Razer Blade 17 review

One of the best of the best for gaming

5 Star Rating
Razer Blade 17
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Digital Camera World Verdict

The Razer Blade 17 is one of the best of the best when it comes to high-performing laptops for gamers and creatives – and that means it comes with a hefty price tag attached. The cost will be prohibitive for many people, but there's no doubting the power of this laptop.


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    Top tier performance

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    Stylish, compact chassis

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    Stunning 17-inch screen


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    Costs a lot of money

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    More than many people need

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    Battery life isn't great

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Gaming laptops tick a lot of the required boxes for video editing laptops too, which is why the Razer Blade 17 is going to appeal to gamers and creatives alike. It's been one of the best laptops in this field for some time, and has been updated again for 2022.

This is the largest and most expensive in the Razer Blade series, which covers a number of screen sizes and a host of different configurations. If this laptop isn't exactly what you're looking for, you've got plenty of other options from the same range.

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David Nield

Dave is a freelance journalist who has been writing about all kinds of tech for more than two decades, covering everything from laptop reviews to data security news to guides to how to use the latest apps. When he's not busy trying to hit a specific word count and deadline, he enjoys long walks in the countryside, movies, and the occasional football match. He's based in Manchester, UK.