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Razer Blade Pro 2019?


Well, it's now 2019, 20 series mobile graphics cards are officially unveiled, and Razer has refreshed 2 of its 3 laptop models in the past year; the Blade 15 and, more recently, the Blade Stealth. So, what's the deal with the Blade Pro? The Blade 15 has been updated 3 separate times since the summer of last year. People have been practically begging for a Blade Pro refresh for a while now, so when can we expect one (if even at all)? It's the oddball of the Razer trilogy currently, being the only one out of the trio rocking outdated hardware and designs, and is overdue for a nice refresh like the other two (imho). What do you guys think?

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anyone still waiting for the new razer blade pro ?
I must say i'm totally dissapointed with 2017 version which i sent to razer repair center 3-4 times i can't remember to fix issues about keyboard, and it's still there

but then razer still something that inspired me with my work. i'm thinking about buy 2 another razer laptop for my work....

but then I still don't understand why razer never listen to the user ?, I can't even accept the build quality of razer product, they always said that it's alwys stay last long but the only product from razer that stay lastlong with me is the mousepad which maybe never be broken.
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anyone still waiting for the new razer blade pro ?
I must say i'm totally dissapointed with 2017 version which i sent to razer repair center 3-4 times i can't remember to fix issues about keyboard, and it's still there

but then razer still something that inspired me with my work. i'm thinking about buy 2 another razer laptop for my work....

but then I still don't understand why razer never listen to the user ?, I can't even accept the build quality of razer product, they always said that it's alwys stay last long but the only product from razer that stay lastlong with me is the mousepad which maybe never be broken.

I am sort of excited with the maybe return of a new Razer Blade Pro, but my major worry is the price of the laptop. I own a Razer Blade Pro and the performance is nice, but my main concern is the thermals for a 4k to 5k dollar laptop. If the fans didn't ramp-up like a jet fighter on SPEED JUICE everytime I wanted to play a game on 4k medium settings or 1080p Ultra settings, then this would be the perfect laptop for me. As for the current Razer Blade Pro's price, its still far out of most peoples price range for even Razer products and Razer Laptops, making the Razer Blade Pro to get a following user base quiet difficult. A redesign of the Blade Pro to have similar aesthetics as the recent blades (2019 models thin bezels, and square design and new color choices "mercury white edition" and best of all a better cooling system, etc) and maybe do something new to the right of the keyboard where the trackpad is now would be quite cool. Something to spice up the new Razer Blade Pro is something I think Razer should do but, it seems like the main focus for Razer is to keep pumping out new versions of the 15 and 13 in Blades and Blade Stealth's. The Razer Blade Pro right now looks pretty out dated compared to the new models in terms of aesthetics, but that might be just me looking at all those thin bezels on the new Blade 13 and 15 ( i bought my blades at the wrong time but still love them what I got ).

However, if the new Razer Blade Pro gets a the OLED display that the future Razer Blade 15 might get, then that might be something of interest for content creators and users looking for an Absolute Stunning Display with their might 17inch laptop.

Which version of the Razer Blade Pro did you buy ( 4k or HD version?) Also, what kind of work do you do to acquire a Razer Laptop ( just curious ). As for Razer's build quality, I've only had panel issues with my 4k Blade Pro model but after sending the laptop back 4 times, Razer finally got a gorgeous panel on my Blade Pro without any issues. Honestly, it is strange how Razer Support does business sometimes. Overall though, I've owned Razer Laptops for 4 months and owned Razer Keyboards and Mice for more than 2 years and they have all worked as intended (even though I wish the laptops ran a bit cooler for longevity sake).

I've been experimenting for the last couple of months with having a Blade Pro and also having a Blade Stealth 2017 Quad core with Razer Core V2 with GTX 1080 Founders edition. This experiment is to see if I need a beefy laptop or an ultraportable laptop and just play games at home connected to the Razer Core.
So far, with some games playing slightly better on the Blade Pro, having more stable frame rates gut, the Blade Pro is way louder and hotter than the Blade Stealth with Core combo. I wish the Blade Pro was supported by the Razer Core V2 for better thermal solution.

