Lenovo unveiled a raft of PCs during CES 2023. The Lenovo PC lineup includes the Legion Tower 5/5i and Legion Tower 7i. The Legion Tower 5/5i desktop computers come with AMD Zen 4 and Inter Raptor Lake processors.
The Legion Tower 5 and Tower 5i have the same case and similar internal components. However, the Tower 5i uses the Intel Raptor CPU while the Tower 5 has an AMD Ryzen 7000 processor. The casing of the Tower 5/5i/7i has an illuminated legion badge, a mesh front, ARGB fans, and a glass side panel.
The PCs can be configured with the RTX 4070 Ti, 32GB of DDR5 5600MHz memory, 2TB SATA HDD, and 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD. The Intel-based Tower 5i can get between Core i5 and Core i9 on an Intel B660 motherboard. There are lots of ports in both the Legion Tower 5/5i. The ports include USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type -A (4), USB 3.2 Gen 3 Type-C, Ethernet. Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi 6 are supported on the PCs.
The Lenovo Legion Tower 7i offers up to a Core i9-13900K CPU and RTX 4090. It features updated internals from its predecessor and a catchy casing. The Legion Tower 7i can be configured with either air or water cooling. Lenovo says that Tower 7i is designed for extreme performance. Connectivity options for the Tower 7i are via Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi 6.
The Lenovo Tower 5/5i will enter the market in March 2023. The starting prices of the models are $1,299 and $1,499 for the AMD and Intel models respectively. The Lenovo Legion Tower 7i is priced at $2,999 and will be available later this month.
The powerful CPU+GPU combination in the Tower 7i delivers up to 64GB of 4800MHz/ 5200MHz DDR5 memory.
The Tower 7i has up to 4TB of storage via its mechanical hard drive and up to 6TB of PCI Gen 4 storage. The Type-C USB 3.2 ports deliver up to 20Gbps while the Gen 1 Type-A ports offer up to 10Gbps. The Lenovo Legion Tower 7i also has six audio ports with SPDIF and an Ethernet connection.