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Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520 Plus

Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520 Plus
alaScore 90

8 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520 Plus. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and usability, but many are less positive about the reliability and size.

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size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520 Plus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Ganesh T S (anandtech.com)

ZBOX Sphere OI520 Plus: Zotac's Take on the NUC

 

The Intel NUC has created a very successful niche for itself in the SFF PC market. It provides us with insights into where the traditional casual / home use desktop market might end up. While vendors such as Logic Supply have taken the Intel NUC...

The power consumption at the wall was measured with the display being driven through the HDMI port. In the graphs below, we compare the idle and load power of the ZBOX OI520 Plus with other low power PCs evaluated before. For load power consumption, we...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520 Plus

 

The Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520 Plus is an ultra-small desktop PC with an attractively small price, and a design that will turn heads.

Unique design is both futuristic and funky. Easy interior access. Compact chassis works for either desktop or home entertainment use. HDMI and DisplayPort with up to 4K output. Low price

Operating system sold separately

The Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520 Plus ($479.99) is the latest addition to Zotac's Zbox line of tiny project PCs, but this little desktop looks different from its square-shaped siblings. The Zbox Sphere replaces utilitarian corners with roundness and whimsy,...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: (tech.firstpost.com)

ZOTAC ZBOX Sphere OI520 Plus review: New wine in a brand new bottle

 

ZOTAC has been regularly releasing small form factor ZBOX PCs over the years, and we have seen that the design hasn't changed much. You get ZBOXes in the regular rectangular size or the smaller square (nano) size. But with the ZBOX Sphere OI520, ZOTAC...

ZOTAC has priced the ZBOX Sphere OI520 Plus model at Rs 32,219 whereas the non-Plus ZBOX Sphere OI520 (without the HDD and RAM) will come to around Rs 29,999. Unlike its previous offerings, the ZBOX Sphere OI520 has decent pricing for its performance...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (trustedreviews.com)

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 PLUS

 

This spherical small-form-factor PC is tiny and packs a Core i5 punch

Attractive, orb-like design ; East component access ; Reasonable Core i5 processor ; Cool and quiet

No OS included ; Relies on weak integrated graphics ; Little expansion potential

On the inside there’s dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi that’ll only be outpaced by triple-aerial units, and there’s Gigabit Ethernet. Bluetooth 4.0 is also included.

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Richard Weatherstone (vortez.net)

ZOTAC ZBOX Sphere OI520+ Review

 

Looking for a mini pc that has bags of power and a little different along with a small footprint? ZOTAC Sphere is what you need!

Innovative design ; Plenty of ports & functionality ; Memory & HDD included ; Option to upgrade memory & HDD capacity ; HD ready

Plastics questionable ; No OS included

First off let's talk about the design. Having a spherical shaped PC was always going to be tricky to pull off due to the fact the vast majority of components found in a PC are angular. Motherboards, hard drives, memory modules all have 90 degree angles...

Jan, 2015