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Razer Blade (Late 2012, RZ09-0083)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 reviews of Razer Blade (Late 2012, RZ09-0083). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and screen. The design and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the battery. Many are negative about the usability and sound.

portability, performance, design, screen, keyboard

price, sound, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Razer Blade (Late 2012, RZ09-0083) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Razer Blade (Late 2012, RZ09-0083)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Razer Blade (Late 2012, RZ09-0083) from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on

81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Razer Blade (Win 8) RZ09-00830500-R3U1 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black)Razer Blade (Win 8) RZ09-00830500-R3U1 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery capacity (Watt hours):60


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Product Type:Notebook


3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen: No


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000


Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes


Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1600


3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3


AC adapter power:120


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor: Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):22
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.2
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2.2
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:I7-3632QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series
Processor Socket:Socket 1224
Processor threads:8
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:71458
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington


Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8


Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:64
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:564

Weight & Dimensions

Height :2.24