Find the best laptop for Starbound

Best laptops for Starbound

Starbound is an indie adventure game developed and distributed 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 July 7, 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 running Starbound. GeForce GT 650M or better mobile GPU is needed.

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

Also, note that at least 3gb of storage space is required.

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
PH315-52-710B
$1,499.99
$1,129.99
HP Envy X360
HP Envy X360
HPENVY360R58GBCCK3
$657.00
HP 15-dy
HP 15-dy
175
$839.00
$636.97
Microsoft Surface Book 2
Microsoft Surface Book 2
OEM
$1,773.30
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
3C586UA#ABA
$864.99
Microsoft Surface Book 2
Microsoft Surface Book 2
HN4-00001
from
$1,315.00
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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.

Lenovo Flex 14 2-in-1
Lenovo Flex 14 2-in-1
81SS000DUS
$559.99
Lenovo IdeaPad 3
Lenovo IdeaPad 3
81W0003QUS
$449.99
ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin
ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin
F512DA-NH77
$549.98
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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.