Sorry for the super long post, hope this was helpful or you enjoyed reading it.
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OK. I created an account just for this post. I'm just curious to see if anyone agrees.
Firstly, I own a razer blade stealth touchscreen 4k (13in) model that I bought in high school for regular tasks at school and work that didn't really require any gaming power. However, this laptop has become completely useless due to someone stepping on it, cracking the screen, bending the entire aluminum casing, and ruining both the touchscreen and trackpad.
Considering my soon to be profession will be as a pilot and the fact that I'm switching gaming platforms to PC by the end of this year, I need a laptop that is powerful and slim. However, the current razer blade pro is completely outdated and still a bit large considering its screen size.
Now that I've bored you with my sob story, here are my simple demands:
i7 8850H (i9 8950HK loves to overheat & throttle) (i7 8750H minimum)
Full size 2070 or 2080 max-q
2k screen option preferred (1080p if not)
1 tb of SSD
GOOD THERMALS
Bezeless design
6+ hours of battery with light use

Notes: I am playing only a couple games and do not need excessive storage. Prioritizing fps. Games intended: R6 Siege, Apex, Division 2, etc. The point of the 17in screen is to prevent the need for a monitor or else I would buy the obvious option of the maxed out Razer Blade 15 advanced. I was originally considering the MSI GS75 but after seeing multiple reviews about poor build quality and subpar comparative performance to similarly spec'd laptops, I'm praying for razer to come out with a decent release. I originally have a budget of 3k but if razer ipresses me, I could be more generous.

Cheers
At my house, we have 13" Blade Stealth, 14" Blade, and a 2017 Pro. Please note that the Pro is still large and heavy compared to the other laptops. I use it more like a travel desktop(aka a luggable) vs a carry everyday laptop. The Stealth is a good production machine being light, and good battery life. The new ones even come with GPUs so you can game on them. My favorite Razer machine right now, would be the 15" Blade. You get still light enough to carry around laptop that could be used for production or gaming and still have good enough battery life. I can also say that I really do not game when I am mobile. I tend to sit at my desk at home with the wide screen monitor and a Core. I find having a lighter laptop for mobile work and then the Core with a big GPU at home to work for me.
Hello awesomeammo797, I would agree with Brastic, that the Razer Blade 15 has the best form factor and performance ratio. I kind of wished that I put off my Razer Blade Pro purchase over the Blade 15. If you wait another year, Razer might come out with 9th generation CPU's on their Blade 15 laptops and a 240hz 1080p screen or an OLED screen. Eyeing at the Razer Rapter gaming monitor, it might spark an interest for Razer to incorporate 1440p screens into more Razer Laptops, wishful thinking. I wouldn't go for the Razer Blade Pro sense there has been no news on a new Razer Blade Pro model and Razer's focus seems to be on the 13in and 15in Laptop models.

Finally, if you want to buy a Razer Blade right now, my recommendation would be Razer Blade 15 2080 max-q with a 144hz panel 1080p for the best laptop gaming experience in a 15 inch laptop.

A slightly less expensive version of my recommendation would be the 2060 rtx Razer Blade 15 with 144hz screen.

I hope this helps with your upcoming laptop purchase. I'm really 50/50 on the Blade Pro as a whole. It would be cool for a new version of the Blade Pro to come out but for the size form factor and weight consideration, the 15in Blade looks way more appealing to me and can't try one out some day.

For more portability:
Can't wait for the next version of the 13in Razer Blade Stealth model with a slightly powerful gpu, maybe a MX250 or something like that. ( Kind of hoping for a mercury white edition of the Blade Stealth too, loving that new silver white look).
I want a 17 inch razer blade/blade Pro with current gen or next gen hardware (CPU + GPU). What if razer went with a Ryzen 2000 or even 3000 series CPU with RTX GPU for the 17? That way we dont have to pay the infamous "Intel Tax" and razer can offer RTX performance without an outrageous price. With AMD Navi on the way, there might even be a RTX competitor for lower cost for the Blade 17. Having multiple user accessible storage options would be nice too. The current razer Blade 15 configs with RTX only goes up to 512 GB SSD, with a single slot. The 17 should have have at least 2 slots for storage drives. The SKUs could be 2 SSDs, 1 SSD + 1 2.5 inch drive with support for SSD, etc. Also, it would be cool to see razer providing a 17 inch laptop with an OLED screen, possible with touch capabilities. And the Razer Core with Chroma should either be brought back or updated to support newer GPUs and more ports on the back.
Did anyone watch the PC Mag 2019 Blade Pro review on YouTube before it was taken down?
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Brastic
Did anyone watch the PC Mag 2019 Blade Pro review on YouTube before it was taken down?

late april fools
No April fool:

CPU with 6 Cores 12 MB Cache,
1080 screen with 144 MHz,
2060, 2070, 2080 MaxQ graphic,
16 GB RAM (two slots),
2x 256 GB SSD,
2,8 kg,
4 fans,
70 Wh battery.

