Razer Blade 15 Gaming Laptop 2020: Intel Core i7-10750H 6 Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 15.6″ FHD 1080p 144Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB Lighting, Thunderbolt 3, Classic Black Base Model Review.
Razer Blade 15 2020 Appearance
The appearance of the base model version is identical to the 2019 model. Let’s get into it briefly.
There is the Razer backlit green logo in the middle of the CNC aluminum classic black chassis, all is packed inside a 0.78-inch thin unibody, and only weighs about 2kg or 4.6lbs. Ultra-thin and sleek gaming laptop!
When you open the lid, you will see the same-style speakers and trackpad from the predecessors. Razer precision glass touchpad is simply one of the best trackpads in the world.
Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop 2020 Specs
|Razer Blade 15 Gaming Laptop 2020: Intel Core i7-10750H 6 Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 15.6″ FHD 1080p 144Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB Lighting, Thunderbolt 3, Classic Black
|Screen size (inch)
|15.6″ FHD 1080p 144Hz IPS with 100% sRGB
|2.6GHz Intel Core i7-10750H (5.0GHz Turbo Boost) 6-core/12-threads
|Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 (6GB GDDR6 VRAM)
|2x8GB DDR4 2933MHz
|512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 & empty M.2 PCIe 3.0 slot
|Pros & Cons
This base model version comes with a 2.6GHz 10th Generation of Intel Core i7-10750H CPU with 12MB Cache and 5.0GHz max. turbo frequency.
The CPU is a 6-cores and 12-threads processor that is faster than the 9th generation and can work with faster memory frequency, which is the DDR4 2933 RAM.
If you want to have a gaming device that has an older generation Intel i7 CPU, consider this Acer Predator model.
Dual-Channel 16GB Memory
This thin and compact gaming notebook packs in the dual-channel memory, 2x 8GB, a total of 16GB of memory out of the box.
Meaning it has more than enough memory to play games without replacing or adding an additional memory chip. The memory also performs faster than the 2019 model.
RTX 2060 Max-Q GPU
The GPU of this Razer Blade 15 2020 laptop is the RTX 2060 Graphics, which makes this notebook a competent laptop to stream or run your recent triple-A games easily. A powerful laptop for all daily tasks, multitasking, and gaming.
See the difference below;
Razer Blade 15 2020 Screen
The RZ09-03286E22-R3U1 unit features a 15.6″ 1080p Full-HD wide viewing angle non-glossy IPS screen. Moreover, there is a 720p webcam on the 4.9mm bezel.
For better visuals, the display is equipped with a 16:9 aspect ratio, 141 PPI, and up to 100% sRGB for the color accuracy.
Can you upgrade the RAM and Storage?
The memory and the storage of this 2020 Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop are upgradable.
For the storage, this RZ09-03286E22-R3U1 model comes with M.2 PCIe SSD and one empty storage slot that will accept another M.2 PCIe 3.0 SSD.
Furthermore, you can also expand the dual-channel memory to 64GB.
You will also see the unique heat-pipe system inside this device, which can handle the temperature that is generated by your heavy load gaming activity.
One-Zone Backlit Keyboard
This base model is sold with a single-zone RGB lighting Keyboard. The Razer Chroma allows you to pick the illumination key from 16 million colors. Move on to the keys on this laptop, they do have chiclet styles and has the anti-ghosting backlit feature.
One thing you will notice from the 2020 model’s keyboard is the better-sized right Shift key, which is quickly accessible and useful to reduce typos when you are typing a document.
Razer Blade 15 2020 I/O Ports
The laptop has leading-edge ports for connectivity. There are 1x USB-C Thunderbolt 3, Gigabit Ethernet port, 3x USB 3.0 Type-A, 1x HDMI 2.0 port, another USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio combo.
It also comes along with Bluetooth 5, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), and a Kensington security slot.
The USB ports have a unique cool green finish, matched with the logo’s color. The whole laptop is very well designed.
Sum it up
To sum up this Razer Blade 15 2020 review, we want to say this conclusion;
There are tons of gaming laptops that you can choose from, but this one is a whole new level. Sure, you can opt for a cheaper device, but you will get a lower quality product.
Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop 2020 won’t let you down, as it’s a special gaming laptop that has the top grade of build quality.