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2014 Razer Blade Pro review: Only slightly better than last-year's model

At a Glance

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  • 2014 Razer Blade Pro Razer Blade Pro (Model RZ09-00117)
    3.5/5
    $2,300.00
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    The 2014 Razer Blade Pro is overshadowed by its smaller compatriot, the 14-inch Razer Blade; but its attractive price-to-performance ratio renders it worthy of consideration.

At a Glance

The 2014 Razer Blade Pro is overshadowed by its smaller compatriot, the 14-inch Razer Blade; but its attractive price-to-performance ratio renders it worthy of consideration.

Price when rated: $2300
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Pros

  • Gorgeous aluminum chassis
  • Relatively thin and light for a 17-inch gaming laptop
  • Innovative SwitchBlade UI (when it works)

Cons

  • The SwitchBlade touchscreen exhibits too much friction to be a good trackpad
  • Middle-of-the-road performance
  • Only incremental component upgrades from the 2013 model
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