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Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520
alaScore 92

20 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The price and usability also get good feedback.

design, usability, price, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People are impressed by the price and reliability. The size and design also get good reviews.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Zotac PC Mini Barebone System ZBOX-OI520-U

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Orestis Bastounis (

Zotac ZBox Sphere Oi520 Series review


Zotac thinks outside the box with a spherical mini PC

Smart looking device ; Solid performer ; Plenty of ports ; Nicely priced

Fragile build quality ; Slight lid design issue ; Not exactly a powerhouse

Scores in depth Today, we live in a post-modern, multi-cultural world where traditional norms have been turned upside down. Half-Cantonese, with an Italian name and heavy Welsh accent? Unlikely to even turn heads. So what's the problem when something...

Sep, 2014

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Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 review


Is Zotac's distinctive Zbox Sphere mini-PC a well-rounded computing experience or just a load of old balls?

Unique design Whisper quiet Easy to upgrade

Not very gamey Pricey compared to other options

The performance isn’t out of this world, but Zotac’s globular take on the mini PC is still a spherical spectacle

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Richard Easton (

Zotac ZBox Sphere OI520 Plus review


A capable media centre PC with an eye-catching design that can play Ultra HD video

Otherwise, the ZBox Sphere OI520 is a good choice if you’re taken by the unique design and don’t want to spend a lot on a PC. It runs almost silently, generates very little heat and is impressively well put together. However, we’d probably go for the...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Mithun Mohandas (

Zotac ZBOX OI520 Plus


Zotac's odd-ball is refreshing

Intel Core i5 ; 500GB HDD ; Nicely designed

Only one RAM DIMM

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications


DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: 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:Micro


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GRAPH. 4400
GPU TYPE:OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading: Yes
Processor:Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-4200U