Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q
Source: PC Mag
Razer's 2019 revision of the Blade Pro 17 pares away some of what set apart the last-gen model, but the trimmed-down design and ample pep make this luxe system appealing enough among 17-inch gaming laptops.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Trusted Reviews
The Razer Blade 15 may offer ray tracing and one of the best performances found in a gaming laptop, but the lack of DLSS support, G-Sync and 1TB storage make that sky-high price difficult to justify.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Overall we come away impressed with what the Razer Blade Pro 17 brings from a technical standpoint. Performance, when set in the appropriate mode, is better than advertised, especially for the GPU. Buyers should be really happy with how this laptop performs in productivity and gaming workloads.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/01/2019
Model: Razer is undoubtedly a globally renowned brand when it comes to making an impactful name within the gaming industry. Among the tech-savvy and celebratory participants of the undying geek culture, Razer is a brand which has garnered a tremendous following all around the globe thanks to its impressive lineup of gaming laptops that were released throughout the decade. Since the imploding rise of competitive multiplayer cooperative games such as DoTA 2 have peaked at the stage of a world tournament championship, Razer has done nothing but delivered their utmost best in order to cater to the up-scaled demands from the gaming scene. As such, Razer would proudly announce the Razer Blade Pro 17 as its newest addition to its decorated hall of fame, which guarantees a professional-level gaming experience to be brought to wherever one wishes to be.
First and foremost, the Razer Blade Pro 17 presents itself as a smaller variant compared to previous Razer laptop models. This is meant to be an approach towards creating a more portable gaming laptop model for the sake of the user’s convenience. Reportedly, the Razer Blade Pro 17 is 25 % smaller than its predecessors, but it is fitted with a 17.3-inch display into a compact-sized body akin to a sleek 15-inch laptop. The screen boasts a refresh rate of 144 Hz to ensure that everything is in sync and aligned with the user’s gameplay experience. The impossibly thin 0.6 millimeters bezels magnify the screen to a degree which can only be described as cinematic for those who are eager to find out.
It has become a fundamental principle that a premium brand gaming laptop model should comprise of high-performing components in order to be able to deliver its task. The Razer Blade Pro 17 comes equipped with a 9th generation Intel Core i7-9750H processor unit with a base clock speed of 2.6 GHz. It can peak at 4.5 GHz upon the activation of Turbo Boost mode. Alongside this powerful processor unit is also a GPU of identical caliber which is known as the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q excels in the generation of in-game structure and graphics through proper usage of ray tracing technology. This particular technology simulates the behavioral pattern of environmental light in order to render a thematic and realistic in-game graphics. Users can undoubtedly immerse themselves inside of a virtually stunning world whereby one can experience the open world fantasy to the fullest or strive for their best to survive in an unforgiving calamitous world of zombie apocalypse.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa RajarathnamNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Offers reduced clock speeds to achieve a 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.
9750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 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.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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).
70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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