Razer Neutered the Blade.

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  • Tyler Norman
    Tyler Norman 6 days ago +2

    Well, just got the blade for 1100 brand new on prime day so, beats any other laptop for the price for me

    • Tyler Norman
      Tyler Norman 5 days ago

      @hakuchu absolutely, I can't wait. I selected one day shipping and it's still won't be to my house until this coming Monday though

    • hakuchu
      hakuchu 5 days ago

      same here, it was sold out quickly. Was a wild ride waiting for people to cancel their orders so I could get one. at 1100 it was the best laptop deal.

  • Michael Baldwin
    Michael Baldwin 11 days ago

    An F1 Car mating with a leaf blower
    Sorry Linus it's already been done
    The Brabham BT46B Fan Car

  • Alexandru Cristescu
    Alexandru Cristescu 15 days ago

    Well now Razer has made the base model with 144Hz and a RTX 2060, adressing both of the main problems the video outlines. Maybe @Linus can make a new video about that model?

  • Anthony Salpietro
    Anthony Salpietro 24 days ago +2

    I'm actually extremely happy with this 'Base Blade' for video editing on the go. Swapping out that 2.5" spinning drive with a 1TB SSD means I can keep video footage off the system drive while also keeping it on a super fast internal SSD. This alone is a huge advantage in practicality as I don't need to worry about hanging external drives/cables off it when out and about. TB3 also means I can hook up an eGPU if I need to.

  • Chris Riker
    Chris Riker 24 days ago +1

    Should consider re-visiting this topic with the new base model that now has a faster CPU and the same GPU as the advanced model.

  • Titousky
    Titousky 29 days ago

    I hesitate to buy the XPS 15 because of the thermal throttling

  • Yağız Toprak OKUMUŞ

    I think the older Zephyrus GM501 is a better option, I personally couldn't decide which one to buy, but after watching the gm501 review and saw the thermal performance on that thing with its superior gaming capabilities compare to basic blade 15, I decided to buy a GM501. It costs almost the same as Blade 15 base model here, so it should be a solid choice right? What u guys think?

  • Israel Galivjan
    Israel Galivjan Month ago

    at 0:12 he knew he fucked up xD

    VIOOR Month ago +1

    did you know that if your eyes would see more than 30 fps then it will be a 2x slow motion when you are seeing in 60 fps

  • Antony Whatever
    Antony Whatever Month ago

    00:49 video cut out is just inhumanly cruel.

  • Blue Jay
    Blue Jay 2 months ago +1

    He really called a hard drive "spinning storage"? xd

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous 2 months ago

    Razer ripping people off. Their are so many better deals out there than Razor.

  • I like turtles
    I like turtles 2 months ago

    Why am I watching this while i have the 2011 thinkpad x220 and javing barely 150€

  • Jayblue873
    Jayblue873 3 months ago

    I’m only getting a 1050 ti

  • 田丸蓮音
    田丸蓮音 3 months ago +2

    Who will play games like that

  • Hey There
    Hey There 3 months ago

    I actually think the Blade 15 base might be the best product they've made. Cool Temps on 1060 max q and decent storage option and IO. Classic Razer look and more subtle than any other gaming notebook especially if you get a dbrand skin

  • Shoe Gazer
    Shoe Gazer 3 months ago

    Just upgraded from my blade 14 to a 15 base model today!

  • The Real Cool Pup
    The Real Cool Pup 3 months ago

    stop complaining, companies need to make money so if you eant cheaper be prepared.

    VIỆT THỊNH 3 months ago

    razer Blade 15 (2018) gtx 1060 max Q or Macbook Pro 2017 15 inch Quad I7 3.1Ghz please.... ?????????

