Razer Blade (late 2012)

Succeeding the original Blade, Razer's Blade R2 is a refresh keeping the same shell but updating the internals of the gamer-specific notebook. It features a new quad-core Intel Core i7 processor paired to 8GB of RAM, an Nvidia GTX 660M for discrete graphics, and a new 64GB SSD + 500GB HDD storage layout. The Blade R2 retains its 17.3-inch 1080p display, green-backlit keyboard, and multifunctional, multitouch LCD.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: September 2012
  • Price at launch: $2,499.99

What You Need To Know

  • Its multitouch pad transforms into an additional LCD touchscreen when an external mouse is used
  • It now has three USB 3.0 ports and Bluetooth 4.0 built in

Verge Review

Update: Looking for the new Razer Blade with more power at a lower price tag? This is where you belong. At CES 2011, over a year ago, Razer showed off an incredible concept beneath glass. The peripheral manufacturer had produced a tiny clamshell PC with LCD keys that could change their function and appearance to match any application or game. The Razer Switchblade, as it is called, never made it out of its acrylic cage, but somehow, in the course of just seven months, it morphed into a...

Read the full review

Basic Specs

Laptop type Desktop replacement, Gaming PC
Thickness 0.88 inches
Weight 6.6 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 17.3 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Graphics type Switchable
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia

Recent News

No recent news about Razer Blade (late 2012).

Recent Discussions

No recent discussions about Razer Blade (late 2012).

Tech Specs

Hardware
Laptop type Desktop replacement, Gaming PC
Width 16.81 inches
Depth 10.9 inches
Thickness 0.88 inches
Weight 6.6 pounds
Color Black / Green
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 17.3 inches
Technology LCD, LCD
Backlight LED, LED
Resolution (X) 1920 px, 800 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px, 480 px
Multitouch Yes
Keyboard
Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Number pad No
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7-3632QM
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.2 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.2 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Switchable
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GTX 660M
Memory
Base RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1600 MHz
Storage
Options HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive capacity 500 GB
Max. config SSD 64 GB
Webcam
Video resolution 1080p
Port options
USB 3.0 3
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, 802.11a
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
Battery
Size 60 Wh
Back to top ^
X
Log In Sign Up

If you currently have a username with "@" in it, please email support@voxmedia.com.

forgot?
forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot username?

We'll email it to you.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Try another email?

Forgot username?

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.