Razer Blade Stealth gets quad-core Kaby Lake-R processor


Razer is upgrading its powerful Blade Stealth gaming ultrabook with a new model, that now comes with eight gen Intel quad-core Kaby Lake-R processors. To remind you, the last upgrade it received was in June to Kaby Lake dual-core processor, and with a larger display size of 13-inch.

The new model still has 13.3-inch 3200 x 1800 IGZO touch display with 170-degree viewing angles and 400 nits of brightness, but is now equipped with Intel i7-8550U quad-core processor, clocked at 1.8GHz, which can be boosted to 4.0GHz. Apart from the processor, everything else is same as the June 2017 model. It comes with 16GB RAM and 512GB PCIe SSD.

Other features include HD camera, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11ac, a headset jack, stereo speakers and backlit keyboard.



Alongside the Blade Stealth, Razer is also upgrading the companion Core external GPU hub, that lets you add your own graphics cards. The new version is called Razer Core V2 and has an updated internal design that can fit a range of taller graphics card. It now supports NVIDIA GeForce 10 series and AMD Radeon 500-series graphics card.

The Core V2 also features dual Thunderbolt 3 internal controller design to allow for more fluid gaming experience by separating the the data for graphics and connected device. The Core V2 also has a four USB 3.0 ports and an Ethernet port.

The new Blade Stealth Kaby Lake-R starts at $1,699, and is now available for purchase in Black and Gunmetal colors, while the Core V2 costs $499. Shipping will begin soon.

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