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Razer Announces Edge March 1 Pre-Order

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Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, announced that its award-winning Razer Edge tablet will be available for pre-order on March 1, 2013, at 12:01 a.m. PST at this page. Purchased units will be shipped to consumers later that month.

The most powerful tablet in the world is also already one of the most decorated of its kind, with the Razer Edge claiming eight awards at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including CNET's "Best of Show" award, where it beat more than 20,000 other products. In addition, the Edge was voted the "People's Voice" award recipient by fans, making this the third consecutive year that a Razer product earned that honor.

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#2
So Razer finally finished Project Fiona... and it's a 1366x768 tablet?
 
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Those 360 style controller pads will break down is no time.

Read really bad reviews on them low QC.
 
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Read really bad reviews on them low QC.
Razer products having crappy quality control? Well, that's just unheard of! :laugh:
 
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Unfortunally this will just flop like their overpriced laptop. On the other hand if you could install windows 7/8 on it :rockout:
 
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want NOTHING to do with this......

i really hope this fails HARD and the tech producing companies take notice
 
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You haters can wish it to fail all day........but it doesn't change the fact this is the future of PC gaming.
 

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So Razer finally finished Project Fiona... and it's a 1366x768 tablet?
Any higher you might as well call it a non portable device: the battery will not be powerful enough.
 
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Unfortunally this will just flop like their overpriced laptop. On the other hand if you could install windows 7/8 on it :rockout:
it comes with windows 8
 
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So Razer finally finished Project Fiona... and it's a 1366x768 tablet?
Windows' scaling is not pretty good and you wouldn't want play game like Civ5 at 1920x1080 in 10-11" tablet, the text would be far too small.
 

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Why would anyone in their right mind preorder an untested piece of hardware that is a first of its kind?
 
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Why would anyone in their right mind preorder an untested piece of hardware that is a first of its kind?
Same guys who pre-ordered the "Blue Devil" Vett before the engine was even finalized. PEOPLE WITH TO MUCH MONEY.
 
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No RAM or GPU specs :(
 
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As a truck driver, this appeals to me.
 
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Crappy speced Ultrabook with shitty game "handles" instead of a keyboard... Genius!
And Windows on a 128 GB SSD...:laugh:

DDR3 1600
GT 640m LE (kepler)
Rumours say there are Fermi based ones out there
 
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Those 360 style controller pads will break down is no time.

Read really bad reviews on them low QC.
While I do see the number of comments about the poor durability of the ONZA game pad and have to agree even though mine is still working, there has not been enough time to see if these new Sabretooth controllers are going to turn out like the ONZA.

With the asking price of the Sabretooth controllers we better hope they are durable.
 
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Crappy speced Ultrabook with shitty game "handles" instead of a keyboard... Genius!
And Windows on a 128 GB SSD...:laugh:



Rumours say there are Fermi based ones out there
Whats wrong with windows on a 128GB SSD?
 
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Whats wrong with windows on a 128GB SSD?
20GB for Windows, about 9GB for recovery, a few GB for some bloatware and then some games and music etc and you will be running low on storage soon.
Without additional storage options that SSD will be soon full.

Just read that there will be a 256GB option too...
 
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You haters can wish it to fail all day........but it doesn't change the fact this is the future of PC gaming.
As engineered by social media and the iphone generation of "gamers" who don't consider themselves gamers. About as much of an abomination as the "share" button on the PS4 or other moronic ideas.
 
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As engineered by social media and the iphone generation of "gamers" who don't consider themselves gamers. About as much of an abomination as the "share" button on the PS4 or other moronic ideas.
I don't care for tablets or social media but I don't see whats wrong with the share button for the PS4 :confused:
 
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#23
I'm actually interested in this tablet, but I would wait a bit longer and would change a few specs on a second revision:

Upgrade the CPU to a ULV Haswell, it'll consume much less power than IVB on deep sleep, and the IGP will be more efficient when not gaming.

Would definitely upgrade the screen to at least 1920x1080, I mean, even my phone has higher resolution than the Edge...

Would use the GDDR5 version of the 640, boosting performance without any increased power penalty, or perhaps even wait for a Kepler gen 2 mobile GPU with enhanced performance in a similar power envelope (maybe the power savings from migrating to Haswell would allow for a faster discrete GPU)

Would definitely include an extra battery with the controller adapter for the price (currently $250 without any extra battery)

Or

Would go for an AMD Jaguar based APU with a fast GCN IGP, it might not be as power efficient or have the same CPU performance as Haswell, but it would pack a punch for gaming and using an APU would probably allow for a similar power usage than a CPU+GPU combo while saving costs and having similar performance.

Here's hoping Razer fixes some of the issues in this version and lower the price like they did with the 2nd version of the Blade.
 
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