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Performance pushed to the edge | The Razer Blade Pro 17

Discussion in 'Systems' started by Razer.WolfPack, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. fritzasuro

    fritzasuro Active Member

    Pretty cool stuff. After owning the 2018 15" Blade with 144hz panel, I'm going to be fine with the Blade Pro's screen as well (for work and play)
    I'm at the verge of getting one. But can someone please clarify this to me:

    Does the extra M.2 slot supports NVMe SSD?
  2. Jik_Nohnson

    Jik_Nohnson Member

    this looks great! curious how it performs
  3. jackrabbit72380

    jackrabbit72380 New Member

    man I'm loving that amethyst wallpaper on the website wonder if we are going to get that in the wallpapers section?
  4. Maximusisback

    Maximusisback Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Bump as someone did us the favour
  5. jackrabbit72380

    jackrabbit72380 New Member

    It's not in there?
  6. Musclepump

    Musclepump New Member

    Has anyone heard any recent news on the release date for these?
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  7. poppacalypse

    poppacalypse Well-Known Member

    getting sleeker by the day
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  8. Maximusisback

    Maximusisback Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Their twitter is normally the way to go
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  9. Zurcaledo

    Zurcaledo New Member

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  10. Preystation

    Preystation Active Member

    My local razer sf welcomed me into call list. This usually mean soon.
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  11. bpterb

    bpterb New Member

    I sure hope it’s soon! This wait seemed like forever.
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  12. Musclepump

    Musclepump New Member

    According to Razer chat with sales, the laptop should be available to purchase this week, whatever that means... so maybe tomorrow or this weekend
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  13. bpterb

    bpterb New Member

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  14. uncle_farkus

    uncle_farkus New Member

    Would purchase if it had higher resolution. I need for work and 4k is necessary. 17" would be great. Will stick to my Mac for now I guess :slightly_sad:
    Maybe eventually...
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  15. Maximusisback

    Maximusisback Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    You can also just use a monitor for 4k applications, don't really think the difference between 17" 1080p and 4k is noticeable
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  16. .Z4x.

    .Z4x. Active Member

    You don't mean to suggest that we should lug around an additional monitor with the Blade Pro, right?
    Also, if you don't think the difference is noticeable than I'm guessing you've barely ever used a 4K display.
    If nothing else, I can have 4 VM:s each running 1080p tiled on my display at the same time.
    (Of course, the same 4x screen-real-estate idea applies to any other application you routinely use.)
    Try that on a 1080p display!
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  17. uncle_farkus

    uncle_farkus New Member

    I have a desktop, so that doesn’t interest me too much. But I work remotely from a laptop quite a bit as an architect and modeling applications GREATLY benefit from more pixels. Can see more of what I’m designing instead of half the screen being filled with menus.

    Our software is very GPU intensive too. So it’s hard to find a great laptop. All the 4K screens have crap GPUs. All the 2080 devices have crap screens that only care about refresh rate.

    There really isn’t a company who sells a product to my industry. Actually I take that back. My office still uses about a dozen of the last gen Razer Blade Pro. Still firing on all cylinders but certainly outdated in so many ways.
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  18. .Z4x.

    .Z4x. Active Member

    Hmm... Interesting...

    Dell's Precision line has Quadro:s (or Radeon Pro:s, if that's what floats your boat), which -although over-priced- are far from crap. They also have a 4K display option. I used to have a 7710 at work and loved it (not as sleek as the Blade Pro and heavier as well, but well built and functional). I'd expect a 7740 to pop up soon, with 9th gen Intel parts (and perhaps a Turing-based Quadro RTX, if those get released for mobile platforms)...
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  19. bpterb

    bpterb New Member

    Does the extra M.2 slot supports NVMe SSD?

    This was asked above by someone else, still looking for the answer as well?
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  20. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    According to dave2d review I saw on other thread here they both support 2 nvme.
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