Razer’s Project Sophia Is a Unique, Modular Gaming Desk PC

Razer Unveils World's First Modular Gaming Desk PC as Project Sophia

Razer unleashed some unique and innovative technology at this year’s CES. The gaming peripherals giant recently launched a limited edition smartwatch in collaboration with Fossil. Now Razer has unveiled its most ambitious project yet, in the form of the world’s first customizable gaming desk PC. Check out the details below.

Razer Project Sophia at CES 2022

dubbed Project Sophia, Razer recently unveiled its concept of a fully modular gaming desk for future gamers to create a customizable desk setup. The main goal here is to provide users with a modular desk capable of: supports up to 13 individual modules that attach magnetically to the desk. And since this is Razer we’re talking about, the modular desk comes with a strip of Razer Chroma-supported RGB LED wrapped around the edges.

These replaceable modules include a THX Surround Sound control panel, a system monitoring unit, a programmable hotkey module, a network performance module, a 15W wireless charger module, a media control module, a Thunderbolt 4 hub, and much more. There is also a dedicated slot for a 65-inch or 77-inch OLED screen on the desk.

Therefore, users can take any of the above modules and magnetically attach it to the Project Sophia game desk to create a personalized desk setup. It is like a physical control hub that allows users to monitor and control various functions on the fly.

Razer Unveils World's First Modular Gaming Desk PC as Project Sophia

Now, as for what powers the Project Sophia desk PC, Razer has outfitted a custom PCB with core components from Intel and Nvidia. The desk comes with a Intel processor and an Nvidia GPU to support the individual modules and deliver high performance. The company has housed the internal components in a sleek chassis under the glass tabletop that can be easily upgraded.

Razer also wants to bundle an upgraded version of its existing Enki Pro gaming chair with the modular desk. The new Enki Pro comes with the company’s HyperSense haptic system that can provide relevant haptic feedback based on different gameplay scenarios. The company partnered with D-Box to develop the gaming chair haptic system and added native support for more than 2,200 games.

The HyperSense haptic system offers 65,000 variations, tactile feedback of +/- 1 G-Force and can tilt back 1.5 inches for a realistic gaming experience. The company says Enki Pro’s HyperSense system comes with a 5ms response.

Price and availability

As for the price and availability of the Project Sophia lineup, it remains unclear whether Razer will release the modular desk yet. However, the Razer Enki Pro with the HyperSense system may make its way to the commercial market sometime in the coming months, although there is no information on price as of now.

You can watch the official promo video of Razer’s Project Sophia below to learn more about the futuristic setup.

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