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Razer refreshes its Blade and Blade Pro gaming notebook lineup

Razer's refresh Blade Lineups now uses GTX 800M Series and introduced QHD+ panel for its 14-inch blade model.

Published Wed, Mar 12 2014 11:19 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Razer launched its new Razer Blade and Razer Blade gaming notebooks with

gaming notebook with the new GTX 870M discrete graphics that was launched very recently. The company went ahead and given a 14inch QHD+ IGZO multi-touch panel for its newer generation gaming system.

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The new Razer Blade 2014 edition uses i7-4702HQ processor with 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz memory kits and NVIDIA GTX 870M. It uses Intel 7260 2x2 802.11ac Wi-Fi module and with an option to include SATA M.2 drives. The panel is 16:9 aspect ratio with 3200 x 1800 resolution that's found in many high-end notebooks. The previous model has 1600 x 900 paired with NVIDIA GTX 765M. The 'impossibly thin and light' gaming notebook is 2.03kg/ 4.47 lbs heavy.

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The dimensions of the new notebook measures 345x 235x 17.9mm . The keyboard has green backlit and powered up by a 70Wh battery via a 150w power brick. It also has dual fans for heat dissipation. There are 3 variants of this notebook and the only difference is the storage capacity of the M.2 drive: 128GB, 256GB and 512GB. The starting price is $2,200 with 128GB mSATA drive.

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Razer Blade Pro is a 17" panel but with 1080p resolution. The notebook comes with Razer Switchable user interface (SBUI) which provides one-click access to program tools, mac, key binds and other customizable functions. The unit has 16GB DDR3 RAM, i7-4700HQ processor, GTX 860M, Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW card and the rest of features typically present in Razer notebooks such as Synapse, Anti-ghosting keyboard. What's also present by default is a 128GB SSD with an optional 256 or 512GB mSATA SSD.

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The dimension of Razer Pro 2014 edition is 427mm x 22.4mm x 277mm and weighs 2.97 kg. The price starts at $2,299.

Pre-orders are now open. The units will be shipped by late March.

After being a long time PC enthusiast and a former contributor for many Indian based PC and Tech forums, Roshan now joins TweakTown covering tech news and also any developments from India. Like many enthusiasts, with years of being involved in many Indian tech forums and running his own tech site, he's commonly referred by his forum nickname 'The Sorcerer' by many old and new fellow PC enthusiasts, followed by few companies from time to time. He's also the winner of the TweakTown's Computex 2012 Taipei trip. If any free time is left, Roshan prefers to play FPS games.

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