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Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11
alaScore 84

115 reviews

Mar, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 reviews of Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviews about the price and design are on the whole positive. The size and usability also get good feedback.

usability, size, design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Reviews about the design and price are on the whole positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, size, price, design

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Zotac Z-Box Mini PC with 2 Year Warranty

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Anand Lal Shimpi (

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 Review: Next Gen ION is Better & Worse than ION1


The nForce 2 was one of the best chipsets to come out of NVIDIA. It was NVIDIA's second attempt at a desktop chipset yet it cemented NVIDIA's position as a leading provider of core logic in the market. Oh how much has changed since then.

By not including native H.264 decode acceleration in

May, 2010

Expert review by: (

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11


To get busy with the HD-ID11 you'll need to add a 2.5-inch Serial ATA drive and DDR2 memory modules

The HD-ID11 is an impressive barebones that can be turned into a competent rig with the right components.

Dec, 2010


Expert review by: Stuart Davidson (

Zotac ZBox (HD-ID11) Mini PC Review


Today we have one of the ZBOX systems on our test bench and have run it through a selection of real world tests including HD playback, GPU computing and media encoding to find out whether it can meet the needs of consumers looking for an all purpose...

A stylish well balanced system which is one of the most flexible ION machines available.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Peter Cartwright (

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 Review


Zotac's latest generation of nettops are marked as the ZBOX series, taking over from the last generation of MAG branded nettops. There's a whole range of different models in the ZBOX series from Intel Atom / ION models to AMD / ATI models, and...

Silent (after firmware upgrade) ; Ports – HDMI, DVI (dual screen setup is okay) and S/PDIF optical out ; Simple to upgrade ; Stands vertically or horizontally ; 1080p HD video and Flash content plays flawlessly

Gets very hot ; Poor Wi-Fi reception ; Need to buy parts (for barebones models)

The Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 is an excellent nettop, handling 1080p HD video with ease, provides all the ports that you need, allows for screwdriver free upgrading, and gives decent performance for casual use all in a totally silent package. Very...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Tim Roper (

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11-U Next-Generation ION Nettop


Today we assemble and test the Zotac ZBOX not-quite-a-barebones mini-PC and see how it performs and how it works.

Though the Zotac ZBOX won't win any awards for blazingly fast performance, for just a shade over $200, you get a nice-looking, thoughtfully designed platform to which you can add the HDD, RAM, and OS of your choice. If you're frugal with your...

Sep, 2010


Expert review by: Dave Altavilla (

ZOTAC ZBox HD-ID11 and Next Gen ION


Nettop PCs are sort of a re-purposing of a product category that was popularized in the business world, formerly known as "thin clients." Though thin client PCs are relatively "dumb" machines that rely on enterprise intranet services and servers to...

Great Nettop Performance ; Low Power Consumption ; Great HD Video Playback ; A Bit of Gaming Under The Hood ; Respectable Media Conversion ; Stylishly Built

Needs External Optical Drive ; Barebones Config, Requires Memory and Hard Drive ; Single SODIMM Socket

Simply put, the ZOTAC Zbox offered the best Intel Atom-based computing experience we've seen from any product to hit the market thus far. The Zbox excelled over both single and dual-core Atom variants we tested, even those infused with the previous...

May, 2010

Expert review by: Roydon Cerejo (



ZOTAC's next gen ION offering

Runs cool, low power draw, nice design, lot's of connectivity, Wi-Fi 'n' support

Expensive, no dual channel RAM (only one RAM slot)

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Lou W. (



I would like to think that Zotac would help me out considering I have purchased over 35 ZBOX's (25 of them from NewEgg). I cannot beleive I cannot buy a replacement motherboard either!

These little Zotac's are great workstations. Easy to setup, low power consumption. I have bought over 35 Zotac ZBOX's since last year

Zotac will not help me with motherboard that went bad one month after the warranty ended and they told me that they dont sell replacement motherboards for the ZBOX's

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Matt (

Fantastic HTPC


Work's right out of the box with a usb thumbdrive using OpenElec as an HTPC. Play's 1080p movies flawlessly, will buy more of these for the house ; Very low power consumption

None, I can't be happier with this box

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: froggy (

Good machine bad company


Forget about rebates from Zotac. I carefully registered online, submitted ALL required documents exactly as specified and they said it was invalid. Now waiting for response from customer service.

Good machine, works as advertised. Very quiet

Can be difficult to get in and out of the base

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications


DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Not Applicable
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:6 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:NO OS
Product Type:NETTOP
Type:Micro PC


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):ION
GPU TYPE:OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:nVidia
Chipset Type:ION
Hyper Threading: Yes
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:D510