Legion V3 Update – Intel 9th Gen & NVIDIA RTX

Legion is one of our premium mobility offerings which is designed as a desktop replacement. This is based on Clevo P775TM1-G Barebone Series.

V3 Refresh is now available with support for Intel 9th Gen CPUs & NVIDIA 20 Series RTX GPUs.

Detailed Specs –

CPU –

This barebone provides option to plug in both Intel 8th & 9th Gen Desktop CPUs. Desktop CPU on a mobility chassis is one of our main market differentiators. Not only it provides uncompromised performance, but also the flexibility of drop in upgrades as long as the CPU Socket Compatibility & BIOS Updates are available. Plus, Plug & Play support brings down the service cost on long run without any specific OEM lock down.

Majority of mobility solutions available in Indian Market are based out on Intel’s Mobility CPU Lineup which are soldered to board and have low TDPs to support slim form factor thus lowering base clocks.

As an example , i9-8950HK is one of the top end offering in mobility line-up in BGA. Inline benchmark compares this to i9-9900K –

http://www.hwbench.com/cpus/intel-core-i9-8950hk-vs-intel-core-i9-9900k

We are looking at around 28% better multi-threaded performance compared to mobility counter part. However , this is not an apple to apple comparison as , its 6 Cores (12 Threads) vs. 8 Cores (16 Threads). Though , the option of having this kind of performance on a mobility form factor is what makes this exciting.

Inline 9th Gen CPUs are now available in Legion –

Intel Core i5-9600K

Intel Core i7-9700K

Intel Core i9-9900K

GPU –

Legion now supports NVIDIA RTX 2080 8GB & 2070 8GB Notebook Variants

Now there is a bit of confusion on NVIDIA’s Mobility SKU which we generally get asked during Technical Consultation. To shed some light, NVIDIA usually launches two variants of same line up as Max-Q & Non Max-Q (Notebook)

Max-Q design is the power saving variant with reduced clock speeds and power consumption. Non Max-Q (Notebook) is based on the Desktop SKU but with reduced core speeds. Memory is similar clocked and sized.

We use Non Max-Q (Notebook) Variants which perform close to their Desktop Counter Parts. GPUs are in MXM Form Factor, hence providing plug & play support along with future upgrade prospects (*depends on design of next Generation) & also lower service costs compared to BGA Platforms.

Notebook Check published a detailed Tech Spec & Benchmark for both Notebook & Max-Q Variants of RTX Lineup. Feel free to refer the inline links for details on same along with performance difference –

Nvidia RTX 2080 (Non Max-Q)

Nvidia RTX 2080 (Max-Q)

Nvidia RTX 2070 (Non Max-Q)

Nvidia RTX 2070 (Max-Q)

For best possible performance , we always recommend to opt for Notebook (Non Max-Q) Variants.

Expansion & Upgrades –

Legion V3 retains Four RAM Slots with Maximum RAM Capacity of 64GB.

Display Panel has been upgraded to 17.3″ FHD (1920 x 1080) AVA-IPS 144Hz Refresh Rate with G-Sync.

For Desginers & Content Creators, UHD (4K) IPS Panels are available on order.

Standard Ports & Features –

Core Logic
Intel Z370 Express Chipset

Storage
Two Changeable 2.5” 7mm/9.5mm(H) SSD/HDD, SATA Interface
Two M.2 2280 SSD SATA/PCIe Gen3x4 Interface

Audio
High Definition Audio
S/PDIF Digital Output
Built in Array Microphone
Built in Two Speakers
Built in One Subwoofer Speaker
Sound BlasterX® Pro-Gaming 360˚
ESS SABRE HiFi DAC for High Resolution Headphone Audio
External 7.1CH Audio Output Supported

Keyboard & Pointing Device
Multi Language Full Color Illuminated Full Size Keyboard with Numeric Pad
Built in Secure Pad with Microsoft PTP Multi-Gesture and Scrolling Function
W/A/S/D Gaming Key
Anti-Ghost Keys

I/O Ports
4 x USB 3.0 Ports (USB3.1 Gen1) (1 x Powered USB Port, AC/DC)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Port (Type-C)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 / ThunderboltTM 3 Combo Port (Type-C)
2 x Mini DisplayPort 1.3
1 x HDMI Output Port (with HDCP)
1 x 2-in-1 Audio Jack (Heandphone / S/PDIF Optical Output)
1 x Microphone Jack
1 x Line-Out Jack
1 x Line-In Jack
1 x RJ-45 LAN Port
1 x DC-In Jack

Card Reader
6-in-1 Push-Push Card Reader
MMC / RSMMC
SD / mini SD / SDHC / SDXC

Communication
Built-in Qualcomm 10/100/1000Mb Base-TX Ethernet LAN
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 9260, 2×2 AC +BT M.2 2230 (Thunder Peak 2)
2.0M HD Video Camera

Power Supply
Full Range AC Adapter, AC in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, DC Output 19.5V, 16.9A, 330W
Removable 8 Cells Smart Lithium-lon Battery Pack, 82WH
Battery Life: 140 Minutes (With NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 2070, 82WH Battery)

Dimension & Weight
418(W) x 295.3(D) x 40.9(H) mm
3.9Kg, Including Barebone, VGA and 82WH Battery

That’s all folks on this update.

Feel free to reach out to us for any custom computing requirement through our website.And of course, we’d love getting your feedback and what you want to see discussed (and showcased) in the future.

Until next time ….

Cheers
Team Azom

query@azom.systems

* NOTE – Customers having Legion V3 with 10 Series GPU & 8th GEN CPUs can connect with our  support team to discuss RTX & 9th Gen Upgrade Options.

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