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The new Razer Blade - Powerful. Portable. Perfect.

Discussion in 'Systems' started by technokat, Sep 2, 2016.

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  1. mccl5502

    mccl5502 New Member

    It's a shame they don't actually take pre-orders - then they'd have a better idea on how many they'd need. I'd put a deposit down, and be saved the headache of checking back regularly. I don't trust email notification, which don't actually guarantee them a sale :/
     
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  2. I'm guessing they don't want to disappoint people with no "real" shipping date. It seems that all of the pascal laptops are having supply issues. Might be an nvidia supply chain problem. Lots of other brands have had delays already.
     
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  3. .Z4x.

    .Z4x. Active Member

    Thanks for the explanation!
    That confirms that I got it exactly right. (-;
     
  4. x_xiao2_bnu

    x_xiao2_bnu New Member

    Not all. ASUS ships pascal right away
     
  5. MHCHOI

    MHCHOI Member

    That's what I was thinking.
     
  6. grit621

    grit621 Member

    1060 is supposed to be an essentially drop in replacement for 970m. No need to redo the hardware.

    That's probably why the original RB 2016 has 6GB of VRAM. The 2015 model only had 3GB for the 970m. No real reason to change that, except to be prepared for the 1060. Saves costs on design and engineering.
     
  7. ajak2k

    ajak2k New Member

    Any news on when this might come to the European market?
     
  8. Benjibar

    Benjibar New Member

  9. MHCHOI

    MHCHOI Member

    This looks so nice!
    I really want to buy it but I have no money...
     
  10. mdaly001

    mdaly001 Active Member

    so... just sold my 2016 970m blade... my plan was to immediately buy the new blade with the 1060 but i cant help but think that a kaby lake refresh might be coming by jan/feb... what are other folks thinking?
     
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  11. grit621

    grit621 Member

    It's Razer. Should take a good 2-4 months longer than mainstream companies.
     
  12. When is this going to be released in the uk?????
     
  13. plaugexl

    plaugexl New Member

    well if you thinking like that it would be worth a wait.. before last Razrblade update was around then wasent it
     
  14. SpectrL

    SpectrL Member

    It looks so good, I love the razer colours
     
  15. Attrom

    Attrom New Member

    Nice toy you got there!
    To bad it is not shipping to my country.
     
  16. Vinley

    Vinley New Member

    Want to give me one for free? It's for educational purposes. (No giveses-backses).
     
  17. Roguesuit

    Roguesuit Member

    I have the Razer Balde 2016 Signature Edition 512GB (link goes to the Microsoft store because they have replaced all of the models in the Razer Store with the New New Razer Blade 2016's) @ $2199.00 - you should be able to get the same for less now that the newer versions are out - though I might be wrong there.

    The signature edition ensures there is no bloatware installed - when I ordered it from Razer my was shipped just like that.

    I have been using my Razer Core + EVGA 1070 FTW attached to this for about a week now and it is so incredibly amazing... it was definitely the way to go!
     
  18. I contacted the store this week and they don't have any release date at all yet for the UK. Given we can only buy the 3 gens back blade here for more money than the new 1060 model in the US then I'd say 2018.....
    Really frustrating, now having to consider the Aorus x3 v6 or trying to order a blade via a US colleague that travels to UK frequently (then hope it doesn't break down). Razer just don't seem to have a Scooby on inventory management.
     
  19. lunate87

    lunate87 New Member

    wow killer specs. love it
     
  20. greatking0527

    greatking0527 Active Member

    Now all we need is a update to the Razer Blade Pro. The pro should have a gtx 1070 or gtx 1080 (it needs to be called pro for a reason) and Kabylake processors

    Come on Razer do your magic and make it happen :D
     
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