Razer Blade (early 2012)

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Gaming PC
Thickness 0.88 inches
Weight 6.4 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 17 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Switchable
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
The Verge Battery Test 3 hours and 21 minutes

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Gaming PC
Width 16.81 inches
Depth 10.9 inches
Thickness 0.88 inches
Weight 6.4 pounds
Color Black / Green

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 17 inches
Technology LCD, LCD
Backlight LED, LED
Resolution (X) 1920 px, 800 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px, 480 px
Multitouch Yes

Display (max)

Technology LCD
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px

Keyboard

Backlit Yes
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7-2640M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 2.8 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.5 GHz

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7-2640M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 2.8 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.5 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Switchable
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GT 555M
Dedicated VRAM size 2 GB

Memory

Base RAM size 8 GB
Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1333 MHz

Storage

Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 256 GB

Webcam

Video resolution 1080p

Port options

USB 2
USB 3.0 1
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
HDMI 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 3.0

Battery

Size 60 Wh
Chemistry Unknown

Benchmarks

PCMarkVantage 14494
3DMarkVantage (GPU) 6561
3DMark06 (GPU) 11554
3DMark11 (GPU) 1652
HAWX 75
Just Cause 2 46.26
The Verge Battery Test 3 hours and 21 minutes

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