Find the best laptop for Starbound

Best laptops for Starbound

Starbound is an indie adventure game developed and published by Chucklefish in 2016. You’ve fled your home, only to find yourself lost in space with a damaged ship. Your only option is to beam down to the planet below, repair your ship and set off to explore the universe...

System Requirements

System requirements for desktop computers as stated by the developer. Updated on February 4, 2020.

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP or later
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB graphics memory and directx 9.0c compatible gpu
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows XP or later
  • Processor: Core i3
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Discrete GPU capable of directx 9.0c
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

Starbound Laptop Requirements

The system requirements are modest, but it's recommended to have a dedicated graphics processing unit for successfully playing Starbound. GeForce 845M or better mobile GPU is needed.

The RAM requirement of 4gb is easily met, though 2gb is enough to meet the minimum requirements.

Also, note that at least 3gb of disk space is needed.

Best Gaming Laptops for Starbound

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
Lenovo Ideapad L340
Lenovo Ideapad L340
81LK00HDUS
$724.83
ASUS TUF
ASUS TUF
505DU-EB74
$1,099.99
$988.00
Lenovo Legion Y540
Lenovo Legion Y540
10-LENOVO-6657
$1,609.00
$1,060.71
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX -615
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX -615
GF63 THIN 9SCX-615
$729.00
$689.00
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX-818
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX-818
GF63 THIN 9RCX-818
$899.99
$767.24
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Budget Laptops for Starbound

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 Aspire 5
Acer Aspire 5
A515-43-R5RE
$499.99
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX -615
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX -615
GF63 THIN 9SCX-615
$729.00
$689.00
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1
I7375-A439GRY-PUS
$488.00
$487.90
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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.