The Razer Blade Stealth & Razer Core

Discussion in 'Systems' started by technokat, Jan 5, 2016.

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  1. ShiverPC

    ShiverPC Member

    Looks pretty cool
  2. wiking19950309

    wiking19950309 Active Member

    Wooowww...nice..I wan one so baaad..a desktop and a laptop togetger

    (nearly got a boner of the video)
  3. Uzek101

    Uzek101 New Member

    Hey guys, can anyone offer up some advice? I ordered the stealth yesterday, and received the confirmation page and my card was charged, but I never got a confirmation e-mail. Did this happen to anyone before? Thanks
  4. reloader-1

    reloader-1 Well-Known Member

    It has happened to me, sometimes the confirmation email comes late the next day. Patience :)
  5. evera

    evera New Member

    I just ordered my core! Yay!

    My current GPU is the Nvidia 980Ti Hybrid -- I know that it won't fit out of the box. I'm thinking about cutting part of the frame to make it fit, like the picture.

    I'm having trouble finding any pictures of the inside of the frame -- can anyone who has the core take a picture from the other angle (from the power connectors towards the thumb screws) so I can see how that section of the frame is attached?

    Attached Files:

  6. GetSlept

    GetSlept Member

    Once again i wish i was made of money. At my work I would love to have one of these laptops. Id be playing games all the time, with top settings
  7. technokat

    technokat Director, Social Marketing Staff Member

    Just as a heads-up there's going to be a new wave opening up shortly, less than an hour - sorry for the last minute update.

    Do note that you will be ordering through Back-Order so do take note of the ship dates that your Razer Core will be going out (we're fulfilling on a first come first served basis).

    I believe we're mostly up-to-date with notifications, do sign up to be notified directly on RazerStore when they will be available again.
  8. mintouch

    mintouch Active Member

    Just my core has been shipped! yeah!
  9. grit621

    grit621 Member

    Is the Core g-sync compatible? As in, if I slap a GTX 1080 in a core and connect it to my Asus PG279Q, will I get g-sync?

    And is there an alternative to the .5m Thunderbolt cable length without sacrificing speed/quality? I really need a 1m cable length or this whole thing just doesn't work.
  10. jaseow

    jaseow Active Member

    Gsync capability depends on your graphic card. Not what enclosure/case it is in. So yes if you put a 1080 in you will get gsync (provided the monitor is gsync capable as well).

    Currently no longer cable available that will be able to provide the same bandwidth. You could go for a longer one but expect performance drop and not being to make full use of the 1080's gpu power
  11. bearda

    bearda Active Member

    Yes, but only if you plug the monitor directly into the card. If plug the monitor into the system you can still use the Core, but gsync will not work.
  12. grit621

    grit621 Member

    I was planning on laptop -> core -> monitor/keyboard/mouse. But I need the core to be more than .5 meters away. It's gotta sit under the desk, so the cable needs to be 1m.

    Can a 1m Thunderbolt handle the video if there's no other data throughput?
  13. reloader-1

    reloader-1 Well-Known Member

    No. You'll need an active cable.
  14. grit621

    grit621 Member

    I'm new to Thunderbolt and this whole idea.

    So, a 1m "active" Thunderbolt 3 cable WILL allow me to connect the Razer Core to a Razer laptop with the full 40Gbps and work JUST like a .5m passive cable?

    I just really want to confirm this before I spend $2000!
  15. MrOzzy

    MrOzzy New Member

    Startech has some Active Thunderbolt 3 cables.
    BUT! only the 0.5cm version is 40Gbps, the longer ones are only 20Gbps.(1m or 2M)
  16. FuzzyGopher

    FuzzyGopher New Member

    Looked so great I ordered one - unfortunately had to RMA that same day, battery totally non-functional. Lots of threads on poor QA/QC with several folks reporting 4 to 5 RMA's. Wish I had researched better prior to buying, very concerned that QA/QC at Razer is for the systems is not up to par.
  17. grit621

    grit621 Member

    I can't actually find any "active" Thunderbolt 3 cables (which are supposed to support 40Gbps for up to 2m long). Has anyone actually found these?
  18. MrOzzy

    MrOzzy New Member

    didnt you see my reply?

    Startech has some Active Thunderbolt 3 cables.
    BUT! only the 0.5cm version is 40Gbps, the longer ones are only 20Gbps.(1m or 2M)

    It appears that 2m AND 40Gbps does not exist yet!
  19. grit621

    grit621 Member

    Yes MrOzzy, I saw your reply and I appreciate it. My confusion comes with the idea that some cables are active and others are passive. I understood that StarTech doesn't carry longer active cables, and that it "appears" that longer active cables do not exist yet.

    I'm trying to verify if they exist elsewhere, and if not, when might they exist. I was hoping someone had some definitive insight into this.
  20. CuddlyBuns

    CuddlyBuns Member

    Honestly I feel like this is the best possible college laptop. thin and easy for class, then graphics card it up in the dorm. Frikin beast!
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