Pros

  • Sleek, attractive design
  • Excellent performance

Cons

  • Disappointing screen quality
  • Heat exhaust areas grow scorchingly hot during extended gameplay sessions

At A Glance

The Haswell-powered Blade panders to PC gamers on the go, cramming pricey premium hardware into a petite chassis.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.razerzone.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-4702HQ
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Number of Cores 4.0
Display
Display size 13.9 inches
Display type TN
Touchscreen No
Aspect ratio 4:3
Resolution 1600 x 1200 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Switchable
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce GTX 765m
Secondary Graphics Chipset Intel HD 4600
Graphics Memory 2.0 GB
Video Memory Type GDDR5
Storage
Drive 1 size 256.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
General Information
UPC Code 879862007850
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • Line Out 1/8
  • USB 3.0
Wireless connection
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • Bluetooth
Power
Battery Type Lithium Polymer Battery
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 13.5 inches
Depth 9.25 inches
Height 0.66 inches
Weight 4.25 pounds
Weight with Accessories 5.15 pounds
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Home
Other Features
Devices
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 414.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Battery
Battery Life 4:39   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 9.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 5451.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 2889.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 5319.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 60.6   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 205.6   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 63.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 130.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 240.7   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 3.3   Watt hours
Idle power usage 21.5   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 15666.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 1075.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 11018.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 2249.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 67.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1024x768 64.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 63.0   Frames per second (higher is better)