Razer is one of the most renowned and trusted companies when it comes to computer gaming. They make some of the best gaming laptops and gaming accessories. The new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop is one of the best gaming laptops that the company offers. It was launched last year but it now has updated specs. It is time to check whether it’s worth it?
In this article, we are going to do an in-depth discussion about the new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop and why it is one of the best gaming laptops from Razer.
All About the New Razer Blade 15 Gaming Laptop
|Razer Blade 15 Base Variant||Razer Blade 15 Top Variant|
|Display||15.6-inch FHD 4K OLED||15.6-inch FHD 4K OLED|
|OS||Windows 10 Home||Windows 10 Home|
|CPU||Intel Core i7(Hexacore)||Intel Core i7(Octacore)|
|GPU||Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070||Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080|
|RAM||Up to 32 GB DDR4||16 GB DDR4|
|Storage||1 TB SSD||512 GB SSD|
Now that we have established some ground with the basic specifications, let us see what the new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop has to offer in all the different sectors.
Design and Display
In terms of design, the Razer Blade 15 looks stunning and very sleek with that black color and very classy RGB lighting on the keyboard. Generally, gaming laptops are thick and bulky but that is not the case with Razer Blade 15 as it is sleek and very good looking in terms of design.
The new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop has two variants, one is the base model, and the other is the top model. Both have a 15.6-inch FHD OLED displays that are just one of the most stunning displays you will ever see.
The top variant has a 15.6-inch FHD display that has a refresh rate of 360Hz and 2ms response time and it is up to 100% sRGB. That is one of the best displays that you can possibly get on any gaming laptop. The gameplay looks stunning and very real when you use this laptop and the normal operations are so much fun.
The base model has a 15.6-inch FHD display with a refresh rate of 144Hz, 8ms response time and is up to 100% sRGB. Now this display obviously offers a very good screen refresh rate but isn’t at par with the high-end display that is on the top model. However, the display on the base variant is still very good.
Razer also makes some of the most stunning gaming keyboards and this is no exception, the base variant has Single-zone RGB lighting on the keyboard and the advanced model has Per Key RGB lighting.
CPU and GPU Performance
The new Razer 15 gaming laptops have the latest Intel Core i7 processors that are one of the best when it comes to gaming. The max configuration goes up to 8 cores and the top model comes with 5.1GHz of Turbo Boost, 8-cores, and 16MB of Intel Smart Cache.
The Intel Smart Cache has turned out to be one of the game-changers in the performance of their CPUs and it overall boosts the gaming experience.
On the GPU end, Razer Blade 15 gaming laptops come with the latest and the best Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series. The RTX 30 series has 2nd gen RT cores and the RTX 30 series with its AI capabilities just adds a whole new charm to the gaming experience. And this enhances the whole graphic experience to the next level making games look surreal.
RAM and Storage
The new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop comes with up to 32GB of RAM, combine that with the latest Intel Core i7 and Nvidia RTX 30 series GPU, and the Razer Blade 15 can give some of the best visuals and gameplay experience you can imagine.
The Razer Blade 15 has up to 1TB of fast SSD storage, with fast RAM and storage, the new Razer Blade 15 can handle multitasking easily and it can also run most of the AAA titles easily so that you can enjoy gaming to the maximum.
The new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop comes with THX Spatial Audio which provides immersive sound quality both on speakers and headphone which makes the gaming experience very engaging and fun.
When it comes to gaming laptops, we are talking about extensive loads on every hardware part. This means that the interior part of the laptop gets hot and it becomes really important to have a good cooling system.
The new Razer Blade 15 comes with Vapor Chamber cooling for the top variant and Advanced Heat pipe cooling for the base variant.
Razer knows how to make good gaming laptops and it uses quiet fans for the cooling system on the Razor Blade 15 so that you can do heavy gameplay but the fan noise won’t disturb you that much. Both variants have a very good cooling system.
The base model of Razer Blade 15 has 1 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port, 2 USB Type-A ports, 1 HDMI slot, 1 Power slot, 1 USB Type-C port, 1 3.5mm Audio Jack, and 1 ethernet cable slot.
The top variant has 1 SD card slot(UHS-III), 1 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port, 2 USB Type-A ports, 1 HDMI slot, 1 Power slot, 1 USB Type-C port, 1 3.5mm Audio Jack, and 1 ethernet cable slot.
Gaming laptops aren’t best known for their battery life and the new Razer Blade 15 is no exception to this. The laptop gives about 5 hours of battery life and only the top variant supports charging via USB Type-C port with a 20V laptop charger. So yes battery life on this one isn’t that impressive.
In terms of connectivity, the new Razer Blade 15 comes with Wi-Fi 6E(802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.2, Thunderbolt 3 and you also have the LAN connection available. So connectivity options are top-notch on the new Razer Blade 15.
So this was all about the new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop and by looking in-depth, we can say that this is one of the best gaming laptops in the market right now. It is recommended that you should buy the top variant which is called the Advanced Variant for optimum performance. People who are on a tight budget and have light to moderate gaming requirements can go with the base variant called the Base Model.
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