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MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)VS
Blade 14 (2023)
$2,699
$2,400
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Key differences

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General Use

9.0
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
8.0
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) is excellent for general use, while the Razer Blade 14 (2023) is very good.

Gaming and 3D

7.7
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
8.6
The Razer Blade 14 (2023) is very good for gaming and 3D, while the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) is good.

Performance

8.6
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
8.6
General use
3D
Engineering and design
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) performs better than the Razer Blade 14 (2023) for general use, while the Razer Blade 14 (2023) performs better than the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) for gaming and 3D.

Screen Quality

9.4
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
8.9
General use
Gaming and 3D
Design and engineering
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 has a better screen than the Razer Blade 14 for general use, and engineering and design, while the Razer Blade 14 has a better screen for gaming and 3D.

Battery

17.5 Hours
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
6.0 Hours
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 has 17.5 hours of battery life. The Razer Blade 14 has 6 hours of battery life.

Build Quality

10.0
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
8.5
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has the best build quality, while the Razer Blade 14 (2023) has very good build quality.

Cost

$2,699
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
$2,400
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$1,000

$1,500

$2,000

$2,500

$3,000

$3,500

$4,000

The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has a price of $2,699 and the Razer Blade 14 (2023) costs $2,400.
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Key similarities

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Engineering and Design

9.1
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
8.7
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) to be excellent for engineering and design, while the Razer Blade 14 (2023) is very good.

Portability

Good
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Blade 14 (2023)
Very Good
16.2in
SIZE
14.0in
4.7 lbs
WEIGHT
4.0 lbs
0.6in
THICKNESS
0.7in
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Razer Blade 14 (2023) to have very good portability, while the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has good portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

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How the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) and the Razer Blade 14 (2023) compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)Razer Blade 14 (2023)
Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)Razer Blade 14 (2023)

GENERAL

Price
$2,699
$2,400
Brand
AppleRazer
Release Date
January 11 2023January 06 2023
Operating System
MacOSWindows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
14'' x 9.8'' x 0.66''12.2'' x 9'' x 0.7''
Weight
4.7 lbs4.05 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Apple M3 Pro (12C)AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
Overall CPU Score
9.2/109.3/10
Graphics
M3 Pro (18C) RTX 4070 (140 W)
Overall GPU Score
5.7/109.8/10
RAM
36 gb16 gb

SCREEN

Resolution
3456 x 22342560 x 1600
General Use Screen Score
9.7/108.7/10
Gaming and 3D Screen Score
8.9/109.5/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
9.7/108.6/10
Diagonal Size
16.2"14"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
02
USB-C ports
32
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
02
USB-C Charging
YesYes
Display Outputs
23

BATTERY

Battery Life
17.5 hours6 hours
Battery Capacity
99.6 wh68.1 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
1080p1080p
Keyboard Quality Score
9.5/109/10
Fingerprint Reader
YesNo
Number Pad
NoNo
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes

RELIABILITY

Build Quality Score
10/108.5/10
Warranty Period
1 year1 year

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better BatteryApple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
More portable Roughly equal
Better for GamingRazer Blade 14 (2023)
Better for general useApple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)

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Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)

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Andreas Osthoff | February 2023
"The Apple MacBook Pro 16 2023: M2 Max challenges GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. The new MacBook Pro 16 2023 with the M2 Max SoC is the most powerful laptop Apple has on sale right now. While we do not get the expected performance and efficiency improvements from completely new 3 nm chips, which we expected ahead of the launch, the 2023 model is still a solid update. The CPU of the M2 Max can be up to 20 % faster than the old model and we also see an advantage of 25-30 % for the GPU with 38 cores. However, both components also consume more power, so the efficiency did not change that much under maximum load."

Razer Blade 14 (2023)

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Allen Ngo | May 2022
"After making a huge splash with the original 2021 model, it's expected that the 2022 refresh would be more of a minor update to an already impressive machine. It adds a higher resolution webcam (720p to 1080p), faster CPU (Ryzen 9 5900HX to Ryzen 9 6900HX), faster GPU (RTX 3070/3080 to 3070/3080 Ti), faster RAM (DDR4-3200 to DDR5-4800), faster M.2 SSD support (PCIe3 x4 to PCIe4 x4), newer WLAN module (Killer AX1690i to Qualcomm WCN685x), and a MUX switch for the new integrated Radeon 680M GPU. It's indubitably an upgrade especially in terms of single-thread processor performance."

About Apple

Apple, an American technology company, is the world’s largest company in terms of market capitalization. Their MacBook laptops feature a slim, minimalistic design, class-leading battery life, and premium display and speaker quality. In 2020 Apple switched from using Intel processors to their own silicon chips which have excellent performance and efficiency. The macOS operating system is the second most widely used OS, after Windows.

About Razer

Samsung Electronics is the second-largest technology corporation by revenue. Based in South Korea, they are very well known for their wide range of phones, tablets, TVs and appliances. Their main line of laptops is the Galaxy Book series, launched in 2017. This range includes 2-in-1 convertible devices and standard notebooks, with a focus on portability and value for money.

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