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Razer Blade

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Razer Blade

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Razer’s 14-inch Blade is its most powerful laptop to date, not to mention its most affordable. Strong internals, an attractive build and long battery life make it a solid option for gamers and non-gamers alike.

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Pros
  • Fast and powerful
  • Excellent trackpad
  • Stellar battery life (for a gaming machine)
  • Slim, compact and thoroughly attractive
Cons
  • Middling screen and audio quality
  • More expensive (and less powerful) than other machines

Reviews

83
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 13

80
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 4
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Gaming
Screen size
1422
Screen resolution
1600 x 900
Bundled OS
Windows
CPU family
Core i7
System RAM
81
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
HDMI
Maximum battery life
Up to 620
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Gaming
1422
1600 x 900
Windows
Core i7
81
Trackpad
HDMI
Up to 620

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

84
 

User Reviews

50
Josh
amazingly designed laptop. It looks and feels like a black Macbook. I had it...read more
90
emaraszek
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
reuterrat
Got this to replace a stolen (>.<) 2011 mid-year refresh Macbook Air....read more
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