Can Razer win me back? - Razer Blade 14 AMD

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I have a love-hate relationship with the Razer Blade 14 laptop. It had major reliability issues in the past, but should I give them another chance since they have an AMD processor?

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CHAPTERS
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0:00 - Intro
0:10 - Unboxing & Blade history lesson
1:20 - Razer Blade overview & exterior impressions
2:31 - Taking a look inside
5:17 - dbrand paid us to throw things at Linus
6:08 - Powering on the Razer Blade
6:47 - Keyboard impressions
7:30 - Display impressions
8:20 - Gaming performance impressions
8:42 - Daily driver comparison ASUS Flow
9:20 - Closing thoughts

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Comentarii  
  • I-K

    I-K

    Acum 17 ore

    6:50 why don’t you guys just turn the allow this app to change etc etc screen thing?

  • Fronk Hoonigan

    Fronk Hoonigan

    Acum 23 ore

    I daily drive a Razer Blade 15 advanced. 9th gen intel and rtx 2070. Beware the batteries and factory paste and pads. I am on battery #3 within 2yrs and razer wants you to ship those death traps around. I'll be keeping this until it tries or succeeds in killing me but it made going back to desktop a priority. Aside from battery fires, thermals and cheap parts from the mfg (ram, paste, pads, drives) it's a solid machine

  • Its Fate

    Its Fate

    Acum 2 Zile

    this guy acts like he knows everything. stupid

  • Ryan

    Ryan

    Acum 4 Zile

    Venom actually banned me from their Facebook page for asking why they didn't have a Ryzen option. They gave a very arrogant answer to another who asked and I make the point Ryzen has better TDP and thermals, ideal for a laptop. They responded to a other user asking saying that Ryzen is fast but they are poor quality essentially. They said "it's like buying a Ferrari, they are fast but they won't last as long as a Toyota." I called them out on that and told them their explanation is not based on any fact just fanboyism. Well they didn't like that. 🤣 I would love to see this Razers Ryzen destroy Venoms Intel laptops in benchmarks and thermals.

  • AlexandreG

    AlexandreG

    Acum 7 Zile

    Love how everyone on the back is having fun looking at him.
    Usually YouTubers of this magnitude don't have employees that see them as funny people

  • Phu Phan

    Phu Phan

    Acum 7 Zile

    Should i buy the razer blead stealth 13 or the 14 inch just come out ?

  • Momo

    Momo

    Acum 8 Zile

    drabnd's just trolling him for his lack of energetic sponsorships at this point😂

  • Lutfi Maulana

    Lutfi Maulana

    Acum 9 Zile

    pls review Xiaomi mi notebook x 15 Linus

  • shadowviscane1

    shadowviscane1

    Acum 9 Zile

    the question is do you game on the flow? if not then the noise wont be bad at all for just productivity.

  • Holiday Fart Cruise

    Holiday Fart Cruise

    Acum 10 Zile

    Soldered RAM?
    Pass.

  • Joe Bassist

    Joe Bassist

    Acum 11 Zile

    When is linus doing his full review on LTT for this? actually been waiting 😂

  • InMyOpinion...

    InMyOpinion...

    Acum 11 Zile

    Dbrand. Just wow. Props.

  • Jishay Smallhorn

    Jishay Smallhorn

    Acum 12 Zile

    Battery gate brand

  • Junhai Yang

    Junhai Yang

    Acum 13 Zile

    I just realized that dbrand is a Toronto based company, aren't they supposed to be nice?

  • CoolsGraphics

    CoolsGraphics

    Acum 14 Zile

    I have a razer blade 14 2016 and its amazing, running warzone at 60 to 300 fps, but i might be having an issue and getting a VIDEO_DXGKRNL_FATAL_ERROR, i was hoping if you would help please.

  • Jinwoo Chang

    Jinwoo Chang

    Acum 17 Zile

    Hey uploader, is it safe to open up the vapor chamber and reapply liquid metal?

