Legion Y540 (17)
Legion Y540 (17)
Laptop gaming, further refined
Desktop-caliber gaming on the go
Packed with incredible performance typically only available from desktops, 9th Gen Intel® Core™ laptop processors deliver desktop-caliber gaming that you can take anywhere. With up to 4.5GHz Turbo, 6 cores, and 12 threads, laptops powered by these processors have enough power to handle demanding AAA games.
Windows 10 means epic gaming
New PCs with Windows 10 and the latest Intel® Core™ processor are designed to support the latest PC gaming experiences, from playing the newest titles in 4K to sharing HDR screenshots—all with stunning fidelity of Intel’s media-rich graphics1. Get the winning advantage of speed, power, performance, and responsiveness. Plus, you can game on the go with a thinner, lighter system with amazing battery life2.
1PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10. Games and media content sold separately. 4K functionality available with supported games, monitors, and graphics chips.
2Battery life varies significantly with device, settings, and usage.
A new way to experience games
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ delivers the ultimate laptop gaming experience. These sleek, powerful gaming rigs are powered by the new NVIDIA® Turing GPU architecture and the revolutionary RTX platform. RTX graphics bring together real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading.
Gaming has a new look
The bulky gaming laptops of old are gone, and now is the time to embrace a machine that is worthy of you—stylish on the outside, savage on the inside. At 25mm thin and 2.8kg light, the Lenovo Legion Y540 Laptop was redesigned to deliver the ideal balance between epic gaming performance and practical portability for those who revel in larger screen sizes.
Even more muscle per millimeter
Expert craftsmanship extends beyond design. The Y540 represents the culmination of thousands of engineering hours to deliver a laptop that is both powerful and thin. Supporting DDR4 memory, PCIe SSD storage, and more, our engineers combined their expertise in battery, I/O placement, thermals, and motherboard design to pack the best hardware into one powerful gaming laptop.
Designed for what comes next
Limitless potential awaits you in the Legion Y540 Laptop with an integrated upgrade system. With its streamlined design mechanism, the Y540 requires only two screws to remove the bottom panel. This gives you access to the motherboard for effortless upgrading or swapping out of components, including memory, hard drive storage, and solid state drive storage.
Take your games to the edge
With its thin bezels, the Y540 packs more than 2 million pixels into a near-edgeless 17.3-inch FHD display. Combined with up to 144Hz refresh rate, 300 nits of brightness, and an IPS Antiglare screen, this laptop brings your favorite games to life, for breathtakingly immersive gameplay on the go.
Go inside the action
Dolby Atmos® pulls you into the game with powerful, moving audio that sweeps all around and above you with amazing precision and realism. A leap forward from surround sound, it gives you a competitive edge via the new Sound Radar overlay. You'll know where specific game sounds are coming from, with audio that heightens your sense of awareness and immerses you in a more intense gaming experience*.
*Available over headphones.
Time to strike
Intense firefights require the most responsive of controls, and the Legion Y540 Laptop's keyboard delivers best-in-class gaming controls, giving you the edge over any opponent. Full-sized and top of the line, the keyboard delivers 100% anti-ghosting, laser-engraved WASD highlights, less than 1ms response time, white backlighting, and more, for ultimate control of your system. Further, the Y540 brings Windows Precision drivers with gesture control, for effortless input whether at work or play.
The Coldfront is here
Heat, the nemesis of gaming performance, is a thing of the past thanks to Legion Coldfront. Coldfront brings the latest features a dual-channel thermal system can provide, including individual CPU and GPU cooling, for cooler system temperatures; four thermal vents, for improved airflow; dedicated heat syncs for cooler keyboard temperatures and 70 individual fan blades per channel, to reduce system noise.
The Lenovo Vantage
Take your gaming to the next level with Vantage featuring Legion Edge. Spend less time tweaking your settings and more time playing with automated performance, cooling, and power control settings.
The Y540 features a convenient array of ports and connectors; plug in an external device or accessory, or simply charge or secure your laptop with the following, as shown above:
- 1. USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
- 2. USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
- 3. Audio combo jack
- 4. Kensington lock slot
- 5. USB-C
- 6. Mini DisplayPort 1.4
- 7. USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
- 8. HDMI 2.0
- 9. RJ45
- 10. AC adapter
Description Specifications Processor
- 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
- 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
Operating SystemUp to Windows 10 Home Graphics
- NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060
- NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti
- NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650
- 17.3" FHD IPS, antiglare (1920 x 1080, 300 nits, 144 Hz)
- 17.3" FHD IPS, antiglare (1920 x 1080, 300 nits, 60 Hz)
- Up to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz
- Intel® Optane™
StorageUp to 512GB PCIe SSD and up to 2TB HDD AudioHarman® speakers with Dolby Atmos® for Gaming Dimensions (W x D x H)399.8mm x 290mm x 25-26.3mm / 15.74" x 11.72" x 0.98"-1.04" WeightStarting at 2.8kg / 6.17lbs KeyboardWhite-backlit ColorRaven Black Connectivity
- 802.11 AC 2x2 + Bluetooth® 4.2
- 802.11 AC 1x1 + Bluetooth® 4.2
- 1000M LAN
- 3 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
- Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
- HDMI™ 2.0
- Kensington lock
- Audio combo jack
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