Recently, Ripple has been very active. The brand has been launching one after another product. Nearly a week ago they launched the Ripple Pandora, the first Ultrabook from the OEM. Now, the company has presented another affordable gaming laptop in Nepal – the Ripple Raze. It is a completely new lineup that boasts the latest 11th gen Intel CPU and NVIDIA’s RTX 3050 GPU. Having said that, let’s dive into the specifications, features, price, and availability of Ripple Raze in Nepal.
Ripple Raze Overview
Design and Display
Ripple Raze is another standard 15-inch laptop with a screen size of 15.6-inch. It is an IPS LCD panel with a Full HD resolution and 144Hz refresh rate. The display offers 72% NTSC and 100% sRGB color space. It has thin bezels on the side whereas the top and bottom are comparatively thick. Likewise, the top bezels hold a HD camera.
The laptop looks sturdy with a metallic build which defines its weight of 2.2kg. There’s a single zone RGB backlit keyboard and a Microsoft precision touchpad on its body.
For ports it packs three USB Type-A (1x USB 3.2 Gen1, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2, 1x USB 2.0), one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C. It also has one full HDMI port,one Mini DisplayPort and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Underneath, the Raze is powered by an Intel Core i5-11400H processor. This is a high end hexa-core CPU based on the Tiger Lake H45 generation. It integrates six Willow Cove processor cores (12 threads thanks to HyperThreading) and has a maximum boost frequency of 4.50GHz. Apart from that the laptop packs Nvidia RTX 3050 MAX-P graphics. The RTX 3050 graphics brings raytracing and DLSS. Retracing enables more elastic lightning and shadow effects and DLSS boost a game’s frame rate performance.
In terms of memory configuration, it comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD storage for the base variant. Nevertheless, the memory can be upgraded up to 32GB via 2x SD-DIMM slots and storage up to 1TB.
Battery and Miscellaneous
Fueling the whole package is a 41Wh 4-cell Li-ion battery that supports 120W Full Range AC Adapter. For connectivity, it uses Bluetooth CNVi and Intel Dual Band Wi-Fi 6.
Lastly, the Raze packs a stereo speaker setup with Sound Blaster Cinema 6 for audio gratification.
Ripple Raze Specifications:
|Body||Metal build, 2.2 kg|
|Display||15.6″ IPS panel, 144Hz refresh rate, 72% NTSC, 100% sRGB|
|Resolution||FHD (1920 × 1080) resolution|
|Keyboard||Backlit, RGB lighting (single-zone)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-11400H, 6C/12T|
|RAM||8GB DDR4, 2× DDR4 SO-DIMM (expandable up to 32GB)|
|Storage||256GB SSD (expandable up to 1TB)|
|Graphics||Nvidia RTX 3050 MAX-P|
|Battery||41Wh Li-Ion, 120W power supply|
|Connectivity||Dual-band WiFi 6, Bluetooth CNVi|
|Ports||1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, 1x USB 2.0 port, 1x Mini DisplayPort, 1x HDMI out (with HDCP)|
|Warranty||2 years (plus lifetime technical support, servicing)|
Ripple Raze Price in Nepal and Availability
The Ripple Raze price in Nepal is Rs 1,50,000, currently available for pre-order. And if you pre-order the Raze you’ll get it for Rs 1,35,000 with free laser engraving and other goodies. To pre-order it, you visit the company’s website, Facebook page, or by contact them on WhatsApp. The company is offering 2 years of warranty on all parts along with life time technical services and full servicing.