Lenovo Legion Y740 17 17.3″ Gaming Laptop

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The Lenovo Legion Y740 17 is a gaming laptop with a large 17.3-inch screen. The display offers a high refresh rate of 144 Hz for smoother gaming, besides the standard Full HD resolution and IPS wide viewing angles. The screen is powered by the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, GeForce RTX 2060 6GB, GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB, or GeForce RTX 2080 8GB video card. The costlier GeForce RTX options are recommended if you want the best performance and ray-tracing technology for more realistic effects in games. For general computing, the Lenovo Legion Y740 17 uses the 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H six-core processor, which is among the fastest ones. The laptop comes with generous system memory options with up to 32-Gigabyte capacity, hard disk drive or a faster solid state drive data storage with up to 1-Terabyte capacity, or HDD + SSD combination.
The Y740 17 includes a capacious 76 WHr battery, which is good for “up to 6 hours” of power autonomy, according to Lenovo.

You can check out various Y740 17 configurations or make your own configuration on the official Lenovo Store.

Lenovo also offers a smaller 15.6-inch version of the same laptop – the Y740 15. Furthermore, there’s a cheaper 17.3-inch gaming notebook model by Lenovo – the Y540 17.

Specifications of the Lenovo Legion Y740 17

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Brand

Lenovo

Laptop Type

Standard laptop
Gaming laptop

Screen Size

17.3-inch

Screen Resolution

1920×1080 pixels (Full HD)

Touchscreen

No

Other Display Specs

IPS display tech (wide viewing angles)
Anti-glare coating
High refresh rate of 144 Hz

Processor (CPU)

Intel Core i7-9750H 9th Gen six-core 2.6-4.5GHz 12MB cache (User Benchmark CPU score: 75)

Graphics (GPU)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB dedicated video card (User Benchmark GPU score: 76)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 6GB dedicated video card (User Benchmark GPU score: 80)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB dedicated video card (User Benchmark GPU score: 97)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8GB dedicated video card (User Benchmark GPU score: 108)

System Memory (RAM)

8GB
12GB
16GB
32GB

Storage

1000GB (1TB) HDD
1000GB (1TB) SSD
1000GB (1TB) HDD + 256GB SSD
1000GB (1TB) HDD + 512GB SSD
1000GB (1TB) HDD + 1000GB (1TB) SSD

DVD Optical Drive

None

Keyboard, Input

Backlit keyboard with numeric pad
Multi-touch trackpad with physical buttons

Speakers and Audio

Stereo speakers
Combo microphone and headphones audio jack

Camera

Front
HD 720p

Wi-Fi

802.11AC

Ethernet LAN

Yes

Bluetooth

Yes

USB

1 x USB-C
3 x USB 3.1

Video Ports

1 x HDMI
1 x mini DisplayPort

Media Card Reader

No

Other Features

Nvidia G-Sync technology
Thunderbolt 3.0 technology

Battery

4-cell 76 WHr

Weight

6.4 pounds

Height

0.9"

Width

16.2"

Depth

12"

Windows Version

Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro

Warranty

1-Year

Year of Release

2019

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Written by Dan Z on October 29, 2019

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