[HOT] : Lenovo announces its Legion 9000K: Intel 12th generation, DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 Ready

a PC gaming equipped with a processor Alder Lake-S and a Graphic card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, which would be available for pre-order from October 29.

We’re very likely a month away from the launch of Intel’s Alder Lake-S processors, and Lenovo has taken a step ahead by unveiling a Legion 9000K gaming PC. The machine embeds a 12th generation Intel chip (unspecified), DDR5 memory and promises to be ready for PCIe 5.0. All these elements suggest that it integrates a motherboard on Z690 chipset.

Quel Core Alder Lake-S ?

Lenovo does not reveal the exact reference of the Alder Lake-S processor of its new gaming PC. According to the information we have, Intel would first launch the Core i5-12600K / KF, Core i7-12700K / KF and Core i9-12900K / KF (with 125W TDPs) and then the non-K chips in the following weeks. , a priori early 2022. Therefore, it is likely that Lenovo’s computer is equipped with one of these six references, whose French retail prices have recently leaked.

On the other hand, concerning the graphics card, we know that the PC inherits a GeForce RTX 3080 Ti from NVIDIA, and the mention “PCIe 5.0 Ready”: for the moment, there is no graphics card on the market. which operates this interface.

Z690 motherboard

Obviously, Lenovo has opted for a Z690 motherboard. Indeed, this chipset is supposed to be the only one to support both PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 (DDR5-4800) memory. Moreover, this will not be the case for all motherboards on this chipset, since some will be limited to support for DDR4 memory. As for the H670, B650, H610 chipsets, also expected later, they would in all cases be limited to support for DDR4-3200.

Regarding the calendar, this Lenovo Legion 9000K would be offered for pre-order from October 29. Shipments would start from November 4. Intel will certainly clear up all the guesswork surrounding Alder Lake processors on October 27 at Intel Innovation.