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Chillblast presents ultra slim Skylake Samurai gaming laptop

There's nothing that PC gamer like better than to refer to themselves as Gaming Royalty. KitGuru wonders if that's the mindset that Chillblast was in when they created the Samurai Gaming Notebook. Born around Japan's Heian period, Samurai were “those who serve in close attendance to the nobility”. Whatever the logic, the specifications, on paper, seem impressive – so we invited Ben Miles into the KitGuru studio to give us a once-over on this dedicated system.

Less than 20mm thick and weighing under 2Kg, the Chillblast Samurai boasts a 3GB GTX970 graphics card, 256GB M.2 SSD Boot Drive and Core i7 6700HQ processor. Just looking at those specs on paper give you a pretty good idea of how this will perform, but what about the look and feel of this £1,499 gaming laptop?

Watch via our VIMEO Channel (Below) or over on YouTube at 1080p HERE.

  • Mobile Intel HM170 Series Express Chipset
  • 15.6” FHD (1920×1080) 16:9 panel
  • 16GB 2133MHz DDR4 Memory
  • 3GB nVidia Geforce GTX 970M
  • 128GB Samsung SM951 M.2 and 1TB Data Drive
  • RGB Keyboard
  • 2x USB 3.0 and 1x USB 3.1 (type C)
  • Kensington Lock
  • 390(W) x 266(D) x 19.9(H) mm
  • 1.9kg including battery

Buy from Chillblast over HERE

KitGuru says: While you still pay a price premium for portability, there's no doubt that the amount of firepower available to mobile gamers these days is significant. 

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