Razer Blade 15 Base Edition (2021)

PERFORMANCE – TEMPERATURES AND NOISE

When buying a thin gaming laptop, you must accept some draw backs. Mainly heat and noise. To see how hot and noisy the Razer Blade 15 Base Edition is when being pushed I played a bunch of games and both measured the noise as well as recorded the temperatures on the GPU and the CPU.

Setting

CPU (Max)

GPU (Max)

Noise

Other

3DMark Stress test

Balanced

~ 74 C

~70 C

44 dBA

Assasins Creed Valhalla (Balanced) 

Balanced

~95 C

~ 77 C

49.8 dBA

Max CPU temp just for a few seconds. Otherwise around 85 C

Gaming

~98 C

~80 C

51.5 dBA

Max CPU temp just for a few seconds. Otherwise around 85 C

Battlefield V, 1440p Medium

Gaming

~75 C

~81 C

Outriders (1440p, DLSS Quality, Ultra High)

Gaming

~95 C

~~ 74 C

Max CPU temp just for a few seconds. Otherwise around 83 C

Overall I think the Razer laptop performs well. Yes, a few times I noticed the CPU reaching high temperatures but in all cases it was just for a few seconds and the average temperature was lower. So while 95-96C sounds high the actual average temperature seemed to be closer to 83 – 88 C.

As for the noise you of course can hear the fans but at least it is not an annoying sound and just a regular whooshing sound.

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