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Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 nettop with next-gen ION graphics reviewed

The Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 nettop is one of the first computers to include NVIDIA’s next-generation ION graphics. The small form factor desktop isn’t available for sale yet, but it’s due out soon and the folks at AnandTech got their hands on one and have posted an early review. The nettop is a DIY unit, which […]

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Nettop News: Asus Eee Box with USB 3.0, Zotac ZBOX with next-gen ION

It’s kind of hard to make a nettop stand out from the crowd these days. Sure, you can come up with some sort of flashy design, but we’ve seen plenty of small form factor desktops with low power processors in the last two years. Some have optical disc drives, others don’t. Some have integrated graphics, […]

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Zotac introduces NVIDIA ION upgrade kits — for desktops

NVIDIA’s new ION platform offers high(er) performance graphics for netbooks and nettops with low power processors. We’ve already seen a number of 10 and 12 inch laptops and a few desktop PCs that will come preloaded with next generation ION graphics. But for the first time, NVIDIA has also gone ahead and given hardware makers […]

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Zotac nettops with Intel CULV, AMD chipsets coming soon

Hot on the heels of the recently announced Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 nettop with an Intel Atom Pine trail chip and next-generation ION graphics, Zotac is introducing two new models. Blogeee has the details on a new model with an Intel CULV processor and ION graphics and another with an AMD/ATI chipset. The Zotac ZBOX HD-ND21 […]

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Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 nettop packs next-gen ION graphics

Zotac is updating its nettop lineup to add support for Intel’s latest Atom processor and NVIDIA’s next-generation ION graphics. The Zotac Zbox HD-ID11 is the same size and shape as the earlier Zotac MAG nettop. But the new model features a 1.66GHz Atom D510 dual core processor and faster NVIDIA ION graphics. It looks like […]

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Here are some of the first next-gen ION products

Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and Zotac are among the first companies to announce products sporting the just-announced next-generation NVIDIA ION graphics platform. We already knew about the Acer Aspire One 532G 10 inch netbook which was announced at Mobile World Congress last month. But here are a few more products that will come with next-generation ION […]

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Zotac showcases nettops, laptops, and maybe ION 2 at CES

I didn’t get a chance to stop by the Zotac booth at CES last week,but the folks at Tech Report have a roundup of items that were on display.  One of the most interesting is a version of the Zotac MAG nettop. The original version of this mini-laptop shipped with an Intel Atom 230 or […]

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Zotac launches NVIDIA ION-powered nettop

Zotac is a company best known for producing motherboards and graphics processors, if it’s known at all. But Zotac has launched a new line of nettops that pack Intel Atom processors and NVIDIA ION graphics. The Zotac Mag HD-NS01 is sports a 1.6GHz Intel Atom 230 CPU while the Mag HD-ND01 has a 1.6GHz dual […]

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Dual Core NVIDIA Ion still not ready for the HTPC: Flash video problems

I had high hopes for the NVIDIA Ion platform. Not so much for my netbooks, but for my home theater PC, or HTPC. I’m currently using a two or three year old desktop computer with a dual core AMD Athlon processor to record and play television using an HDTV tuner and Snapstream’s BeyondTV software. But […]

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Zotac’s mini-ITX motherboards will let you build your own ION-powered nettop

Computer part maker Zotac has unveiled two new Mini-ITX motherboards that will let you put together a system built around the new NVIDIA ION platform. The platform combines an Intel Atom CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GPU to provide better graphics performance than you’ll get from most Intel Atom powered netbooks that use integrated […]