  • The SniGOD
    The SniGOD 3 months ago

    0:12 xD

  • Axonxe / / IronIsKing
    Axonxe / / IronIsKing 4 months ago

    I though Razer lost a pp

  • Rohan Matta
    Rohan Matta 4 months ago

    i didn't know razer blades had dicks

  • D. Ritzer
    D. Ritzer 4 months ago

    0:13 got a mini-heart attack there

  • Ahmed Mokhles
    Ahmed Mokhles 4 months ago

    so no one is gonna talk about how he disassembled the thing *while* it was *powered on* AND *plugged in?*

  • Jason S
    Jason S 4 months ago

    But it's not a Razer so ef that other laptop.

  • AveyTravs
    AveyTravs 4 months ago

    What if you were able to get it for 1500$?

  • The Sad Potato
    The Sad Potato 5 months ago

    They really should have either had a lower msrp or even included 144hz for the same price with the option for a 1070 or RTX cards. The 2.5 inch drive space and ethernet are enough to sell some people on this instead of the advanced model.

  • Direction and Magnitude
    Direction and Magnitude 5 months ago +1

    Razer is a direct upgrade from apple.
    change my mind.

  • Eric Adams
    Eric Adams 5 months ago +1

    It's a productivity machine. Razer got enough feedback from Macbook users about wanting a real alternative and finally listened. I couldn't care less about high-end gaming performance. This is all about a good CPU, decent dGPU, space for real storage and great build quality. Why would I ever buy a last-gen (i.e. current, outdated) XPS or one of the hideous gaming laptops? Razer was smart with this decision.

  • Paper Art Work
    Paper Art Work 5 months ago +1

    Who else didn’t know what ‘neuter’ meant until seeing this video?

  • Julio Araujo
    Julio Araujo 5 months ago

    On amazon it says the basic model comes in 144hz version, is it true? A good option?

  • MC
    MC 5 months ago

    1:19 dust

  • amin eibraham salehzadeh nobari

    Im confused, does the base model have good battery life then? Since its not as big as the Advanced model?

  • ThomiPangang NL
    ThomiPangang NL 5 months ago

    Wich one would you recommend if price did not Mather?

  • Sam Johnston
    Sam Johnston 5 months ago +1

    I got the base model. The extra hdd is a lot more useful than I thought it would be. I do a lot of programming and networking so a good build quality and good graphics card was what I was looking for. My number one complaint about windows laptops is the use of cheap plastic. For this reason the base blade is great. I wish the display had a bit higher refresh rate but that's just being nit picky. The track pad is big and smooth, and the keyboard isn't really that mushy. And on a normal day I can go 5-6 hours off the battery. If you don't prioritize a video game the base model is a really good laptop for a lot broader consumer group than someone looking to play pubg at 144hz.

  • Eli Greenwood
    Eli Greenwood 5 months ago +14

    Yea but it's a RAZER. That Zephyrus looks nasty in comparison

  • FBI
    FBI 5 months ago

    She protec
    She attack
    But most important she thiccccc

  • idkwuisp 76
    idkwuisp 76 5 months ago

    I gotta say Linuses tech reviews are getting better and better

  • Eric Lopez
    Eric Lopez 6 months ago

    you guys really like pealing the plastics off cases.

  • Joey
    Joey 6 months ago


  • Joey
    Joey 6 months ago

    0:12 real smooth linus

  • Sean
    Sean 6 months ago

    That Dell XPS has terrible reviews

  • Branden Lucero
    Branden Lucero 6 months ago

    can't believe no one in the comments even mentioned that this is the first LTT video was released on this very day 10 years ago.

  • BlazingDylan
    BlazingDylan 6 months ago

    any chance you could review the GF63-8rc-249?

  • asiankid902
    asiankid902 6 months ago

    And they just put rtx chips into em

  • Bob Franky
    Bob Franky 6 months ago

    0:12 subbed

  • Dave Davidson
    Dave Davidson 6 months ago

    Or the aero 15x, am I right? anyone.... anyone. I'll get my coat :(

  • VTBbbnk
    VTBbbnk 6 months ago

    Why would you need a 144hz display in asus zepherus , when either way human eye cant see more than 30 fps?

