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Lenovo Legion BoostStation External GPU

MSRP 349 EURNEX score 81%

Product Overview

Lenovo Legion BoostStation Graphics Booster (eGPU) transforms any laptop with Thunderbolt 3 to a high-end gaming rig. It houses an optional desktop graphics card of your choosing. Its expandable storage bay also allows you to use it as a media library.
It is compatible with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card.
Announced at 2020 CES, the Lgion BoostStation is debuted together with ultra-slim gaming laptops such as the Legion Y740Si.

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Ratings

What we found**

Pros
  • Sleek, low-key design
  • Supports both AMD and Nvidia cards
  • Lots of ports
Cons
  • Nothing in particular

What external reviewers found***

NEX score: 81% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Sleek, lightweight design
  • Supports both AMD and Nvidia GPUs
  • Lots of ports
Cons
  • Lacks customizable backlighting
  • No Thunderbolt 3
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Price Comparison (incl. referral links)*

Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 + 1x USB 2.0 + 1x Thunderbolt 3 + 1x RJ45 Ethernet

Dimensions

Size | Height
212 mm / 8.35 inch
Size | Width
172 mm / 6.77 inch
Weight
6.9 kg (case only) / 8.5 kg (w/ card)

Function

Compatibility
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, RTX 2060 6GB, RTX 2070 Super 8GB, or RTX 2080 Super 8GB
Graphics
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

Performance

Power Output
Up to 100W via Thunderbolt 3
Power Supply
100 W Power Delivery Via USB-C
Storage
1x 3.5" + 1x 2.5" SATA HDD or SDD

Production

Debut
2020 CES

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3rd-Party Review Videos

External Reviews

laptopmag[1]

Sentiment Score 81%
Reviewers from laptopmag have found the following***:
Lenovo is launching its first-ever external GPU. Dubbed the Legion BoostStation eGPU, the device is priced at $249. The BoostStation supports both AMD and Nvidia desktop cards. It's not a move we expected from Lenovo, but CES has always been full of surprises.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Sleek, lightweight design
  • Supports both AMD and Nvidia GPUs
  • Lots of ports
Cons
  • Lacks customizable backlighting
  • No Thunderbolt 3

User Reviews

References

1. ^ Lenovo Legion BoostStation eGPU: hands-on review . [laptopmag]. https://www.laptopmag.com/lenovo-legion-boostation-egpu. 2020-01-05. Retrieved 2021-03-22.

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