Find the best laptops for War Thunder

Best Laptops for War Thunder

War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, and naval craft, from the early 20th century to the most advanced modern combat units. It's an action game produced by Gaijin Entertainment and published by Gaijin Distribution KFT in 2013. Join now and take part in major battles on land, in the air, and at sea.

Laptop Requirements for War Thunder

The system requirements are quite taxing, and a gaming laptop with a recent graphics processing unit is required for successfully playing War Thunder. GeForce RTX 3050 Ti or better mobile GPU is needed.

16gb is a high amount of RAM, which has to be taken to account when choosing a laptop. 4gb is enough if you only want to meet the minimum requirements.

Windows System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Operating System: Windows 7 SP1/8/10 (64bit)
  • Processor: Dual-Core 2.2 GHz
  • Memory (RAM): 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: DirectX 10.1 level video card AMD Radeon 77XX / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660. The minimum supported resolution for the game is 720p.
  • Storage space: 17 GB available space
Recommended:
  • Operating System: Windows 10/11 (64bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or Ryzen 5 3600 or better
  • Memory (RAM): 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: DirectX 11 level video card or higher and drivers Nvidia GeForce 1060 and higher, Radeon RX 570 and higher
  • Storage space: 95 GB available space

Best Windows Laptops for War Thunder

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

15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$999.00
$845.00
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JV-AS73
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,399.99
$1,227.72
17″
MSI Katana 17
MSI Katana 17
13835
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU32 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,399.00
$1,199.99
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JI-AS94
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi9 CPU
$1,999.99
$1,699.99
14″
ASUS Zenbook Pro 14
ASUS Zenbook Pro 14
UX6404VI-DS96T
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMThinTouchscreen
$2,099.99
$1,999.00
14″
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 14″
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 14″
YZY-00001
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU16 GB RAMTouchscreen120hz screeni7 CPU
$2,399.99
$2,234.99
15″
MSI Katana 15
MSI Katana 15
13484
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,355.24
$1,249.99
17″
ASUS TUF 17″
ASUS TUF 17″
FA707NU-DS74
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$1,249.99
$1,099.00
15″
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FA507XI-EH94
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$1,385.22
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JI-XS96
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMi9 CPUHigh resolution
$2,118.99
15″
ASUS ROG Strix G15
ASUS ROG Strix G15
G513RM-IS74
Play 70% of games on recommended RTX 3060 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMAMD CPUIPS screen
$1,199.99
$967.82
16″
Lenovo Legion Pro 7i Gen 8 16″
Lenovo Legion Pro 7i Gen 8 16″
82WQ0002US
Play 100% of new games on recommended RTX 4080 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMi9 CPUIPS screen
$2,499.95
$2,449.00
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Budget Windows Laptops for War Thunder

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.

15″
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
TPN-Q279598U1AV
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$929.00
$595.99
15″
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
11263
Play 80% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU2022 model8 GB RAMi5 CPU
$999.00
$585.71
15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82SB0001US
Play 80% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU2022 model8 GB RAM120hz screenAMD CPU
$899.99
$658.00
15″
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
TPN-Q279598U1AV
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$565.00
15″
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
TPN-Q279598U1AV
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU32 GB RAMAMD CPU
$669.00
$660.21
15″
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
GF63 thin
Play 80% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU2022 model16 GB RAMi5 CPU
$798.88
$596.99
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Mac System Requirements

Recommended:
  • Operating System: OS Big Sur v. 10.16 or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (Xeon processors not supported)
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: Radeon Vega II or higher with Metal support
  • Storage space: 95 GB available space

Recommended Macbooks for War Thunder

These laptops meet the system requirements stated by the developer. Macbooks with M1 or M2 CPU may require Rosetta 2 to run the game.

13″
Apple MacBook Air M1 13″
Apple MacBook Air M1 13″
MGN93LL/A
PopularTrusted brand8 GB RAMThinLightweight
$999.00
$799.99
15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
MQKW3LL/A
Popular2023 modelTrusted brand8 GB RAMThin
$1,299.00
$1,049.00
14″
Apple MacBook MTL73LL/A 14″
Apple MacBook MTL73LL/A 14″
Trusted brand8 GB RAMThin
$1,599.00
$1,449.00
13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
MRE82LL/A
Trusted brand8 GB RAMLightweighti5 CPUBudget choice
$485.00
$449.00
16″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 16″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 16″
MRW13LL/A
Trusted brand18 GB RAMThin
$2,433.94
13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
MREE2LL/A-cr
Trusted brand8 GB RAMLightweighti5 CPUBudget choice
$505.00
$480.81
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War Thunder technical specifications for laptopDeveloper's websiteWar Thunder on Steam
Updated on December 11, 2023.
These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the game will run on every laptop.