Razer has introduced that after a three-year hiatus, it has introduced again its powerhouse 14-inch laptop computer that packs uncooked computing functionality and show efficiency into a particularly skinny chassis. It’s also the primary Razer Blade ever to characteristic an AMD processor, the 8-core Ryzen 9 5900HX.
Razer touts the Razer Blade 14 as a “14-inch powerhouse” of a laptop computer that mixes that AMD processor with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 laptop computer GPU and most 1440p Quad HD 165Hz show into a skinny physique that measures simply 0.66 x 8.66 x 12.59 inches. Razer says that is the world’s smallest 14-inch gaming laptop computer at present obtainable.
And whereas the Razer Blade 14 is marketed primarily as a gaming system — therefore its announcement at E3 and the actual fact it affords “one in all a king” per-key Razer Chroma RGB backlighting — it has a number of options that make it a compelling purchase for photographers and videographers as properly.
The Razer Blade 14 marks the “revival” of the laptop computer line by a brand new partnership with AMD, which the corporate says culminates in a strong laptop computer that takes benefit of the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 8-core, 16-thread processor that has a max increase clock of as much as 4.6GHz to “shortly dispatch dense workloads.” Razer particularly says that will probably be in a position to cut back latency with regards to gaming, but in addition notes that will probably be in a position to deal with demanding skilled workloads extraordinarily shortly. The corporate additionally claims that it could actually carry out at a top-tier stage whereas nonetheless providing as much as 12 hours of battery life.
The laptop computer may be outfitted with a selection of choices from the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3000 sequence laptop computer GPUs: 3060, 3070, and 3080.
Whereas uncooked computing energy is necessary for shortly processing images and movies, the standard of the show is arguably extra necessary. To that finish, the Blade 14 affords what Razer is looking the quickest 14-inch shows available on the market, which affords the selection between a Full HD 144Hz or a Quad HD 165Hz IPS show. Photographers are more likely to lean for the upper decision show, however Razer guarantees the Full HD mannequin will hit as much as one hundred pc of sRGB and the 1440p mannequin can hit as much as one hundred pc of DCI-P3 and each come from the manufacturing unit customized calibrated.
The Razer Blade 14 additionally ships with a 720p webcam, an IR sensor for login, and twin THX Spatial Audio audio system on both facet of the keyboard. It additionally consists of two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Sort-C ports with decrease energy supply (for charging in a pinch) and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 type-A ports for connecting “legacy” gadgets. It additionally has an HDMI 2.1 port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Razer Blade 14 is obtainable instantly from Razer.com and begins at $1,800 for the bottom RTX 3060 and Full HD show mannequin and as much as $2,800 for the fully-kitted RTX 3080 and Quad HD show model.