Design like a bigger RB 15. Now with touchpad on the bottom.

Price 2.699 (2060), 2.799 (2070) and 3.199 (2080) USD.

I saw also a video, Notebook was working. It has four fans (two small ones under the area of the Touchpad).
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The_Mythbuster
No April fool:

CPU with 6 Cores 12 MB Cache,
1080 screen with 144 MHz,
2060, 2070, 2080 MaxQ graphic,
16 GB RAM (two slots),
2x 256 GB SSD,
2,8 kg,
4 fans,
70 Wh battery.

Design like a bigger RB 15. Now with touchpad on the bottom.

Price 2.699 (2060), 2.799 (2070) and 3.199 (2080) USD.

I saw also a video, Notebook was working. It has four fans (two small ones under the area of the Touchpad).

Such leaks, rumors may mislead other users and isn’t great for manufactures. Last time Gordon from pc world said Core x chroma use dual Titan ridge TB3 controller which is totally wrong, it’s actually Alpine Bridge. So just keep your eyes here for official one.
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The_Mythbuster
No April fool:

CPU with 6 Cores 12 MB Cache,
1080 screen with 144 MHz,
2060, 2070, 2080 MaxQ graphic,
16 GB RAM (two slots),
2x 256 GB SSD,
2,8 kg,
4 fans,
70 Wh battery.

Design like a bigger RB 15. Now with touchpad on the bottom.

Price 2.699 (2060), 2.799 (2070) and 3.199 (2080) USD.

I saw also a video, Notebook was working. It has four fans (two small ones under the area of the Touchpad).

The pro model will not replace the 15 inch versions. It's a separate model. They each have separate price points as well.
in case you guys didn't know

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nondidjos
in case you guys didn't know


Oh hey there! 😉
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Here’s the official website:smile_:
https://www.razer.com/gaming-laptops/razer-blade-pro
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Aside from the ethernet, SD card reader, and extra NVMe slot, it's a marginally bigger and heaver Advanced 15. Really surprised Razer did not introduce a 4K Pro model at launch, but then again, 4K 17" panels are not readily available in quantity. Still, it's impressive though that they managed to reduce the overall size down, but the marine is limited to a RTX 2080 MaxQ at best...definitely not the desktop part many where expecting.
I like a lot of the updates to the Pro model. Being lighter is always a good thing. The extra M.2 slot and a real (as in much faster) SD card slot is a huge step forward. I have gotten used to the track pad on the side, but would still prefer it below the keyboard, so that is also good. My main issue with the 2017 Pro is the battery life. When I game, the laptop is plugged in. When I use the laptop for production, I can be anywhere and the 3ish hours of battery life is noticed. I am hoping to see people post about 6+ hours of battery life on the new model. Right now, I am not going to replace my Blade Pro. I really need the 4k monitor for photo/video editing. For gaming, the 1080p is fine, but when you bring up video in 4k, the difference is huge. I am hoping for a Pro 4k model from Razer sometime this year.
Lackluster for the *Pro* moniker. The 15" Advanced model with 4K OLED sounds more enticing to me.
After watching HardwareCanuck's and Dave2D's videos on the new Razer Blade Pro 2019, I can put my two cents on the new Blade Pro.

Positives:
-Thin Bezzles around the display, which makes the overall laptop more modern and the Blade Pro 2017.
- Razer Core X and chroma compatibility ( my Blade pro 2017 runs horrible when trying to use Razer Core v2) Not sure how this guy got his blade pro 2017 to work with Corev2, link:
- More graphics card options similar to the Blade 15.

Negatives:
- Aesthetics are too similar to blade 15. Main reason why I liked the Blade Pro 2014 - 2017 versions was Razer did something unique with the space to the right side of the laptop chassis which stood out when comparing to the regular Blade 14.
- No right sided touchpad (lefthand users rejoice!!!)
-No 4k display option / Only 1080p option so far ( please be the first to come out with a 1440p display option for a balance of pixel density and performance ).

