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Razer Blade 15 2018

Specifications

Razer Blade 15 2018
Razer Blade 15 2018 (Blade Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q - 8192 MB, Core: 1215 MHz, Memory: 8000 MHz, GDDR5, ForceWare 389.04, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, 2x 8 GB SO-DIMM DDR4-2666, dual-channel, all slots occupied, 32 GB max
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, multitouch, LGD05C0, IPS, FHD, 144 Hz, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM370
Storage
Samsung PM961 NVMe MZVLW512HMJP, 512 GB 
, SSD. Slots: 1x M.2 Type 2280
Soundcard
Realtek ALC298 @ Intel Cannon Lake PCH
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 1x 3.5 mm combo
Networking
Intel Wireless-AC 9260 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.3 x 355 x 235 ( = 0.68 x 13.98 x 9.25 in)
Battery
80 Wh, 5209 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1 MP (720p)
Additional features
Speakers: 2.0 (Dolby Atmos), Keyboard: Chiclet RGB, Keyboard Light: yes, 230 W power supply, cleaning cloth, manual, Razer Synapse, Razer Chroma, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.056 kg ( = 72.52 oz / 4.53 pounds), Power Supply: 670 g ( = 23.63 oz / 1.48 pounds)
Price
2900 EUR

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 84.37% - good
Average of 19 scores (from 28 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 85%, features: 65%, display: 89% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 74%

