Gaming behemoth Razer recently hosted an event at Williams F1 Conference Centre to celebrate the launch of the new Razer Blade Pro 17 gaming laptop, and the rest of its 2019 range; which gave me the chance to see, touch and get up close and personal with the Pro 17 and the Blade 15 models for a short while. The Pro 17 will be the leading light in its growing laptop portfolio, packed full of the highest grade specs and components, and achieve a best-in-class status with an innovative design and abundant array of ports. Does it, and the Blade 15, have what it takes to be one of the best gaming laptops? Embracing the current wave of super-sleek designs for gaming lappies, the new Razer Blade Pro 17 is up to 25% smaller than other 17” laptops of its class, says Razer. Given this, and the components under the hood, Razer is quick to highlight the vapor chamber cooling system and a new multi-fan design present in the chassis that ensure the Razer Blade Pro 17 will remain cool during even the most intense sessions. This was something reinforced to me personally when querying how hot, and loud, such a powerful gaming laptop will get in that minimal design—about as much as you’d expect, ...