Razer has announced that the Razer Blade 14 will be available on June 14, 2023 at 8 a.m. PT at a starting price of $2,399.99 USD / €2799,99 MSRP, and customers who purchase it at Razer.com and RazerStore will receive a limited-edition Chroma Joyplot Razer Skin (a $59.99 value) while supplies last. Offering “big performance in a small size,” the Razer Blade 14 is a new gaming laptop from Razer that features AMD’s new Ryzen 9 7940HS processor with Ryzen AI, as well as NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series graphics (up to a GeForce RTX 4070 laptop GPU), expandable DDR5 memory, and a QHD+ 240 Hz display. The Blade 14 also features a vapor chamber cooling solution that Razer says increases CPU cooling performance by up to 5%.
“The Razer Blade 14 is the perfect machine for gamers and creators looking for top of the line performance in a compact and highly mobile package,” said Travis Furst, Head of Laptop Division at Razer. “With this announcement, our full 2023 laptop portfolio now offers Blades perfectly suited for every use case – from peak portability to full desktop replacement, all with incredible performance and signature Razer Blade styling.”
Razer Blade 14 Features
- AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS Processor (8 Cores/16 Threads/5.2 GHz)
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060/4070 Laptop GPU (140 W TGP)
- Up to 32 GB DDR5-5600 MHz RAM (expandable to 64 GB)
- 14” 16:10 QHD+ 240Hz Display (up to 500 nits; 100% DCI-P3; <3 ms response)
- 71” (17.99 mm) thin; 4.05lbs (1.84 kg) light
- Matte Black | Mercury White
From a Razer press release:
Featuring the all-new AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS processor with the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series laptop graphics and faster DDR5-5600MHz SO-DIMM memory enables the Blade 14 to slice effortlessly through demanding gaming and creative workloads. Users experience this power through an immersive 16:10 aspect ratio QHD+ 240Hz display with stunning color depth and contrast.
The new Blade 14 is the most portable chassis in the Razer Blade line of premium gaming laptops, designed to deliver top-tier performance at home, on the road, and anywhere in-between. With a slim profile of just 0.71 in. (17.99 mm), and weighing only 4.05 lbs. (1.84 kg), the Blade 14 is made to move.
A comprehensive array of ports keeps users connected with two USB4 Type-Cs and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports that support a full suite of peripherals, including Thunderbolt™ docks. In addition to the plethora of ports to keep users connected in-person, the 1080p webcam enables users to connect to the outside world, featuring passwordless sign-in enabled by Windows Hello and a new mechanical privacy shutter for greater security.
PLAY ALL DAY
Equipped with a larger 68.1 Wh battery, the new Razer Blade 14 provides up to 10 hours of life to get users through a full day of work or play. Within Razer Synapse, a new Battery Health Optimizer feature has been added, allowing users who like to stay plugged in, the ability to limit the charge capacity of the battery and better protect its health over the years. For the most mobile users moving, quick-charging is supported via USB-C – capable of reaching 80% charge in 1-hour– to ensure less time is spent tethered to an outlet.
Combining a mobile design with mobile first features make Blade 14 the perfect choice for gamers, creators, and professionals who require maximum productivity and performance while on the move. Gamers can jump into play right away, with access to hundreds of high-quality games through the included one month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
At the heart of the laptop is the new AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS processor, the world’s fastest ultrathin processor, boosting up to 5.2GHz and featuring AMD Ryzen AI, the world’s first dedicated artificial intelligence engine on a Windows x86 processor. AMD Ryzen AI hardware is integrated directly into the processor to handle AI workloads as quickly and efficiently as possible while freeing up the CPU and GPU for traditional, non-AI tasks. Ryzen AI gives gamers and creators access to AI-powered technology, delivering accelerated multitasking, increased productivity, advanced collaboration, and improved efficiency. Continuing the trend of processor-integrated security, Blade 14 will feature Microsoft Pluton to better protect users’ data whether they are at home, in the office, or if the device is lost or stolen.
Just as powerful as it is mobile, the new Blade 14 features up to the all-new GeForce RTX 4070 laptop GPU capable of achieving up to 140 W TGP to deliver more graphics power per cubic inch than any other 14-inch gaming laptop. Beyond raw power, the Blade 14’s RTX 40 Series Laptop GPU can leverage AI-driven NVIDIA DLSS 3 frame generation to multiply performance even further.
Continuing a legacy of innovation, the Blade 14 features a bespoke vapor chamber cooling solution with the world’s thinnest exhaust fins (.05 mm) to increase CPU cooling performance by up to 5% while maintaining the overall compact form factor.
EXPANDABLE DDR5 MEMORY
The new Blade 14 ships with up to 32 GB of blazing fast DDR5-5600 MHz memory but for users looking to take their Blade 14 experience to the next level, the slotted memory is upgradeable up to 64 GB. Users looking for greater storage capacity can also upgrade the 1 TB NVMe SSD up to 4 TB. This means gamers and creators alike can customize their system to suit their specific needs and achieve new heights.
Matching power with pixels, the new Blade 14 is equipped with a modern 16:10 QHD+ display, packing in more pixels per inch of glorious gameplay. A fast 240 Hz refresh rate, an incredibly low 3 ms low response time, and AMD FreeSync Premium guarantee a crisp, frame-perfect gaming experience. Content creators will appreciate the vivid custom-calibrated display achieving 500 nits peak brightness and 100% DCI-P3 color space coverage for rich, detailed visuals.
The Blade 14 combines exceptional performance and portability in Razer’s signature sleek CNC cut anodized aluminum body, ensuring superior rigidity and durability. The silky-smooth glass touchpad has been expanded to give users more space to play and with Windows precision drivers, every swipe feels quick and accurate feedback. The laptop’s two front firing speakers are housed behind flush laser milled grills, allowing for an immersive audio experience and a sleek aesthetic. Connecting via the 3.5mm audio output further enhances the soundscape with THX Spatial, to provide rich and immersive positional audio. The user experience is powered by Windows 11, delivering a modern and intuitive interface for everything from productivity tasks to hardcore gaming and professional creative work.