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.
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.
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.
As far as connectivity is concerned, both the laptop offers the following options:
•SD Card Reader, UHS-III
•Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C)
•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.