It seems for years that PC gaming has been hanging on by a thread. HP recently closed their computer division, several gaming PC manufacturers have gone belly up, there just hasn’t been much hope. Maybe the tide is turning.
Yesterday, Razor announced the Razer Blade at PAX. The Razer Blade is a 17” gaming laptop which will carry the Intel Core i7, processor, NVIDIA GeForce graphics processor, and the Switchblade User Interface. The interface is comprised of 10 adaptive tactile keys for easier access of in-game commands, and an LCD capable of two modes: one mode that displays in-game information when a mouse is in use; and another mode that functions as a, multi-touch panel designed for gaming on the go. THe UI will also carry pre-defined profiles for games as, Battlefield 3, Rift, End of Nations and League of Legends and others.
Razor Blade Specifications:
- 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 2640M Processor
- 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 Memory
- 17.3″ LED Backlit Display (1920×1080)
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M with NVIDIA Optimus Technology
- 2GB Dedicated GDDR5 Video Memory
- Built-in HD Webcam
- Integrated 60Wh Battery
- 320GB 7200rpm SATA HDD
- Wireless Network 802.11 b/g/n Compatible
- 16.81″ (Width) x 10.9″ (Depth) x 0.88″ (Height); 6.97lbs (Weight)
The laptop is scheduled to be released in North America in Q4 2011, and is priced at $2799.99.