Best Gaming Laptops for Valheim 2022

Razer Blade 15 Advanced
Razer Blade 15 Advanced (Image credit: Windows Central)

Valheim is already a hit with the gaming community, allowing anyone with a capable PC to visit the mysterious 10th realm and explore the Viking-themed world. It's not the most demanding game, which makes it possible to play it on various gaming laptops. We've rounded up some of the best gaming laptops for playing Valheim if you prefer to game on the go.

Razer Blade 15

Razer Blade 15

Best Overall

Razer Blade 15 takes our top pick for best gaming laptop for playing Valheim. It's well-built, features a stunning design, and comes with an Intel Core i7-10750H CPU, NVIDIA RTX 2060 GPU, as well as 16GB of RAM. So long as your seat is comfortable, this gaming laptop will let you enjoy Valheim without being tied to a desk.

Dell G5 15

Dell G5 15

Best Value

Dell makes some excellent notebooks, and the XPS line-up is continuously considered for our top notebook recommendation spot. The G5 range of laptops from Dell is also excellent and ideal for gaming. The G5 15 comes with an Intel Core i5-10300H CPU, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti GPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD, but you can upgrade any of the internals at an additional cost when configuring.

MSI GS75 Stealth

MSI GS75 Stealth

Best 17-inch

If you want to see more of Valheim on your display, a 17-inch gaming laptop may be a better fit. This is where the excellent MSI GS75 Stealth comes into play. It's a solid gaming laptop, equipped with either a Core i7-10875H or Core i9-10980HK CPU, up to 64GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM, and up to a 1TB SSD. GPU options range from the RTX 2060 up to the 2080 Max-Q.

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Gaming laptops used to be large, bulky, and heavy, but you can find even Ultrabooks with dedicated GPUs capable of playing Valheim. The laptops we've recommended here in this collection are good enough to power through the game, as well as other more demanding PC titles.

The Razer Blade 15 is our top pick, rocking all the hardware you'll need for Valheim (and then some), as well as a striking design and excellent build quality. It really is the best gaming notebook around. But if you're on a tighter budget, the Acer Nitro 5 is likely going to be more up your street with some capable internals for a relatively affordable price.

So long as the laptop you're considering meets the recommended PC requirements for Valheim, you'll be good to go.

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.