Razer Launches New Blade 17 featuring 11th Gen Intel CPU

An upgraded version of Razer's gaming laptop staple

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We’re big fans of Razer here on PC Guide. Alongside their solid PC gaming peripherals, Razer has announced the New Blade 17 gaming laptop, the latest in their series of award-winning powerhouses.

Featuring up to the Intel Core i9-11900H and the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU with up to a 4K touchscreen, other quality of life improvements include storage space, memory, thunderbolt 4, 1080p webcam, and improved heat dispersion. If you can pony up the $2399, pre-orders are now open.

Specifications And Models

The base model sports an Intel i7-11800H processor paired with 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, and a GeForce RTX 3060 for $2399.99. This is more than enough horsepower to handle ultra 1440p gaming on its 17.3 165Hz built-in QHD screen.

For those looking to rock a killer yet portable gaming setup, $3699.99 upgrades the base model to a 17.3 4K touch 120Hz screen, GeForce RTX 3080, and 32GB ram. This setup should allow for 120FPS @ 4K for the most demanding titles on the market right now.

Don’t Forget About Blade 15

Razer are also launching their 11th Gen Blade 15 laptops as a Razer store online exclusive:

Alongside the Blade 17, the Blade 15 Base model returns to the spotlight with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H Processors and is available for pre-order now as a Razer.com exclusive starting at $1,799.99/ €1,899.99. The Blade 15 Base will feature top-of-the-line graphics capabilities up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU. The Blade 15 Base brings the newest generation of Intel features to the most affordable Blade in the lineup, with two PCIe 4.0 SSD slots for expandable storage, faster memory and processor speeds, and Thunderbolt 4 connectivity.

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