The Lenovo Legion Y540 17 (17IRH) is a gaming-oriented 17.3-inch laptop. As the main component for gaming, the Legion Y540 17 17IRH features an Nvidia GeForce video card – the lower-mid-range GeForce GTX 1650 4GB, mid-range GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, or the upper-mid-tier RTX 2060 6GB. They power the 17.3″ screen with Full HD resolution and IPS wide viewing angles. Optionally, customers can choose a high refresh rate of 144 Hz for smoother gaming and videos.
The main computing platform of the Legion Y540 17 is based on the 9th Gen Intel Core i5-9300H quad-core or Core i7-9750H six-core processor. These are among the fastest ones on the market at the time of this writing. You can pair them with up to 32 Gigabytes of memory and various hard disk drive and solid state drive data storage devices, including HDD / SSD combinations.
The laptop comes with a 52.5 WHr or slightly larger 57 WHr battery. Lenovo says the battery life on the Y540 17 can last “up to 5 hours”.
On the Lenovo Store, you can get different Legion Y540 17 configurations. Here are some configurations and their prices (as of 10/23/2019):
- Build Your Own (Basic): Intel i5-9300H CPU, Nvidia GTX 1650 4GB GPU, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD, 60 Hz display, 52.5 WHr battery, $939.99
- 81T30002US: Intel i7-9750H CPU, Nvidia GTX 1650 4GB GPU, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD, 60 Hz display, 52.5 WHr battery, $999.99
- 81Q40007US: Intel i7-9750H CPU, Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD, 60 Hz display, 57 WHr battery, $1,129.99
- 81Q40008US: Intel i7-9750H CPU, Nvidia RTX 2060 6GB GPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD + 256GB SSD, 144 Hz display, 57 WHr battery, $1,229.99
Besides the 17.3″ Y540 17, Lenovo also offers a smaller version of the same laptop. It’s the 15.6-inch Y540 15. Or, you can take a look at a more advanced gaming-class 17.3-incher – the Legion Y740 17.