Lenovo's Legion Y920 is a monster gaming laptop at a monster price

Gamers on the go with some extra cash to burn will want to turn their attention to Lenovo and its latest gaming notebook, the Legion Y920. Sitting at the very top-end of Lenovo's gaming lineup, the Legion Y920 is a beast of a machine with a price to match.

The VR-ready Legion Y920 comes with multiple GPU options, including NVIDIA's GTX 1070, along with Intel's latest 7th-generation Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of storage. Aside from raw specs, however, the Y920 picks up some extra gaming cred thanks to its 17.3-inch NVIDIA G-Sync display, which should mean buttery-smooth frame pacing with zero screen tearing. And as if taking a queue from Razer's Blade Pro, the Legion Y920 also packs a mechanical keyboard with full RGB support.

Here's a full look at the specs:

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Processor7th Gen Intel Core i7-7820HK / i7-7700HQ
Display17.3 FHD (1920x1080) Gsync IPS
Storage512GB SSD / 1TB HDD
GPUNVIDIA GTX 1070 (8GB) GDDR5 with PCI Express
KeyboardMechanical w/ full RGB
OSWindows 10
NetworkingKillerTM Wireless-AC 1535, Killer LAN,
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Ports4xUSB 3.0, Thunderbolt, HDMI, RJ45, Display Port, 6 in 1 Card Reader
AudioDolby Home Theatre Audio, 2x 2W JBL Speakers, 3W Bass Subwoofer
Battery6 Cell, 90Wh Li-Polymer
Weight10.14lbs (4.6kg)
Dimensions16.7" x 12.4" x 1.41" inches (425 x 315 x 36mm)

If the Legion Y920 strikes your fancy, Lenovo expects it to go on sale starting in June. You'll want to have plenty of cash handy, though: the notebook starts at $2,700 and can go up from there.

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