Best Razer gaming laptop deals

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Are you looking for a new Razer gaming laptop? We've reviewed all the best Razer gaming laptops and found that Razer makes, hands-down, some of the best gaming laptops on the market you can buy. However, when it comes to buying one, you also want the best Razer gaming laptop deals to save yourself some cash. So we've scoured the web to find the best Razer deals around.

These premium gaming laptops combine both style and performance to give a new MacBook a run its money. Though much like the laptops that adorn a logo of a partially eaten apple, laptops with Razer's fancy little snake logo do not come cheap. That's why when we see a deal on Razer laptops, we make a big fuss about it. 

Right now, the best gaming laptop Razer makes has to be the Razer Blade 15 Advanced. These sleek little powerhouses are a little less 5 lbs but pack so much performance it could probably run laps around your current desktop gaming PC. The newer ones have configs that include Nvidia's impressive RTX 30-series GPUs, along with a wide variety of display options from 1080p/360Hz to 4K/60Hz. If you're willing to go deep into your pocketbook, you won't be disappointed by the Razer Blade 15 Advance.

Suppose you're looking for a more travel-friendly the latest Blade 14, the company's first AMD-powered gaming laptop in many a long year. That one is gorgeous. If you want smaller, there's even the Razer Book 13, an ultrabook-style gaming laptop that uses integrated graphics for better battery life.

The best Razer gaming laptops

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1. Razer Blade 15

The best Razer gaming laptop

CPU: 12th Gen Intel Core i7 and Core i9 | GPU: Up to Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti | RAM: Up to 32GB DDR5 | Screen: 1080p @ 360Hz, 1440p @ 240Hz, or 4K @ 144Hz | Storage: Up to 1TB SSD | Battery: 80 Wh | Dimensions: 9.25 x 13.98 x 0.78 inches | Weight: 4.63 lbs

Unparalleled build quality

Wide range of CPU/GPU options

Looks as good as it performs

Great battery life

Trackpad can be awkward

Our favorite config:

The latest spin of the Razer Blade 15 once again improves on one of the best gaming laptops ever made. It has the same gorgeous CNC-milled aluminum chassis as its predecessor, only this time it can house one of Nvidia's latest RTX 30-series GPUs and an Intel 12th Gen Core i9 CPUs.

We've played with the Razer Blade 15 Advanced with a 10th Gen Intel chip and RTX 3080 (95W) GPU inside it. And we fell in love all over again, and we're looking forward to getting the Intel Alder Lake versions with the RTX 3080 Ti humming away inside, too. 

These latest models, you see, have upped the graphics processing even further than the previous setups, with support for up to the 16GB RTX 3080 Ti, which is incredible in this small chassis. You will get some throttling because of that slimline design, but you're still getting outstanding performance from this beautiful machine.

One of the best things about the Blade 15 is the number of configurations Razer offers. From the RTX 3060 Base Edition to the RTX 3080 Ti Advanced with a 144Hz 4K panel, there's something for almost everyone. It's one of the most beautiful gaming laptops around and still one of the most powerful.

Whatever config you pick, we think the Razer Blade 15 is the overall best gaming laptop on the market right now, though you will be paying a premium for the now-classic design.

Read our full Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2020) review.

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Razer Blade 14 gaming laptop

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2. Razer Blade 14

The most desirable compact gaming laptop

CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX | GPU: Up to Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti | RAM: 16 GB DDR5-4800 | Screen: 14-inch 1080p @ 144Hz or 1440p @ 165Hz | Storage: 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD | Battery: 61.6Wh | Dimensions: 0.66 x 8.66 x 12.59 inches | Weight: 3.92 lb

Looks great

Outstanding build quality

Excellent all-round performance

Ultra-portable ultrabook style

Only way to bag a Razer Ryzen

Pricey for 1080p gaming

Higher-spec GPUs will sacrifice performance

Our favorite config:

I am mighty tempted to push the Razer Blade 14 further up the list, simply because the 14-inch form factor has absolutely won me over. The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 in the No. 2 slot reintroduced the criminally under-used laptop design, but Razer has perfected it. Feeling noticeably smaller than the 15-inch Blade and closer to the ultrabook Stealth 13, the Blade 14 mixes a matte black MacBook Pro-style with genuine PC gaming pedigree.

The Razer style is classic, and it feels great to hold, too. And with the outstanding AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX finally finding its way into a Blade notebook, you're getting genuine processing power you can sling into a messenger bag. And soon you will be able to get your hands on the Blade 14 with the brand new Ryzen 9 6900HX chip at its heart which will actually be able to save on battery on the go by using its RDNA 2 based onboard graphics.

Add in some extra Nvidia RTX 30-series graphics power—now all the way up to an RTX 3080 Ti, but wear ear plugs—and you've got a great mix of form and function that makes it the most desirable laptop I've maybe ever tested. 

