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Razer Blade 15 Base Model

Specifications

Razer Blade 15 Base Model
Razer Blade 15 Base Model (Blade Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q - 6144 MB, Core: 1265 MHz, Memory: 8008 MHz, GDDR5, 416.34, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2666, 19-19-19-43, Dual-Channel
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, BOE NV156FHM-N61, IPS, BOE0747, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM370
Storage
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ, 256 GB 
, Secondary: 2 TB Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174
Soundcard
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wireless-AC 9260 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.9 x 355 x 235 ( = 0.78 x 13.98 x 9.25 in)
Battery
65 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Razer Central, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.03 kg ( = 71.61 oz / 4.48 pounds), Power Supply: 547 g ( = 19.29 oz / 1.21 pounds)
Price
1600 USD

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 85.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 86%, features: 81%, display: 92% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the Razer Blade 15 Base Model

87% Razer Blade 15 Base Model (i7-8750H, GTX 1060 Max-Q) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Perhaps surprisingly, the new Blade 15 Base Model does a few things better than the original Advanced Model while retailing for hundreds of dollars less. Find out here how Razer managed to switch things up in all the right places to create the most affordable 15-inch Blade laptop yet.
80% Razer Blade 15 Base (2018) Review (i7-8750H & GTX1060 Max-Q)
Source: Kitguru English
The Razer Blade 15 Base model certainly looks and feels like a member of the Blade family. The chassis is very high quality with a solid construction thanks to the CNC milled aluminium body. It’s a little thicker than the advanced model but it’s an overall small footprint which makes it a very portable laptop.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Razer Blade 15 Base Model
Source: PC Mag English
The Blade 15 Base Model trims a few frills from Razer's flagship Blade, but it keeps most of its best aspects. Just make sure you need the slim design; you're giving up some gaming grunt to gain it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/29/2018

Foreign Reviews

RAZER BLADE 15 Lohnt sich das neue Basismodell?
Source: Gameswelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/06/2019
89% Razer Blade 15 Base Solide Gaming-Basis
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 78% features: 96% display: 96% mobility: 97% ergonomy: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q: Efficient high end graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP106 chip as the normal GTX 1060 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 15% lower performance but much lower power consumption. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » 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.
2.03 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).


85.33%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-12-20)