Best laptop for Cyberpunk 2077

Best laptop for Cyberpunk 2077: Our top picks for best gaming laptops to meet Cyberpunk 2077 system requirements and recommended settings

Despite the latest delay, people are still super-hyped for CD Projekt Red’s upcoming Cyberpunk 2077. The game still promises to be one of the most engaging, immersive, boundary-pushing titles we’ve seen all generation.

If you’re looking for the best experience playing CD Projekt Red’s new game, you might be looking at upgrading your PC gaming setup to accommodate it. We’ve done the same and looked at the best laptop for Cyberpunk 2077 on the market.

Check out the game’s system requirements, recommended settings, and our picks for the top laptops you can get on several different budgets below.

What are the Cyberpunk 2077 system requirements?

They’re not yet confirmed, but courtesy of Game Debate here are the game’s predicted system requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K / AMD FX-8320
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 / AMD Radeon R9 380
  • Storage: 70 GB available space
  • DirectX 11-compatible graphics card

What are the recommended settings for Cyberpunk 2077?

For those with a powerful machine, here are the predicted recommended settings:

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4670K / AMD Ryzen R5 1600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
  • Storage: 70 GB available space
  • DirectX 11-compatible graphics card

The bare minimum: Acer Nitro 5

Performance under £500

If you’re desperate to play Cyberpunk 2077 on PC but can’t afford to go too crazy, check out the ever-reliable Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop.

We’ve chosen the 17.3″ version here, because you’re gonna want to see everything in Night City. The Intel Core i5-8300H overclocks at 4.0 GHz, which is just enough to support the game, and the 8 GB RAM and GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB GPU should keep up too.

This one’s currently almost £200 off at Currys PC World, so you’ll do well to find a better deal on a laptop of this spec!

Comfortable choice: Lenovo Series 3

Power without the worry

For the next step up, check out the Lenovo Series 3, exclusive to Currys PC World.

This laptop is powered by the Intel Core i5-10300H processor, which can deliver a boost clock speed of 4.5 GHz. The real upgrade, though, is in the graphics. The Series 3 features the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB card, a definite step up from the GTX 1050.

Powered by AMD: ASUS TUF A15

Speedy and precise

If you’re looking for an AMD-powered solution, the ASUS TUF A15 is equipped with the Ryzen 7 4800H processor, which delivers a max boost clock of 4.2 GHz, plenty to play Cyberpunk 2077.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB GDDR6 graphics card delivers sleek visuals on the A15’s full HD screen, which also boasts a 144 Hz refresh rate. This is a very strong choice of laptop for modern triple-A gaming.

The best choice: Razer Blade 15

Enjoy premium performance

If you really want to smash it out of the park and get close to desktop levels of performance, look no further than the Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop. This machine gives you optimum performance on all the latest games, including Cyberpunk 2077.

The Intel Core i7-9750H processor delivers a boosted speed of 4.5 GHz, it’s equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics, and crucially it has 16 GB RAM, so you’ll never be without speed or clarity.

Buying links are below for options with a 256 GB SSD and a 512 GB SSD, both in addition to a 1 TB HDD.

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André Pusey