Find the best computers for Northern Lights

Best PCs for Northern Lights

Northern Lights is an open world survival simulation set in the extreme conditions of the arctic tundra. It's an indie game produced and published by MadGoat Studio in 2020. Clinging to life, you must use real-life survival techniques to gather resources, craft, and hunt while tending to your health and sanity. Can you survive your way out of the mysterious island?

System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 64bit or better
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 4170 / AMD FX 6300 or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 660 / AMD R9 270 or better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 10 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Installing the game on SSD is highly recommended
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 7700k / AMD Ryzen 5 2500X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1070 / AMD RX 580
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 10 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Installing the game on SSD is highly recommended

Updated on July 2, 2022.

Computer Requirements for Northern Lights

The system requirements are quite demanding, and a gaming PC with a modern graphics processing unit is needed for successfully playing Northern Lights. GeForce GTX 980 Ti or better GPU is required.

16gb is a high amount of RAM, which has to be taken to account when choosing a computer. 8gb is enough if you only want to meet the minimum requirements.

Take account that at least 10gb of disk space is needed.

Best Gaming PCs for Northern Lights

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

Alienware Aurora R14 Liquid Cooled
Alienware Aurora R14 Liquid Cooled
AWAUR14-A771BLK-PUS
$2,799.99
$2,773.81
SkyTech Shiva
SkyTech Shiva
ST-SHIVA-2600-2060-16G3-500G
$1,899.99
$1,439.99
SkyTech Shadow 3.0
SkyTech Shadow 3.0
ST-SHADOW-0226
$1,299.98
SkyTech ST-Arch3.0-0296-AM
SkyTech ST-Arch3.0-0296-AM
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
$1,699.99
$1,499.99
SkyTech Shadow 3.0
SkyTech Shadow 3.0
ST-SHADOW-0126
$1,599.99
$1,299.99
SkyTech Chronos
SkyTech Chronos
ST-CHRONOSB-0176
$1,699.99
$1,599.99
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Budget PCs for Northern Lights

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 Pavilion
HP Pavilion
TG01-2022
$694.17
$690.00
SkyTech Shadow 3.0
SkyTech Shadow 3.0
ST-SHADOW-0182
$1,599.99
$1,169.99
SkyTech Blaze ll
SkyTech Blaze ll
ST-BLAZEll-0351-B-AM
$983.95
$979.99
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These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the game will run on every computer.