3 months owning a Razer Blade Stealth Review

Discussion in 'Systems' started by Nektai, May 11, 2016.

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  1. 1st Razer blade stealth 512 4k: broken mouse tracker, 5 days worth of emails and reinstalling razer synapse.

    1 month later after shipping and emails

    2nd Razer blade stealth 128 qhd: broken fan that is choking from its innards.

    1 month later

    3rd Razer blade stealth 128 qhd: left fan seems caught in something, scratches on charger and side of usb c port. Wont charge. (felt cheated after spending good money to get a used broken system)

    Awaiting for another replacement (wanted refund with free shipping). They will not back up their product.

    Conclusion: i will keep doing RMA till they send me a decent product, then debate if i want to refund it after i can play with the RBS for more than 4 hours without something going wrong.



    Tell me guys, how much tries till you got a decent RBS?
     
  2. TheGurgeMan7

    TheGurgeMan7 Well-Known Member

    If I were you, I would find a local Microsoft stores and have them boot it up in store untill you find one that is not damaged.
     
  3. Unfortunately they only sell 4k models. They do provide 15% off for students but I need the qhd model for longer battery life.

    Thus my purchase from razer store. School is over now though after 3 months of emails and shipping. Still waiting on my rma for the 4th system.
     
  4. vampirivan

    vampirivan Well-Known Member

    This is not good. anyother that have all that unlucky problems?
     
  5. Gr8orangeone

    Gr8orangeone Active Member

    Ouch good luck man hopefully you get it figured out. I will also definitly wait for gen 2 of the stealth
     
  6. JETcoolCoolBlack681

    JETcoolCoolBlack681 Active Member

    [sarcasm] That's definitely worth exchanging.
     
  7. 0V3R_K1LL

    0V3R_K1LL Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Wow you have some bad luck there. Cant believe the amount of lemons you got. Good luck on the RMA
     
  8. potartopie

    potartopie Active Member

    Man Razer needs to sort out their production issues...
     
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  9. im3dmundlee

    im3dmundlee Active Member

    It might be the shipping issue, have personally faced some handling issue during shipping.
     
  10. potartopie

    potartopie Active Member

    I was considering shipping from US, however if all the Blades shipped all the way here (Australia) were faulty, I would have to pay pretty immense fees to send them back. Lucky the Blade Stealth came out today. :D
     
  11. vampirivan

    vampirivan Well-Known Member

    yes but... send a scrached stealth for an rma it's... bad. this mean no quality control on refurbished
     
  12. jaseow

    jaseow Active Member

    I just got mine today from the US. Had a couple of wifi issues but I uninstalled the preloaded driver and installed the ones direct from the killer website and its all good now.

    No other issues that Ive read other users have had so far like unbalanced rubber strips / charger issues etc.

    Pretty satisfied with it and I managed to save $160aud.
     
  13. Ryhart

    Ryhart Active Member

    I have been really satisfied with mine and I am just waiting on the core now
     
  14. I've been pretty satisfied with mine as well. Good luck w/ the RMA, I hope it gets resolved this round.
     
  15. I took had 3 Razer blade stealths, 2 QHD and 1 UHD. Returned all three. Went with the 2015 blade, owned one before and loved it. Waiting for blade pro pascal or new Razer blade 14 with pascal late 2016/2017.
     
  16. TrueLightbringer

    TrueLightbringer Active Member

    I mean, you could get your hopes up for a Razer Blade Pro later this year (maybe), but probably forget about the next Blade 14 till the refresh in 2017.
     
  17. MarcusChai

    MarcusChai Active Member

    1st razer blade stealth UHD 256GB from Amazon it have this issue right out of box

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    for some reason Amazon unable to process my replacement so i decided to request for a refund and place a order for UHQ 512GB and this time it arrived without any issue working perfect now
     
  18. TrueLightbringer

    TrueLightbringer Active Member

    Jeez. One thing I've realized about Razer's systems is that it seems like Razer has really good build quality, but then they have terrible quality control over what gets out to their customers. I mean, maybe they need to start hiring more QC technicians to work in their Chinese factories/production lines so weird things like that and like mine doesn't happen as much.
     
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  19. MarcusChai

    MarcusChai Active Member

    yes has good build quality but their QC really.z.z.z.z.z.z.z.z you know what I mean
     
  20. JETcoolCoolBlack681

    JETcoolCoolBlack681 Active Member

    Well that one can be solved easily: unscrew, place the bottom cover properly and fix it with screws.
     
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