Razer upgrades 15-inch Blade gaming laptop: core I9 processor, OLED screen

Along with Intel’s launch of the 12th-generation Core series processors for laptops, Razer also announced an update to its 15-inch Blade gaming laptops and replaced them with OLED screens that support a 240Hz frame refresh rate.
Compared with the previous version, the new 15-inch Blade uses Intel’s 12th-generation Core series processors, with a maximum configuration of 12th Gen Intel Core i9 Processor (14-core). It is equipped with Full HD resolution, 360Hz frame refresh rate, or QHD resolution, 240Hz frame refresh rate, and up to 4K resolution supporting 144Hz frame refresh rate OLED screen.

The memory has also been upgraded to a DDR5-4800MHz specification with a maximum configuration of 32GB, the storage capacity has been upgraded to 1TB capacity, and the second set of M.2 PCIe expansion space is reserved. The graphics card is an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

As for the heat dissipation method, the original heat pipe design has been changed to the Vapor Chamber design with a heat dissipation effect close to the liquid cooling effect. Other changes include the use of a single-button independent RGB light control function, and an SD memory card reader. The thickness of the body has been reduced from 19.9mm in the previous generation to 16.99mm, and the operating system has also been upgraded to Windows 11 Home Edition.

The new 15-inch Blade is expected to start at $2,499 and is expected to hit the market in the fourth quarter of this year.