BLADE 17 | More Power. More Boost. More Screens.

Discussion in 'Systems' started by Dekades, Jul 14, 2021.

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  1. VueeyLePhotography

    VueeyLePhotography New Member

    Sweet! Yeah I noticed the new Blade 14 2021 is not as bad with picking up Finger Prints - but god dayum it still gets nasty haha!
    Been waiting for DBrand to send me a skin but its taking forever
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  2. skarniks

    skarniks New Member

    Can anyone answer why this mid version 17 the 3080 card is now only 8gig vram unless you get the 4K version (which is 16gig)… before the 1080p had it.. and also no 3080 with qhd? Wtf is going on razer
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  3. Brastic

    Brastic Active Member

    Do we have idea if the SSD is PCI 4.0?
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  4. Brastic

    Brastic Active Member


    I also wonder how close the Blade 15 3080 105W is to the Blade 17 3070 130W. With the better thermals of Blade 17, I am guessing that they might be close.
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  5. ShibaPlayz

    ShibaPlayz Well-Known Member

    the 360hz display is just a tad bit unnecessary
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  6. SylvanasMage

    SylvanasMage Well-Known Member

    Another one bites the dust.
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  7. pancholr

    pancholr Well-Known Member

    too powerful.
  8. IcarusMenethil

    IcarusMenethil New Member

    What is the number of RAM bank groups for the 16g models? Is it 4 bank groups (double sided) of 2 bank groups (single sided). I would love to know this since it makes a huge difference in high fps games.
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  9. .Surf.

    .Surf. Well-Known Member

    A beast.
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  10. jmarc67

    jmarc67 New Member

    Excellent. Good news
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  11. skarniks

    skarniks New Member

    8gig less vram on 1080p model compared to early 2021 model but 25 more watts… again razer disappoints
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  12. Natachat90

    Natachat90 Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Hello friends,

    New Razer Blade 17, it is as successful as Razer Blade 15 with 17" display.
    I really like.
    Perfect for content creators, streamers, home, work and college.
    New Intel Core i7-11800H CPU and 1TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD are the biggest innovations that justify its purchase.
    If you have the cash, want a new laptop, treat yourself. ^ _ ^
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  13. AlphaTay

    AlphaTay Well-Known Member

    nice specs
  14. Brastic

    Brastic Active Member

    My only question for the 17" is the battery life. I see that the 17" have a 70Wh battery while the 15" gets a 80Wh battery. When powered from the wall, the 17" should kill the 15" in performance with the extra power to the CPU and GPU and getter cooling. For gaming, these laptops are tethers and that is fine. I still need to get through the day of working and web surfing on the battery. I am hoping that the 17" can be dialed in for 5 hours at lease.
  15. Natachat90

    Natachat90 Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Hello Brastic,

    Sorry but you made a reading error while looking at specs in Razer Store.

    Razer Blade 15 (65WHr)

    Battery and Adapter
    Up to 6 hours
    Built-in 65WHr rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
    230W power adapter

    Razer blade 17 (70.5Whr)

    Battery and Adapter
    4583 mAh
    314 g
    2 cells
    230W Power Adapter

    Personally I recommend Razer Blade 15 if you move around often.
    Its screen is smaller, it will consume less.
    Also favor OLED technology and low refresh rate.
  16. Brastic

    Brastic Active Member

    I was looking at the 15" Advance 3070 and 3080 and they both have 80Whr batteries. I do see what you are seeing for the Basic and the 3060 laptops. For me, the advance just for the bigger battery is already worth the extra cost.
  17. Brastic

    Brastic Active Member

    The 17" is a bit more than just that. From the Razer store videos, I see that the CPU and GPU get more power. The 3070 in the 15" is up to 105W where the 17" with the better cooling goes up to 130W. I did not see how much more power the CPU gets, but my guess is another 10W or so.
  18. skarniks

    skarniks New Member

    People again not understanding they cheaped out and gave us just 8gig vram on the 3080 compared to last version which was 16gig on the 1080p screen.. all they did was up the watts…
  19. IcarusMenethil

    IcarusMenethil New Member

    CPU is 65W at PL1, which, together with the 130W GPU, makes me wonder if the 230W adapter is throttling.
  20. skarniks

    skarniks New Member

    i thought this too… this was almost the razer laptop I bought because I waited from the early 2021 model because the wattage was garbage for the peice and now they do this shiet..
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