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Best Laptops for Train Simulator 2021

Train Simulator 2021 is the ultimate railway hobby. It's a simulation game developed by Dovetail Games and published by Dovetail Games - Trains in 2015. Take control of authentic licensed locomotives, drive real-world routes and customise your experience with improved Steam Workshop integration.

System Requirements

Minimum for 32-bit:
  • OS: 32-bit Windows 7 Service Pack 1, 8.1 or 10 Required (Other OS versions and types are not supported)
  • Processor: Intel Core-i3 4330 3.50 GHz Dual Core or AMD A8 6600K 3.90 GHz Quad Core or Better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti or AMD Radeon R9 Graphics with 1 GB Dedicated VRAM or Better
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Connection (May incur additional costs for use)
  • Storage: 40 GB or more available space (Additional Add-Ons will require more)
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Audio Device
  • Additional Notes: Requires mouse and keyboard or Xbox Controller
Laptop, Notebook, Mobile or Low Power versions of the above specifications (including Intel or Integrated Graphics) may work but are not supported. Updates to Chipset, Graphics and Audio Device Drivers may be required. For information relating to recommended specifications for Train Simulator 64-bit, please refer to the Train Simulator 2019 User Guide.
Recommended for 32-bit:
  • OS: 32- or 64-bit Windows 7 Service Pack 1, 8.1 or 10 Required (Other OS versions and types are not supported)
  • Processor: Intel Core-i5 4690 3.50 GHz Quad Core or AMD Ryzen 7 1700 3.80 GHz Quad Core or Better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM (maximum possible under 32-bit Windows)/16 GB or Better (For 64-bit Windows)
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon RX 480 with 4 GB Dedicated VRAM or Better
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Connection (May incur additional costs for use)
  • Storage: High Performance SSD Recommended with 40 GB or more available space (Additional Add-Ons will require more)
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Audio Device
  • Additional Notes: Requires mouse and keyboard or Xbox Controller
Laptop, Notebook, Mobile or Low Power versions of the above specifications (including Intel or Integrated Graphics) may work but are not supported. Updates to Chipset, Graphics and Audio Device Drivers may be required. For information relating to recommended specifications for Train Simulator 64-bit, please refer to the Train Simulator 2019 User Guide.

Updated on October 24, 2021.

Laptop Requirements for Train Simulator 2021

The system requirements are ordinary, and it's preferred to have a gaming laptop with a modern graphics processing unit for successfully running TS2021.

The RAM requirement of 4gb is easily met.

Also, note that at least 40gb of hard drive space is required, which is quite big if you plan to install many games.

Best Gaming Laptops for TS2021

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

ASUS ROG Strix G15
ASUS ROG Strix G15
G513QR-AS98
$1,984.99
Razer Blade 14
Razer Blade 14
RZ09-0370BEA3-R3U1
$2,199.99
Alienware M15 R6
Alienware M15 R6
AWM15R6-7729BLK-PUS
$2,496.00
MSI GS75 Stealth 17″
MSI GS75 Stealth 17″
GS75 Stealth 10SE-620
$1,649.00
$1,349.00
Razer Blade 15
Razer Blade 15
RZ09-03519E11-R3U1
$1,339.00
Alienware X17 R1
Alienware X17 R1
AWX17R1-7989WHT-PUS
$2,049.99
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Budget Laptops for TS2021

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 Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
NH.QF6AA.002
$1,199.99
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
TUF516PE-AB73
$1,067.49
$949.99
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15″
82K200UTUS
$731.15
$729.00
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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.