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Razer Blade $2,799 gaming laptop

Razer, probably best known for its gaming mice, is entering the laptop market with the $2,799 Blade premium, gaming laptop.
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Topic: Servers
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Razer, a company best know for it's gaming mice and custom keyboards, will enter the computer market this month with the Blade--a premium gaming laptop. I was given a chance to test drive the Razer Blade at CES 2012.

The Razer Blade has the following hardware specs:

  • 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 2640M Processor
  • 8GB 1,333MHz DDR3 Memory
  • 17.3-inch LED backlit display (1,920x1,080 pixels)
  • Nvidia GeForce GT 555M
  • Built-in HD Webcam
  • Integrated 60Wh battery
  • 256GB SATA3 SSD
  • 802.11 b/g/n compatible
  • 16.81 inches x 10.9 inches x 0.88 inch (WxDxH)
  • 6.6 pounds

The Blade goes on sale next week.

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The Razer Blade is 0.88 inch thick, compared to the Apple Macbook Pro's 0.98 inch case.

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