Razer Refreshes Razer Blade Pro 17 and Razer Blade 15
Razer Blade Pro 17
Razer has announced the release of their redesigned and reconfigured 17” gaming laptop, the Razer Blade Pro 17. Razer’s new flagship gaming laptop has been rebuilt from the ground up. With its innovative design, best-in-class components, and abundant ports, the Razer Blade Pro 17 is the pinnacle of laptop gaming prowess.
“The new Blade Pro is the most powerful and versatile Razer laptop ever, capable of replacing the most powerful desktop computers, It is the perfect laptop for gamers who demand a large display, an insane amount of connectivity options, and excellent performance with no room for compromise. ”Razer’s Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan
Redesigned and Reinvigorated
Crafted to provide the most performance in the smallest possible package, the new Razer Blade Pro 17 is up to 25% smaller than other 17” gaming laptops of its class.
Thermal management has been enhanced by Razer’s vapour chamber cooling system and a new multi-fan design. This ensures that the Razer Blade Pro 17 will remain cool during the most intense tournaments or video rendering sessions.
Equipped with the 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H CPU with a base clock speed of 2.6Ghz and boost speed of up to 4.5GHz, the new Razer Blade Pro 17 can demolish any workload at breakneck speeds. Ideal for the mobile power user, the new 6-core CPU with Hyperthreading technology is excellent for streaming in remote locations or rendering a video on the fly.
Powered by the new NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ GPUs, the new Razer Blade Pro 17 will be available with a choice of RTX 2060, RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design, or the RTX 2080 with Max-Q Design. Featuring the real-time ray tracing capabilities of RTX, gamers can experience improved graphical fidelity. NVIDIA’s Creator Ready Driver ensures that users can enjoy reduced render times and improved efficiency.
The new Razer Blade Pro 17 will come with 16GB of DDR4-2667MHz dual-channel memory to handle any work session. For enthusiasts looking to push the limits, the expandable memory slots now support the installation of Intel® XMP compatible memory, with speeds up to 3200MHz for increased bandwidth.
A blazing fast 512GB PCIe SSD is included in every model of the Razer Blade Pro 17 as well as an additional, unpopulated, m.2 drive slot compatible with both SATA and PCIe standards. Each drive slot is upgradable to up to 2TB for users in need of additional storage.
Designed for gamers and creators alike, each Razer Blade Pro 17 will feature a custom-calibrated 17.3” Full-HD (1920x1080p) 144Hz matte panel providing a beautifully fluid visual experience. Covering 100% of the sRGB space, the Blade Pro is perfect for getting immersed in content or creating your own masterpiece.
The ultra-slim bezel design measures in at only 6.0mm thin. A Windows Hello-capable IR face camera is placed at the top bezel, allowing for easy and secure access via facial recognition.
The new Razer Blade Pro 17 offers the latest connectivity options including three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, one HDMI 2.0b port, a Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port, a UHS-III SD card reader, and two USB3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports (one of which doubles as a Thunderbolt™ 3 port).
Wireless connectivity has also been upgraded with Bluetooth 5.0 and the new Intel Wireless AX WLAN card capable of achieving up to a throughput of 2.4Gb/s.
Starting at AUD $4299
The new Razer Blade Pro 17 will be available in May 2019 from Razer.com and select retailers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, China and Australia.
Razer Blade 15
Now equipped with 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 6 Core processors. The Razer Blade 15 Advanced models will now be available with a 240Hz Full HD or 4K OLED touch display option while the Razer Blade 15 Base model gets a boost to 144Hz Full HD and GeForce RTX™ graphics.
The new Razer Blade 15 Advanced comes packed with the latest 9th-generation Intel® Core™ i7-9750H CPU clocked at 2.6GHz with Max Turbo speeds up to 4.5GHz. The new 6-core processor offers creators faster workflows and increased efficiency while giving gamers reduced bottlenecking and better multitasking for streaming. The Razer Blade 15 Advanced models will sport the new Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 WLAN card capable of achieving up to 2.4 Gbps so users can spend less time waiting on updates and more time playing.
Ultra-Fast 240Hz Full HD
Take your laptop gaming experience to the extreme with the new 15.6” Full HD (1920×1080) 240Hz refresh rate display available on the new Razer Blade 15 Advanced.
From hunting down enemies to scrolling through long documents, the high refresh rate on the edge-to-edge display will make for a faster and more enjoyable experience overall. The display covers 100% of the sRGB colour gamut and is custom calibrated to deliver amazing visuals experience out of the box.
Finished with a matte surface to reduce glare, the Razer Blade 15 Advanced with 240Hz display is perfect for gaming anywhere at any time.
The Razer Blade 15 Advanced 4K OLED configuration is driven by NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX™ 2080 to ensure the greatest performance possible. The 4K OLED display covers 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut, is HDR 400 True Black-certified, and has a 1ms response rate delivering rich vivid images, seamlessly. The display is a touchscreen that has TUV certification for reduced blue light output, limiting strain on users’ eyes.
Beyond the new 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H 6 Core processor, the new Razer Blade 15 Base has been upgraded to a faster 144Hz Full HD (1920×1080) display with custom colour calibration. The new display configuration is now paired with a powerful NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 to deliver fluid gaming experiences on the go.
Base Model – AUD $2549
Advanced Model from AUD $4399
Razer.com – April 24th 2019 in the US & Canada, May 2019 for other locations.
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