Razer has announced that its new Razer Tomahawk modular gaming PC is available for purchase. Almost a year after the announcement at CES 2020, the Razer Tomahawk gaming computer has received serial product status and release date. The device is based on the Intel NUC 9 Extreme platform and is equipped with a Core i9-9980HK processor (8 cores / 16 threads, 2.4 / 5.0 GHz). Case dimensions are 19.23 x 24.15 x 1.60 inches.
A special feature of the device and an object for a review is its design, the insides can be pulled out of the case without using any tools for quick cleaning and replacement. The 11.4-liter case measures 210 x 150 x 365. It is made of aluminum alloy with a matte black finish, it has the Razer logo and Chroma lighting along the base.
What else can it surprise us with?
The Razer Tomahawk modular gaming PC is equipped with 9th Gen Intel H-series processors, in particular the overclocked Intel Core i9-9980HK. Despite the size, there is enough room in the case for a full-size graphics accelerator. That is, even an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 can be installed in the Tomahawk Gaming Desktop.
The Tomahawk Gaming Desktop is equipped with a 750W PSU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, and 2TB HDD, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, four USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, two Gigabit Ethernet, and a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Another feature of the new Razer product is its modular design, optimized for tool-free installation and removal of major components. In this case, the body of the device itself in the form of the Razer Tomahawk N1 model will be available for purchase separately without any components. This opens a door for experiments and we might soon see a lot of interesting ideas and designs from people on the Internet.
It wouldn‘t be a Razer product without RGB LEDs. It includes a green Razer logo, that everyone recognizes, on the front pane, and the RGB LEDs on the underneath of the chassis to create a bit of flair. If we are talking about the size, the Tomahawk chassis is 19.23 x 24.15 x 1.60 inches (HxWxD), so it is not so big, and it weighs 16.2 lbs. In terms of overall volume, the chassis itself is 10 liters, which is big enough to fit all of the necessary components efficiently.
In terms of guide connectivity, the Tomahawk has four USB 3.2 G2 Type-A ports, also two Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports, and one HDMI 2.0a. Customers choosing the full package, including RTX 3080 Founders Edition graphics, three DisplayPort 1.4b ports, and one HDMI 2.1 video output. The network includes two Gigabit Ethernet ports managed by undefined controllers, as well as the Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6 interface, which includes support for BT 5.0 devices. Situated between the motherboard and the graphics, the I / O is a single 3.5mm audio jack where you can install speakers or act as a TOSLINK combo port.
Razer Tomahawk modular gaming PC cases
Not so long ago, Razer announced the availability of Tomahawk series cases with simple names Tomahawk ATX and Tomahawk Mini-ITX. The first novelty is a traditional Mid-Tower with support for motherboards up to E-ATX, and the second is addressed to fans of small form factor systems. It is worth noting that these are the first cases fully developed by the company. In the past, Razer has partnered with other vendors in this area.
The Razer Tomahawk ATX and Tomahawk Mini-ITX are made of 0.8mm SPCC steel and tempered glass for the sidewalls. As befits cases for gaming systems, the new items are designed for the installation of massive video cards, and even the Mini-ITX version can accommodate a 3-slot adapter up to 320 mm in length, as well as maintenance-free LSS with a radiator up to 360 and 240 mm, respectively.
The Razer Tomahawk Mini-ITX is available for preorder and will retail for a price of $180, and the Tomahawk ATX mid-tower case will have to shell out at least $200.
The Razer Tomahawk modular gaming PC is available starting at $ 2,400 without a graphics card. For $3200 you can buy a version with a GeForce RTX 3080.