  • GatoPaint

    GatoPaint

    Acum 17 Zile

    is Linus daily Drivin an ROG Flow X13 ? neat!

  • Fernando Mansilla

    Fernando Mansilla

    Acum 18 Zile

    5:44 y'all came for this

  • TheAllfather 663

    TheAllfather 663

    Acum 18 Zile

    Guessing these are so expensive because of that beefy cpu?

  • Thomas Luggiero

    Thomas Luggiero

    Acum 19 Zile

    Not with their shitty customer support service. You can't even buy a razer battery.

  • Alex Field

    Alex Field

    Acum 20 Zile

    Bought Razer once and will never buy again, great looking machine and wanted to love it but they are plagued with problems and terrible support. I do like competition though as it makes everyone step up and make better products.

  • nathan0401

    nathan0401

    Acum 20 Zile

    lol

  • Sudarshan

    Sudarshan

    Acum 20 Zile

    Where's the review

  • Malcolm Morgan

    Malcolm Morgan

    Acum 20 Zile

    16gb ruins it

  • Mike Sabella

    Mike Sabella

    Acum 21 o Zi

    yeooo that sponsor 😭

  • Max Schreur

    Max Schreur

    Acum 22 Zile

    So could they win you back Linus? Are you gonna daily drive this thing again or are you gonna use the dell xps 2 in 1. And also I really like all the dbrand ads later. And how you presented this was so funny.

  • Roger Lee

    Roger Lee

    Acum 23 Zile

    Yea, i'll stick to Asus ROG or Acer Predator. Razer is basically becoming Apple but for gaming. Did I forget to mention Razer support sucks?

  • ObviousQuantity

    ObviousQuantity

    Acum 24 Zile

    I absolutely hate the Razer Blade laptops I got one 2 years ago and at first damn it was the most beautiful thing I’ve seen and it was great and still is, but the battery yo... it got bloated twice.

    • ObviousQuantity

      ObviousQuantity

      Acum 11 Zile

      @LinusMLGTips Shouldn't be happening though. The first time it happened was literally a year after I got it luckily I was able to ship it back to Razer and get it replaced and then a year later again same problem this time it's out of warranty so I don't think I can get it replaced this time which is dumb. Anyways I plan to finally get a gaming desktop probably gonna throw the blade away I was gonna use it for college, but rather not have it blow up on me. edit: I've never had a gaming laptop so maybe this is common, but damn $2000 to have your computer turn into a bomb a year later kind of wack.

    • LinusMLGTips

      LinusMLGTips

      Acum 11 Zile

      That's just physics.

  • Clayton

    Clayton

    Acum 25 Zile

    WHY DOESNT IT HAVE THUNDERBOLT 3?????!!!!

    • Farouq Alsalih

      Farouq Alsalih

      Acum 21 o Zi

      because it's using an AMD CPU. Any laptop with an AMD CPU doesn't have thunderbolt

  • krazye

    krazye

    Acum 25 Zile

    3060/70/80 in a razerblade?!?! I'm sitting here fine with my RB15 with 2070MQ. I wonder how much you'd have to go through to keep that mother fucker cool.

    • LinusMLGTips

      LinusMLGTips

      Acum 11 Zile

      You're only getting 100w of power so it's really just a 3060m, 3070m and 3080m. Just rebranded to sound way more powerful.

  • [ Toast ]

    [ Toast ]

    Acum 25 Zile

    Wait, razer amd, sheeesh, oh heavenly father, thou shall take my life savings away in return for what i desire

  • John Carlisle

    John Carlisle

    Acum 25 Zile

    Fan noise? Who doesn't game with headphones?

