Lenovo has now refreshed its gaming desktops lineup under a new banner, "Legion." Earlier, the company's gaming laptops went through the same treatment.
In any case, what's new in Lenovo's desktops series? Well, the company's flagship gaming tower, the IdeaCentre Y900 will now be succeeded by the Legion Y920 Tower. The gaming rig has been updated with an Intel Core i7-7700K processor and overclockable Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 memory. The hardware is further paired with Nvidia's latest GTX 1080 (8GB) for graphics.
Legion Y920 comes with customizable RGB lighting. The desktop will start shipping starting October 20417 and will be available at a starting price of $1,999 (approximately Rs.1,28,146). However, the price might vary depending on the memory and storage that will come with the system.
Talking about the mid-range IdeaCentre Y700 it has been updated to Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower and will feature new Intel Kaby Lake CPUs and up to a Nvidia GTX 1070 8GB GPU. Users will be also able to add on an optional 16GB Optane memory upgrade to boost the responsiveness of all the hard drives. This model will also start shipping from October and will come at a starting price of $999 (approximately Rs. 64,041).
And finally, Lenovo has introduced a new entry-level model Legion Y520 Tower which features up to a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700 processor and Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB graphics card.
All of Lenovo's Legion gaming laptops will come preloaded with Lenovo Entertainment Hub software that basically will enhance select first-person shooter games into VR experiences. The Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower will be released in October as well and it will be available for $899 (approximately Rs. 57,630 ).