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Best laptops for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is a strategy game developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K in 2016. Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Play as one of 20 historical leaders including Roosevelt (America) and Victoria (England).

System Requirements

System requirements for desktop computers as stated by the developer. Updated on February 25, 2020.

Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7x64 / Windows 8.1x64 / Windows 10x64
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.5 Ghz or AMD Phenom II 2.6 Ghz or greater
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB & AMD 5570 or nVidia 450 or Intel Integrated Graphics 530
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device
  • Additional Notes: Initial installation requires one-time Internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 and 2015 Runtime Libraries, and Microsoft DirectX. Internet connection and acceptance of Steam™ Subscriber Agreement required for activation. See www.steampowered.com/agreement for details.
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7x64 / Windows 8.1x64 / Windows 10x64
  • Processor: Fourth Generation Intel Core i5 2.5 Ghz or AMD FX8350 4.0 Ghz or greater
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 2GB & AMD 7970 or nVidia 770 or greater
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Laptop Requirements

The system requirements are quite high, and a gaming laptop with a modern graphics processing unit is needed for successfully running SMC6. GeForce GTX 1070 or better mobile GPU is required.

Most gaming laptops meet the RAM requirement of 8gb, 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 SMC6

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
$1,084.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M Thin
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M Thin
GU502GW-AH76
$1,748.98
$1,748.00
CUK MSI GF65
CUK MSI GF65
LT-MS-0381
$939.99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S
GX531GW-AH76
$1,699.99
Razer Blade 15
Razer Blade 15
RZ09-03009E76-R3U1
$1,599.99
$1,499.99
Alienware New M17
Alienware New M17
AWYA17-7886BLK-PUS
$2,299.99
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Budget Laptops for SMC6

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.

Lenovo Ideapad L340
Lenovo Ideapad L340
81LK00HDUS
$724.69
$724.67
MSI GF63 THIN 9SC-614
MSI GF63 THIN 9SC-614
GF63 THIN 9SC-614
$799.00
$689.00
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
$620.29
$597.00
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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.