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Razer Blade $2,799 gaming laptop at CES 2012

Razer Blade at CES 2012

Razer, a company best know for it's gaming mice and custom keyboards, will enter the computer market this month with the Blade--a premium gaming laptop. I was given a chance to test drive the Razer Blade at CES 2012.

The Razer Blade has the following hardware specs:

  • 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 2640M Processor
  • 8GB 1,333MHz DDR3 Memory
  • 17.3-inch LED backlit display (1,920x1,080 pixels)
  • Nvidia GeForce GT 555M
  • Built-in HD Webcam
  • Integrated 60Wh battery
  • 256GB SATA3 SSD
  • 802.11 b/g/n compatible
  • 16.81 inches x 10.9 inches x 0.88 inch (WxDxH)
  • 6.6 pounds

The Blade goes on sale next week.

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...