RTX 4070 and Core i9-13900HX variants of Lenovo Legion Pro 5i (2023) 

Rithika Biswas
Rithika Biswas November 25, 2023
Updated 2023/12/01 at 10:16 AM

The Lenovo Legion Pro 5i Gen 8 (Intel) with an RTX 4070 GPU and a Core i9-13900HX CPU is now 30% off at B&H Photo. The laptop has a large 16-inch display with a fast 240 Hz refresh rate, which the notebook can fully utilise owing to the strong CPU and GPU combination. 

B&H Photo has slashed the price of the 2023 Lenovo Legion Pro 5i (Gen 8, Intel) with a 16-inch touchscreen by an astounding US$600. As a result, instead of the original price of $1,999, the laptop is now available for $1,399 USD. Given the price, this Lenovo Legion Pro 5i 16 is a good buy.

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The Lenovo Legion Pro 5i Gen 8 is equipped with an RTX 4070 dGPU, a 24-core Core i9-13900HX processor, 32 GB of DDR5-5600 memory, 1 TB of PCIe Gen 4 storage, and an 80 Wh battery. A 16-inch IPS screen with a QHD+ resolution, a fast 240 Hz refresh rate, and a claimed 500 nits of brightness handles display tasks. Finally, there is an FHD webcam with two microphones and a privacy shutter on the top.

Lenovo’s Legion Pro 5i (2023) is an excellent mid-range gaming laptop. In our study of the Core i7-13700HX and RTX 4060 variant, we gave the laptop an 88% “Very good” rating. Because the SKU available has a different CPU, GPU, and display, this evaluation applies to all other elements of the laptop save those specified.

Essentially, the Legion Pro 5i Gen 8’s Core i9-13900HX benchmarks place the CPU in the highest ranks of mobile CPUs, with just a few chips capable of outperforming Intel’s beast. The Core i9-13900HX, for example, obtains Cinebench R23 Multi-Core and Single-Core averages of 28,225 and 2,044 with maximum values of 32,623 and 2,105, respectively.

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In other words, the Lenovo Legion Pro 5i Gen 8 can handle even the most demanding CPU-bound activities with ease. Finally, the RTX 4070 mobile on offer performs almost as well as the RTX 3080 Ti mobile in our tests, but the best-performing RTX 4070 laptop GPU in our database trails behind the desktop RTX 4070 (Available on Amazon) by 27% in the 3DMark Time Spy Graphics test.

Simply said, the Legion Pro 5i Gen 8 with the RTX 4070 and the Core i9-13900HX is powerful enough for high-refresh-rate QHD gaming.


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