My only issue is that the RTX 3080 Ti would be too limited by the diminutive 14-inch chassis and run a little loud. So I would then recommend the lower-spec GPU options, though if you're spending $1,800 on a notebook, that feels like too high for 1080p gaming. But you're not buying the Blade 14 specifically for outright performance and anything else; this is about having all the power you need in a form factor that works for practical mobility.

Read our full Razer Blade 14 review.

Razer Blade Stealth 13

3. Razer Blade Stealth 13

The best Razer laptop for gaming light and getting work done

CPU: Intel Core i7 1165G7 | GPU: Intel Iris Xe + Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti | RAM: 16GB | Screen: 13.3-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) – 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) IPS 60–120Hz | Storage: 256GB — 512GB SSD | Battery: 53.1Wh | Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.6 x 12 inches | Weight: 2.82–3.04 lbs

Remarkable build quality

Dolby Atmos on the house

Decent dedicated graphics option

Light on serious graphics power

Our favorite config:

The Stealth's sleek chassis has no right to house a graphics card capable of delivering actual gaming frame rates, but with the GTX versions, you genuinely can. The original Blade Stealth machines tapped out with a weak-sauce MX150 GPU, but the latest gaming-grade GTX silicon means you can play the latest games, even if you do need to be a little more economical with your in-game graphics settings.

You are, obviously, going to have to make concessions to the low-spec GPU here, so don't think you're going to match its 1080p screen with Ultra settings in the latest games.

That said, we did hit an average 50fps with Far Cry New Dawn running at its Ultra 1080p best, and on this FHD OLED screen its over-saturated colour palette really pops. With our Metro Exodus and The Division 2 tests, however, we're closer to the 30fps mark, and that means you're really going to have to measure your settings goals against the entry-level GPU silicon.

Granted, there aren't a whole lot of other options. You get either a 256GB SSD or 512GB SSD and your pick of 1080p screens at 60Hz or 120Hz or a full 4K OLED touch screen. For the price, you could buy a beefier, high-performance PC adorned with all the latest bells of whistles. But then you'd be missing the point.

The battery life is maybe a little disappointing, however. At just one hour and ten minutes of actual gaming time, this isn't necessarily nailing that portable gaming machine ideal. But, considering this is the smallest, lightest, thinnest gaming laptop around you're likely already at peace with those expectations.

Read our full Razer Blade Stealth 13 review.

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4. Razer Blade 17

The best Razer laptop for gaming on a big screen

CPU: Intel Core i7 12800H – 12900H | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 – RTX 3080 Ti | RAM: 16–32GB | Screen: 17.3-inch 1440p 240Hz or 4K 144Hz | Storage: 1TB SSD | Battery: 70.5Wh | Dimensions: 10.24 x 0.78 x 15.55 inches | Weight: 6.06 lbs

Stunning CPU and GPU performance

Vibrant, high-refresh screen

Excellent build quality

Woeful battery life

Painfully expensive

17-inch is a mighty big laptop to carry around all the time

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The only 17-inch laptop Razer currently sells, the Razer Blade 17, is a beefy machine for gaming on the big screen. Home to Nvidia's new top-end Ampere GPU, you're also looking at the Intel Core i7 12800H alongside the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. Serious, high-end hardware that can go toe-to-toe with most desktop rigs.

Boasting 7,424 CUDA Cores and a Boost Clock of up to 1,590MHz, the RTX 3080 Ti leapfrogs the previous king of laptop gaming, the RTX 3080 (6,144 CUDA Core with a Boost of 1,710MHz), by a decent margin. 

This being an RTX GPU means you have access to the double whammy of DLSS and ray tracing support, so your games look amazing and will run smoothly in supported titles too. And when it comes to gaming, this thing absolutely smashes it, consistently topping the charts in a range of games. 

This being a Razer laptop, it not only looks gorgeous but boasts a beautiful screen and a well-rounded spec too. It'll cost you a pretty penny of course, but high-end laptops are rarely affordable.

The latest version is slightly smaller than the original Blade Pro 17, shaving barely off its weight and thickness. It's still a larger chassis than its Blade 15 and Stealth laptops, but I suppose that's a given for that large visual footprint. With a 17-inch panel, you can use this laptop like you would a desktop, especially with the 4K option.

A large bright screen makes your life easier, and it's especially useful if you're a creator looking for a gaming and editing machine. And with a high-end GPU from Nvidia, the current Blade 17 is a worthy big-screen laptop investment for just about anything you throw at it.

Read our full Razer Blade 17 review.

Dave James

Dave has been gaming since the days of Zaxxon and Lady Bug on the Colecovision, and code books for the Commodore Vic 20 (Death Race 2000!). He built his first gaming PC at the tender age of 16, and finally finished bug-fixing the Cyrix-based system around a year later. When he dropped it out of the window. He first started writing for Official PlayStation Magazine and Xbox World many decades ago, then moved onto PC Format full-time, then PC Gamer, TechRadar, and T3 among others. Now he's back, writing about the nightmarish graphics card market, CPUs with more cores than sense, gaming laptops hotter than the sun, and SSDs more capacious than a Cybertruck.