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Razer Blade 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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11 Reasons For

Razer Has Good Laptop Reviews

Razer has good average ratings for its gaming laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Razer Blade has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Blade also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Razer Blade supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Razer Blade has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including the X3 Plus[pl_2441342_price], or the X3 Plus[pl_2441342_price] both from AORUS which has better reviews.

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Light

When compared to other gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years that we have checked, the Razer Blade's weight of only 1.9 kilograms is one of the lightest. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Blade the weights range from 1.6kg to 5.5kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the MSI GS60[plb_2515254_price] (1.9kg).

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Razer Blade has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo Y50[plb_2681101_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

Across all the gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years the display brightnesss range from 220 cd/m² to 350 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 300 cd/m². When compared to other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Blade, the Razer Blade's display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Narrow

At only 345 millimeters, the Razer Blade is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The narrowest portable PC of a comparable age and spec to the Blade is 330mm wide, the widest is 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the Razer Blade does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Blade the total storage capacity range from 250GB to 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 1TB. The Razer Blade has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 14 inches, the Razer Blade has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst gaming laptops of this age. The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of this type and age is 13", the biggest is 19", and the average screen size is 17".

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y50-70[plb_3248801_price] (15.6").

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the Blade is 2.5GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.8GHz to 2.9GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 2.2 gigahertz, the Razer Blade has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Y50-70[plb_3248801_price] (2.5GHz).

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Blade the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz. At only 3.2 gigahertz, the Razer Blade has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Blade.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Razer Blade

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Razer Blade has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Blade.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y50-70[plb_3248801_price] (16GB).

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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20 October 2016

There are still a few unknowns about the Blade Pro, but its powerful components make it a true desktop replacement...

20 October 2016

So you want to play the latest games in glorious 4K resolution - better break out the toolkit and build a crazy PC, right?Slow down there, hardware honcho. Razer just revealed a laptop it says can... Read more…

16 May 2016

The Razer Blade is a slim gaming laptop that hits a good balance between power and portability, with the intriguing promise of adding a desktop graphics card later on...

16 May 2016

The Razer Blade is a slim gaming laptop that hits a good balance between power and portability, with the intriguing promise of adding a desktop graphics card later on...

12 January 2016

Hands-on with the Razer Blade Stealth Razer formally lifted the lid on its Razer Blade Stealth Ultrabook at CES 2016 , and I was desperate to get my hands on one. Fortunately, the company showed... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 March 2015 by Zardon

Many have been waiting for the 2015 version of the 17 inch blade, hoping razer would opt for the high end gtx980 but instead razer fit a gtx960. As it stands, the 14 inch version is better for... Read more…

Reviewed 22 March 2015 by Alex S.

For starters, I am not a verified owner here because I ended up ordering through Razer directly. I have owned gaming desktops and basic laptops since around 2000. I was a little worried switching... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2015 by Morgan T.
(Verified Purchase)

My only other thoughts on the laptop (having only owned it for a few days), are how well it will hold up long term. I have read a few good reviews here and there, and the solid aluminum chassis... Read more…

Reviewed 18 December 2015 by Kevin
Kevin would recommend the Razer Blade 14 inch 2014 (Verified Purchase)

I used this for work and personal gaming. It is very sleek, light, and feel very solid. It is a really great performer in various type of programs especially the ones that can be accelerated by... Read more…

Reviewed 17 December 2015 by B&H Review
B&H Review would recommend the Razer Blade 14 inch 2014 (Verified Purchase)

I bought it to play GTAV and Fallout 4. It handles both games perfectly while also being light enough to carry as a work laptop. Being a gaming machine the battery life is lacking. It has a TPM... Read more…

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Dumb Default Bios Config
No Home Button
Windows Home Not Pro
Battery Life Not Good
Lacks Power
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers razer i74702, razer i74702h, razer i74702hq
Barcodes 00811254020016
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