Find the best laptops for The Long Dark

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 action & 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.

Laptop Requirements for The Long Dark

The system requirements are lightweight; almost any new laptop will work for playing The Long Dark.

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

Windows System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Operating System: Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher
  • Graphics Processing Unit: Intel 4xxx Series w/ 512MB VRAM or better
  • Processor: Dual-Core Intel i5 CPU @ 2GHz+
  • Memory (RAM): 4 GB
Recommended:
  • Operating System: Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher
  • Graphics Processing Unit: nVidia GTX 555 w/ 1GB VRAM or better
  • Processor: Intel i7 CPU @ 2.6GHz or higher
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB

Best Windows Laptops for The Long Dark

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

ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FX506LH-AS51
$649.99
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
NH.QF6AA.002
$1,019.31
$1,009.98
ASUS ZenBook Flip 13
ASUS ZenBook Flip 13
UX363EA-AH74T
$1,149.99
HP Pavilion 15
HP Pavilion 15
660N1UAABA
$949.99
$835.88
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
FX517ZM-AS73
$1,299.99
$1,152.99
HP Pavilion x360 14″
HP Pavilion x360 14″
39K89UAABA
$809.99
$605.95
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
PVR-00001
$779.98
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FA506IH-AS53
$825.00
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533ZW-AS94
$1,999.99
HP Envy 2-in-1
HP Envy 2-in-1
13-bd0063dx
$622.46
$614.99
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15″
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15″
NP930QDB
$1,445.00
HP 17
HP 17
$679.00
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Budget Windows Laptops for The Long Dark

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.

HP 14-fq1025nr
HP 14-fq1025nr
$430.00
HP 15-dy2024nr
HP 15-dy2024nr
$659.99
$499.68
HP 17-cn0025nr
HP 17-cn0025nr
$639.99
$477.33
Lenovo Ideapad 16″
Lenovo Ideapad 16″
5i Pro
$532.99
$407.08
HP 15-dy2021nr
HP 15-dy2021nr
2L8N8UAABA
$659.99
$473.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
VDH-00001
$418.98
$414.00
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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.