    JÂFN DÈNSÉTSÜ 6 months ago

    Thanks I'll get the Dell xps

  • Ps-News
    Ps-News 6 months ago

    Watch This Vedio Friend's

  • Ps-News
    Ps-News 6 months ago

    Watch This Vedio Friend's

  • Edmund Hong
    Edmund Hong 6 months ago

    Just FYI - the Razer blade 15 is offered in both 60hz and 144hz display variants in the US

  • Unknown User
    Unknown User 6 months ago +1

    0:12 is that a PewDiePie chair reference?

  • Isabella Rhoslyn
    Isabella Rhoslyn 6 months ago +1

    i'm really dissapointed that dell makes gaming laptops for 600-800 dollars but somehow razer and these others think its "normal" to charge 2-3k for a similar device.

  • Ryan lex
    Ryan lex 7 months ago

    Razar is way overprice yo.

  • khornbats
    khornbats 7 months ago

    LINUS please review the two customizable laptops on the MainGear website. They look amazing and I want to buy one but I'm not sure what they feel like keyboard wise.

  • JacklenFolf
    JacklenFolf 7 months ago

    My custom built full tower cost less than this

  • Humdogm
    Humdogm 7 months ago

    Missed an opportunity to name this "Razer Dulled the Blade"

  • Rich
    Rich 7 months ago

    15 seconds in and something almost breaks 🤔

  • Carla Neves
    Carla Neves 7 months ago

    I really love this guy sense of...

  • Clappy Diamond
    Clappy Diamond 7 months ago

    damn, I wish I had a gaming laptop lol...

  • Miguel Hernández
    Miguel Hernández 7 months ago

    I'd cook for my girlfriend, oh yeah, right...

  • Josh M.
    Josh M. 7 months ago +1

    Update: I got my blade 2 weeks ago today and it is AMAZING. Of course the PC enthusiast will have a differing opinion to those who don’t have access to state of the art hardware. But for your average joe who needs a laptop to use for work or the occasional gaming session, this laptop can run games at ultra (or very high) and easily hit its 60 FPS cap. It makes for a very pleasant Fortnite experience whenever I’m done with my schoolwork. I would recommend it to anyone who has 1600 dollars to spend on a laptop.

    • shanec2k3
      shanec2k3 7 months ago +1

      You got the blade base? if so i agree with your assesment

  • Black Crescrent
    Black Crescrent 7 months ago

    Hi any options for gaming laptop for someone who work low income appreciate any advise.

    • Sean Chang
      Sean Chang Month ago

      Build your own. A tower PC with i7 3770 CPU and low end AMD graphics card.

  • Linh Pham
    Linh Pham 7 months ago

    the Beyblade

  • Damien Beckham
    Damien Beckham 7 months ago

    My heart skipped a beat at :11 LOL, nice work not busting out laughing lol

  • 李政杰
    李政杰 7 months ago

    Why would you ever spend that much money on a gaming LAPTOP?

  • Robert gaming
    Robert gaming 7 months ago

    i have a asus laptop 2016

  • Nic Fernando
    Nic Fernando 7 months ago

    Kudos on the outro! Still understood everything

  • FlightFilms
    FlightFilms 7 months ago

    LMAOOOO I died at that intro xDDDD

  • Borys Barski
    Borys Barski 7 months ago

    what do you mean by neutered

  • RogerWilco
    RogerWilco 7 months ago

    Guess what: compromises to lower costs are compromises.
    Story at 11.

  • Veselka
    Veselka 7 months ago

    i want zephyr

  • Alastair Royale
    Alastair Royale 7 months ago

    I have the generation older Zephyrus M, never touched a better laptop, I god damn love this thing. Wish it had a 4K 60Hz option instead of 1080p 144Hz only, but meh.

