The objective for any HTPC is always the same: smooth HD playback of your media content. It may be a simple task, but it becomes difficult when you are minimizing noise and power consumption while maintaining smooth HD playback. The ZOTAC Zbox continues to be a great option for those who want to avoid the hassle of building their own HTPC.

The new ZOTAC Zbox Nano ID84 moves up to the Nvidia GeForce GT 520M graphics chip more accustomed to being in a laptop. You still get the great package you have come to expect from Zbox, including 802.11n WiFi, media remote, Bluetooth 3.0 support, VESA mounts, and more. This time you get the Intel Atom D2550 (1.86 GHz dual core CPU) and the Nvidia GT 520M IGP. These should use very little power as a platform like this is normally found in 11-inch netbooks.

This should replace previous Zbox Nano models with improved graphics leading the way. It’s about minimizing space without sacrificing graphical ability or increasing power consumption. This great little Zbox will most likely have an AMD brother in the near future.

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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

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 pre-installed. 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 WiFi & Bluetooth 3.0 technologies
  • Bundled MCE-compatible remote w/ USB IR receiver
  • Bundled VESA75/100 mount

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