The biggest practice of the razor blade is not to achieve it, but to avoid it altogether. It’s a gaming laptop that usually taps every design click associated with its competitors. It blocks out the decor and facade, instead focusing on straight lines and minimal chrome. Sit next to the Acer Predator Triton 500 or Alienware M15, which means you’re watching. The razor blade looks like a normal laptop.
This is a good choice for those who want to use the device for tasks other than gaming, especially since it weighs only 4.6 pounds. It fits in your backpack just like the MacBook Pro 16 inches or the Dell XPS15. The quality of the mechanical aluminum construction is also exceptional, as long as you forgive how quickly the fingerprints are taken.
There are always exceptions to the moral of the plate, including the flashing lights. On the lid, the razor’s iconic green snakes are still glowing. In the silver version of this laptop it is dim, but here it shines shamelessly. The same is true of the RGB-mounted keyboard, which in every background has an amazingly similar look to the Razr brand.
Speaking of the keyboard, the razor made minor changes to the layout. The keyboard previously had full-size arrow keys, which forced it to separate between the question mark and the Shift key. Gamers may have appreciated the wide arrow keys, but it was frustrating when typing.
The layout is very traditional now and I feel it is an upgrade. Although it comes from the Dell XPS 15, the key caps seem a bit small. It’s a little weird, but I would love to see less space between the keys in a future design.
Press the key and you will be rewarded when you drop the awesome key. Satisfactorily there were several trips with the spring mechanism, which immediately made me comfortable. The glass touchpad is also a winner. It is big, responsive and quiet. Good gaming keyboard and touchpad are not available on gaming laptops.
All the bells and whistles beyond what your standard gaming laptop can offer are here. The razor on the Windows Hello IR camera blows for face recognition above the top bezel. Gaming laptops come with HDMI and plenty of USB 3.2 Gen 2. The blade has two, a total of three USB-A and one USB-C port.
The razor takes this further by adding both the Thunderbolt 3 and the full-size SD card slot. Creative professionals and content creators appreciate these for providing high-speed storage and quick access to camera files. Their addition shows how they like to hold the razor blade.
Although you can operate the laptop with its Thunderbolt 3 port, the Razr also offers a proprietary charging port on the left for full power.
The razor blade supports the latest connectivity standards, WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1.
Owners like to use the razor blade for everything from video editing to gaming, but the balance of its performance goes to the next page. This has implications for its performance in productive applications, which, while not bad, laptops are more inclined towards work than gaming.
This year’s model is the latest 10th generation Intel Core i7-10875H. Its eight cores and 16 threads are a big step away from the six core processors shown in previous generations, which promises to be more like using a razor blade than a camera.
At the Sinibench R20 Multi Core Benchmark, the latest Razor Blade 15 represents a meaningful leap over last year. Again, this is thanks to the extra cores and threads for the pump. The razor blade still lags behind some other non-gaming laptops that use the same processor. For example, this is 29% behind the Dell XPS15.
Interestingly, the blade behind the Dell G5S is 36%. The G5 SE is a gaming laptop, but it combines AMD GPUs and CPUs with smartshift technology.
It has yet to hit options like Dell XPS17 or Microsoft Surface Book 3 in these tests. Despite the race-supercharged RTX 2080 Super, it completed the same render 46% faster than the XPS 17’s RTX 2060 Premier. Larger frame and better heating system will buy you.
All versions of the Razor Plate are standard with 16GB of dual-channel RAM, not allowing anything else. Other performance laptops, including the Acer Predator Triton 500 and Dell XPS15, offer up to 32GB.
The biggest performance strength of the razor blade lies in gaming. It comes with Nvidia RTX 2070 Super Max-Q or 2080 Super Max-Q. These new GPUs from Nvidia add a few more frames per second (FPPS) than their previous non-super versions. Fortunately, the Razr Blade is already a very powerful gaming laptop.
Elsewhere, the razor blade dominates. It performed wonderfully on Fort Knight and Battlefield V, surpassing the Triton 500 in both events. At Ultra Battlefield V, the blade averages 98 fps. When I pulled the settings back into the media, the system pulled out 122 fps, which is the new record for 15-inch laptops. As for this small laptop,
The Fortnight was similarly fast, with the razor back on the fastest 15-inch laptops I tested. It can easily touch 110 fps in epic settings. But the answer came to life with very few systems. For example, 161 FPS seemed too fluid with high settings. Going to the 60 Hz screen on my XPS15 was clearly comparable.
The rest of the gaming laptops swim in the background of the razor blade. It is a design that others can emulate in both aesthetics and portability.
Having two years in the same frame, the razor blade will not be the same as it once was. The latest version is a refinement of the formula, which adds a higher performance and faster 300 Hz screen, with only a few minor changes to the formula.
The razor models offer affordable models like the 1,600, but my review unit will cost you $ 3,000. Does the razor blade stand up to justify its premium, or does it compete?