  • Edward Millen

    Edward Millen

    Acum 25 Zile

    THANK YOU for mentioning the stupid little arrow keys! I'm on my second replacement Blade Stealth (yeah, issues, like you said)... I started with the late 2019 model with the full-size arrow keys which I loved the keyboard on, and these squished up arrow keys on the later models have been driving me mad ever since I sent that one back. Every other review I've seen/read etc says the keyboard is better since they changed it, but aaaargh, I use the arrow keys literally all the time for all sorts of things and it's horrible... whereas I never had any issue with the size or position of the right shift key in the old layout :/

  • Darveter Darveter

    Darveter Darveter

    Acum 26 Zile

    Only 16GB RAM? 😟

  • troy

    troy

    Acum 27 Zile

    Only 2tbs lol

  • Mattpanther08

    Mattpanther08

    Acum 27 Zile

    Damn linus is good at typing!!....

  • colton atwell

    colton atwell

    Acum 27 Zile

    Fuck I want one now

  • LuckyTrickshot

    LuckyTrickshot

    Acum 27 Zile

    no AirPods where harmed in the making of this video

  • Shivraj !

    Shivraj !

    Acum 27 Zile

    The razer logo glows 6:28

  • TaY CKhan

    TaY CKhan

    Acum 27 Zile

    Would love to this this cooling solution also on every other Macbook and laptop as well. I guess I will buy this laptop in 17" white/aluminum and super glossy not matte display.

  • TaY CKhan

    TaY CKhan

    Acum 27 Zile

    Is there a white Version of it?

  • Silent Gamer

    Silent Gamer

    Acum 27 Zile

    Hello

  • Shylo Parks-Watson

    Shylo Parks-Watson

    Acum 27 Zile

    IS it just me or does linus just not seem to give a shit about this? he seems so annoyed and not interested in the product or the sponsor..

  • 15 -025

    15 -025

    Acum 28 Zile

    Am I the only one surprised by his 118 wpm!... Mine is like around 42, 45... In rare cases it touches 50 51....😱

  • Luís Felipe Mazoni

    Luís Felipe Mazoni

    Acum 28 Zile

    Hey guys, that's the exact comparison I'm struggling with Flow x13 VS Blade 14... any chance you do a deeper video on this comparison?

  • Chirantan Nath

    Chirantan Nath

    Acum 29 Zile

    Did he turn it off before opening the back panel?

  • iau

    iau

    Acum 29 Zile

    These and the Asus Zephyrus line are the only ones with reasonable professional designs for a gaming laptop.

  • Serious As Fck *

    Serious As Fck *

    Acum 29 Zile

    Razer is arse now I feel like they are getting cheaper with the products but still charging a premium bc of the brand

  • Ivy Oh

    Ivy Oh

    Acum 29 Zile

    Thanks for no webcam demo

  • Dan Yu

    Dan Yu

    Acum 29 Zile

    So sad I bought Asus Rog Zephyrus G14 last month :(

  • Chris Ealick

    Chris Ealick

    Acum 29 Zile

    They still run hot as hell.

  • Ben Korpella

    Ben Korpella

    Acum 29 Zile

    I love dbrand so much.

  • Dudeomfgstfux

    Dudeomfgstfux

    Acum 29 Zile

    My 2016 razor blade is still going strong. I was lucky with getting one from the good batch. 😃

  • Gleb Vaytman

    Gleb Vaytman

    Acum 29 Zile

    Just saying, who would game using laptop speakers, considering size of the laptop speakers aren’t something that really stands out on this unit.

  • Alfie's Funtime

    Alfie's Funtime

    Acum lună

    6:47 Lol

  • Ryan M

    Ryan M

    Acum lună

    "this cooling system, this is pretty cool." -linus

  • SV Marshmallow

    SV Marshmallow

    Acum lună

    So my graphics amplifier won't work?

  • Taylor

    Taylor

    Acum lună

    Linus! Someone told me that you can fit a double sided M.2 in there-- can you confirm??

