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SpaceEngine - is a free space simulation software that lets you explore the universe in three dimensions, starting from planet Earth to the most distant galaxies. Areas of the known universe are represented using actual astronomical data, while regions uncharted by astronomy are generated procedurally. Millions of galaxies, trillions of stars, countless planets - all available for exploration.
Space Engine GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Space Engine GPU Analysis
Comparing Space Engine PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Space Engine is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 11 or OpenGL 4.1.

Space Engine makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Space Engine, aim to have a GPU that has at least 1.024 GB GPU RAM.

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

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