Ascent GPU Analysis
Comparing Ascent PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Ascent is going to need a graphics card that is capable of OpenGL 2.0.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Ascent, aim to have a GPU that has at least 256MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Ascent

We are advised that 17 year old graphics cards should be able to run Ascent, but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Ascent graphics card requirements chart below.