The Zotac Zbox Ci520 is a brand new fanless (passively cooled) mini PC. Unlike most fanless PCs, it it not low end, and is based on a Intel core i3 forth generation processor and excellent Intel HD graphics. Being totally fanless, the Zotac Zbox Ci520 is totally silent when fitted with a solid state hard drive. The specification is good for a regular fan cooled mini PC, but seeing that Zotac Zbox Ci520 unit is passively cooled, the specification is even more impressive. It can take a standard 2.5″ laptop style hard drive, and upto 16gb of memory . The processor is a highly energy efficient core i3 40208 1.5ghz, and features Intel HD 4200 graphics. Memory card, gigabit lan, and wireless are all included. In fact the wireless on the Zotac Zbox Ci520 even supports wireless AC, the latest standard in wireless technology. Bluetooth 4.0 is also catered for.
Additional the Zotac Zbox Ci520 is tiny at 12.7 cm (W) x 4.5 cm (D) x 12.7 cm (H) , and includes a vesa mount.
The Zotac Zbox CI520 is an ideal home theatre PC, a great business workhorse, or even a commercial use unit such as a digital signage player. The benefits of it’s fanless design are obvious, but even when compared to a fanless system its build quality, design, and performance are impressive.