Razer Blade Pro gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080, VR support announced starting $3699


Razer has announced Blade Pro gaming laptop which sports 17.3-inch G-Sync IGZO display. It is powered by Intel’s latest quad-core i7 CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU.

It features a mechanical keyboard and Razer claims it is the most powerful system ever built and the thinnest notebook available with a GTX 1080. It comes with Thunderbolt 3 for advanced connectivity options, 32 GB of DDR4 dual-channel memory, up to 2 TB of PCI M.2 SSD in RAID 0 storage and a built-in SD card reader. It comes with three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, USB-C Thunderbolt 3 port, SD card slot, Ethernet port, headphone jack and a Kensington lock. The laptop also has a 2MP front facing camera.

The laptop sports unibody CNC aluminum chassis, measures just 0.88 inches thin and weighs 3.54 kg. It feature a new thermal management system that includes a vapor chamber cooling which reduces heat resistance and hotspots by spreading heat quickly and evenly. A custom fan design and dynamic heat exchanger are paired with the vapor chamber to maximize heat dissipation. This allows the Razer Blade Pro to be the most powerful computer ever assembled in such a thin chassis.

The laptop utilizes Razer’s Ultra-Low-Profile Mechanical switches. The keyboard and trackpad are also Powered by Razer Chroma technology that unlocks an array of dazzling lighting effects that can be customized by the user or synced to display in-game events. Razer Blade Pro is a VR ready laptop and supports HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and OSVR HDK 2.

Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO said,

The original 17-inch Blade was the first laptop that truly blended power and portability in a PC. We’ve taken that approach another step further with the new Razer Blade Pro. The thermal engineering behind it is staggering. It’s incredible how far we’ve come, from having one product and a small team, to today, with a full catalog of gaming systems and a large group of engineers and designers pushing what a portable gaming machine can do.

The Razer Blade Pro gaming laptop will stat at $3699 and will ship starting November.


Author: Sneha Bokil

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