  • TzzSmk

    TzzSmk

    Acum lună

    I wonder if Apple beats it this year with new MBP lineup :D

  • Inspire

    Inspire

    Acum lună

    To anyone planning on getting this laptop, AVOID THE 1080P screen, It has horrible response times and results in bad ghosting. the 1440p panel does not suffer from these issues.

  • alquan

    alquan

    Acum lună

    Does it get hot? That’s my biggest thing

  • Patryk PsychoX

    Patryk PsychoX

    Acum lună

    What about heat? How hot does it get while long gaming?

  • Rushil Dasari

    Rushil Dasari

    Acum lună

    did they just throw like 20 airpods pros at linus
    and Dbrand sent them 20 airpods pros just for that reason
    awesome

  • Kewal N

    Kewal N

    Acum lună

    Almost 5 GHz and a 3080 inside a laptop that size is just next level

  • Youn Tune

    Youn Tune

    Acum lună

    I got a 4tb SSD in mine. there is just 2 chips toward the screw side bottom of the SSD I got. It just clears the post that supports the SSD allowing me to have 4TB. Only thing I don't like is the weight. At 3.9 lbs it's a chunky monkey. Only .5 lbs off from a Zephyrus G15.
    The archilles heal of the Flow X13 is the shorty SSD it uses. Only 1TB absolute max. $2800 laptop setup with tiny little 1TB ssd? Pass.

  • lii lulll

    lii lulll

    Acum lună

    100w is weak right but its thin so I can't really expect more. If you were looking for performance you would had just bought a legion 5pro

  • BingoYT

    BingoYT

    Acum lună

    linus:the blade
    me:watching tmmyinnit saying the blade

  • Weardo

    Weardo

    Acum lună

    I fucking hate that everyone thinks it's okay to remove the SD card slot from computers

  • MonsterSteve

    MonsterSteve

    Acum lună

    I bought the 3 year Razercare Elite for this laptop and that's probably the first time I ever bought a warranty on a computer. Just because I've heard of the long term issues some of these laptops have and that will cover accidental damage too. It's weird to actually hope something goes wrong so I'm not flushing $400 down the drain.

  • Mark gaming

    Mark gaming

    Acum lună

    Linus: "Dbrand is the greatest sponser ever"

  • Garrus Vakarian

    Garrus Vakarian

    Acum lună

    Sure the CPU is better on the Razer, but I can buy the Asus Tuf RTX 3070 with the quad core i7 for HALF the price of the Razer model. Pass.

  • Garrus Vakarian

    Garrus Vakarian

    Acum lună

    It's $500 CAD more for the 3070, no the 3070 is not the sweet spot, the 3060 is. The 3080 is just the same GPU as the 3070 pretty much.

  • Daniel Willison

    Daniel Willison

    Acum lună

    How loud is it when not gaming? If I was to use it for voice recording only?

  • Mj Legelen

    Mj Legelen

    Acum lună

    wtf 16gb...

    • Malcolm Morgan

      Malcolm Morgan

      Acum 20 Zile

      Ikr

  • ironyconfident

    ironyconfident

    Acum lună

    Do you polish your wedding ring for videos?

  • waleed afandi

    waleed afandi

    Acum lună

    I love how most of the comments are about Dbrand rather than the product being reviewed

  • Chun

    Chun

    Acum lună

  • lame cat

    lame cat

    Acum lună

    Did anyone notice he didnt shut down the computer and opened the back panel?

  • That NiceGuy

    That NiceGuy

    Acum lună

    Please do a review

  • Alexander Lee

    Alexander Lee

    Acum lună

    I have a razor blade 15 from 2020, and while I love it to death for a laptop, I think it's biggest issue is cooling. That thing gets hot, in fact the part of the laptop gets so hot that if you hold your finger that I'll actually burn you. It makes me wonder about the longevity of my laptop.

  • Sundelin Productions

    Sundelin Productions

    Acum lună

    Do you think Razer will also make a larger 15 inch or 17 inch blade with the same Ryzen CPU and RTX GPUs?

