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Zotac Zbox Nano AD10 Plus Review

By on September 2, 2011
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An HTPC enthusiast’s dream come true.

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Good: Beautiful form factor; Many options to customize; WiFi & LAN connections; Two USB 3.0 ports; SATA III 6Gbps HDD port
Bad: No OS included
Price: AED 1,300
* The price is the Suggested Retail Price at the time of review. Please call a retailer to confirm the latest price for this product.

Product Name ZBOX nano AD10 ZBOX nano AD10 Plus
SKU ZBOXNANO-AD10 ZBOXNANO-AD10-PLUS
Memory 1 x 204-pin DDR3-1066 SODIMM slot 2GB DDR3
Hard Disk 1 x 2.5-inch 320GB 5400RPM
CPU AMD E-350 APU Platform (1.6 GHz, dual-core)
GPU AMD Radeon™ HD 6310
Video Memory Unified Memory Architecture
Display Options HDMI (w/audio) & DisplayPort
Memory Card Reader 6-in-1 (SD/SDHC/MMC/MS/MS Pro/xD)
SATA eSATA (rear)
Ethernet 10/100/1000Mbps
WiFi Onboard 802.11n WiFi & Bluetooth 3.0
USB Ports 2 USB 2.0 (rear)2 USB 3.0 ports (rear)
Audio Onboard analog stereo high-definition audio7.1-Channel digital audio (LPCM and Bistream capable via HDMI)
DirectX® Support DirectX® 11 with Shader Model 5
Other Features OpenCL compliant, OpenGL® 4.1 compatible, AMD UVD technology
HDCP: Yes
Software Features
Windows® 7 Capability Windows® 7 with Aero® user interface and DirectCompute compatible
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Comments
  • jamworks

    I am very interested in this product.  But I need “How to Install an O.S. For Dummies” on a device like this.

    • Mansoor

      I can do that for you @taimoorh i can write an article or a video on how to set up OS on these set tip devices 

  • Jos Hoekstra

    @c3e99fb7a858663fde1bf660f95e7c85:disqus Please do: would be interested in an installation of linux with either(or both) XBMC and MythTV. Especially GPU-acceleration is interesting.

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