Lenovo Legion Pro 5 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023) vs Asus ROG Strix G16

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Evaluation of Lenovo Legion Pro 5 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023) and Asus ROG Strix G16 important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

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Advantages of the Lenovo Legion Pro 5 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023)
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Features a bigger (~25%) battery – 80 against 64 watt-hours
  • Better webcam recording quality
  • 33% sharper screen – 189 versus 142 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Provides 17% higher max. screen brightness: 350 vs 300 nits
Advantages of the Asus ROG Strix G16
  • Around 10% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test

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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 2.5 kg (5.51 lbs) 2.5 kg (5.51 lbs)
Dimensions 363.4 x 260.4 x 21.9-26.7 mm
14.31 x 10.25 x 0.86-1.05 inches
354 x 264 x 22.6 mm
13.94 x 10.39 x 0.89 inches
Area 946 cm2 (146.7 inches2) 935 cm2 (144.8 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~78.4% ~79.4%
Side bezels 9.4 mm 4.7 mm
Colors Gray, Blue Black
Material Top: Aluminum
Middle: Plastic
Bottom: Plastic
Top: Aluminum
Middle: Plastic
Bottom: Plastic
Transformer No No
Opening angle 180° 130°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Liquid metal No Yes
Number of fans 2 3
Noise level (max. load) 53.8 dB 51 dB


Size 16 inches 16 inches
Refresh rate 165 Hz 165 Hz
PPI 189 ppi 142 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision Yes, Dolby Vision
Sync technology FreeSync G-Sync
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Ambient light sensor No No
Display tests
Contrast 1110:1 1560:1
sRGB color space 99.6% 100%
Adobe RGB profile 72.6% -
DCI-P3 color gamut 70.4% 75.9%
Response time 3 ms 7 ms
Max. brightness


Full charging time 1:30 hr 1:40 hr
Battery type Li-Po Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Right, Bottom Left
Charge power 140 / 230 / 300 W 240 / 280 / 330 W
Weight of AC adapter 994 grams 834 / 966 grams


CPU name
Base frequency 4.0 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo frequency 5 GHz 4.6 GHz
Cores 6 10 (6P + 4E)
Threads 12 16
L3 Cache 32 MB 20 MB
Integrated GPU Radeon 610M Intel UHD Graphics (16EU)
Fabrication process 5 nm 10 nm


Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 95 W 95 W
Nvidia Optimus MUX MUX
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm 8 nm
GPU base clock 1530 MHz 1530 MHz
GPU boost clock 1740 MHz 1740 MHz
Memory size 6 GB 6 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps 12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048 2048
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64 64
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 40 40
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB 1x8 GB
Clock 5600 MHz 4800 MHz
Type DDR5 DDR5
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
Max. ram size 32 GB 64 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB 1x512 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
NVMe Yes Yes


Audio chip Realtek ALC3306 -
Speakers 2.0 2.2 (2 tweeters and 2 woofers)
Power 2x2W 4x2W
Dolby Atmos No Yes
Loudness ~80.9 dB ~87 dB
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v6E v6E
Bluetooth v5.2 v5.3
Fingerprint No No
Infrared sensor No No
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
USB-A 4x USB 3.2 2x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 3.2 2x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt No Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes Yes
SD card reader No No
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes No
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.5 mm 1.9 mm
Size 12.0 x 7.5 cm 13.0 x 8.5 cm
Surface Plastic Glass
Windows Precision Yes Yes
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can vary depending on the laptop's specific configuration or region.

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