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Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review

Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review? If you are looking for a laptop to play and you have no problem in the budget, you always have to look at Razer , make authentic desktop computers in a laptop space, and design their pieces thinking about the most demanding players. The Razer Blade Pro is its most powerful model to date. Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review?

Usually, laptops dedicated to the ” gamer ” market are usually quite bulky and heavy. The US launch of the new Razer Blade Pro aims to end this custom, without neglecting the high performance needed to run the latest video games and programs. The team boasts a design of 2.24 cm thick and a weight that does not reach 3 kg (smaller than other similar notebooks, but equally heavy).

Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review
Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review

Okay, there are brutal, more powerful and extravagant options , but if we still have a portable computer and a major design and engineering exercise, without too flashy elements, this Blade Pro should be at the top of the range of possibilities. That yes, the interested can be preparing the 4,200 euros that ask for him.

Much money, too, but it is more or less justifiable for some to review what we find inside and outside this Pro model. A team that is not afraid of the most demanding game, nor of virtual reality : Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review

Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptop – 17″ 4K Touchscreen Gaming Laptop (i7-7820HK, 32 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, GTX 1080 6GB) – VR Ready

  • Overclocked Intel Core i7-7820HK Quad-Core Processor with Hyper-Threading 2.9GHz / 3.9GHz / 4.3GHz (Base/Turbo/Overclocked)
  • Latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X VRAM) Desktop-Class Graphics
  • Stunning and Smooth 17.3″ 4K UHD IGZO (3840 x 2160) G-SYNC Touch Display
  • Up to 2TB PCIe SSD RAID 0 Storage and 32GB DDR4 2667MHz Memory
  • Ultra-Low-Profile Mechanical Keyboard w/ Anti-Ghosting Powered by Razer Chroma

Armed with the game-changing NVIDIA Pascal architecture GPU, unleash gaming dominance in the incredibly thin Razer Blade Pro. The flagship GeForce GTX 1080 delivers all the performance of a desktop in a mobile form factor with 3x the performance

CPU 2.9-GHz Intel Core i7-7820HK processor
Operating System Windows 10 Home
RAM 32GB
RAM Upgradable to
Hard Drive Size Dual 256GB
Hard Drive Speed n/a
Hard Drive Type M.2 PCIe SSD
Secondary Hard Drive Size 1TB
Secondary Hard Drive Speed 7200
Secondary Hard Drive Type HDD
Display Size 17.3
Highest Available Resolution 3840 x 2160
Native Resolution 3840 x 2160
Optical Drive None
Optical Drive Speed n/a
Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU
Video Memory 8GB
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Model Killer Wireless-n/a/ac-1535
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1
Mobile Broadband
Touchpad Size
Ports (excluding USB) microSD
Ports (excluding USB) Proprietary
Ports (excluding USB) security lock slot
Ports (excluding USB) USB 3.0
Ports (excluding USB) Thunderbolt 3
Ports (excluding USB) Gigabit Ethernet
Ports (excluding USB) HDMI 2.0
Ports (excluding USB) Headset
USB Ports 4
Card Slots 3-1 card reader
Warranty/Support
Size 16.7 x 11 x 0.88 inches
Weight 7.7 pounds
Company Website www.razerzone.com

Mechanical and colorful keyboard

Do players like the mechanical keyboard? So mechanical keys on the new Razer laptop. As you can see it has the full size, and in the area where the numerical part usually goes, they have placed a trackpad of generous dimensions .

The ultra low profile mechanical keys – with a short stroke – have switchs with activation and reset points, with an activation force of 65 grams.

Both the keyboard and the trackpad are Razer Chroma technology that allows you to change the color in 16 million tones.

Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review

Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review
Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review

It is interesting to see that Razer will like more Europe and will bring its other laptops to markets like Germany, France and UK. We talk about the 14-inch Blade (2,000 euros), or the Stealth Blade 12.5 inches (1,100 euros).

The new Razer team has a large screen of 17.3 “, enough to comfortably play the vast majority of current video games. Along its 43.94 centimeters diagonal, presents games, videos and photos in Full HD Thanks to its resolution of  1920 x 1080 pixels . Its anti-glare system allows you to enjoy all types of multimedia content in adverse lighting conditions.

Instead of a numeric keypad, the Razer Blade Pro has a small touch panel mounted under ten keys (known as Switchblade ). These keys have a small LED display and are fully customizable using the Synapse 2.0 software equipped with the computer. The launch of the new laptop comes with new combinations of macros designed for both games and other types of professional programs.

High-end processor, mid-range graphics.

Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review
Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review

Equipped with the new range of Intel Haswell processors, it mounts an Intel Core i7 (i7-4700HQ) quad-core processor with a speed of 2.4 GHz . For graphics reproduction, a Geforce GTX 765M 2 Gb GDDR5 GPU has been chosen . Interestingly the Razer Blade Pro runs with 8GB of RAM , when many of its competitors mount 16GB of memory on board. It also features the Dolby Home Theater v4 sound system and a storage capacity of 128, 256, or 515 Gb in SSD format .

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The equipment works perfectly with all the games present in the market thanks to its 32 frames per second. However, for the games that are to come as ” Battlefield 4 “, the laptop may run short on graphics card . Instead of the GeForce GTX 765M mid-range model , as with the RAM theme, including the Geforce GTX 780M high-end chip would have been a better choice, especially since such a GPU is what any player Expects to be in a team of this price.

Slightly noisy at maximum power

Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review
Razer Blade Pro GTX 1080 Gaming laptop review

Being a notebook dedicated to running the latest video games as well as professional editing programs, the graphics processor will sometimes run close to its power limit and will heat up more than it should. To cool it, the fan increases its revolutions per second, thus avoiding overheating of the equipment. This, of course, will cause a slight increase in equipment noise . On the other hand, as long as the use of Razer Blade Pro is for office work, internet browsing or video calling, the equipment will remain almost completely silent.

The powerful Razer Blade Pro is a slim laptop to be a gamer, offers a wide range of configuration and customization options, especially thanks to the Switchblade user interface , which gives it a unique touch. It also features a surprisingly long battery life for a notebook with this screen size. But there is also something to complain about: For a team (close to £ 2,000) specifically designed for use with video games , the GPU mounted on the computer is not what could be expected, and we are looking for something scarce to support video games That come, without forgetting the high price of the laptop.

The battle of high-end gamer laptops has only just begun. The introduction of the new Haswell processors is causing a rapid evolution (as in smartphones and PCs) in these equipments. However, this power must be accompanied by a latest generation graphics chip, as well as a large amount of RAM. The Razer Blade Pr or has struck a heavy blow on the table that will no doubt provoke a reaction in the competition.

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