Have your cake and eat it too, compliments of our friends at Razer™! Announced today, the new Razer Blade Stealth Ultrabook™ plus Razer Core external graphics enclosure– when powered by AMD Radeon™ graphics is the first certified hot plug and play Thunderbolt™ 3 external graphics solution in the world – which even includes support for surprise removal.
The Razer Ultrabook is a lightweight, ultra-portable laptop that is only 0.52 inches thin and 2.75 pounds and great for everyday use. When you want more graphics horsepower, simply plug your Razer Core equipped with a Razer validated AMD Radeon™ graphics card using a standard Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) cable and game to your heart's content.
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For Gamers Who Demand the Best
Want to play AAA games like the Star Wars™ Battlefront™? Look no further than to Radeon™ GPUs for the ultimate performance Boost your Razer Blade Stealth with AMD Radeon™ GPUs for blazingly fast DirectX® 12 performance1 featuring AMD's advanced Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, which is currently the only architecture in the world that supports DX12's asynchronous shading . You also get a host of other features to enhance your gaming experience when you connect your Razer Core to one or more external displays, including:
• Virtual Super Resolution (VSR). VSR renders any game at up to 4K resolution, then downsizes those images on the fly to fit the monitor you have for a beautifully smooth supersample anti-aliasing effect. (see set up video) • Eyefinity Technology. Take your PC games to the next level of reality and immersion with Eyefinity technology for up to 6-simultaneous displays. • AMD FreeSyncTM technology. With a FreeSync enabled display, you’ll never have to worry about image-tearing or choppy game play getting in your way. • AMD LiquidVR™ technology support for the ultimate content, comfort and compatibility in Virtual Reality applications
A New Class of External Graphics for Gamers!
The Razer Ultrabook + Razer Core solution uses the universal Thunderbolt™ 3 - it's the USB-C that does it all.
Thunderbolt 3 provides the unique advantage of using a standard compact USB-C port, thin cable, high-speed data, and supports plug n play and notebook charging to deliver a better solution and enable the thinnest and lightest notebooks possible.
Our technical teams have been hard at work to develop the necessary hooks in the system firmware and driver to create seamless experience for end users - connecting to your Radeon GPU in the Razer Core is easy as connecting to a USB memory stick or external drive. No need to reboot you system, simply connect and you are ready to game!
The following AMD Radeon™ GPUs* are currently in the process of being validated by Intel and Razer for the Razer Core enclosure:
Radeon™ Fury Nano GPU
Radeon™ R9 390X GPU
Radeon™ R9 380X GPU
Radeon™ R9 380 GPU
Radeon™ R7 370 GPU
Radeon™ R7 360 GPU
If you are at CES this year, come see the Razer Blade Stealth + Razer Core in action and get more information at the Razer booth - Tech East, LVCC South Hall 3, Booth number 30225, contact Travis Furst (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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*Check with www.razerzone.com for more detailed graphics cards requirements and mechanical specifications
1DirectX® 12 enablement requires an x86 processor and an AMD Radeon™ graphics chip based on the Graphics Core Next architecture. Windows® 10 Technical Preview 2 (or later) and AMD Catalyst™ driver 15.20 (or later) from Windows Update required. GRT-9
DirectX 12, Vulkan or Mantle application support required
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