Razer Blade RZ09-01953E72-R3U1 14-inch

Razer Blade RZ09-01953E72-R3U1 14-inch

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  • Kaby Lake i7 processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • Thin and light
  • USB Type-C
  • 512GB M.2 SSD


  • Heats up under load
  • Expensive
  • No Ethernet
  • No optical drive

Bottom Line

The Razer Blade RZ09-01953E72-R3U1 is a new an improved version of the Razer Blade which offers a powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card and a 512GB SSD.

The Razer Blade RZ09-01953E72-R3U1 is a bestselling gaming laptop that has been praised for its multi-touch Full-HD display, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, CNC milled aluminum shell, 512TB M.2 SSD and for its compact size. Its sleek design and Full-HD display makes it popular among both gamers and the multimedia crowd who are looking for a display with a good sRGB score. However, despite the cooling system that Razer has used for this laptop, the thin size still allows for a lot of heat buildup causing the fans to run most of the time.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 80
    Laptop Mag March 15, 2017

    The Razer Blade (starting and reviewed at $1,899) just got another power-up. The laptop has made the jump to Kaby Lake, Intel's 7th-generation line of processors, which promise better performance and power efficiency. Pair that with a VR-ready Nvidia Pascal GPU; lovely display; beautiful keyboard and sleek, lightweight chassis; and you've got one of the slimmest gaming powerhouses on the market. Whether it's being used for work or play, the Blade is ready and able to get the job done.

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  • 80
    Digital Trends March 23, 2017

    Just like every other laptop maker, Razer is making the move to Intel’s 7th-gen with a Core i7-7700HQ, 16GB of RAM, and a GTX 1060 with 6GB of GDDR5. All that power doesn’t come cheap, and even our base model review unit with a 256GB PCIe SSD starts at almost $1,900.

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Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Type Discrete
Graphics Memory 6GB GDDR5
RAM 16GB DDR4 2133MHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight 4.10 lbs
Battery Life 4.5 hours
Hard Drive 1 512 SSD
Display Size 14 inch
Display Type IPS
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Technology LED backlight | In-plane switching | Matte
Connectivity 3x USB SuperSpeed | USB 3.1 Type-C (Thunderbolt 3) | HDMI | Killer AC WiFi | Bluetooth 4.1
Audio Stereo speakers | Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater Edition
Webcam 2.0 MP
Additional Features Razer Chroma backlit keyboard | memory card reader
Dimension (LxWxH) 13.6 x 9.3 x 0.70
Warranty 2 years

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