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Best laptops for The Long Dark

The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. It's an indie adventure game developed and published by Hinterland Studio Inc in 2017. There are no zombies -- only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can muster. Welcome to the Quiet Apocalypse.

System Requirements

System requirements for desktop computers as stated by the developer. Updated on January 22, 2020.

Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Dual-Core Intel i5 CPU @ 2GHz+
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel 4xxx Series w/ 512MB VRAM or better
  • Storage: 7 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Any on-board chip will work.
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel i7 CPU @ 2.6GHz or higher
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GTX 555 w/ 1GB VRAM or better
  • Storage: 7 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Ideally, something with Surround capabilities.

The Long Dark Laptop Requirements

The system requirements are modest, but it's recommended to have a dedicated graphics processing unit for successfully playing TLD. GeForce GTX 580M or better mobile GPU is needed.

Most gaming laptops meet the RAM requirement of 8gb, though 4gb is enough to meet the minimum requirements.

Also, note that at least 7gb of disk space is needed.

Best Gaming Laptops for TLD

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

MSI GF63 Thin 9SC-066
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC-066
GF63 THIN 9SC-066
$968.00
$959.11
Acer Predator Helios 300
Acer Predator Helios 300
PH315-52-78VL
$1,199.99
$1,045.00
Lenovo Ideapad L340
Lenovo Ideapad L340
81LK00HDUS
$690.00
ASUS TUF
ASUS TUF
FX705DY-EH53
$799.99
$698.00
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX -615
MSI GF63 THIN 9RCX -615
GF63 THIN 9SCX-615
$729.00
$689.00
Acer Aspire 5
Acer Aspire 5
NX.HDGAA.001
$739.75
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Budget Laptops for TLD

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.

Dell Inspiron
Dell Inspiron
Dell I3567
$430.00
Acer Nitro 5
Acer Nitro 5
AN515-42-R5ED
$499.99
HP 7QK06UA
HP 7QK06UA
17-BY1053DX
$579.99
$488.80
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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.