Find the best gaming PC for Starbound

Best Gaming PCs for Starbound

Starbound is an indie adventure game developed and distributed 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 July 8, 2020.

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 running Starbound. GeForce GTX 260 or better GPU is needed.

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

Also, note that at least 3gb of storage 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 Element 9260
iBUYPOWER Element 9260
Element 9260
$1,289.00
CyberpowerPC GXiVR8060A8
CyberpowerPC GXiVR8060A8
Intel Core i5-9400F
$910.00
$749.53
SkyTech Archangel
SkyTech Archangel
ST-Arch3.0-0038
$999.99
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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.

SkyTech Shadow
SkyTech Shadow
ST-SHADOW-1200-GTX1050Ti-4G
$649.99
Lenovo ThinkCentre M715Q
Lenovo ThinkCentre M715Q
M715Q Tiny
$599.95
Intel NUC8I5BEK
Intel NUC8I5BEK
Intel Core i5 Series
$598.00
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These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the game will run on every computer.