In addition to the first gaming ultrabook Razer Blade Stealth 13 and the Studio Edition of the Razer Blade 15 and 17, the company also presented a new basic version of the gaming notebook Razer Blade 15 at the IFA 2019 in Berlin, which is supposed to convince with significantly more graphics performance and a better display compared to its predecessor.
One of the new basic models now offers a 144 Hz monitor instead of a 60 Hz monitor. The resolution is still Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels). The graphics chip has also been upgraded to a current Nvidia GeForce-GTX-1660-Ti with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM. The processor used is an Intel Core i7-9750H (6 cores, 12 threads) with 2.60 GHz base clock and 4.50 GHz turbo clock. In addition, the gaming laptop Razer Blade 15 has 16 GB RAM in dual-channel operation and an SSD with either 128 GB capacity (SATA) or 256 GB capacity (PCIe). A 1 TB hard disk is also available as a data grab. According to Razer, both the RAM and the hard disk can be expanded by the user himself.
The hardware is installed in a high-quality aluminium housing. In addition, the laptop has a keyboard with RGB backlighting, the colors and effects of which can be controlled separately for each individual key.
The new devices are now available in Canada and the USA. Razer has not yet announced when German customers will be able to order the new basic models of the Razer Blade 15, but the prices have already been published. The version with 60 Hz display and 128 GB SSD costs 1,699 Euro, 144 Hz and a 256 GB SSD costs 1.899 Euro. Otherwise there are no differences between the configurations of the two basic models.