Razer Blade Gets Upgraded with Intel Kaby Lake and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅13.02.2017 20:31:54

Razer updates the award-winning Razer Blade 14-inch gaming laptop with the latest Intel Kaby Lake processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics processor offering faster performance and a new 4K UHD display option. The new and upgraded Razer Blade offers a perfect balance of mobility, durability and power. The new Razer Blade will now be powered with the latest 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor making it more powerful and more efficient than ever. Paired with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, the Razer Blade offers superior gaming performance with the best frame rates possible available in a lightweight and ultra-thin gaming laptop. The Razer Blade gaming laptop features a unibody CNC aluminum chassis that’s 0.70 inches thin and weighs around four pounds only.

Statement from Razer CEO about the new and upgraded Razer Blade gaming laptop
”The Razer Blade sets the benchmark for performance in thin laptops. More users embraced this flagship computer model in 2016 than ever before, and we are excited to make it even more available worldwide this year. Beyond gaming, it has been really gratifying to see people enjoying the power and portability of the Blade for video editing, music creation and software development.” – Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO

Watch the new Razer Blade overview video below:

The new Razer Blade 14-inch gaming laptop now offers 4K UHD touchscreen option display which is the industry’s first to offer 4K resolution in the 14-inch model. The Razer Blade also comes with 16GB of DDR4 memory at 2400mhz, Killer Wireless-AC and Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity. For data storage, Razer offers systems of up to 1TB PCIe SSD with blazing fast transfer speeds. Other gaming features include a comfortable and accurate anti-ghosting keyboard with Razer Chroma technology offering 16.8 million colors and unlimited customization options.

Razer Blade 2017 Specifications
Intel® Core i7-7700HQ Quad-Core Processor (2.8 GHz / 3.8 GHz)
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5 VRAM)
16 GB System Memory (DDR4, 2400 MHz)
Windows® 10 64-bit
256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB SSD (PCIe M.2) options
14-in. IPS Full HD Matte (1920 x 1080) / 14-in. 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) capacitive multi-touch options
Anti-ghosting keyboard with per-key lighting powered by Razer Chroma
Killer™ Wireless-AC 1535 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth® 4.1)
Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C™)
USB 3.0 port x3 (SuperSpeed)
HDMI 2.0 video and audio output
3.5 mm headphone/microphone combo port
Built-in webcam (2.0 MP)
Built-in stereo speakers
Array microphone
Dolby® Digital Plus Home Theater Edition
7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)
Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0) security chip embedded
Razer Synapse enabled with programmable keyboard, trackpad, backlighting, and fan control
Kensington™ security slot
Compact 165 W power adapter
Built-in 70 Wh rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
Approx. Size: 0.70 in. / 17.9 mm (Height) x 13.6 in. / 345 mm (Width) x 9.3 in. / 235 mm (Depth)
Approx. Weight (Full HD): 4.10 lbs. / 1.86 kg
Approx. Weight (UHD): 4.30 lbs. / 1.95 kg

The new Razer Blade systems are available now in North America and Europe at RazerStore.com with a starting price of US$1,899 / C$2,749 / €2.149 / £1.799. The 4K UHD model is expected to be available in Q2 2017.

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany and France:
Razerzone.com – February 13, 2017
Select Retailers – February 20, 2017
Worldwide – March 2017

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