Mixed opinions:
- Thinner laptop chassis / smaller overall laptop. Seems like Razer downside the Razer Blade pro instead of upsizing the blade pro 17.3in to an 18in. (Refering to the Blade 14 vs Blade 15 comparison). With the smaller Blade Pro, I think it's going to be much harder to get more powerful hardware inside of the Blade pro ( more powerful cpus and gpus ,etc).

Conclusion: I'm glad I didn't wait to get the new version of the Blade Pro 2019. I decided on getting the Blade Pro 2017 last November 2018 and I would probably be kicking myself if I wait and saw this new model. Not saying that I don't like the new Razer Blade Pro 2019, but I think there's just nothing eye catching about it yet. However, I'm excited for whats to come in the future for the Blade Pro. Most importantly, I'm glad that Razer didn't discontinue the Blade Pro altogether.

I would love to hear what you guys think of the new Blade Pro and or if you agree or disagree with my list. I probably missed a whole bunch of stuff so getting more incite would be awesome.
Min liang tan blocked me on his fb. So i may part with razer
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Preystation
Min liang tan blocked me on his fb. So i may part with razer

What happens? He seems care about social Media and you’re one of good buyer, never contact with him directly though. I won’t block you lol, so far you’re a good Insider sharing experiences and help others.
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After watching HardwareCanuck's and Dave2D's videos on the new Razer Blade Pro 2019, I can put my two cents on the new Blade Pro.

Positives:
-Thin Bezzles around the display, which makes the overall laptop more modern and the Blade Pro 2017.
- Razer Core X and chroma compatibility ( my Blade pro 2017 runs horrible when trying to use Razer Core v2) Not sure how this guy got his blade pro 2017 to work with Corev2, link:
- More graphics card options similar to the Blade 15.

Negatives:
- Aesthetics are too similar to blade 15. Main reason why I liked the Blade Pro 2014 - 2017 versions was Razer did something unique with the space to the right side of the laptop chassis which stood out when comparing to the regular Blade 14.
- No right sided touchpad (lefthand users rejoice!!!)
-No 4k display option / Only 1080p option so far ( please be the first to come out with a 1440p display option for a balance of pixel density and performance ).

Mixed opinions:
- Thinner laptop chassis / smaller overall laptop. Seems like Razer downside the Razer Blade pro instead of upsizing the blade pro 17.3in to an 18in. (Refering to the Blade 14 vs Blade 15 comparison). With the smaller Blade Pro, I think it's going to be much harder to get more powerful hardware inside of the Blade pro ( more powerful cpus and gpus ,etc).

Conclusion: I'm glad I didn't wait to get the new version of the Blade Pro 2019. I decided on getting the Blade Pro 2017 last November 2018 and I would probably be kicking myself if I wait and saw this new model. Not saying that I don't like the new Razer Blade Pro 2019, but I think there's just nothing eye catching about it yet. However, I'm excited for whats to come in the future for the Blade Pro. Most importantly, I'm glad that Razer didn't discontinue the Blade Pro altogether.

I would love to hear what you guys think of the new Blade Pro and or if you agree or disagree with my list. I probably missed a whole bunch of stuff so getting more incite would be awesome.

Unfortunately I’ve no Blade pro experiences to test with egpu setting, seemly Pro gtx1080 has different TB3 configuration, my guess is since intel graphics is locked on most g sync laptop there’s some work around to be enable egpu setting and won’t work as easy as normal Blade and stealth model with optimus technology, hope on new pro they found the solution to enable it easier. Correct me if I’m wrong @Preystation you have this setting, if you’ve still 2 or 3 Cent lol.
Blade Pro won’t discontinue imo, it’s only less popular than other and refreshing not as often as other line but with this option on more “reliable“ price hope it’ll get more users.
BTW I’m with you about Pro unique features like lightning on trackpad, physical volume button, mechanical keyboard, g sync 4K etc feature that separate it from Blade 14/15, hope upcoming users or web review will show some unique features, like probably performance for having better cooling.
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No 4k display option

That's what keeps me from buying, otherwise I think it's quite alright.
Sure, an i9 might sound more like a Pro, but this slim chassis probably couldn't handle the heat without throttling.