  • rootsuitman

    rootsuitman

    Acum lună

    How the hell did you not notice the screws on the vapor chamber?

  • toekka baby

    toekka baby

    Acum lună

    Linus how much plastic waste do you have?

  • JtQFp

    JtQFp

    Acum lună

    watching from my Flow X13 with 3050ti 😎

  • Danial Javed

    Danial Javed

    Acum lună

    4:40
    What did he say?

  • dormytorry

    dormytorry

    Acum lună

    Flow 14? I thought it was the Flow x13

  • Javier

    Javier

    Acum lună

    the blade 14 sucks and continues to suck. It delivered on everything it promises, but after 6-7 months everything breaks and customer service sucks

  • Abdullah AlSulaiman

    Abdullah AlSulaiman

    Acum lună

    Keeping size aside, how do you think it compares with the Asus rog G15 in terms of performance and display quality? (3070 models)

  • Riggzilla

    Riggzilla

    Acum lună

    Linus felt really out of it today. Hope he's okay.

  • Laeven

    Laeven

    Acum lună

    It's called the razer blade for a reason


    It's gotta have all them fan blades!

  • Neil Flannery

    Neil Flannery

    Acum lună

    I bought a Legion 5(non-pro) based on your video and whilst there were a few issues, I spent about 1500 GBP in total including the purchase and a couple of upgrades. It's excellent now with upgraded ram which is cheap and a secondary m2 drive.
    It's a Ryzen 5800H with a 3070. I couldn't have bought a laptop with this level of performance for under 2k in the UK.
    It's 1080p but it's fine, way more than fine for gaming away from home. I have my main rig for 1440p or 4k. 3900x 3080 etc. UNLESS YOU HAVE A SPARE EPYC!

  • Jaywye

    Jaywye

    Acum lună

    6:46 Absolutely hilarious

  • Musk Melon

    Musk Melon

    Acum lună

    $1800 for a rtx 3060. yeah, nothing new here

  • loveableterror

    loveableterror

    Acum lună

    I am really excited to see this review. I recently purchased the ROG G14 3060 variant, still R9 with 16GB DDR4 and a 1TB NVME drive, super slim and fast, but I was eyeballing the razer hard. The Razer just didn't have that wow factor to command the extra price. The g14 at 1449 USD is just so killer. It runs Control (with DLSS) with all RT effects at a very nice 70FPS. The 144hz display is great for Overwatch and other competitive shooters, and the R9 is just so insanely fast, and does anything I could ever want it to do for my daily driver machine for college and work. I found the Razer KB lacking severely, it felt almost mushy compared to the very crisp and tactile keys that are on the G14, although the Razer does win for having an enter key that doesnt have a dead zone, an unfortunate issue I have noticed on the G14. All in all. Spot on review, definitely nice to see this segment or ultraportable gaming laptops have legit competition these days

  • t3hdude

    t3hdude

    Acum lună

    Don't get a Razer Blade. I got one and got a WHEA uncorrectable error BSOD after only a couple of months of use. It's still under warranty but the damn company hasn't responded to me in 5 days. I don't know what to do now I might have to file a lawsuit. Their company has absolute garbage customer support, especially considering this thing was near $3k CAD new.

  • d b

    d b

    Acum lună

    the bottom lid made it look like an omen 15. but wow those fan blades look insane. i wonder if by time they would get clogged. but by the looks of it im impressed by the internal cooling. just not the soldered ram lol

  • Vinícius Rodrigues

    Vinícius Rodrigues

    Acum lună

    I wonder why no one covers the Razer Blade bloated battery problem. Just look on reddit how many users have this problem!

  • Noe Munoz

    Noe Munoz

    Acum lună

    i wish it had left and right click buttons for the touch pad.

  • Naouta

    Naouta

    Acum lună

    Surprisingly low performance in doom at 1440p. Looked like low 80s to upper 90s. Not trying to be an fps snob, but for the price. It's not really selling me on it.