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Zotac's Latest ZBOX Gets GeForce GT 520M Graphics

Zotac's Latest ZBOX Gets GeForce GT 520M Graphics

Zotac announced the new ZBOX with NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics. This ZBOX is designed to be used as a home theater PC. You can get the new ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics as a barebones system or as a system with memory and a hard drive. The system features a 1.86 GHz dual-core Intel Atom D2550 processor. Various memory and hard drive options are available. For connectivity, the ZBOX offers DVI & HDMI outputs, two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, and four High-Speed USB 2.0 ports (2 on back panel, 1 on front, 1 on top). The system also supports Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 3.0.

ZOTAC Delivers New ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M Graphics Processing

New ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics creates a perfect home theater PC for all users

HONG KONG – Aug. 8, 2012 – ZOTAC International, a global innovator and channel manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today delivers a new ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics processing. The new ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics incorporates class-leading features and stunning visuals to form a perfect home theater PC.

“We’re pleased to inject the power of NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics to our award-winning ZOTAC ZBOX for users that demand energy-efficiency with a graphics kick,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. “The new ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics delivers phenomenal high-definition video playback capabilities to make it the perfect home theater PC as well.”

The new ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics is available as a barebones or with memory and hard drive preinstalled. Operating systems such as Windows 7 (x86 and x64) and OpenELEC are fully compatible with the new ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics to transform the system into an everyday casual use PC or outstanding home theater PC capable of high-definition video playback.

It’s time to play with the new ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics.

General details

  • ZOTAC Delivers New ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M Graphics Processing
  • ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M
  • Intel® Atom™ D2550 (1.86 GHz, dual-core)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M w/512MB DDR3
  • DVI & HDMI outputs
  • ZOTAC ZBOX ID84 Plus
    • 2GB DDR3
    • 320GB 5400RPM HDD
  • ZOTAC ZBOX nano ID84
    • 2 x 204-pin DDR3-1066 SO-DIMM slot
    • Support 2.5-inch SATA HDD
  • 2 x SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports
  • 4 x High-Speed USB 2.0 ports (2 on back panel, 1 on front, 1 on top)
  • Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 3.0 technologies
  • Bundled MCE-compatible remote w/ USB IR receiver
  • Bundled VESA75/100 mount
  • Bundled MCE-compatible remote w/ USB IR receiver

Specifications:

Product Name

ZBOX ID84 Plus

ZBOX ID84

SKU

ZBOX-ID84-PLUS

ZBOX-ID84

Memory

2GB DDR3

2 x 204-pin DDR3 SO-DIMM (up to 4GB)

Hard Disk

320GB 5400RPM HDD

Support 1 2.5-inch HDD

CPU

Intel® Atom™ D2550 (1.86 GHz, dual-core)

GPU

NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M

Video Memory

512MB DDR3

Display Options

HDMI & DVI

Memory Card Reader

6-in-1 (SD/SDHC/MMC/MS/MS Pro/xD)

SATA

N/A

Ethernet

10/100/1000Mbps

Wi-Fi

Onboard 802.11n Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 3.0

USB Ports

4 USB 2.0 (1 front, 1 top, 2 rear)

2 USB 3.0 ports (rear)

Audio

Onboard analog stereo high-definition audio

HDMI audio (bitstream)

Digital Optical S/PDIF

DirectX® Support

DirectX® 11 with Shader Model 5.0

Other Features

NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD and NVIDIA® CUDA® technologies

HDCP:

Yes

Software Features

 

Windows® 7 Capability

Windows® 7 with Aero® user interface and DirectCompute compatible

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After listening to Hothardware's video, I have to agree that this ZBOX is pretty much a laptop without the screen especially at the price.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l337tyR9Row&feature=player_embedded#!

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It is also impressive what all they can throw in such a small box. With a laptop you have roughly four times the space really.

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