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They claim to be different, but have a similar release pattern as other companies?
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post #22 of 80
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Thingamajig View Post

A part of me thinks maybe they're intelligent enough to just be mocking Razors marketing campaign.
Although i suspect the reality is they're simply just doing what razor did. Not impressed.

Who knows? Maybe Roccat will become known for witty corporate satire.
post #23 of 80
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The only reason why some people think PC gaming is dying/dead is because they don't look into building PCs themselves and they just look at overpriced Alienware computers and think "There is no way I am going to spend $3000+ to play a game"


Agreed I was xbox gamer until recently when my xbox kept dying and my computer kept on cranking out the games. If you build it yourself totally cheaper than buying premade
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i am hoping mouse, could use a good mouse
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post #25 of 80
I'm calling it. Roccat is going to get a nasty lawsuit from Apple.
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post #26 of 80
Who keeps spouting this nonsense about PC gaming being dead? Blizzard have been expanding the player base for years and it seems that most people want to play console games on their PC anyway like Battlefield, Modern Warfare, Skyrim etc. When a truly great PC game comes out like Dawn of War 2 most people don't buy it because they don't like playing true PC games, that doesn't mean that it's dying it just means that people prefer playing console games on their computer.
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post #27 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post

I'm calling it. Roccat is going to get a nasty lawsuit from Apple.

hey, I already said that! I called it first! biggrin.gif
     
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post #28 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by XNine View Post

Ugh, if it's yet another underpowered "gaming" laptop, I will lose faith in yet another company.
Maybe it's a better version of a one-hand keyboard. I love my G13, but there are definitely some things that could be improved on it.

The Razer blade isn't underpowered, just redonkulously over-engineered and overpriced

I just recently went shopping for a laptop, and you really can't find anything that can compete with Razer Blade's performance in a formfactor that is remotely portable. The major problem, at least IMO, is that Razer tried to go too big (ie 17" class), so even though its very thin and light weight for its class, its size is still rather cumbersome. And the worst part is that its price is just far too prohibitive (more expensive than the average Apple). I think they would have been much better off trying to target the 13-15" range and stay under 5lbs as well as in a price range (more like the $1500 mark) that they could compete with the likes of HP Envy, the new Dell XPS 14/15z, and especially the MacBook Pro models. The GT555M might seem like a joke for desktop gaming, but for notebooks it really does blow the average mGPU out of the water (you'll be lucky to find a reasonably portable model with something better than a 520 or 6470, or more than the iGPU in the CPU), and even a dual core mobile i7 is more than enough for games today.

Honestly I think Alienware's X51 SFF desktop does more to help PC gaming than Razer's Blade. But if Razer continues in the direction they've been going, a smaller and even more portable, affordable, and ultimately more practical laptop would be a very enticing product for PC gaming. Things could get even more interesting with the advent of Thunderbolt, as we would then even have the option of having a very beefy external GPU to dock to when we're not on the go.
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post #29 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Beregond View Post

High end graphics demand a PC. Why would PC need to be the one's to revolutionize? Sigh. If anything, PC gaming is being held back since most of the focus is consoles. And that's only graphics. For me, graphics aren't even necessarily the biggest concern. I just like having a keyboard and mouse, modding, etc. :)

Hoping this isn't a crappy $3000 quote unquote gaming laptop. :rolleyes:


Only graphics? Consoles have limited memory and such, so gameplay is also affected as well as features.

 

@bojinglebells, I agree, Razer had good intentions but went about it in the wrong way. They should have focused on the power to price ratio, instead of trying to make the most beastly thing possible that's expensive.


Edited by Tunechi - 2/22/12 at 2:27pm
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post #30 of 80
This will be another overpriced piece of doo-doo that doesn't have anything to do with pc's, won't it? I'm hoping it'll be some clever satire though.
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