Using the Razer Blade Closed

Discussion in 'Systems' started by Antosa, Dec 18, 2014.

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  1. Antosa

    Antosa Active Member

    I'm wondering if any of you have done this. Does it cover the exhaust vents? Because I was thinking about doing a monitor and a closed setup with a BookArc from TwelveSouth. Would this cause cooling issues? I meant for it to help with the open airflow design.
     
  2. Joker999

    Joker999 New Member

    Did you ever try this ?
    I am interested in the same !
     
  3. Mapsle

    Mapsle Well-Known Member

    lid.png I´m sometimes doing that with my ASUS G750 JX. It shouldn´t be an issue.
    Just make sure to change the settings, so the PC doesn´t go to sleep when you close it.

    Start -> Control Panel -> Power Options (Small/Large Icons)
    Under "Preferred Plans" you will have a few options. Beside the active plans click "Change plan settings" -> Change advanced power settings -> Scroll down to and expand "Power buttons and lid" -> Under "Lid action" select "do nothing"

    Here (at the very top - seems like my formatting skills vanished over night...) it is in German - Screenshot, don´t judge my color choice :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: (too lazy to change the language, but the description above should be ok)
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2015
  4. Joker999

    Joker999 New Member

    The Blade and Book Arc combo is what excites me...
     
  5. Rodetovenaar

    Rodetovenaar Active Member

    I don't see any reason why it wouldn't work. I haven't had any problems with my Blade closed and hooked up to my TV for some local Steam multiplayer stuff. Just make sure to adjust your power settings like Mapsle said.
     
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