  • Brody Pesce
    Brody Pesce 7 months ago

    Seeing as how I can get the razer blade base model for 2100 whereas the compared zephyulrus gx531gs is 2700 imma have to go with razer on this one chief

  • djlobb
    djlobb 7 months ago

    Title should have been, Razor bluntened the Blade..

  • FutureFireKing
    FutureFireKing 7 months ago

    So good yet no G-SYNC

  • Andy Rodriguez
    Andy Rodriguez 7 months ago

    Hey I'm what like a week late but this video was posted on the 10 year anniversary of Linus Tech Tips first video. everything is improve but his clumsiness

  • c122 h122
    c122 h122 7 months ago

    Can someone recommend me a Gaming laptop?

  • suli6969
    suli6969 7 months ago

    Is it just me or are the colors on this video really popping. Fantastic color grading.

  • tito9107
    tito9107 7 months ago

    $2k+ for a 1060???? Fuuuuuuuuck thaaaaaaat!!!!!

  • needforsuv
    needforsuv 7 months ago

    What if you want 1080p 60 with 1070?

  • Glowii Boii
    Glowii Boii 7 months ago

    but I love the outro >.

  • Shantanu Desai
    Shantanu Desai 7 months ago

    Is the GTX 1050 Ti really a "substantial downgrade" from the 1060 Max-Q? (◔_◔)

  • Mr Putman
    Mr Putman 7 months ago

    Want to see the new top end razer stealth

  • HeadPack
    HeadPack 7 months ago

    Got the 4K advanced, and had the 2017 model as well. Both are loud laptops. Lots of power throttling with the new one. Screen alone was worth it though. Base model could be a good deal for design students, who are often nudged towards buying much more expensive MacBook Pro's, and then hate them.

  • Kemal Uyanik
    Kemal Uyanik 7 months ago

    I have been watching your videos for a long time. I have Razer blade 14inch (2018) first week it had flickering problem and I sent to be fixed. After a months I received it back but 60 days after it started doing it again. Razer costumer service agrees some of blade 14 inch model are faulty and have flickering problem (mostly with touch screen) but instead of changing it with new one they offer me to repair it again. You haven’t mentioned any problem like this in your blade laptop videos so I believe you should update them and talk about it. Many people like me review videos like yours and decide to buy blade product... but Razer doesn’t stand behind his product at all. Selling faulty product ( specially they know they are faulty) is just like stilling money of people... I know I will not get any answers for this msg but please note that many people like me are out there waiting their 2300 dollars laptop to be change......

  • Safet Sunay
    Safet Sunay 7 months ago

    Damn it... I got the Basic model for light gaming and photo editing on the go. Right now I'm still waiting for it and want to cry after watching this video ; ((

  • Nate Moorman
    Nate Moorman 7 months ago

    How many times did you say "beyblade" when you were trying to say "base blade"

  • angel gariaparra
    angel gariaparra 7 months ago

    just an off note. . . .

    imagine the dAY . . a laptop with a notch

  • Eddie Linares
    Eddie Linares 7 months ago

    0:12 I pissed myself

  • SlayTheSins
    SlayTheSins 7 months ago

    I would n't mind if they took out the webcam for a 1070 max-q but hey its a laptop, SO IT HAS TO HAVE A FUCKING WEBCAM... not...

  • Polar Apex
    Polar Apex 7 months ago

    900,000th viewer yay or 900k

  • Super Saiyan Commenter
    Super Saiyan Commenter 7 months ago

    darn expensive!

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    Trippt 7 months ago


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  • The Faltu YouTuber
    The Faltu YouTuber 7 months ago

    তোরা কি জন্ম গত আবাল নাকি কোথাও ট্রেনিং নিছোস...?

  • Matthew Birmingham
    Matthew Birmingham 7 months ago +1

    Shaves off some price, still gets fat shamed....

  • Louis Horvath
    Louis Horvath 7 months ago

    I'm on a REAL budget here. Is there a 500$ laptop worth buying?