Find the best laptops for Northern Lights

Best Laptops for Northern Lights

Northern Lights is an open world survival simulation set in the extreme conditions of the arctic tundra. It's an indie game developed and published by MadGoat Studio in 2020. Clinging to life, you must use real-life survival techniques to gather resources, craft, and hunt while tending to your health and sanity. Can you survive your way out of the mysterious island?

Laptop Requirements for Northern Lights

The system requirements are quite demanding, and a gaming laptop with a new graphics processing unit is necessary for successfully playing Northern Lights. Radeon RX 6800S or better mobile GPU is needed.

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.

Also, note that at least 10gb of hard drive space is necessary.

System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 64bit or better
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 4170 / AMD FX 6300 or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 660 / AMD R9 270 or better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 10 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Installing the game on SSD is highly recommended
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 7700k / AMD Ryzen 5 2500X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1070 / AMD RX 580
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 10 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Installing the game on SSD is highly recommended

Updated on September 25, 2022.

Best Gaming Laptops for Northern Lights

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

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533ZW-AS94
$1,999.99
Alienware M15 R6
Alienware M15 R6
P1RCD
$1,905.28
$1,880.64
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
GX650RX-XS97
$3,858.99
Gigabyte AORUS 5 SE4 15″
Gigabyte AORUS 5 SE4 15″
AORUS 5 SE4-73US513SH
$1,599.00
$1,299.99
Razer Blade 15
Razer Blade 15
RZ09-0421NED3-R3U1
$2,979.99
Gigabyte AORUS 15P XD
Gigabyte AORUS 15P XD
AORUS 15P XD-73US224SO
$1,699.67
$1,397.00
Razer Blade 15
Razer Blade 15
RZ09-0421PEF3-R3U1
$3,999.99
$3,989.99
Razer Blade 14
Razer Blade 14
RZ09-0370CEA3-R3U1
$2,799.99
$2,349.99
Alienware m15 R7
Alienware m15 R7
4XVWD
$2,169.99
$1,869.98
Razer Blade 17
Razer Blade 17
RZ09-0423PEF3-R3U1
$4,299.99
Alienware M15 R5
Alienware M15 R5
P109F
$1,771.97
$1,769.00
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
TUF516PR-DS77-WH
$1,600.85
$1,596.99
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Budget Laptops for Northern Lights

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.

ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FX506LH-AS51
$769.99
$649.99
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
FX517ZM-AS73
$1,299.99
$1,149.99
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
NH.QF6AA.002
$1,097.99
$1,022.99
ASUS TUF 17″
ASUS TUF 17″
FX706HC-212.TI53050
$809.00
$796.01
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13″
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13″
HNL-00001-cr
$859.00
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82K200UTUS
$739.99
$579.99
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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.