Lenovo Legion, the family of gaming devices from this manufacturer has made a significant leap, the second in this year, to improve and enrich the quality of its proposals, as well as the variety of them, to adapt to the different needs of each player profile. And it is that since its presentation, more than three years ago at CES 2017, its catalog has only grown and evolved to offer, at all times, very balanced systems, in which the benefits are adapted to the requirements technicians from something as diverse and changing as the PC gaming market.
This Lenovo Legion update, after the usability improvements and design optimizations to, for example, better manage the heat dissipation introduced a few months ago, in this catalog expansion we have added new AMD Ryzen processor-based configurations (up to AMD Ryzen 7 4800 H Series) on both notebook computers and desktop solutions. These are the novelties with which the family grows.
Lenovo Legion 5 15 and 17 inches
With 15-inch and 17-inch models (15.6 and 17.3), Lenovo Legion 5 laptops are built around the Ryzen 4000 H-series mobile processors with 7nm AMD Zen 2 core architecture. The qualitative leap that these processors offer, both per core and accumulated, translates into a significant increase in process capacity and, therefore, an improvement in performance both for playing games and for performing other tasks with the system.
Regarding the graphic section, both the 15-inch and 17-inch models will have GPUs up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060, an option that will allow you to enjoy the growing market for titles that are already compatible with Nvidia’s ray tracing technology, and that ostensibly improves their image quality. For viewing, both versions will have a widescreen Full HD with a refresh rate of up to 144 hertz. In the sound section, it has speakers Harman Kardon they can offer surround sound Dolby Atmos.
Lenovo Legion 5 will offer up to 16 gigabytes of DDR4 memory at 3,200 megahertz and, for storage, a unit of up to one terabyte solid state disk (SSD). System heat is managed by Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 system
A remarkable aspect, and one that gamers will surely value very positively, is Lenovo Legion TrueStrike, a backlit keyboard with anti-ghosting features and padded keys, to offer maximum precision in all those titles in which the keyboard is a key element to control the action.
The 17-inch Lenovo Legion 5 with a mobile processor up to AMD Ryzen 7 4800 H-Series and Nvidia GeForce up to RTX 2060 GPU will be available from September. For its part, the 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5 with mobile processor up to AMD Ryzen 7 4800 H Series and Nvidia GeForce up to RTX 2060 GPU will be available from August and is already available with Nvidia GeForce up to GPU GTX 1650 Ti.
Lenovo Legion 5P 15 inches
Focused on delivering maximum performance, the Lenovo Legion 5P notebook features processors AMD Ryzen 7 4800 H-series and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 GPU, a combination capable of covering the technical requirements of the latest (and quite demanding) developments in the world of video games, as well as the performance required by those who dedicate themselves to gaming in a professional manner, either as esports competitors or as creators of contents.
When it comes to memory and storage, and to avoid falling short under any circumstances, the Lenovo Legion 5P can count on up to 32GB of 3200MHz DDR4 memory and up to 1TB of PCIe SSD storage. The heat generated by all of these high-performance components is managed with Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0, which features copper heat sinks and a four-channel ventilation system to circulate cold air to key system components.
In the image and sound section, the output of the graphics card gives a 15.6-inch Full HD screen with a 144 hertz refresh rate, latency less than 5 milliseconds, brightness up to 300 nits and optionally Dolby Vision. An image that is complemented by the sound of Harman Kardon speakers are optimized with Dolby Atmos.
With portability in mind (let’s not forget we are talking about a laptop), the Lenovo Legion 5P weighs only 2.5 kilos and is less than 25.4 millimeters thick. Regarding its autonomy, it offers hup to 7.5 hours of operation without connection to the electricity grid. It also has a fast charge function that allows reaching 50% charge in just 30 minutes.
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15 inch
For those who take their first steps in gaming, as well as those who seek a high-performance team but on a somewhat tighter budget, Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is a very suitable option, with processors AMD Ryzen 7 4800 H-series and up to 32 gigabytes of DDR4 RAM to 3200. In the image section it has an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Tibasada GPU in the NVIDIA Turing architecture and a 15.6-inch screen at 120 hertz.
The 15-inch Ideapad Gaming 3 with mobile processor up to AMD Ryzen 7 4800 H Series and Nvidia GeForce up to RTX 1650 Ti GPU will be available, predictably, this July.
Lenovo Legion Tower 5
If you are one of those who, for gaming, prefers the performance of a desktop computer, Lenovo Legion Tower 5 has the latest technology overclockable desktop processor AMD Ryzen 9 3950X with 16 cores and and up to 128 GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 memory. A «beast» that is complemented by up to two 1TB SSD solid state drives and two 2TB capacity SSDs.
Regarding the graphic section, it has up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER GPU, which allows obtaining a high frame rate with a resolution higher than 4K. And to make the gaming experience as optimal as possible, it has systems to ensure thermal performance and reduce noise during gaming. For this, it has a 150w CPU cooler system and larger fans that circulate air through its spacious 26-liter interior.
The Lenovo Legion Tower 5 desktop computer with AMD Ryzen 7X desktop processor and NVIDIA GeForce up to RTX 2070 GPU will be available from October 2020.
Lenovo IdeaCentre Gaming 5
With the point of view between adequate gaming performance and an affordable price, Lenovo IdeaCentre Gaming 5 has processors AMD Ryzen 7 3700X along with a Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 GPU, that are accompanied with up to with up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and various storage options. A very balanced configuration that, therefore, places it as an interesting option for those users who are taking their first steps in the gaming world, and who will obtain more than adequate performance, such as for occasional players who want a general-purpose equipment. , that allows them to escape a little while from reality by playing any title.
For more information on all new Lenovo Legion equipment, you can visit the manufacturer’s website.