Lenovo continues its momentum in the gaming segment, launching three Lenovo Legion towers and a gaming monitor at gamescom 2017. The latest gaming towers are headlined by the Lenovo Legion Y920, flanked by the Y720 and Y520. It also announced a HDR-capable, high-end 24.5-inch Full HD display—the Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor.
As you may know, the gaming segment is a growth market for Lenovo. Despite the slowing PC market, gaming is proving to be lucrative segment for PC makers, including for Lenovo. While still a young brand, Lenovo Legion is already the #1 brand in Thailand, and is also finding some success in other countries in Southeast Asia, like Malaysia.
Lenovo reiterates that it listens to its customers, and its products, especially in the gaming line, are developed based on community feedback. What do gamers want? Speed and performance to run the most demanding AAA games.
The new line-up of Lenovo Legion gaming towers are built from ground-up to meet the demands of different types of gamers.
If you’re the hardcore, the most serious PC gamer, then you’d love the Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower.
Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower
The VR-ready top-of-the-line tower runs Windows 10, and is powered by up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700K processors, and up to a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GPU.
It also offers two milestone additions: optional 32GB 2800MHz Corsair Vengeance LPX overclockable DDR4 memory, and optional integrated Asetek liquid cooling sysem.
Lenovo Legion Y720
Mainstream gamers will be well-suited to the Lenovo Legion Y720 that’s loaded up with Windows 10, up to AMD Ryzen 7 1800X or 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700 processors, optional 16GB DDR4 Intel Optane memory, and up to AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB. Storage options include a 256GB PCIe SSD and 2TB SATA HDD.
Lenovo Legion Y520
For casual gamers, you should be plenty happy with the Lenovo Legion Y520. It boasts up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700 processors, up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB or AMD Radeon RX 560 graphics, up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and up to 256GB PCIe SSD and 2TB HDD.
The Y520 also comes with Lenovo Entertainment Hub—an app for access to popular video game codes with VR upscaling on select FPS games.
Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor
There’s nothing quite like a high-end 144Hz display to complete the picture. The Lenovo Legin Y25f is a brilliant 24.5-inch Full HD monitor with support for HDR, and boasts 400 nits of brightness. The near-frameless display delivers maximum screen real estate, while taking up less space on your table.
The monitor comes with AMD FreeSunc support, and delivers a 1ms response time.
The TN panel delivers a viewing angle of 170 degrees and comes with 3x USB 3.0 ports, HDMI and DisplayPort inputs, and audio-out.
Pricing and availability (EMEA)
Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower with options Corsair Vengeance LPX overclockable memory will be available starting EUR2,299/MYR11,589 in September 2017. Alternatively, the Y920 with optional integrated Asetek liquid cooling will be available stating EUR2,399/MYR12,111 in October 2017.
Lenovo Legion Y720 will be available starting EUR1,299/MYR6,542 in September 2017.
Lenovo Legion Y520 will be available starting at EUR749/MYR3,772, in August 2017.
Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor will be available starting EUR299/MYR1,506 in January 2018.
No pricing nor availability for the Malaysian market has been revealed.