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Wield The Force With Unique Star Wars Designed Razer Blade Gaming Laptop

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  1. Cristian_25H

    Cristian_25H News Poster

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    Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, has announced a sweepstakes promising one winner a custom-designed Star Wars: The Old Republic Razer Blade gaming laptop. Valued at over $15,000, the Star Wars inspired Razer Blade is unique: Only one of its kind exists in the known universe, from this galaxy to those far, far away.

    "Star Wars provides the benchmark by which all entertainment media is measured, and the Razer Blade is the standard for true portability, power and innovation in PC gaming," says Robert 'RazerGuy' Krakoff, president of Razer USA. "The opportunity to work with LucasArts and BioWare on this fun project is a testament to our common love of great entertainment and ensuring the best possible experience for fans."

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    Sweepstakes participants can sign up for the contest at www.razerzone.com/WieldTheForce. Second-place winners will receive a package of Razer's Star Wars: The Old Republic product, including a gaming mouse, headset, mouse mat and a keyboard featuring Razer's revolutionary Switchblade User Interface.

    The Razer Blade is only 0.88 in. thin, less than half the thickness of traditional gaming laptops of comparable performance. Combined with an ultra-slim power supply, the entire system weighs less than seven pounds, less than half the weight of other gaming laptops, making it the lowest profile, lightest gaming laptop of its class.

    The Razer Blade features equivalent performance to some of the most powerful traditional gaming laptops, but at a fraction of their size and weight.

    The lucky winner will be able to experience today's most graphics-intensive games at phenomenal frame rates on the Razer Blade's remarkable 17.3-in. high-definition display. The machine's solid-state drive (SSD) delivers data up to three times faster than traditional hard drives, allowing for blistering boot times.

    The most striking and innovative feature of the Razer Blade remains its multi-award-winning Switchblade UI. The unique integrated LCD display/multi-touch panel and 10 dynamic adaptive tactile keys put commands and control functions within fingertip reach. The Switchblade UI features a growing list of applications designed specifically for gaming by Razer's in-house software engineers as well as by Razer's active community of users. These apps include a Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ combat logger that saves and displays on its secondary screen in-game data such as Damage Per Second (DPS) and Heals Per Second (HPS).

    Use the Switchblade UI also to browse the web for in-game guides, watch online videos, stay connected within social networks and take advantage of an expanding list of dedicated gaming apps without ever having to leave a game.

    About the Razer Blade gaming laptop

    The Razer Blade is a 17-in. gaming laptop that delivers extreme performance and all-new features and applications in a ultra-portable form factor. It features a fast Intel Core i7 processor and a high-performance NVIDIA GeForce graphics processor within in a lightweight aluminum chassis. The revolutionary Switchblade User Interface, located next to the Blade's full-size keyboard, was designed by Razer from the ground up to enhance gaming experiences and provide more control at the gamer's fingertips. The Switchblade features 10 adaptive tactile keys and a multi-touch LCD panel that can also display in-game information. And at just 0.88 inches thin and weighing a mere 6.46lbs, the Razer Blade is the world's first true gaming laptop.
     
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    Did they just say $15,000....................
     
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    Especially designed after a failed MMO... lolol Razer makes me :roll:
     
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    Must be some quality shit what theyre smoking.
     
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    I wonder if they are going to do a Hellgate: London laptop next.
     
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    Or Duke Nukem, that would be a hit.
     
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    Been subbed since launch...still more fun than WoW after I had been with that for over 5yrs. 90% of the hate against TOR is not justified imo. Spread mostly by trolls who either barely touched the game, or spacebared through it and couldn't stand sitting around waiting for the rest to hit endgame.

    "There's no endgame!" they'd say. Well, thats cause they were a WoW player who skipped over all the content then hit endgame before the main population did. Then they sat there on forums and blogs raging about every little thing they could to ruin everyone else's experience because it was their own fault they have the attention span of a goldfish. It did not take long for players to get to 50. Did it within a week and a half myself. But I talked with the guys who just blew through it. They did that, finished the story mode raid, then rage quit. Didn't even attempt HMs or other content. Then they blasted the game all over the web.

    Yeah there was bugs, but nothing worse than Blizz has shipped with WoW. Greatest problem with TOR was it did not attract the players that would stay. It attracted the players who qq and troll about every little thing. The ones who have taken over WoW the past few years. So has it failed...no, the playerbase has failed.

    TOR is staying alive thanks to the RP crowd, same bunch that kept STO alive. I planned ahead and got my friends to join an RP server just for this factor. If something went wrong, PVE servers would be the first to empty. After being with STO and keeping an eye on it in the course of a year, when I resubbed there it was thanks to that crowd which kept the game going, kept dev coming, and bought Cryptic time to polish it up to where it should have been at launch. Did I rage, no. Did I complain, only in offering constructive criticism to Cryptic which they did listen to as I saw the changes happen later. I've been seeing BW do the same.

    Hero engine was a fail move, sure. But soon that won't be a problem anymore as BW has been transitioning to their own inhouse engine during the course of this year. TOR is getting better, whether people want it or not.

    This laptop, a bit excessive. Be better to just go out, buy an Asus or Lenovo...get some paint and paint it up then slap a TOR sticker on it.
     
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    this is just so much fail
     
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    ... I think I'll pass
     
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    I played until level 34, it just got boring to me, or it took 2 hours to find a group for anything.
     
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    Didn't realize Apple was developing MMOs :laugh:
     
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    Some one in the World will buy it.
    Just not me.
     
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    $15,000 for a laptop themed on a game no one really plays . . . wow I really hope that's a typo and it's really $1,500!
     
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    I'd buy it... if I was the worlds richest man and had a qouta of so much money to spend on overpriced goods. Then I'd buy it...



    ...and maybe one of these celebrity mansions going around. Just saying. Would I live in it? No. Would I want to? No.
     
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    You can assign any price to limited edition stuff, given that its more or less unique
     

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