Razer Blade

84
Engadget
Score
84

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

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
HDMI
System RAM
8 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to6 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i7)
Number of cores
Quad-core

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g)

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete + integrated (NVIDIA) (Intel)
Video outputs
HDMI

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

System

Chipset
Intel

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes
Security lock slot
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
8 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to6 hour
Battery type
Li-polymer (70 capacity Wh)

Input

Keyboard
yes
Pointing device
Trackpad

Connections

USB
3.0
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
3.5mm
Audio outputs
3.5mm
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo