Razer Blade 15 Base Edition (2021)


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.


CPU (Max)

GPU (Max)



3DMark Stress test


~ 74 C

~70 C

44 dBA

Assasins Creed Valhalla (Balanced) 


~95 C

~ 77 C

49.8 dBA

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


~98 C

~80 C

51.5 dBA

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

Battlefield V, 1440p Medium


~75 C

~81 C

Outriders (1440p, DLSS Quality, Ultra High)


~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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