Elite: Dangerous GPU Analysis
Comparing Elite: Dangerous PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Elite: Dangerous is going to need a graphics card that is capable of OpenGL 4.3.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Elite: Dangerous, aim to have a GPU that has at least 1GB GPU RAM.

Only top performance graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Elite: Dangerous

We are advised that 9 year old graphics cards should be able to run Elite: Dangerous, 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 Elite: Dangerous graphics card requirements chart below.