Inside Lenovo Legion 7 (16″, 2021) – disassembly and upgrade options

Is it that difficult to implement the vapor chamber cooling setup across all devices?

Check out all Lenovo Legion 7 (16″, 2021) prices and configurations in our Specs System or read more in our In-Depth review.


1. Remove the bottom plate

To take this laptop apart, you first need to remove the bottom panel. Undo 10 Phillips-head screws, and pry the panel out of your way.


2. Battery

Inside, we see an 80Wh battery pack.


3. Мemory and storage

There are two M.2 PCIe x4 slots for storage upgrades. Memory-wise, you get two SODIMM slots, hidden beneath a metal shroud. The slots support up to 64GB in total and work in dual-channel mode.


4. Cooling system

Lastly, we have the pinnacle of cooling systems. This device is equipped with a vapor chamber, and as many as four heat sinks.

Check out all Lenovo Legion 7 (16″, 2021) prices and configurations in our Specs System or read more in our In-Depth review.

Lenovo Legion 7 (16″ AMD, 2021) in-depth review

In 2021 there are a lot of gaming laptops. Some are equipped with Intel CPUs, others with AMD. But the biggest confusion this year was made by NVIDIA. They have announced their RTX 3000 mobile graphics cards in January, and ever since, we have been baffled by how many iterations each model has. All of them - separated by the difference in TGP. So, the most sought off devices come with the highest TGPs. In the case of the Legon 7 this year, Lenovo was very confident. Not only do the RTX 3060 and RTX 3070 come in 130W and 140W variants, respectively. But the top tier model - the one that com[...]

Pros

  • Aluminum design and great build quality
  • Large arrow keys, RGB backlight, and clicky feedback.
  • 2x SODIMM + 2x M.2 PCIe x4
  • No PWM (MNG007DA1-1 (CSO1600))
  • HDR 400, G-Sync, Dolby Vision (MNG007DA1-1 (CSO1600))
  • 165Hz refresh rate with fast pixel response times (MNG007DA1-1 (CSO1600))
  • Vapor chamber
  • Behemoth hardware in slim chassis

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • Slightly inferior keyboard to the Legion 5 series
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