Find the best gaming PC for Starbound

Best Gaming PCs for Starbound

Starbound is an indie adventure game developed and published by Chucklefish in 2016. You’ve fled your home, only to find yourself lost in space with a damaged ship. Your only option is to beam down to the planet below, repair your ship and set off to explore the universe...

System Requirements

System requirements for desktop computers as stated by the developer. Updated on February 28, 2021.

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP or later
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB graphics memory and directx 9.0c compatible gpu
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows XP or later
  • Processor: Core i3
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Discrete GPU capable of directx 9.0c
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

Starbound PC Requirements

The system requirements are modest, but it's recommended to have a dedicated graphics processing unit for successfully playing Starbound. GeForce GTX 275 or better GPU is needed.

The RAM requirement of 4gb is easily met, though 2gb is enough to meet the minimum requirements.

Also, note that at least 3gb of hard drive space is required.

Best Gaming PCs for Starbound

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

iBUYPOWER Trace 4 9310
iBUYPOWER Trace 4 9310
Trace 4 9310
$699.99
iBUYPOWER Element MR 9320
iBUYPOWER Element MR 9320
Element MR 9320
$1,274.00
CyberpowerPC GXiVR8060A10
CyberpowerPC GXiVR8060A10
Intel Core i5 Series
$1,029.99
$1,015.00
SkyTech Blaze II
SkyTech Blaze II
ST-Blaze-II-2600-1660TI-8G3-500G
$999.99
$924.99
SkyTech Archangel
SkyTech Archangel
ST-Arch3.0-0038
$1,224.99
Alienware Aurora R10
Alienware Aurora R10
AWAUR10-A886BLK-PUS
$1,479.99
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Budget PCs for Starbound

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.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M75q Tiny M75q-1
Lenovo ThinkCentre M75q Tiny M75q-1
M75q-1Tiny
$609.95
Craving Savings NUC7i5BNH
Craving Savings NUC7i5BNH
BOXNUC7i5BNH
$554.99
$550.00
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These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the game will run on every PC.