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Aopen MZ855-II

Aopen MZ855-II
alaScore 80

9 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Aopen MZ855-II. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Aopen MZ855-II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Kirk Steers (

AOpen XC Cube MZ855


Artwork: Rick Rizner, Chris Manners

Extremely small

Very slow

This very small, space-saving PC meets basic computing needs but is slow running graphics-intensive applications.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by : Danny Allen (

AOpen Mini XC Cube MZ855-II


AOpen's newest barebones (motherboard and case) small form factor PC is the first we've seen to use an Intel Pentium M (notebook) processor--perfect f...

Quiet operation

No provision for 5.25' CD/DVD drive or floppy drive

With the Mini XC Cube, AOpen uses notebook technology to deliver a desktop that is both tiny and quiet.

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Ben Camm-Jones (

Aopen XC Cube MZ855-II


Is this a Mac mini killer we see before us? Look at the price: £222 including VAT. A miniature PC for the cost cutters, surely?

The Evesham Voyager A410 is a good all-rounder, but more Paul Collingwood than Freddie Flintoff ? it does everything well without being outstanding in any particular area. The screen lets it down a bit, but the price tag is very reasonable, and if...

Sep, 2005

Consumer review (

makes a great firewall


i used this machine for nothing but a firewall, Smoothwall to be exact. The w.0 release of smoothwall didnt detect the onboard nic card, but the alpha release oh Smoothwall 3 did. This unit looks powerful enough for normal everyday use by the average...

i got this barebaone to be a firewall between myself and the world. i used a centrino processor in this bad boy and it booted up just fine. i had to do some research to see if this unit would work off a centrino or if i had to use a P4M ; the unit is...

not even a con but the poer supply inside of the unit has only 1 molex and 1 floppy connector, the molex is for the hard drive and the floppy is for the converter for the cd rom drive ; its somewhat difficult to find low profile nic cards to go in this...

Oct, 2006

Product Specifications

XC Cube symbolizes a new computing life style, enhances new interior design, simplifies and silences new home-leisure comfort and extends new world-connecting way. All the fun of your life comes out from your XC Cube.


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:AC97

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop
Manufacturer Form Factor:Cube

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop
Manufacturer Form Factor:Cube


Chassis type:Mini-Tower
Color of product:White

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Energy Management

Power supply:150


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:AOpen XC Cube


Chipset Type:Intel 855GME
Data Bus Speed:533MHz
Processor Socket:Socket 479


Maximum internal memory:2


Type: None


Chipset:Intel 855GME
Motherboard chipset:Intel 855GME
Processor socket:Socket 479
Supported processor frequency (max):N


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 48
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 48

Optical Storage

Type: None

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):7.87 x 12.6 x 4.17
Drive bays:3.5
Drive bays size:3.5
Expansion Slots:1 x PCI,\n1 x AGP x4.
Number of Parallel ATA connectors:2
Power Requirements:AC 100 - 240 V

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:3
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:6
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:150


Chipset:Intel 855GME
Max Supported Qty:1
Processor family:Intel
Processor socket:Socket 479
Supported processor frequency (max):N
Type:No CPU


Installed Size:0MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM


Compatible operating systems:Windows XP/2000

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB
Type:PC barebone

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics 2

Weight & Dimensions