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Razer Blade 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Jul 2015
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Measuring just 0.70-inches thin, with a stunning QHD+ display and double the system memory, the Razer Blade packs more power per cubic inch than ever before. Driven by a new quad-core Intel Core... More
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28 Reasons For

Eighteen Industry Awards

Amongst notebook PCs of this age and spec, this Razer portable PC is one of the most awarded by portable PC experts.

This portable PC received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag, Laptopmag.com, Tbreak.ae, 3dnews.ru and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this gaming laptop was marvellous.

Digitaltrends.com, Hardwareheaven.com, Techradar.com/au/ and Hardwarezone.com.ph all said that concluded that they would recommend this Razer portable PC and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at Hardwareluxx.de and Hardwareluxx.ru both concluded that this laptop was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This gaming laptop was given a "Gold" award by Custompcreview.com who wrote that this notebook PC was outstanding.

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Good Expert Reviews

This notebook PC has an average expert rating of 80% based on fourty-four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Digital Versus and PC Mag.

Good User Reviews

Blade owners on average rated this notebook PC 85 out of 100.

Easy to Use

A few Razer Blade owners mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Techradar.com mentioned “And it's comfortable to work on” and scored the Razer Blade 5 stars. Three years ago Consumersearch.com said “Comfortable, responsive keyboard”. Gizmodo.in mentioned in their review “Comfortable keyboard”.

Some customers who bought the Razer Blade considered that it was easy to use. Expert website Techradar.com rated the Razer Blade 5 stars and said “Is a joy to use on a day-to-day basis” in their review. Expert website Gizmodo.com mentioned “Bigger, huger, less practical”. Gizmodo.in mentioned in their Razer Blade review “Trackpad is erratic to use”.

Two customers who purchased the Razer Blade agreed that it had a good experience. Laptopmag.com mentioned “Sexy design for a great mobile gaming experience” in their Razer Blade review. Evogadget.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “And to fully enjoy the best experience, they need from good to very good gadgets”.

A few people who purchased it thought it was easy to use the menus. Expert review site Notebookreview.com mentioned in their Razer Blade review “This 0.66″ thin, 4.1 pound notebook can play modern games at higher settings” . Three years ago expert review site Consumersearch.com wrote in their Razer Blade review “The Blade will play any and all modern games at high settings" at its native less-than-HD resolution, reports AnandTech”.

Two Razer Blade reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble.

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Robust

Several people thought the product was well made. Expert website Gizmodo.com wrote in their review of the Razer Blade last year “Razer has spent years trying to build an impossible laptop—a powerful gaming portable with the facade of a thin business machine”. Gizmodo.com also mentioned “Machines designed nearly four years ago still provide the basic model for how to build one correctly today”. Engadget.com mentioned “Long battery life make it a solid option for gamers”.

One Razer Blade owner mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

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Nice Design

Twenty-nine Razer Blade owners concluded that the Razer Blade was good looking. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “Slim and sexy” in their review. Laptopmag.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote in their Razer Blade review “Razer has created a beautiful monster”. In December last year expert website Techradar.com wrote “Where can you go after making one of the most wonderfully crafted and gorgeous gaming laptops? Not very far, if the fourth generation Razer Blade gaming laptop is any indication”.

A few customers wrote in their reviews that this laptop was a good design. Cnet.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “A superthin big-screen gaming laptop that favored sharp design over top-end specs”. Three years ago Consumersearch.com said “Sleek, attractive design”. In December last year Gizmodo.in mentioned in their review of this laptop “Slim, ultraportable design”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was luxurious. Expert website Computershopper.com said “If you're familiar with last year's Razer Blade, you might feel déjà vu as you start using the 2015 version of the slim and ritzy gaming rig.” in their Razer Blade review.

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Good Size

Some Razer Blade owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Cnet.com mentioned on CNET.com “Ah, to be thin and beautiful” in their review of the Razer Blade and rated the product 4 stars. Cnet.com also wrote “The best thin gaming PC anywhere”. Cnet.com also mentioned “Delivering on function, Razer’s slim 14-inch gaming laptop marries true power”.

