The Razer Blade is a gaming laptop created in collaboration with Razer, Intel, and NVIDIA that is lightweight, portable, and a true powerhouse with an excellent interface that puts it on par with modern desktops. Specs and video after the jump.
-2.8GHz Intel® Dual Core – i7 2640M Processor
-8GB 1333MHz DDR3 Memory
-17.3″ LED Backlit Display (1920×1080)
-NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M with NVIDIA Optimus Technology 2GB Dedicated GDDR5 Video Memory
-Built-in HD Webcam
-Integrated 60Wh Battery
-320GB 7200rpm SATA HDD
-Wireless Network 802.11 b/g/n Compatible
-16.81″ (Width) x 10.9″ (Depth) x 0.88″ (Height); 6.97lbs (Weight)
That’s the official listed specs for this monster. Possessing some USB ports, a very stylish design, and also has ten keys that can be set to macros. The laptop was created to be the best of both worlds of gaming laptops and portable laptops and it succeeds.
The most impressive thing in my opinion is how the touchpad shows in-game details, which is far beyond the call of duty and simply an actual step up for gaming hardware that goes beyond the numbers game of hertz and gigabytes. The price tag at a massive $2800 is truly worthy of something packing this much power in such a small space, which you could even call the pinnacle of gaming laptops. I can only imagine the power of the fan that will be working overtime to keep it from overheating.
I feel the hard drive is less impressive than it should be, as terabyte hard drives are slowly becoming more and more common and are possibly even standard on certain brands.
If you have $3000 to waste and you want a gaming laptop, this is going to be it. If you have $3000 to waste however you might get better value pooling it all into a custom desktop if you’re not the kind of person to have that much power in a single computer since it would be a better investment.
I’m actually a huge Razer fan and I do know about the fact that they get a little overboard with their prices. This one is quite arguable as well. I’d go for toshiba’s Qosmio rather than this. Portable jut doesn’t seem to go well with power. It looks very fragile for a gaming laptop.
Mhm, I’d rather have an incredibly powerful desktop than a gaming laptop personally. I’ve actually never built a PC from scratch before, but it’s something I’d like to do at least once in my life just to say that I’ve done it.
With this laptop it’s a beast with a weight of over 7lbs and 17″ so it’s not really a machine that can travel with you..
I’ve built every computer I own as well as owned a Alienware m11x and a Dell XPS m1710 .. I can safely say that a desktop will last longer and out perform a laptop any day.
Agreed, but that keyboard and second screen is damn sexy.