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I wonder how it'd stack up against the Lenovo 16" Legion 7 Series at the same $2000 price point.

3070 vs 3070 Max Q
16" screen vs 14"
500cd/m² (rated) vs 332cd/m² (measured in this review)
2560x1600 vs 2560x1440
32GB RAM vs 16GB
Intel i7-11800H vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

Should win in productivity and battery life due to the slightly faster 5900HX and smaller screen, but the GPU is a bit beefer as it's not a power optimized Max Q.

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1624274-REG/lenovo_82k60002us_legion7_i7_11800h_32gb_1tb.html/specs
 

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Nice! This is the smallest laptop with a 3070 integrated (most are 15" behemoths).

However, I feel the cooling simply cannot keep up and hence its a waste. I rather they tone down the configuration, eg. 25W TDP CPU (like 5700U) and 3050 instead. The screen reduce it to 1920 x 1080. This way, it uses alot less power and runs alot cooler. Yet it still has enough muscle for decent 1080p gaming.
 
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I have the rtx 3080 version that I use when I’m on business trips for both work and gaming and I absolutely love it! I went with this one because I needed a mobile gaming platform that didn’t look out of place in a board room and it does exactly that. It’s basically a black MacBook Pro to anyone who doesn’t know about computers so that’s a plus, and the 3080 performs about 20-30% better in games than the razer 14 reviewed in this article.
 

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I have the rtx 3080 version that I use when I’m on business trips for both work and gaming and I absolutely love it! I went with this one because I needed a mobile gaming platform that didn’t look out of place in a board room and it does exactly that. It’s basically a black MacBook Pro to anyone who doesn’t know about computers so that’s a plus, and the 3080 performs about 20-30% better in games than the razer 14 reviewed in this article.
Macbook Pro??
 

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So yall aren't going to discuss how the RAM isn't upgradable? 16GB isn't enough within a machine like this at this price point.
Upgradeability of the Razer Blade 14
The Blade 14’s bottom lid is held in by10 Torx screws. Once you remove those, it comes off easily. Once inside, only one Philips head screw separates you from upgrading the machine’s SSD. The laptop can support M.2 SSDs up to 2TB. You can’t upgrade the RAM, however. According to Razer’s press material, onboard RAM “helps ensure speed and the incredible compact size.” The laptop isn’t available with more than 16GB of RAM, which should be fine for most gamers.


I don't know that there's much more to be said. No, the RAM can't be upgraded. If you do want more than 16GB, that's a deal-breaker for some.
 
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Upgradeability of the Razer Blade 14
The Blade 14’s bottom lid is held in by10 Torx screws. Once you remove those, it comes off easily. Once inside, only one Philips head screw separates you from upgrading the machine’s SSD. The laptop can support M.2 SSDs up to 2TB. You can’t upgrade the RAM, however. According to Razer’s press material, onboard RAM “helps ensure speed and the incredible compact size.” The laptop isn’t available with more than 16GB of RAM, which should be fine for most gamers.


I don't know that there's much more to be said. No, the RAM can't be upgraded. If you do want more than 16GB, that's a deal-breaker for some.
Don't know how they missed it, as it was pretty clear.

Any chance we could get memory timing info posted? Or even better, a screenshot of the memory & SPD tabs of CPU-Z? I'd find that far more useful than those whining about something that was a clear design and technical decision for a compact gaming system, and snarky comments won't change.

Thanks for what you guys do!
 

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