• CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 130W)
  • Display: 15.6", Full HD (1920 x 1080), 165 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 2x 8GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
  • Weight: 2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)

Pros

  • 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))
  • Snappy panel with quick response times (BOE NV156FHM-NY8 (BOE0998))
  • Has a ton of ports
  • Great input devices
  • Keyboard remains relatively cool after long gaming sessions
  • Competitive price

Cons

  • No SD card
  • High luminance nonuniformity (BOE NV156FHM-NY8 (BOE0998))

Lenovo Legion 5 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #5
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 3.1%
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS 4.9%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  • Intel Core i7-11800H 2.5%
  • Intel Core i9-11900H 1.3%
  • Intel Core i7-11850H 2.4%
GPU Performance #27
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (Laptop, 85W) 1.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Max-Q (90W) 2.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 130W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 85W) 7.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 90W) 9.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Max-Q (90W) 10.5%
Display
15.6", Full HD (1920 x 1080), 165 Hz, IPS
panel 1
BOE NV156FHM-NY8 (BOE0998)
Color accuracy 1.7 -> 0.7
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
2x M.2 NVMe slots See photo
RAM
2x 8GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
OS
No OS
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
362.56 x 260.61 x 22.5 ~ 25.75 mm (14.27" x 10.26" x 0.89")
Weight
2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • HDMI 2.1
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W, Nahimic 3D Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

NameBOE NV156FHM-NY8 (BOE0998)
Diagonal15.6"
Pixel density141.21 ppi
Brightness279 cd/m2
sRGB97%
PWM frequencyNo PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel TypeIPS
Resolution1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast1190:1
dE Color Checker1.7 0.7
PWM Rating10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 7 5800H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 130W)

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