Razer Unveils Its 2021 Razer Blade 15 Laptop, With 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake-H & RTX 30 GPUs

Today, Razer has launched a brand new Razer Blade 15 laptop, which is the fastest gaming laptop created by Razer yet. The Blade 15 is based on Intel’s Tiger Lake-H 11th Gen processors and NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 30 series. It is offered in two variants: Basic and Advanced.

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The Razer Blade 15 Advanced has a 15.6″ display which comes in different resolutions and refresh rates. You can choose from 1080p, 1440p, and 2160p resolutions, and these resolutions offer these refresh rates: 360 Hz (FHD), 240Hz (QHD). One can also opt for an OLED touch panel with a 4K resolution screen with a 60 Hz refresh rate. The base variant offers a 1080p or 1440p resolution and 144Hz or 165 Hz refresh rate, respectively.

Under the hood, the Advanced variant offers up to Intel’s Core i7-11800H Tiger Lake-H CPU with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPUs. The Basic variant, on the other hand, comes with Intel Core i5-11400H 6 core processor, which is paired with RTX 3070 GPU. As for storage, the Advanced variant has 1 TB PCIe storage with 2 extra M.2 slots, while the Basic variant offers 512 GB of storage and one extra M.2 slot.

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Both the models share the same 16 GB RAM, but the Advanced models provide the option to upgrade it. Razer also offers per-key RGB Razer Chroma support, SD card reader, and a 15.8mm thickness with the Advanced variant.

The cooling system used in both is also different. The Advanced variant uses a Vapor chamber heatsink, while the Base variant features the standard heat pipe design.

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As far as connectivity is concerned, both the laptop offers the following options:

•SD Card Reader, UHS-III
•Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C)
•USB Type-A
•HDMI 2.1
•Kensington Lock
•USB Type-C
•Gigabit Ethernet
•3.5 mm Combo Audio

The Razer Blade 15’s basic variant has a starting price of $1699.99 US, whereas the Advanced variant starts at $2299.99 US and can go up to $3399.99 US.

Via Razer