Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023) vs Legion 5 Pro Gen 7 (2022, AMD)

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Display 2560 x 1600
80 Wh
CPU AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX


Evaluation of Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gen 8 (AMD, 2023) and Legion 5 Pro Gen 7 (2022, AMD) 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)
  • Higher screen refresh rate: 240 versus 165 Hz
  • Around 3.5x better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • Can run popular games at about 101-138% higher FPS
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Better webcam recording quality
  • Provides 67% higher max. screen brightness: 500 vs 300 nits
  • 33% sharper screen – 189 versus 142 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro Gen 7 (2022, AMD)
  • Easier to carry: weighs 310 grams less (around 0.68 lbs)
  • Higher number of cutting-edge USB Type-C ports: 3 versus 2

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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 2.8 kg (6.17 lbs) 2.49 kg (5.49 lbs)
Dimensions 363.4 x 262.15 x 21.95-25.9 mm
14.31 x 10.32 x 0.86-1.02 inches
359.9 x 262.4 x 19.9 mm
14.17 x 10.33 x 0.78 inches
Area 953 cm2 (147.7 inches2) 944 cm2 (146.4 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~77.9% ~78.6%
Side bezels 9.4 mm 7.6 mm
Colors Gray White, Gray
Material Aluminum Aluminum
Transformer No No
Opening angle 180° -
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber Yes No
Liquid metal Yes No
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level (max. load) - 54.7 dB


Size 16 inches 16 inches
Refresh rate 240 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 (configurable)
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Ambient light sensor No No
Display tests
Contrast 1200:1 1200:1
sRGB color space 100% 96%
Response time 3 ms -
Max. brightness


Full charging time - 0:58 hr
Battery type Li-Po Li-Po
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left, Bottom Bottom
Charge power 140 / 300 / 330 W 230 / 300 W
Weight of AC adapter 820 grams 1116 grams


CPU name
Base frequency 2.5 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo frequency 5.4 GHz 4.5 GHz
Cores 16 6
Threads 32 12
L3 Cache 64 MB 16 MB
Integrated GPU Radeon 610M AMD Radeon 660M
Fabrication process 5 nm 6 nm


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

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 175 W 95 W
Nvidia Optimus Yes, Advanced Optimus MUX
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 4 nm 8 nm
GPU base clock - 1463 MHz
GPU boost clock - 1695 MHz
Memory size 12 GB 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 192 bit 128 bit
Memory speed ~16 Gbps 12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 7424 2560
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 232 80
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 80 48
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 32 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 Realtek ALC3287
Speakers 2.0 2.0
Power 2x2W 2x2W
Dolby Atmos No No
Loudness ~82 dB ~72.5 dB
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v6E v6E
Bluetooth v5.2 v5.2
Fingerprint No Optional
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 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 3.2 3x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt No No
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 Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.5 mm 1.5 mm
Size 12.0 x 7.5 cm 12.0 x 7.5 cm
Surface Plastic Plastic
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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