The ZBOX-ID84 is the latest entry in the series of mini-PCs offered by Zotac. The new ID84 packs an Intel Atom dual-core D2550 1.86 GHz processor and Nvidia Geforce GT 520M in a stylish glossy black and silver mini chassis.
“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.”
Additionally, the ID84 features DVI and HDMI outputs, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 4x USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet and WiFi connectivity, bundled remote and VESA compatible mounting holes.
The ID84 is sold in a barebones configuration (ID84) and an all-in-one configuration (ID84-PLUS). The ID84-PLUS features 2GB DDR3 1066 of pre-installed RAM and a 320GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive. The barebones setup is available for those able to provide their own DDR3 RAM and 2.5-inch hard drive or solid state drive.
For more information on pricing and availability, visit the ZBOX-ID84 product page.
no pricing on this model...
but there are various other models with prices and by guessing/comparing specs and prices I guess this will be around the $300-$350 range. its nice to have if you want a small pc for your kid, or you dont have much space. also nice considering the power efficiency.
but if you dont care about extreme power saving and have plenty of space, you be much better off building a llano/i3 pc.
Although I think at a push I still prefer the AMD E350 version, ideal for an always on HTPC running XBMC as it keeps the electric bills way down and no compromises in performance when it's required.
I like Ubuntu and Windoze, they both have their good qualities along with their bad.
You're just a fanboy dude.
A ULV Ivy Bridge i3 could have been a much better option than an Atom plus a GT 520M. Much higher CPU performance, higher graphics performance, and it would probably use less power too. I have to wonder if it would increase cost, but I don't think so, at least not significantly.