Legion Y520 Tower

Legion Y520 Tower

Legion Y520 Tower

The Soldier: Ready for Battle

  • Pro-gaming performance, from every component
  • VR-ready
  • XBOX Play Anywhere
  • Easy tool-less customization
  • Lenovo Nerve Center

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  • Features

    Legion Y520TFeatures

    Maximum Power

    Play your favorite single-player titles at silky-smooth frame rates, with additional processing power for streaming video, audio, and more. It’s easy with the Legion Y520 Tower and its quad-core processor plus ample cache memory via Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. Squeeze every last frame out of the graphics card, for bottleneck-free gaming.

    High Frame Rates, Stunning Detail

    GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics are powered by NVIDIA Pascal™, to deliver up to 3X the performance of previous generations. Ready to take on the most intense single-player games, the Y520 Tower features up to NVIDIA GTX-1060 graphics, so you can crush your favorite titles at up to 60 frames per second. You even have the option to game in VR should your heart desire.

    Lenovo Legion Y520 Desktop, internal view of discrete graphics card

    Stop Waiting, Start Playing

    Reduced boot-up times. Faster in-game loading. Accident-proof storage. Oh…and it’s silent. All of this is part of Y520 Tower’s optional 256GB PCI-Express SSD storage, which delivers ample space perfect for storing all your favorite games and loading them with lightning-fast speed.

    Optimized Storage Performance

    Intel® Optane™ Memory combines your storage devices – solid state and hard disk drive alike – into a single volume, delivering a better-performing and snappier computing experience. This industry-leading technology helps deliver:

    • ~20% faster level loading for your favorite gaming titles
    • ~10% overall performance boost in daily computing
    • ~1.55X faster boot times

    Lenovo Legion Y520 Desktop, front view with monitor, keyboard, and mouse

    Effortless Multitasking Between Games and Other Apps

    Livestream, record, voice chat, update your gaming library, and play your favourite titles without system lag, all courtesy of 16GB of dual-slot DDR4 memory.

    Onboard LAN Chip Sharpens Online Gameplay

    REALTEK’s Dragon LAN, designed specifically for online gamers, features smarter automatic priority-setting and hassle-free network prioritization, for the best gaming experience and smooth video-streaming. So continue to dominate the online arena of your favorite game, while simultaneously streaming or calling out flankers on Discord.

    Lenovo Legion Y520 Desktop, graphic of multiple screens to show multitasking capability


    XBOX Play Anywhere Brings You the Best of Multiple Platforms

    XBOX software. Legion hardware. A winning combo. XBOX Play Anywhere lets you enjoy the latest AAA titles from Microsoft Studios on the Legion Y520 Tower. With it, you can:

    • Purchase and play the latest Microsoft Studios gaming titles, including Halo Wars 2, Recore, Gears of War 4, and more
    • Bring all of your saves, add-ons, and achievements from different PCs with no setup effort
    • Play any XBOX Play Anywhere digital title with friends, regardless of which platform they use
    • Enjoy your favorite XBOX Play Anywhere titles on the latest-generation gaming hardware of the Legion Y520 Tower

    Lenovo Legion Y520 Desktop, alongside monitor, keyboard, mouse, and gaming controller

    Oculus-Certified and Ready for Virtual Reality

    The Y520 Tower is ready to take you into a virtual world. Unleashing the power of its exceptional graphics, Oculus-certified support, and HDMI/USB 3.0 ports, you can easily step into an immersive environment that represents the next leap forward in gaming’s evolution. Simply plug your Oculus-certified VR headset (not included) into the Y520 Tower via one of the three available USB 3.0 ports and HDMI port. Then connect the motion sensor to any of the remaining two USB 3.0 ports, and you’re ready to play in Virtual Reality.

    Lenovo Entertainment Hub

    Available via the Lenovo App Explorer, the Lenovo Entertainment Hub delivers thousands of videogames from the most popular studios available for play. Purchase and play the latest gaming titles, watch a VR-ready movie on your favorite personal head-mounted display (HMD), and upscale your gaming library to the mind-blowing world of VR.

    Lenovo Legion Y520 Desktop, front right side view with monitor, keyboard, and mouse

    Custom-Tune Your Rig with Lenovo Upgrade Companion Guide

    The Legion Y520 Tower rocks a tool-less design with an accompanying “How To Upgrade” companion guide, so you can step up your graphics, storage and memory game any time you feel the need. Customize your rig with ease!

    Lenovo Nerve Center

    Quick and easy access to your system information is at your fingertips via the Lenovo Nerve Center. From network priority setting to lighting controls, the Lenovo Nerve Center lets you dive into the nitty-gritty of your tower, for custom-tuned gaming dominance.

    Lenovo Legion Y520 Desktop, with monitor displaying Lenovo Nerve Center interface
  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    Legion Y520 Desktop

    Legion Y520 Desktop DATASHEET

    DescriptionLenovo Legion Y520
    • 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8700
    • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-7400
    • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-7100
    Operating System
    Windows 10 Home
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX-1060
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX-1050Ti
    Up to 16 GB DDR4
    Optane Memory
    Optional 16GB,/div>
    • 2 TB HDD
    • 256 GB PCIe SSD
    65 W
    Power Supply
    Up to 450 W
    Dimensions (L x D x H)
    182 mm x 467.8 mm x 402.4 mm
    • 1x1 AC + Bluetooth® 4.0
    • Gigabit Ethernet
    Rear Ports
    • 2 x USB 3.0
    • 2 x USB 2.0
    • HDMI
    • RJ45 Gigabit LAN w/ Realtex Dragon LAN 
    • Line-in
    • Line-out
    • Microphone
    Front Ports
    • 2 x USB 3.0
    • Microphone
    • Headphone
    Preloaded Software
    • CyberLink PowerDVD
    • DAI
    • Lenovo Companion
    • Lenovo Nerve Center
    • Lenovo Solution Center
    • Microsoft Office 2017
    • Rescue System
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