a gaming laptop with a recent graphics processing unit is needed for successfully running Microsoft Flight Simulator. GeForce RTX 3050 Ti or better mobile GPU is required.

16gb is a high amount of RAM, which has to be taken to account when choosing a laptop. 8gb is enough if you only want to meet the minimum requirements.

Windows System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel i5-4460 | AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: NVIDIA GTX 770 | AMD Radeon RX 570
  • Storage space: 150 GB available space
Recommended:
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel i5-8400 | AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
  • Memory (RAM): 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: NVIDIA GTX 970 | AMD Radeon RX 590
  • Storage space: 150 GB available space

Best Windows Laptops for Microsoft Flight Simulator

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

16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JV-AS73
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,399.99
$1,266.00
16″
MSI Summit E16 Flip
MSI Summit E16 Flip
SUM1613060
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMThin2-in-1 laptop
$2,198.99
15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$999.00
$868.55
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JI-XS96
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMi9 CPUHigh resolution
$2,199.99
$2,039.99
13″
ASUS ROG Flow Z13
ASUS ROG Flow Z13
GZ301VU-DS94
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMThinTouchscreen
$1,749.99
15″
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FA507NU-DS74
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$1,149.00
$1,128.57
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JI-AS94
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi9 CPU
$1,920.93
$1,869.99
15″
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533ZW-AS94Q
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 3070 Ti GPU2022 model16 GB RAMi9 CPUIPS screen
$2,049.99
$1,681.92
15″
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
FX517ZM-AS73
Play 80% of games on recommended RTX 3060 GPU2022 model16 GB RAMi7 CPUIPS screen
$1,299.99
$1,129.68
16″
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 16
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 16
G634JY-XS97
Play 100% of new games on recommended RTX 4090 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMi9 CPUHigh resolution
$3,699.99
$3,349.00
15″
MSI Katana 15
MSI Katana 15
13484
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,599.00
$1,382.00
16″
HP Envy 16″
HP Envy 16″
TPN-C15967T9AV
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU64 GB RAMTouchscreen120hz screeni9 CPU
$1,799.00
$1,648.51
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Budget Windows Laptops for Microsoft Flight Simulator

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.

15″
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FX506HF-ES51
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU2023 model8 GB RAMi5 CPUIPS screen
$690.79
15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82SB0001US
Play 80% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU2022 model8 GB RAM120hz screenAMD CPU
$899.99
$649.99
17″
ASUS TUF 17″
ASUS TUF 17″
FA706IH-RS53
Play 70% of new games on minimum GTX 1650 GPU2023 model8 GB RAMAMD CPU
$799.99
$658.34
15″
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FX507ZC-ES53
Play 80% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi5 CPU
$879.99
$859.00
15″
MSI THINGF6312484 15″
MSI THINGF6312484 15″
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU2023 model8 GB RAMi5 CPU
$699.00
$614.00
14″
Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6
Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6
NX.AU3AA.002
Play 80% of games on recommended RTX 3050 Ti GPU16 GB RAMThinAMD CPUIPS screen
$863.11
$799.73
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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.