Lenovo could enter the motherboard market with Legion

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Lenovo could enter the motherboard market with Legion


Lenovo may have more ideas … where it was not necessarily expected. According to rumors from the Chinese social network Weibo, the manufacturer is on the verge of entering the motherboard market, through its Legion gaming range. It would be a first for the group, known above all for its laptops and desktop PCs.




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Lenovo may have more ideas … where it was not necessarily expected. According to rumors from the Chinese social network Weibo, the manufacturer is on the verge of entering the motherboard market, through its Legion gaming range. It would be a first for the group, known above all for its laptops and desktop PCs.

A Lenovo motherboard coming soon? It is possible, but not for now. According to rumors from Weibo, the Chinese manufacturer is about to enter into competition with ASUS, MSI, ASRock or Gigabyte by setting up on the motherboard market using its Legion range. , oriented Gaming. But beware, Lenovo would initially only target OEMs.

First images of two leaking Lenovo motherboards

Understand that it could take a few years before you can find a Lenovo Legion motherboard sold at retail outlets. For the time being, the firm would only bet on models in non-standard formats, thought, it seems, for office machines assembled in the factory by industrial partners.



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Two photos have currently leaked in China, they correspond to models equipped with Intel 300 and 400 chipset, for the current generation of Intel Coffee Lake desktop processors and the Comet Lake-S range, expected for its part in the coming weeks. No model to accommodate AMD chips has yet emerged on the web.

Minimum specifications, but sufficient for OEM projects

In terms of specifications, these first Lenovo Legion motherboards above all ensure minimal service with an 8 + 2 connector for power supply, VRM heatsinks, two M.2 slots, four slots for RAM DIMMs, a Wi-Fi chip and audio capacitors.

For the rest, you have to settle for a single 16x PCIe slot and minimalist I / O connectors. If these two motherboards are probably not designed for individuals, it is interesting to note that Lenovo could be interested in this market to bring new blood to it.

Source: TechPowerUp

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