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Best laptops for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is a role-playing game developed and distributed by GSC Game World in 2007. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl tells a story about survival in the Zone – a very dangerous place, where you fear not only the radiation, anomalies and deadly creatures, but other S.T.A.L.K.E.R.s, who have their own goals and wishes.

System Requirements

System requirements for desktop computers as set by the developer. Updated on October 20, 2019.

  • Supported OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP(Service Pack 2)/Microsoft® Windows® 2000 SP4
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 Ghz / AMD XP 2200+
  • Graphics: 128 MB DirectX® 8.0 compatible card / nVIDIA® GeForce™ 5700 / ATI Radeon® 9600
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Sound: DirectX® 9.0 compatible sound card
  • Hard Drive: 6 GB free hard disc space
  • Supported OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista (SP1)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 / AMD 64 X2 4200+
  • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX® 9.0c compatible card* / nVIDIA® GeForce™ 8800 GT / ATI Radeon® HD 2900 XT
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Sound: DirectX® 9.0 compatible sound card
  • Hard Drive: 10 GB free hard disc space

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl Laptop Requirements

The system requirements are light; nearly all new laptops will work for playing S:SoC.

Every new laptop meets the RAM requirement of 2gb, but 0.5gb is enough to meet the minimum requirements.

Notice that at least 6gb of hard drive space is necessary.

Best Gaming Laptops for S:SoC

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
$1,099.00
Lenovo Thinkpad E590
Lenovo Thinkpad E590
20KS003WUS-16-512
$703.85
$699.99
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5570
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5570
ms_i5570_CTO
$679.00
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Budget Laptops for S:SoC

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

Acer Aspire E 15
Acer Aspire E 15
E5-576G-5762
$599.99
Dell Inspiron
Dell Inspiron
Dell I3567
$473.90
$464.97
MSI GL63 8RCS-060
MSI GL63 8RCS-060
GL63 8RCS-060
$699.00
$624.00
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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.