Laptops are not on par with desktops regarding gaming performance due to thermal limits, power limits and the smaller form factor. The new Razer Blade 16, powered by the RTX 4090 could be the solution for people looking to play games at 4K.
RTX 4090 Powered Razer Blade 16
The Razer Blade 16 has the following specifications:
- CPU: Intel Core i9-13950HX 5.5GHz 24C32T
- RAM: 32GB DDR5-5600, Dual Channel
- GPU: NVIDIA RTX 4090 Mobile GPU 16GB GDDR6 TGP 175W, Integrated Intel UHD Graphics, NVIDIA Optimus
- Display: 16-inch UHD+ 16:10 3840 x 2400 WQUXGA 120Hz, Mini-LED, G-Sync
- Storage: 2 TB SSD (M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4)
NVIDIA RTX 4090 Mobile GPU features the latest Ada Lovelace architecture and comes with 76 SMs, 9728 CUDA Cores, 304 4th gen Tensor Cores, 76 3rd gen RT Cores, 112 ROPs, a boost clock speed of 1455-2040 MHz, 16GB of GDDR6 memory, a 256-bit memory bus and 80-150W power limit.
Razer Blade 16 Gaming Benchmarks
The Razer Blade 16 was tested in eSports titles such as CS: GO, League of Legends, Rainbow Six: Siege and Apex Legends at max settings with effects on at 1440p and 4K. You can check out the results below:
The results are pretty impressive, and the laptop is able to push 115+ FPS in all these games at 4K resolution. Moving on to more demanding AAA titles, The Razor Blade 16 is able to run these games at 4K 60+ FPS as seen below:
While the laptop performs fine at 1440p, it does struggle to keep up at 4K. That is where DLSS can help to get to the 60 FPS minimum. This is what we see in games such as Cyberpunk 2077 which supports DLSS 3.0.
The Razer Blade 16 also gets a pretty high score in Time SPy Extreme, it scores 9985 points in total with a graphics score of 10,458 and a CPU score of 7,951. The estimated performance in Battlefield V at 1440p Ultra settings is 155+ FPS.
Let us know what you think about the performance of the RTX 4090 Powered Razer Blade 16 and whether or not this is something that you are interested in getting for yourself. If you are interested in getting a desktop graphics card, then you can check out our recommended RTX 4090 graphics cards.