Legion Y740 (17”) Gaming Laptop

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Legion Y740 (17”) Gaming Laptop

Stylish and savage evolution

  • Latest high-performance graphics and processing
  • Newest features a dual-channel thermal system can provide
  • Keyboard delivers 100% anti-ghosting and RGB lighting
  • Faster refresh rates and ultimate brightness levels
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Stylish and savage evolution

  • Features


    Gaming's evolution continues

    The Lenovo Legion laptop design has evolved even further to match the two sides of today's gamers—stylish for work, savage for play. Housing epic specs in a precision-cut, all-aluminum chassis, the 17.3" Legion Y740 sports a clean look, weighs only 6.17 lbs / 2.8 kg, measures only .91" / 23 mm, and features Corsair® iCUE ambient system lighting. This laptop is engineered to defy expectations and shatter limits.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop

    A new way to experience games

    NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 20 Series graphics deliver the ultimate laptop gaming experience, with their Max-Q design enabling the world's thinnest, fastest, and quietest gaming laptops. Powered by the revolutionary NVIDIA Turing™ GPU architecture, these powerful rigs fuse real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading to bring you a graphics experience unlike any other.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop

    Focus on the game, not the bezels

    The Legion Y740 laptop's 17.3" display provides a captivating visual experience, thanks to bezels that are considerably thinner than previous generations. You can keep your eyes where the action is—the FHD graphics rendering in more than 2 million pixels at refresh rates up to 144 Hz, with brightness levels up to 300 nits. You'll get an amazingly immersive experience from the tear-free video of NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology and software enabled Dolby® Vision™ High Dynamic Range (HDR).

    Lenovo Legion Y740 15” gaming laptop: near-edgeless display

    Designed for what's next

    Anyone has the power to build a following. Now games can be shared, viewed, and played from anywhere in the world. Give friends and followers the show they deserve on a laptop with Intel's highest-performance 8th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile H processors. Get the speed and flexibility to simultaneously play, record, and stream without compromise.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: Intel Core processor

    Your eyes deserve Dolby

    Don't just look at your favorite games—be truly moved by them. Software enabled Dolby Vision™ HDR transforms your gaming experience on the Legion Y740 with ultravivid imaging—incredible brightness, contrast, and color that bring your favorite gaming titles to life before your eyes. It achieves this astonishing image quality through cinema-inspired HDR technology that can deliver billions of colors to your laptop wherever you are. The result is a refined, lifelike image that will make you forget you are looking at a screen.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: Dolby Vision HDR

    The Coldfront is here

    Heat—the nemesis of gaming performance—is no longer a concern, thanks to Legion Coldfront. Coldfront brings the latest features that 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.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: Coldfront thermal system

    Time to strike

    Intense firefights require the most responsive of controls, and the Legion Y740 keyboard delivers best-in-class gaming controls to give you the edge over any opponent. Full-sized and top of the line, this keyboard delivers 100% anti-ghosting, Corsair® iCUE RGB lighting, less than 1 ms response time, and more for ultimate control of your system. Additionally, the keyboard is water repellent to protect against accidental spills. Further, the Legion Y740 features Windows Precision drivers with gesture control for effortless input whether at work or play.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: Corsair iCUE RGB-backlit keyboard

    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. Know where specific game sounds are coming from and hear audio that heightens your sense of awareness and immerses you in a more intense gaming experience. Further, the Legion Y740 comes with a custom-engineered Dolby® Atmos Sound Bar for Gaming, for immersive audio with or without headphones.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: Dolby Atmos

    Fine-tune your gaming style with 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. Get overclock support* for CPU and RAM, full RGB lighting controls, real-time device performance monitoring, and more—all in one app.

    *Overclocking features not available on all models.

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: Lenovo Vantage featuring Legion Edge

    Expand your views

    You need to see more from your battle station. The Legion Triple Display Support System utilizes the HDMI 2.0, MiniDisplay, and Type-C ports, allowing the Legion Y740 to connect up to three displays simultaneously for maximum immersion and control. Further, our rear I/O dashboard helps with cable management, keeping your battle station clean and organized for maximum focus on the game.

    Rear port connectivity

    The Y740 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 rear ports, seen above:
    • 1. Mini DP 
    • 2. HDMI 
    • 3. Ethernet 
    • 4. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** 
    • 5. AC adapter 
    • 6. Kensington Wedge lock slot

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: rear ports

    Side port connectivity

    The Y740 also features the following side ports and connectors, seen above:

    • 7. USB 3.1 Gen 2** 
    • 8. Headphone/mic combo 
    • 9. Thunderbolt™ 3 USB Type-C 

    Lenovo Legion Y740 17” gaming laptop: side ports
  • Ratings & Reviews

    Ratings & Reviews

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  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    Description Specifications
    Processor 8 th Generation Intel ® Core i7-8750H 6 Core Processor (2.20GHz, up to 4.10GHz with Turbo Boost, 9MB Cache)
    Operating System
    • Windows 10 Home
    • Windows 10 Pro
    • NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2080 Max-Q
    • NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2070 Max-Q
    • NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2060 Max-Q
    Up to 32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
    • Up to 6 hours
    • 76 Wh
    • 4 cells
    • Up to 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD
    • Up to 1 TB HDD 7200 RPM
    Display 17.3" FHD (1920 x 1080), 72% color gamut, NVIDIA ® G-SYNC, 144 Hz, 300 nits
    720p HD camera with microphone
    Audio Dolby Atmos ® Speaker System with Soundbar and integrated subwoofer with Smart AMP technology for gaming
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 412.6mm x 304.9mm x 23mm (16.2” x 12” x 0.91”)
    Weight Starting at 2.8 kg / 6.2 lbs
    Color Iron Grey
      Killer Wireless 802.11 AC (2 x 2) + Bluetooth ® 4.1
    Ports / Slots
    • USB 3.1 Gen 2**
    • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1**
    • Mini DisplayPort 1.4
    • HDMI 2.0
    • RJ45 Ethernet
    • Kensington ® Wedge Lock slot
    • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2** Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (DisplayPort, Data transfer)
    • 3.5mm microphone/headphone combo
    • NOVO hole
    Keyboard Backlit with Corsair ® iCUE RGB lighting
    Preloaded Software
    • Corsair ® iCUE
    • Microsoft Office (Trial)
    • Lenovo Vantage
    • McAfee ® Antivirus (Trial)
    What's in the box
    • Legion Y740 17"
    • 230W AC Adapter
    • 4 Cell Li-Polymer, 76Wh
    • Quick start guide
    Specifications may vary depending upon region.

    ** The actual transfer speed of the USB 3.1 [Gen 2] will vary and, depending on many factors, such as the processing capability of host and peripheral devices, file attributes and other factors related to system configuration and your operating environments, will be slower than a speed of [10 Gbit/s]

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