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Will X-plane work on Suraface Laptop 2 - i7; 16gb Ram; 512 SDD; Intel UHD.

Want to make sure someone can confirm this especially with the graphic card.


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answered by (1.8k points)
Hi, I highly doubt that X-Plane would run on this computer. I would recommend that you try our free demo at Thanks!
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answered by (570 points)
Just download the demo and try. Its about 3GB
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Hi pampido,

I am not with Laminar Research; just a flight simmer.

You need to have a look at the specifications to run X-plane.  The details can be found at

You haven't indicated any details of your i7 processor and details of the graphics card(GPU).

Is the GPU an integrated unit with the motherboard.  If it is not a dedicated card don't expect X-Plane to work.  The advice from experienced flight simmers, X-Plane PC builders and within Laminar Research, is you need a dedicated  graphics card.

Does your proposed unit have "good" internal cooling.   The GPU and CPU are known to generate heat when x-plane is running.  If no cooling or inadequate cooling the PC/laptop will crash.

Try the demo download.  It will only give you a 10 minute window to trial once you have configured the demo flight.