While Razer is mostly know as the famous manufacturer of gaming peripherals and various accessories for gamers, it also makes far more complex stuff like entire computers, with the Razer Blade gaming laptop being the prime example of that. As most of out readers probably remember, Razer Blade made a huge splash in the press, when in was initially released a year ago and now the company decided to refresh its gaming laptop, by releasing the second generation of Razer Blade. The refresh of this gaming notebook primarily consisted of updating its internals with more modern components, which left the Blade with the following specifications: a third-generation Core i7 quad-core processor from Intel, 8 Gb of DDR3-1600 memory, NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 660M video card with 2 Gb of video memory, a storage unit that consists of a 500 Gb (7200 rpm) hard drive and a 64 Gb SSD with NVELO Dataplex caching software, a 17.3 inch FullHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display, 60 Wh battery and a gorgeous aluminum enclosure. The size of the refreshed Razer Blade laptop stayed the same and measures 427 х 277 х 22 mm, while its weight decreased to 2.99 kg.
The refreshed Razer Blade gaming notebook also has all of distinctive features of its predecessor, such as a special backlight gaming keyboard, an additional touchscreen display, which can be used as a trackpad, and ten programmable display-keys. The touchscreen trackpad is placed in the right side of the laptop, to make its use more suitable for gaming. The second generation of Razer Blade is already available for pre-order at the price of $2499.99, which is $300 cheaper than the previous iteration, with deliveries starting from September 30.
You can get more information on the second generation of the Razer Blade gaming notebook in the video embedded below, or just go to its product page on Razer’s website.