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New Razer Blade and Artec Eva

July 2015

Razer released new compact and powerful laptop for gamers called Razer Blade. We usually say "Hardware that suits gamers also suits us", so we gave it a try.

Here is the link to the laptop at manufacturer's web-site: http://www.razerzone.com/gaming-systems/razer-blade

Specs in brief:

  • Windows 8.1 (64-Bit)
  • Intel Core i7-4702HQ
  • 8 Gb RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
  • USB 3.0 port x 3 (SuperSpeed)


The biggest advantage is that it is ultra-portable laptop of minor weight (4.47lbs / 2.03kg, 14.0" display).
Please note that 8 Gb is usually the minimum amount of RAM that we recommend for Eva, but if you are scanning something of several meteres length, it is still possible - just stop scanning from time to time and unload the data from RAM.

More results of our tests can be found below:

  • Laptop screen is also a touch-pad which is convenient.
  • USB 3.0 provides 15 FPS of scanning speed for Eva.
  • 3000 frames can be stored in RAM at one time. If you require more frames to capture, then it is a good idea to pause scanning and unload some previously captured scans from memory.
  • Real-time fusion works at a good speed.
  • You can post-process and texturize projects on this laptop, but please keep in mind, that you will have around 5-6 Gb available for storing scans and processing them (about 2 Gb is used for Windows needs)
  • Due to high screen resolution of 3200x1800 the buttons in Artec Studio (SCAN, EDIT, TOOLS, etc) seem smaller than usual, but it is not very inconvenient.

We are here to help! If you have any questions or issues, please do not hesitate to contact our team by emailing support@artec-group.com or by clicking on "Ask Support" button on the upper part of the screen. We will always be happy to assist you and will get back to you as soon as we can.