Following on from the announcement of the new Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop earlier this week Razer has today released more details about the new Razer Blade Pro 17 flagship gaming laptop, launching in May 2019 with prices starting from $2,499. “The new Blade Pro is the most powerful and versatile Razer laptop ever, capable of replacing the most powerful desktop computers,” says Razer’s Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. “It is the perfect laptop for gamers who demand a large display, an insane amount of connectivity options, and excellent performance with no room for compromise.”
Designed for gamers and creators alike, the Razer Blade Pro 17 laptop will feature a custom-calibrated 17.3″ Full-HD 144Hz matte display offering users a resolution of 1920x1080p, covering 100% of the sRGB space. Powered by 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H CPU with a base clock speed of 2.6Ghz and boost speed of up to 4.5GHz supported by 16GB of DDR4-2667MHz dual-channel memory. The new 6-core CPU with Hyperthreading technology is fantastic for streaming in remote locations or rendering a video on the fly, says Razer.
Graphics on the gaming laptop will be provided by the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs in a choice of RTX 2060, RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design, or the RTX 2080 with Max-Q Design offering owners real-time ray tracing capabilities of RTX. Razer Blade Pro 17 connections include three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, one HDMI 2.0b port, a Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port, a UHS-III SD card reader, and two USB3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports (one of which doubles as a Thunderbolt 3 port). Wireless connectivity has also been upgraded with Bluetooth 5.0 and a Intel Wireless AX WLAN card capable or providing a throughput of 2.4Gb/s.
For full specifications, options and ordering details jump over to the official Razer website.