Lenovo brings new gamer-centric PCs to market
Staff Writer By: SchelleFire
Lenovo kicked off gamescom 2017 Monday morning by announcing three new products designed with gamers in mind.
RAM-ifications of Overclockable Memory
First was an exclusive OEM partnership with CORSAIR to bring gamers overclockable memory in its gaming PCs.
By marrying CORSAIR's deep engineering know-how in enthusiast memory components with Lenovo Legion's high-performance PC gaming design, Lenovo armed its top-of-the-line Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower with optional CORSAIR VENGEANCE LPX overclockable DDR4 memory, adding an extra boost to its speed and performance.
The gaming community told Lenovo they wanted a machine that's speedy and powerful. CORSAIR's overclockable memory allows users to squeeze every ounce of performance from their Lenovo Legion Y920 Towers - for faster system response and higher memory bandwidth to maximize your in-game performance.
The Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower is the first product in Lenovo's collaboration with CORSAIR, but the partnership doesn't end there. The company plans to make more announcements in the her future.
Keeping it Cool When Your Game Heats Up
Then Lenovo shared the fruits of its partnership with the team at Asetek, a liquid-cooled Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower.
The result is a high-performance PC that brings gamers reliable, whisper-quiet, optional integrated liquid cooling.
"The liquid-cooled Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower is the first product we're bringing to market with Asetek technology," Lenovo said in a press release. "It's also another step in our commitment to bring gamers strong performance and an immersive PC gaming experience - through a collaborative approach with gamers and industry partners alike."
Overclocking a gaming PC can give users the tactical advantage in that split second between winning or losing. That's why Lenovo combined the best of both worlds with Legion Y920 Tower's overclocking and Asetek's optional integrated liquid cooling. Now gamers can overclock their CPUs for ramped-up graphics, increased frame rate stability, smoother gameplay, reduced system noise and motherboard stress, and more reliability for the PC's components.
How It Works
Mechanically, Asetek's liquid cooling functions similarly to a car radiator. Liquid wicks heat from an area and transports it to a heat exchanger. Traditionally liquid cooling was a complex technology to put into practice with fluid, tubing, and blocks - causing maintenance issues. Asetek's invention of the closed loop cooler made liquid cooling reliable without sacrificing performance. This leads to higher CPU cooling performance, better acoustics and extra protection for the components in your Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower for hardcore gaming.
VR-ready PCs, new gaming monitor
Lenovo also announced four new powerful additions to the Legion 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. The Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor completes the experience with a high-end 24.5-inch Full HD display, giving you crystal clear visuals and the latest in HDR support.
"We heard you through direct outreach, social media and online forums. All this community feedback shaped how we developed these new additions," Lenovo said in a press release.
Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower: Game Mode (Hard)
Designed for the most serious PC gamer, The VR-ready Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower 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 to atmospheric space simulators at optimum, uninterrupted speeds. The tower is also powered by up to a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB graphics card. The Legion Y920 Tower has optional 32GB 2800Mhz CORSAIR® VENGEANCE® LPX overclockable DDR4 memory and optional integrated Asetek® liquid cooling to overclock your CPU.
Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower: Game Mode (Medium)
The VR-ready Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower gives mainstream players reliable performance. 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.
Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower: Game Mode (Easy)
For console players looking to dip their toes into the expansive world of PC gaming, Lenovo created the VR-ready Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower. The Y520 also runs on Windows 10, includes 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 your friends 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. The machine also upgrades easily for users who want to swap parts.
Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor: Game Mode (Bonus)
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.
Specs for the Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower can be found at http://bit.ly/2wcehSc
Specs for the Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower can be found at http://bit.ly/2vbxIGx
Specs for the Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower can be found at http://bit.ly/2uSsvIh