Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023) vs Asus ROG Strix SCAR 16

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Evaluation of Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023) and Asus ROG Strix SCAR 16 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 7 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023)
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Around 15% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • Better webcam recording quality
Advantages of the Asus ROG Strix SCAR 16
  • Easier to carry: weighs 300 grams less (around 0.66 lbs)
  • Thinner bezels and 2% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Features a bigger (~13%) battery – 90 against 80 watt-hours
  • Provides 120% higher max. screen brightness: 1100 vs 500 nits

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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 2.8 kg (6.17 lbs) 2.5 kg (5.51 lbs)
Dimensions 363.4 x 262.15 x 21.95-25.9 mm
14.31 x 10.32 x 0.86-1.02 inches
354 x 264 x 22.6 mm
13.94 x 10.39 x 0.89 inches
Area 953 cm2 (147.7 inches2) 935 cm2 (144.8 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~77.9% ~79.4%
Side bezels 9.4 mm 4.7 mm
Colors Gray Black
Material Aluminum Aluminum
Transformer No No
Opening angle 180° 110°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber Yes No
Liquid metal Yes Yes
Number of fans 2 3
Noise level (max. load) - 52 dB


Size 16 inches 16 inches
Refresh rate 240 Hz 240 Hz
PPI 189 ppi 189 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels 2560 x 1600 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 1200:1 1119:1
sRGB color space 100% 99.8%
Adobe RGB profile - 88.6%
DCI-P3 color gamut - 100%
Response time 3 ms 3 ms
Max. brightness


Full charging time - 1:40 hr
Battery type Li-Po Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left, Bottom Left
Charge power 140 / 300 / 330 W 330 W
Weight of AC adapter 820 grams 955 grams


CPU name
Base frequency 2.5 GHz 2.2 GHz
Turbo frequency 5.4 GHz 5.6 GHz
Cores 16 24 (8P + 16E)
Threads 32 32
L3 Cache 64 MB 36 MB
Integrated GPU Radeon 610M Intel UHD Graphics (32EU)
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 175 W 175 W
Nvidia Optimus Yes, Advanced Optimus MUX
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 4 nm 4 nm
Memory size 12 GB 12 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 192 bit 192 bit
Memory speed ~16 Gbps ~16 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 7424 7424
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 232 232
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 80 80
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB 2x8 GB
Clock 6000 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 1x1024 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 ~82 dB ~78 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 2 mm
Size 12.0 x 7.5 cm 13.0 x 8.5 cm
Surface Plastic Glass
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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