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[Kotaku] Razer’s Game-Changing Blade Gaming Laptop in My Hot Little Hands

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http://kotaku.com/5882276/razers-game+changing-blade-gaming-laptop-in-my-hot-little-hands?utm_campaign=socialflow_kotaku_facebook&utm_source=kotaku_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

Just the video:http://www.viddler.com/v/90d0c56c
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Last summer PC peripheral maker Razer introduced the world to the Razer Blade, a device CEO Min-Liang Tan boldly described as "the world's first gaming laptop." Well now the world's first gaming laptop is in my dining room. Let's open this baby up, shall we?

Of course we shall.

As the Blade's promised Christmas release came and went without a unit shipping, I started to wonder if this $2,800 dedicated gaming machine would ever see the light of day.

Now that it's in my dining room I can't say it'll get much sun, but it will definitely get a vigorous going over before Razer pries it forcibly out of my hands. Good luck with that, Razer. They told me investing in an automatic turret defense system was silly, but I'll show them.

Look for my initial impressions of the Blade on Monday, after I've had some time to futz about with the unit, and should you want a specific game tested out with the system, drop it in comments and I'll see what I can do.

Sorry if a repost.
Read the comments aswell.
More entertaining than the video.
Edited by MountainDewMadOScar - 2/4/12 at 2:36pm
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post #2 of 79
The game that this thing changes is a game I want no part in.
Edited by Oedipus - 2/4/12 at 2:55pm
    
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Pretty poor design. Its like they have never seen a laptop before.
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Haha, kotaku...the same site that said that building PCs in the traditional "pick your parts" sort of way is a thing of the past and PCs need to become like consoles to get any attention from developers

These guys are funny
    
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Does anyone even care about Kotaku's opinion?.. Seriously...
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post

Does anyone even care about Kotaku's opinion?.. Seriously...

Kotaku has *decent* articles every now and then.

But.

The Blade is garbage. High price, glossy plastic that can get outdone by a plethora of other "gaming" laptops that are more durable.
    
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$2,800 eek.gif Unless it has gtx 580 level performance it is seriously overpriced and if the power brick and lack of ventilation is any thing to go by the hardware is not that impressive. But I will wait to see it run some games before I dismiss it as anything more then a novelty item.

Edit: A gt 555m?? That's all?? For that price I was expecting some kind of SLI setup for sure. Well I suppose SLI is a bit much for this size of a laptop but still gt 555m thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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Razer is in a tough spot. Gamers who may spend that much on a laptop do not care about thinness as much as performance. Basically they are targeting the 17-inch MBP crowd. The 17-inch MBP type of buyers prefer build quality and thinness over raw gaming performance.
Edited by Riou - 2/4/12 at 3:33pm
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The laptop is a piece of crap. 2800 for a laptop that has a garbage 555m in it. the stupid laptop is already behind what a waste

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Haha, kotaku...the same site that said that building PCs in the traditional "pick your parts" sort of way is a thing of the past and PCs need to become like consoles to get any attention from developers
These guys are funny

Kotaku is just another site that gets rich off of making flamebaiting or seemingly ignorant articles.

People flock in droves to see if what the guy wrote is as stupid as it sounds while the author, laughing, rakes in the cash.

Don't even bother giving them user hits.
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