Razer has given its ultra-thin Razer Blade 17 laptops a massive hardware upgrade. Announced today alongside an improved Razer Blade 15 model, Razer’s next-generation Razer Blade 17 features the most powerful Intel processor ever found in a Razer laptop, the Core i9-11900H, which offers a max turbo frequency of up to 4.90 GHz. The Razer Blade 17’s top configuration is priced at $3,699.99 and features an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU, a 4K 120 Hz touch display, 32 GB of RAM, and a 1 TB SSD. Pricing for the Razer Blade 17 begins at $2,399.99.
Razer Blade 17 Specifications (Maxed Out)
- 2.5GHz 8-core Intel i9-11900H processor, Turbo Boost up to 4.9GHz, with 24MB of Cache
- Windows 10 Home
- 17.3″ 4K 120Hz Touch Display, 100% Adobe RGB, 6mm bezels, individually factory calibrated
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (16GB DDR6 VRAM)
- 1TB PCIe Gen4 NVMe upgradeable to 4TB + Open M.2 Slot (Supports 2-sided NVMe Drive), upgradeable to 4TB SSD
- 32GB DDR4 3200MHz dual-channel memory (slotted)
- Per-Key Backlighting, powered by Razer Chroma
The Blade 17 also sports a new anti-fingerprint resistive coating to further reduce smudges on the exterior chassis after daily use. With the 11th generation Intel platform comes a bevy of quality-of-life improvements in the Blade such as faster storage, faster memory, and dual-sided Thunderbolt 4 connectivity.