What you need to know
- The Razer Blade 14 (2022) is now available for order.
- It runs on an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX CPU and up to an NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti.
- The Blade 14 starts at $2,000, and its most powerful version costs $3,500.
Razer's new Blade 14 laptop is now available for order. The gaming laptop is one of the first to run on an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX CPU. That chip is paired with up to NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti graphics, though you can opt for a less powerful GPU to save some cash. Based on its specs, the Blade 14 should compete with the best gaming laptops.
The 2021 Razer Blade 14 was the company's first AMD gaming laptop. Razer improved on that model with a refresh to the latest CPU and GPUs, DDR5 memory, and a MUX switch for enhanced performance. A MUX switch lets you disable a device's integrated graphics, allowing the system to rely on a dedicated GPU. Doing so delivers a performance boost at the cost of battery life.
|Spec||Razer Blade 14|
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX|
|GPU||NVIDIA RTX 3060 (6GB VRAM)|
NVIDIA RTX 3070 Ti (8GB VRAM)
NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti (16GB VRAM)
|Memory||16GB DDR5-4800MHz (fixed)|
|Storage||1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (upgradeable to 2TB)|
|Display||14-inch FHD (1920x1080) 144Hz IPS w/ AMD FreeSync Premium|
14-inch QHD (2560x1440) 165Hz IPS w/ AMD FreeSync Premium
1x Power Port
1x HDMI 2.1
1x 3.5mm audio jack
1x Kensington lock port
|Biometrics||1080p IR webcam (Windows Hello compatible)|
|Weight||3.92 pounds (1.78kg)|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||0.66 x 12.59 x 8.66 inches|
(16.8mm x 319.mm7 x 220mm)
|Price||Starts at $2,000|
Five configurations of the Blade 14 are currently listed on Razer's website. The device starts at $2,000 for a model with an AMD Ryzen 6900HX, an NVIDIA RTX 3060, and a 144Hz FHD display. The highest-end model comes with a Ryzen 9 6900HX, an NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti, and a 165Hz QHD display.
Sean Endicott brings nearly a decade of experience covering Microsoft and Windows news to Windows Central. He joined our team in 2017 as an app reviewer and now heads up our day-to-day news coverage. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at firstname.lastname@example.org (opens in new tab).
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