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1: LG P330. A cheaper 13" with an i7 and a GT 555m beats it in portability, looks, and build quality by a LONG shot, and matches it almost everywhere else.
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The Blade is garbage. High price, glossy plastic that can get outdone by a plethora of other "gaming" laptops that are more durable.

It's made of aluminum, not 'glossy plastic' and it is quite durable apparently. There's an owner's lounge on NBR here.
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For that price you can get a 15 inch sager that weighs 7 (+2 for the power brick) pounds, has a GTX 580m, 250GB SSD, 750GB HDD, 1080p 95% color gamut screen, 8gb of 1866 Mhz ram, and an i7 2860QM processor, and is only half an inch thicker.

I'll take the sager.

Dont get me wrong, I love my deathadder... but that thing is just stupid.
 
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For that price, I can get a MBP, buy loads of starbucks coffee and sit at starbucks all day.
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For that price, I can get a MBP, buy loads of starbucks coffee and sit at starbucks all day.

Don't forget to wear a scarf in the middle of summer as well.
 
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Well, the Razer is rendered irrelevant by a couple of overall better options:
1: LG P330. A cheaper 13" with an i7 and a GT 555m beats it in portability, looks, and build quality by a LONG shot, and matches it almost everywhere else.
2: Any 15" or 17" gaming laptop. The new HP Envy, the Asus N75sf, and even the Dell XPS beat this out for big screen lovers, while real gaming laptops put it to shame.
3: Those who want a stylish computer like a 17" MPB will... well... buy a 17" MPB.
No, this isn't the MPB crowd. They're targeting a very specific market: rabid, hardcore MMO fans, the kind who pay big bucks for WOW and SWTOR themed stuff. They aren't tech savvy and hardware obsessed like we are here at OCN, so this represents their ultimate gaming machine.

It is still a niche market. tongue.gif
post #36 of 79
wow ive never seen so much opinionated hate in one thread

edit: nvm, i went over the apple section
Edited by mnkeyprince - 2/4/12 at 8:20pm
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what a waste of money to buy that laptop.
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Don't forget to wear a scarf in the middle of summer as well.

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post #39 of 79
Kotaku, from their editors posting irrelevant stuff that have nothing to with gaming to their obnoxious stared commentators, they have been touting Razer's Blade gaming laptop since it was announced almost as if Razer was paying them. Not every mom and dad is gonna drop $2,800 for a "gaming laptop" on Christmas for their child.
post #40 of 79
Eh, not too surprised by this. Basically trying to make a gaming MBP. $2800 for something this mediocre is a bit much. Under $2000 I'm sure would hit the spot on quite a few people looking to spend that much on a gaming laptop.

My question is: anything on this user upgrade-able? I don't even see any screws on the bottom, although it's a bit hard to tell in the video. At least with the MBP you can upgrade the HDD and RAM without voiding the warranty. That's about as much as you can upgrade in a laptop anyways. Batteries I really don't care for as many laptops use a cheap cylinder-cell Li-ion batteries and many people don't even bother to buy a new one, just leave it plugged in all the time. Much prefer built-in non-removable batteries. Less parts to break! Yeah, yeah, sure I'm taking that from Apple, but I'm finding batteries that are not user-removable to have more charge cycles and lasting longer on a full charge than those that are removable because more R&D is required to go into the battery.

If I knew anyone getting one of these, I'd for sure point them in a different direction and won't let them have the flashy keyboard and LEDs distract them!
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