Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q
Source: Kitguru Archive.org version
The main area this laptop excels in though has to be performance. The Razer Blade 17 scored very well in all of the tests and this makes it great for gaming. The components aren’t handicapped thanks to the well designed vapor chamber cooling system Razer have designed.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Source: PC Mag Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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%
Source: Techspot Archive.org version
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 Rajarathnam
NVIDIA 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.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-9750H: A high-performance hexa-core processor of the Coffee Lake product family designed for the larger 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.
17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.
Razer: Razer USA Ltd. is a US hardware manufacturer founded in 1998. The focus is on gaming devices as well as accessories, traditionally computer mice and mouse pads. The products are often named after mythical creatures or animals. However, Razer laptops are also offered under the series name "Blade". Razer has also released a VOIP software called Razer Comms.
76.67%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
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