Lenovo bolsters its Legion line-up
AT GAMESCON 2017 in Cologne, Germany, leading global technology brand Lenovo launched four new powerful additions to its Legion gaming lineup family—three VR-ready Windows® 10 PCs Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 and Y520 Towers, and the new Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor. Combined, the three Lenovo Legion towers give PC gamers of all stripes a level of customization, power and selection that fits their needs.
According to Lenovo, community feedback shaped how they developed these new additions.
“Among other things, gamers want speed and performance in their devices. We built these new Lenovo Legion towers with that as our main focus. They are designed to easily handle today’s best games, from the most-demanding in terms of graphics to the light ones released by indie platformers,” said Lenovo Philippines Country General Manager Michael Ngan.
For the Hardcore gamer — Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower
The Virtual Reality-ready Legion Y920 Tower is designed for the most serious PC gamers who want to push every known setting to the max. This fully-stacked machine runs on Windows® 10 and houses up to 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700K quad-core processors designed to run the most demanding games, from visceral first-person shooters (FPS) to atmospheric space simulators at optimum, uninterrupted speeds. The tower is also powered by up to a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 8GB graphics card, one of the leading GPUs on the market. It offers exceptional visuals to future-proof the machine to tackle the sequels of today’s chart-topping titles. Gamers who are looking for faster loading times are also in for a treat as the Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower has optional 32 GB 2800 MHz CORSAIR® VENGEANCE® LPX overclockable DDR4 memory and optional integrated Asetek® liquid cooling to overclock the CPU. This helps with increased frame rate stability, smoother gameplay, reduced system noise and motherboard stress, so gamers can play with confidence and certainty without compromising killstreaks or that split-second first place lead.
For the Mainstream gamer — Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower
The VR-ready Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower gives mainstream players the reliable performance they need to play all-nighters. Loaded with Windows 10® and up to a 7th Gen Intel® Core i7-7700 processor, optional 16GB Intel Optane™ memory for fast system responsiveness, and up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 8GB graphics, the Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower offers the critical package of processing and graphical prowess for playing the most demanding titles. Survive battlegrounds with ease and assurance, and blast through an alien invasion without a hiccup on the Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower.
For entry-level gamers—Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower
For console players looking to dip their toes into the expansive world of PC gaming and are looking for their first-ever PC gaming device, Lenovo created the VR-ready Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower for them. This rig puts the necessary graphics and processing speed at the forefront, making it an excellent entry to PC gaming. It also runs on Windows 10 – the best version of Windows for gaming, including support for native live game streaming through Mixer, DirectX® 12, uncapped frame rates and 21:9 wide aspect ratio and the ability to stay connected with fellow gamers through Xbox Live®. All this comes complete with up to a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 GPU and up to a 7th Gen Intel® Core i7-7700 processor. The Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower also comes with Lenovo Entertainment Hub, an app for access to a vast catalog of popular video game codes with VR upscaling on select FPS games.1 The machine also upgrades easily for users who want to swap parts—making the Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower a great introduction to PC gaming.
Bonus — Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor
A 24.5-inch FHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate for sharp undistorted images, the Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor brings out incredible details and textures in your favorite games. Featuring all-new HDR capabilities including 400 nits of brightness, the near-frameless display makes images extra vibrant for games that appear to explode off the screen—meaning grass grains are greener and blue skies are clearer. Every frame counts in a competitive gaming session, and the Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor has an incredibly fast 1ms extreme response time, equipping players for any high-octane firefight with little-to-no lag. On the customization front, the Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor adjusts by height and angle, and offers a convenient headphone hook.
“Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or new to PC gaming, Lenovo’s got you covered with the latest speedy and powerful Legion products. Enter every game as the creators intended plus more with additional features that make the most immersive gaming experiences possible,” said Ngan.
Local pricing and availability will be announced soon.