CES 2019: Razer Blade 15 laptop adds NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics

Razer's Blade 15, the world's smallest 15.6" gaming laptop, is getting shot in the arm via NVIDIA's GeForce RTX GPUs.


Declared the world's smallest 15.6" gaming laptop, Razer's Razer Blade 15 is getting a boost with the latest reveals from NVIDIA during CES 2019. Starting at $2,299, Razer Blade 15 laptops will include new NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs and Max-Q design. They will be available starting on January 29, 2019, in Canada, France, Germany, China, the UK, and the US.

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“The award-winning Razer Blade 15 is an ideal device for the latest NVIDIA Turing graphics processors, up to the GeForce RTX 2080, allowing gamers to take their visual experiences to new levels,” says Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan in the press release for the announcement. “Fluid, lifelike visuals are displayed on the expansive 15.6-inch Full HD panel with refresh rates of 144Hz, and the compact Max-Q design makes the laptop perfect for gamers on-the-go.”

Razer's Blade 15 is an award-winning product that packs a lot of gaming power into a sleek, sturdy, and impressively small form factor. NVIDIA revealed that it will be powering over 40 new gaming laptops with the GeForce RTX GPUs and this is one of the first officially revealed models. Here's a snapshot of the configurations and prices for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX-powered Raxer Blade 15:

Standard Editions:

  • FHD(144Hz)/i7-8750H/RTX 2060/16GB/512GB – $2,299.99
  • FHD(144Hz)/i7-8750H/RTX 2070/16GB/256GB – $2,399.99
  • FHD(144Hz)/i7-8750H/RTX 2070/16GB/512GB – $2,599.99
  • 4K(Touch)/i7-8750H/RTX 2070/16GB/512GB* – $2,899.99
  • FHD(144Hz)/i7-8750H/RTX 2080/16GB/512GB – $2,999.99

Mercury Edition:

  • FHD(144Hz)/i7-8750H/RTX 2060/16GB/512GB* – $2,349.99
  • FHD(144Hz)/i7-8750H/RTX 2070/16GB/512GB* – $2,649.99
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“Gamers demand the best performance when it comes to PC graphics, and the NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 20 Series GPUs fuse the performance of next-generation shaders with real-time ray tracing and AI, blurring the line between movies and gaming, with cinematic-quality rendering,” said Kaustubh Sanghani, general manager, GeForce OEM at NVIDIA. “Seeing this technology available in a super compact laptop based on Max-Q design principles, such as the new Razer Blade 15, gives users a new level of graphics performance in a highly mobile platform.”

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