Reviews for the Razer Blade 15 2018

87.1% Razer Blade 15 (i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q, FHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Overachiever. As a successor to the high-class 14-inch Blade, Razer has introduced a new compact gaming notebook with 15-inch edge-to-edge display. Find out how well the slim gaming notebook performed against its competitors in our extensive review.
90% Razer Blade 15 Review: Small, solid, strong
Source: Toptenreviews English
The Razer Blade 15 delivers absolutely everything we want in a gaming laptop, in one of the best-designed bodies we’ve ever seen. The build quality is top-notch, and gaming performance matches. The downside, of course, is its price. The Blade 15 that’s for a GTX 1060 Max-Q GPU and a 60Hz screen. The GTX 1070 Max-Q models, like the one we tested here, with more expensive options if you want a larger SSD or a 4K panel.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Razer Blade 15 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Razer Blade 15 is pretty expensive, especially if you want a 144Hz model, but not more than rival gaming laptops and you’re getting a serious combination of design and specs here.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Razer Blade (2018) review
Source: Techradar English
The 2018 Razer Blade is an incredibly slick and good-feeling laptop, but it’s held back by some flaws that are tough to ignore. Razer is clearly at the top of its game with the latest Blade, but the rest of the gaming laptop world is clearly catching up.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Razer Blade 2018 Review
Source: Techspot English
I think the Razer Blade 2018 is only a few tweaks away from becoming the standout gaming laptop option on the market, so I have high hopes for the next generation. But right now it’s so close, yet so far from being the best gaming laptop and its competitors are just too strong to ignore.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Razer Blade 15 (2018) review
Source: Stuff TV English
This ultra-portable has enough power to make your games console jealous, but it can also get unbearably hot.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Razer Blade 15
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Razer Blade 15 masterfully balances performance and portability. The redesigned device has all the trimmings of a great mobile gaming station and feels like a significant step forward on Razer’s previous offering. Make no mistake: if portability is your primary concern then this is one of the best gaming notebooks currently available.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
89% Razer's Blade is almost the perfect gaming laptop
Source: Engadget English
The Razer Blade isn't meant for everyone. Those who can afford it can look forward to being the envy of gamers and non-gamers alike. And you get what you pay for: a machine that will play everything and look good while doing so.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 89%
90% Razer Blade Stealth (2018) review: Near-perfection has its price
Source: PC World English
It’s a great machine, though. Peerless, when it comes to the actual design itself. It’s a real pleasure to use the Blade Stealth, be it on a plane or just at home lounging on the couch. Durable enough to feel rugged and portable, but lightweight enough to make it worth carrying, I really love it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Razer Blade 15 review: Looks and performance come with big compromises
Source: Techno Buffalo English
Despite its compromises, my overall feelings for the Razer Blade 15 are positive. It’s not the perfect computer but it comes close. It checks off just about every box I have for a computer and does so in impressive fashion. There are some compromises, like the poor speakers, and I have my bones to pick about the 144Hz display not being available in 4K, but the overall quality of the computer makes up for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Razer Blade (2018) review: Looking sharper than ever before
Source: Hardware Zone English
The 2018 Razer Blade is Razer's most refined laptop yet. It's not revolutionary, and lacks any particularly novel features such as a second screen, but that may just be what makes it so good. This seems especially significant, given that the very first Razer Blade that the company announced in 2012 featured a trackpad that doubled as a secondary display and 10 additional buttons with customizable icons.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 90%
80% Razer Blade (2018) review
Source: Techradar English
The 2018 Razer Blade is an incredibly slick and good-feeling laptop, but it’s held back by some flaws that are tough to ignore. Razer is clearly at the top of its game with the latest Blade, but the rest of the gaming laptop world is clearly catching up.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Razer Blade (2018)
Source: PC Mag English
The new Razer Blade offers some exciting updates like GTX 1070 graphics and a bigger display, all while keeping the thin form factor and top-notch build quality.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/18/2018
Review: Razer Blade 15 (2018)
Source: Hexus English
Bottom line: performance purists who wish to extract every last ounce should look elsewhere, but if you're looking for a potent PC that's as pretty as it is powerful, Blade 15 is the smallest and sleekest gaming laptop in its class.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/15/2018
70% Razer Blade Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Razer Blade 15's sleek new look is refreshing, and the laptop offers long battery life. But the display could be brighter, and the keyboard isn't comfortable.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
86% Razer Blade (2018) review:
Source: CNet English
The redesigned Razer Blade moves the bar on slim gaming laptops, with better hardware and a bigger screen, but you'll need a bigger budget for it, too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
86% Razer Blade (2018) review:
Source: CNet English
The redesigned Razer Blade moves the bar on slim gaming laptops, with better hardware and a bigger screen, but you'll need a bigger budget for it, too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Razer Blade 15-inch 2018 First Look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Razer Stealth 2018 ticks most of our boxes for a modern premium laptop. It’s sleekly designed, doesn’t waste any space, and is packing exactly the kind of hardware we’d hope to see in a laptop in 2018 (sorry, AMD).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2018
Razer Blade 15 review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
The Razer Blade 15 is pretty expensive, especially if you want a 144Hz model, but you’re getting a serious combination of design and specs here.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2018
Razer Blade (2018)
Source: PC Mag English
The new Razer Blade offers some exciting updates like GTX 1070 graphics and a bigger display, all while keeping the thin form factor and top-notch build quality.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/22/2018
Hands-on: The 2018 Razer Blade is a super compact 15.6-inch gaming laptop
Source: Hardware Zone English
Razer has announced a brand new version of its Blade laptop for 2018, complete with a fresh look and even more compact design than before.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/22/2018
80% Razer Blade hands-on review: the redesigned Blade is the most powerful 15-inch laptop in town
Source: Digital Arts English
All the hardware does weigh a bit more, though. The new Razer Blade with the FHD screen will weigh about 4.56 pounds (vs. the older version's 4.10 pounds). The 4K touch version will push the weight up to 4.73 pounds (vs. the older Razer Blade's 4.25 pounds).
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Razer Blade 15
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/23/2018
Extremes Notebook mit Max-Q, auch bei der CPU
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/26/2018
El Nuevo Portátil Gaming Razer Blade De 15,6 Pulgadas Es El Más Fino Del Mundo
Source: El Sabio Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; powerful processor. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/25/2018
90% Razer Blade 15 Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Razer contre-attaque et présente son Blade 2018
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Slim size; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/22/2018
80% Test Razer Blade 15 med GTX 1070 Max-Q
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% TEST: Razer Blade 15 - Verdens tyndeste gaming laptop på dansk grund
Source: Tweak.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q: Efficient high end graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP104 chip as the normal GTX 1070 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 15% lower performance but much lower power consumption. These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.056 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Razer: Razer USA Ltd. is an American hardware manufacturer founded in 1998. The focus is on gaming devices as well as accessories; traditionally computer mice. The products were often named after fables or animals. However, Razer also offers laptops under the series name "Blade".

There are reviews on the Razer Blade series since 2013, but not overly many. The market share in the laptop market is low and the ratings are average (as of 2016).


84.37%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-06-25)