Zotac unveils next-gen ZBOX mini-computers

Zotac’s latest ZBOX computers may look like nettops… and they kind of are. But the new ZBOX ID42 and ID83 mini-desktop computers feature Intel Celeron and Core i3 chips, respectively instead of lower power Atom processors.

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The ID42 box features a 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron dual-core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 graphics with 512MB of video memory.

It also supports HDMI and DVI output, packs 2 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 2.0 ports, built-in WiFi and Bluetooth, Ethernet, and SD card ports.

Like other members of the ZBOX family, the ID42 is available both as a barebones system and in a “plus” configuration with memory and a hard drive.


The ID83 series features a more powerful Intel Core i3-3120M mobile processor, but instead of NVIDIA graphics this model packs Intel HD 4000 graphics.

Most of the other specs look the same as those for the ID42, including HDMI, DVI, and other ports, but thi smodel has 4 USB 2.0 ports and 2 USB 3.0 ports.

It will also be available with or without memory and a hard drive.