Lenovo announces its first ever eGPU, the Legion BoostStation

Lenovo Legion Y740S back
Lenovo Legion Y740S back (Image credit: Lenovo)

Lenovo Legion BoostStation eGPU front

Source: Lenovo (Image credit: Source: Lenovo)

What you need to know

  • Lenovo announced the Legion BoostStation eGPU at CES 2020.
  • The eGPU supports AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics.
  • The Legion BoostStation eGPU will be available in May 2020, starting at $249.

Lenovo announced its first eGPU at CES 2020. The eGPU supports both AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics. Lenovo announced the Legion BoostStation alongside the Lenovo Legion Y740S laptop which has rear and side ports to work with an eGPU. The Legion BoostStation will be available in May 2020, starting at $249.

The Legion BoostStation supports both NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon GPUs, like those in our collection of the best graphics cards. It's designed to not require any tools to pull out its drawer, so installing graphic cards should be easy. It supports fast charging and has additional storage slots built into the case.

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CategoryLegion BoostStation eGPU
Dimensions14.01" x 6.77" x 8.34" (365 x 172 x 212mm)
Weight18.74lb (8.5kg)
Bundled graphic card optionsNVIDIA GeForce RTXTM 2080 Super 8GBNVIDIA GeForce RTXTM 2070 Super GBNVIDIA GeForce RTXTM 2060 Super 8GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660TiAMD Radeon RX5700XT
Graphic card dimensions300mm (Power Pin on Rear) 320mm (Power Pin on Top) x 60mm x 150mm (Distance Between Top of PCIe Connector to Bottom of Card Locker)
Storage slots1x 3.5" or 2.5" HDD or SATA SSD Slot2x PCIe SSD
Power supplyATX w/ Up to 500W
Laptop power deliveryUp to 100 Watts via USB-C
Ports2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1)1x USB 2.01x Thunderbolt 31x HDMI1x RJ45 Ethernet1x AC-in
VR supportYes

The Legion BoostStation weighs almost 19lbs, so it should stay put on a desk or as part of a desktop setup.

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