Razer Unveils The Raptor Gaming Monitor

Razer is adding another SKU to its illustrious range of gaming hardware with the announcement of an all-new 27-inch gaming monitor concept, the Razer Raptor. Unveiling for the first time in CES, the early-design-phase model will see production take place later this year.

Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan says, “Razer has worked alongside partners in the past to bring the Razer experience to monitors, but the full potential was never fully realised. We have decided to tackle this space on our own and are very excited to expand our presence to include desktop displays.”

The Razer Raptor is designed to deliver ultra-wide viewing angles with its custom-calibrated WQHD (2560×1440) IPS edge-to-edge panel that comes in a thin 2.3 mm bezels. The monitor will feature AMD Radeon FreeSync adaptive sync technology with fast response times featuring 1 ms Motion Blur reduction and a refresh rate of up to 144 Hz.

Units will come in the iconic matte-black design featuring forged aluminum base the backplate is finished with a blend of fabric and metal. Gaming in the dark is when the display truly comes to life, with Chroma-powered LED strips illuminating the monitor base this can also be customised through the Razer Synapse 3 application to synchronize with other similar hardware.

Input ports include 1 x HDMI, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x USB-C which includes power delivery, and 2 x USB-A 3.1 ports. Priced at $699.99 the Raptor is scheduled to be available later this year.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Screen Size: 27 in.
  • Resolution: WQHD (2560 x 1440p)
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Refresh Rate: 144 Hz
  • Response Rate: 4 ms with Overdrive, 1 ms with Motion Blur reduction, 7 ms typical
  • Gaming Modes: FPS / Racing / MMO Mode / Streaming
  • Viewing Angle: 178 Degrees (H/V)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Brightness: up to 420 Nits
  • Color Gamut: 95% DCI-P3
  • HDR: Yes
  • Height Adjustable Stand: Yes, w/ 90-degree tilt for easy port access
  • Connectivity: 1 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x DP 1.4, 1 x USB-C (supports DP1.4), 2 x USB 3.0 Pass Throughs
  • Included Cables: 1 x Power, 1 x HDMI, 1 x Display Port, 1 x USB-C (also supports DP and Power Delivery), 1 x 2 USB-A 3.1
  • Dimensions w/ Stand: 24.15″ (613.4 mm) W x 15.29 in. 19.23 in. (388.4 mm – 488.4 mm) H x 7.46 in. (189.4 mm) D
  • Weight w/ Stand: 25.4 lbs. (11.5 kg)

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