Mar 30, 2017 05:55 AM EDT
New 2017 Razer Blade Pro Now Comes With Lots Of Power, Nvidia GTX 1080 & Intel Kaby Lake
Gaming hardware specialist Razer is getting some big news for gamers this week. Razer has just unveiled to the gaming world its new 2017 Razer Blade Pro laptop, featuring new CPU and features. The company's premiere gaming machine, Razer Blade Pro, has always been the company's top choice for gamers who are looking for a whole new kind of gaming experience.
According to The Verge, the San Francisco-based hardware maker has just announced a new iteration of its flagship gaming laptop, the Blade Pro, which now features a seventh-gen quad-core Intel i7 CPU and faster RAM.
The hardware-focused site AnandTech reported earlier that not much has been changed to the new iteration of the Blade Pro. The new hardware still weighs 7.7 pounds and measures less than an inch thick. It also features Razer's signature Chrome backlighting and the same 17.3-inch display and short-row mechanical keys. The machine tweaks aren't huge, but the new Razer Blade Pro will offer a Kaby Lake Core i7-7820HQ (2.9GHz base, 3.9GHz Turbo) as a replacement to the older CPU, the Intel i7-6820HQ (2.7GHz base, 3.6GHz Turbo). The new Razer laptop also boasts a new DDR4-2667 instead of the previous DDR4-2133.
However, the Razer has made some big addition for the new Blade machine as it now boasts a THX certification, making it a premium gaming laptop. The THX certification process was basically used to calibrate and test the machine's video resolution along with the color accuracy and video playback performance. In the audio side, the new Razer Blade Pro has also need to meet strict standard's guidelines for frequency response, voltage output, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), distortion and even crosstalk for the headphone output. T
he THX certification guarantees that the new Razer Blade Pro model will sound as good as what the company claimed in the paper. Combined the THX certification with the Razer Blade Pro's top-of-the-line hardware, thus boosting the Razer Blade Pro's reputation as a premiere gaming machine in the market.
As for the other features, the Razer Blade Pro comes with a superb video capability, thanks to the Nvidia GTX 1080 video card and a 17.3-inch 4K display with G-Sync support. Razer is also adding multiple SSD storage options, a whopping 32GB of DDR4, and an SDXC reader on board. The updated Razer Blade also comes with support for Thunderbolt 3 and 3x USB 3.0 ports. In terms of connectivity, the Ethernet and wireless connections are provided by Killer Wireless, which known for wireless technologies.
Unfortunately for the gamers, the machine won't be an easy target for them. The company has also upgraded the price of the new Razer Blade Pro, the price will start at $3999. It will go on sale in the US and Europe this coming April, followed by the global launch later in the month.