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Lenovo announces three VR-ready Legion Tower desktops at gamescom 2017

By Nickey Ross - on 22 Aug 2017, 12:40pm

Lenovo announces three VR-ready Legion Tower desktops at gamescom 2017

Lenovo Legion Y920 Tower.

Lenovo announces the latest additions to its Legion gaming family at gamescom 2017. The Legion Y920 Tower, Y720 Tower, and Y520 Tower are three VR-ready gaming desktops, while the Legion Y25f is a 24.5-inch 144Hz Full HD gaming monitor.

First up, the Legion Y920 Tower is powered by 7th gen Intel Core i7-7700K processor and NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080 8GB graphics, and allows gamers to overclock their CPU to achieve smoother gameplay and better overall performance. It also comes with optional liquid cooling, courtesy of Asetek's closed loop cooling solution. This results in better CPU cooling performance, as well as protect the other PC components. Other optional upgrades include the overclockable Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 memory.

Next, the Legion Y720 Tower comes with 7th gen Intel Core i7-7700 processor, optional 16GB Intel Optane memory and up to GeForce GTX 1070 8GB graphics, as it is more suited for mainstream gamers.

Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower.

The Legion Y520 Tower, on the other hand, is an excellent entry gaming PC that facilitates live game streaming via Mixer, while supporting up to 7th gen Intel Core i7-7700 processor and GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. Gamers also can use Xbox Live to connect with friends, the Lenovo Entertainment Hub to access an array of popular titles, along with VR upscaling for certain first-person shooter games. On top of that, the Legion Y520 Tower also offers easy upgradability.

Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower.

The Legion Y25f gaming monitor rocks a 24.5-inch Full HD display and lightning-fast 1ms response time. Featuring a near-frameless display, brightness is rated at 400 nits on this HDR-supported display, which sports a 144Hz refresh rate too.

Lenovo Legion Y52f.

Gamers can purchase the Legion Y920 Tower with overclockable Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 memory in September for €2,299 (~RM11,634). The Y920 Tower variant with optional Asetek liquid cooling is slated for October at a price of €2,399(~RM12,140). The Legion Y720 Tower will retail for €1,299 (~RM6,573) when it launches in September, while the Legion Y520 Tower will be available this month for an asking price of €749 (~RM3,790). The Legion Y25f gaming monitor will be made available in January 2018 for €299 (~RM1,513).

Local pricing and availability have yet to be confirmed.

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