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The best gaming laptops more and more portable treatment for your money. And the Razer Blade 15 is one of our recommended laptops for work and play. But the A-grade laptop comes at a steep price, so a discount always helps. Right now, Amazon is offering the base 2020 model for $ 1,200 in a limited-time sale that ends tomorrow, reducing the original asking price by $ 300. The deal is part of a larger promotion that takes in a bunch of Razer gaming accessories, from keyboards to mics and headsets.
While not as powerful as the more expensive Advanced Model, the Razer Blade 15 Base still packs a lot of attractive specs for casual gaming. Inside you’ll find a solid 2.6 GHz Core i7 processor; 16 GB of RAM, GeForce GTX 1660 graphics, no ray tracing; and a large 15.6-inch, 1080p display with a 120Hz refresh rate. There’s also 256GB storage, though you’ll likely need to mount it with an external SSD if you plan on playing a lot of games.
Overall, there are a few caveats, to be expected with an entry-level model, but that shouldn’t be a deciding factor for an otherwise respectable setup at an attractive price point. Plus, the aluminum unibody design with slim bezels around that large display combine for a sleek aesthetic that outperforms cheaper rivals.
If you are looking for more Razer gear, we also suggest that you check some of the peripherals from Amazon sale. The $ 79 Seiren X is a compact mic that can help boost your live streaming sessions with its “supercardoid” pickup pattern that focuses sound directly in front of it, helping to reduce background noise. Our choice of keyboards is $ 70 Black Widow with fully programmable backlit keys, which you can enter with various mechanical switches, including green, orange or yellow. In addition, the Kraken The gaming headset with THX surround sound and an active noise-canceling mic is near an all-time low at $ 55.
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