Razer packs latest Intel, AMD and Nvidia chips into Razer Blade laptop family for 2024

Razer said it’s packing the latest Intel, AMD and Nvidia chips into its Razer Blade family of gaming laptops for 2024. Some of them will come with an AI boost.

Announced at CES 2024, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas, the lineup of Razer Blade gaming laptops will take a pretty big leap forward in technology. The laptops include the Razer Blade 16, featuring the world’s first OLED 240Hz 16-inch display, alongside an updated Blade 14 and a preview of the future-forward Blade 18.

Travis Furst, head of the notebook and accessories division at Razer, said in a statement, “The Razer Blade series epitomizes our dedication to leading through innovation. Over the years, we’ve meticulously perfected the craftsmanship of the durable unibody aluminum chassis design. Today, with new innovations in display technology, performance, and AI, the Razer Blade continues to push the boundaries of gaming laptops within our signature compact design.”

Razer Blade 16

Razer Blade 16

The Razer Blade 16 spearheads the lineup with the world’s first OLED 240Hz 16-inch display, providing gamers with visual clarity and color depth. Paired with the new Intel Core i9-14900HX processor and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 laptop graphics, the Blade 16 delivers performance within an anodized aluminum unibody.

The display offers QHD+ resolution, 0.2ms response time, and DCI-P3 100% color gamut, boasting VESA ClearMR 11000 and DisplayHDR True Black 500 certifications.

It has dual mode Mini-LED display options so you can seamlessly switch between high-resolution creative work and high-refresh-rate gaming with a display that natively switches between UDH+ 120Hz and FHD+ 240Hz.

The Blade 16 harnesses the fast mobile processor with 24 cores, allowing overclocking through Razer Synapse for unmatched processing power.

It comes with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Graphics with 175-watt full TGP. And it delivers enhanced graphics power per cubic inch, leveraging Nvidia’s AI-powered DLSS 3 for faster framerates and real-time ray tracing.

And it has an advanced cooling system with Razer’s patented vapor chamber technology for optimal performance even during intense gaming sessions.

Razer Blade 14

Razer Blade 14

Designed for gamers on the move, the Blade 14 receives a boost with the all-new AMD Ryzen 9 8945HS processor and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop Graphics with a QHD+ 240Hz display. Its portable chassis features upgradable DDR5 memory and cutting-edge connectivity options.

It weighs 4.05 pounds and is 0.71 inches thick. The Blade 14 offers up to 10 hours of battery life for gamers on the move.

It also has AI-accelerated performance with the new AMD Ryzen 9 processor, which has enhanced Ryzen AI performance, boosting AI workloads for a range of applications.

The Blade 14 has a 16:10 QHD+ 240Hz display, now Calman Verified for improved color accuracy. And it is equipped with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 laptop graphics. It maximizes gaming performance while maintaining portability.

Razer Blade 18 sneak peek

Razer Blade 16 and Razer Blade 18.

Teasing the Blade 18 set to redefine large-format gaming laptops, Razer showcased the world’s first 18-inch 4K 165Hz display, coupled with Thunderbolt 5 connectivity. This forthcoming release promises unmatched performance and versatility, offering gamers and creators unparalleled experiences, the company said.

Razer also introduced the Razer USB C Dock, a portable 11-port USB C dock compatible with Windows and Mac laptops and desktops. Designed to maximize connectivity in any setting, this dock embodies Razer’s commitment to versatility and performance.

It comes with a range of ports including USB-A, USB C, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, audio combo jack, and SD/MicroSD card slots, it offers comprehensive connectivity options.

And it supports 4K 60 Hz via HDMI, ideal for extended monitor support for creative work or gaming. It also delivers advanced 7.1 surround sound, enhancing audio experiences. It supports 85-watt laptop charging for uninterrupted device performance.

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