Three Razer Blade owners who bought this laptop considered that it was lightweight. Expert website Techradar.com gave the Razer Blade a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “It's attractive, thin, lightweight” in their Razer Blade review. Itproportal.com wrote in their review “From its lightweight, portable design to its significantly improved performance, better graphics”. In December last year Gizmodo.in said in their review “Sexy lightweight chassis”.

A number of customers concluded that it was compact. Expert review site Notebookreview.com said “The Blade packs a remarkable amount of power into a package as svelte as they come”. Gizmodo.in wrote “Wellbuilt, compact design”.

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was a good body shape. Cnet.com.au said in their review on CNET.com.au “The latest Razer Blade has improved graphics and a quadcore, more powerful Core 7 processor in the same thin body, with an excellent 17inch 1080p display”.

One person who purchased it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote “It wanted to prove a powerful machine doesn't have to mean a bulky one” in their review. One Razer Blade reviewer said in their reviews that the Razer Blade was good structurally. Gizmodo.in said “Sturdy construction” in their review.

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Good for Gaming

Several customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good for gaming. Two years ago Cnet.com said in their review of the Razer Blade on expert review site CNET.com “This is the best Razer gaming laptop”. Cnet.com also mentioned “Razer's Blade remains one of the thinnest, lightest gaming systems you can get”. Cnet.com also said “The improved Razer Blade is a better gaming laptop in an impressively thin form.”.

Good Battery Life

Several Razer Blade owners who reviewed this laptop agreed that it had a good battery life. Cnet.com said “Razer's newest gaming laptop trades ultralong battery life for a fantastic screen” in their review of the Razer Blade. Three years ago Laptopmag.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “The Razer Blade 14 combines long battery life and excellent graphics performance in a slim” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Engadget.com wrote “It trades epic battery life for an exceptional display” in their review of the Razer Blade.

Good Product Quality

A number of Razer Blade owners who reviewed this laptop agreed that it was good quality. Expert website Notebookreview.com said in their review “Other things we like about the Blade include the superb build quality, elegant design, good k”. Consumersearch.com said three years ago “High quality display” . Consumersearch.com also mentioned “Excellent design and quality”.

Good Technical Features

One Razer Blade reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Razer Blade had good features. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The newest Razer Blade boasts impressive features and great performance, making it the ultraportable gaming machine to beat” in their review.

Razer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Razer gaming laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Razer is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Large Storage Capacity

One Razer Blade owner thought it had good storage. Expert review site Atomicmpc.com.au mentioned “The first generation of Razer’s Blade laptop had some fairly glaring issues, such as small storage capacity and a huge pricetag”.

Good Connectivity

One customer considered that this laptop was good in terms of connectivity. In December last year Gizmodo.in said in their review of this laptop “Connectivity options can be better”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One person said in their reviews that it was quiet. Gizmodo.in said in December last year “Quiet while gaming”.

Has a Front Camera

The Razer Blade has a front camera, as do most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Blade.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most commonly supported processor memory clock speed on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and type 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Blade.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the Razer Blade is one of the lighter portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Blade amongst gaming laptops of this age. The average weight of laptops of this age and spec is 3kg.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (2.4kg) which is also higher rated.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Razer Blade has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most portable PCs of this type and age have an 802.11a WiFi standard. In addition, this laptop have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all laptops that have been around for more than a year.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Razer Blade has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Blade do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Razer Blade is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Narrow

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Blade have widths of between 280mm and 460mm, and the average width is 400mm. The Razer Blade is quite narrow (only 345 millimeters) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released one year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One customer who bought the Razer Blade thought it did not have good technical guidance.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Blade, the Razer Blade does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Blade have total storage capacity of between 120GB and 2.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 980GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Razer Blade has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Blade.

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Very Small Screen Size

Gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Blade have screen sizes of between 13" and 19", and the average screen size is 16". With a screen size of only 14 inches, the Razer Blade has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Razer Blade

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Razer released the Blade.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Razer Blade has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Blade.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Razer Blade has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel Visual Technology
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19 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(124)
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…

Fast
Light weight
Powerful
Tpm
Dumb Default Bios Config
No Home Button
Windows Home Not Pro
Battery Life Not Good
Lacks Power
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Manufacturer Part Numbers razer i76700, razer i76700h, razer i76700hq, razer 3200x1800
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