Razer Blade (2017) Review Results




Razer Blade

Is the Razer Blade worth the price tag? Here are the compiled results from four independent reviews:

ReviewerScoreNormalized ScoreProsCons
cnet8.3/1083/100The Razer Blade has an attractively slim chassis, sharp display and terrific keyboard. It packs Intel's latest-generation i7 processor and great graphics. It's VR-ready.It's expensive, and configuration options are limited. The fans are loud and it gets hot when gaming. There's no Ethernet port.
Hot Hardware4.2/588/100Ultra Slim Powerhouse, Good battery life, Solid Aluminum Chassis, All-Out Gaming Performance, Full RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C)No SD Card Reader, Loud fans under heavy load, Non-upgradable Memory, Low SSD Write Speeds
Trusted Reviews4/580/100Lightweight, but robust design, VR-ready, Great processor and GPU performance, RGB keyboard will appeal to some
Poor battery life, Shallow keyboard action, More expensive than rivals
Tech radar4.5/590/100Stronger game performance, Longer battery life, 4K display optionStill pricey, Trackpad buttons need to go, Nothing massively new

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Razer Blade

Razer Blade
8.5

Review 1

8.3/10

Review 2

8.8/10

Review 3

8.0/10

Review 4

9.0/10

Pros

  • It's VR-ready
  • Ultra Slim Powerhouse
  • Great processor and GPU performance
  • 4K display option

Cons

  • It's expensive
  • No SD Card Reader
  • Shallow keyboard action
  • Trackpad buttons need to go