16 July 2021
Razer has officially unveiled its first AMD Ryzen-powered Blade-series gaming laptop. It is named Razer Blade 14 which the company is touting as "the world's most powerful 14-inch gaming laptop". It is further claimed to be the smallest gaming laptop with a 14-inch display in the market.
The Razer Blade 14 sports a 14-inch IPS-grade display panel with a choice between Full HD and Quad HD resolution. The refresh rate on the two options is 144Hz and 165Hz respectively. There is support for AMD FreeSync Premium so that gamers get a smooth experience with no choppy gaming to worry about.
Under the hood, it is powered by AMD's latest 8-core Ryzen 9 5900HX processor clocked at 3.3GHz (Max Boost up to 4.6GHz). It is available with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, RTX 3070, and RTX 3080 GPUs. All of these options are available with a single 16GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB of SSD storage. It has an RGB keyboard with Per-key RGB support.
The connectivity options on the laptop include two USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports, one USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2 port, one HDMI 2.1 port, and a 3.5mm combo. It comes loaded with a 61.6WHr battery claimed to last for up to 12 hours on a single charge. Razer has bundled a compact 230W power adapter with the laptop. In terms of software, it will run Windows 10 Home out of the box.
The Razer Blade 14 starts at EUR 1,999 and goes all the way up to EUR 2,999. The exact pricing will depend on the particular configuration model you are interested in.