The new Lenovo Legion 5 / 5i (15″ Intel, 2021) is here, and in this article, we’ll show you how to open it if you need to upgrade something or you just want to deep clean the internals.
1. Remove the bottom plate
The removal of the bottom plate is easy. After undoing 10 Phillips-head screws you can remove the bottom panel with a pry tool.
This Lenovo device can be picked with a 60 or 80Wh battery unit and both of them support Rapid Charge Pro.
3. Мemory and storage
The upgradability options look great. There are two SODIMM slots that can handle up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM. For storage, the device offers two M.2 PCIe x4 drive slots.
4. Cooling system
The cooling relies on three heat pipes and two fans. One of the heat pipes is shared between the CPU and the GPU, while the other two are solely dedicated to the processor and the graphics card. In addition, there are two big cooling plates.
Lenovo Legion 5 / 5i (15" Intel, 2021) in-depth review
As we've concluded in one of our reviews, the Lenovo Legion 5 (15″ AMD, 2021) is a great gaming device that has only a few disadvantages. In this article, we're going to inspect the performance of the Intel sibling - the Lenovo Legion 5 (15″ Intel, 2021). Both are based on the same chassis, have similar display options, and have identical TGPs of the GPUs.The main difference here is the CPU platform. Expectedly, the Intel variants are equipped with Tiger Lake H45 processors. These chips [...]Read the full review
- High TGP GPUs
- 2x M.2 PCIe slots, 2x RAM SODIMM slots in dual channel, Wi-Fi 6
- Covers 97% of the sRGB color gamut and has accurate color representation with our Gaming and Web design profile (BOE NV156FHM-NY8 (BOE0998))
- Fast panel with quick response times (BOE NV156FHM-NY8 (BOE0998))
- Rich I/O
- Great input devices
- Competitive price
- MUX switch (except for GTX 1650 models)
- No SD card
- High luminance nonuniformity (BOE NV156FHM-NY8 (BOE0998))