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Zoostorm Mini Tower / i5-3330 / 8GB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 725 reviews of Zoostorm Mini Tower / i5-3330 / 8GB. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and reliability. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the size.

price, usability, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Zoostorm Mini Tower / i5-3330 / 8GB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770




Jan, 2013

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


Wow, what can I say, with an i7 processor, 12Gb of RAM & 2Tb hard drive, this is awesome. I purchased this mainly for home video editing & it does the job with ease, no more crashing due to lack of memory. There are plenty of USB ports and other slots...

None found so far

Nov, 2012

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


Good value for the specification. I know a number of people who have this brand and they have all been very satisfied.

The fan is noisy.

Oct, 2012

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


12 gig of ram and a mega processor means this is a beast!

What is with the PSU?! It's so loud it almost sounds broken!! Thankfully my old Zoostorm PSU is quieter so I'll swap them around!

Oct, 2012

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


effortless @ doing all tasks asked of it so far, i'm not into gaming so wasn't bother too much about the graphics card not being top spec

The fan may be slightly noisier than my last pc , however still not as noisy as my last pc's harddrive being over worked

Sep, 2012

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


Very quick machine

No HDMI port

Aug, 2012

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


Quite a big unit

Aug, 2012

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


Great value, decent specification, noticeably cheaper than any comparable brands.

At first I was slightly disappointed that the case felt slightly flimsy and not as reassuringly heavy as some I've had in the past. But I guess that's part of where the cost saving is and I can live with it - after the first setup, it now sits quite...

Aug, 2012

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Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


as described, preinstalled 64 bit windows 7, fast, good design

no graphics card,

Aug, 2012

Consumer review (

Zoostorm 7877 Intel Core i7 3770


On the surface, a well specced machine, with good processor, RAM and disk capacities.

No memory card slots, no firewire, ridiculously noisy power supply, flimsy case, difficult to remove expansion slot blanks.

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Chassis type:Mini Tower / Tower
Color of product:Black
Placement supported:Vertical

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:3
PCI Express x16 slots:2
PCI slots:2


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650 / 850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150 / 1350
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x112 / 0x152
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 3000


Internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory slots:4x DIMM


Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD+RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Case color:Black
Dimensions (WxDxH):9.06 x 18.9 x 19.5
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics:GeForce GTX460
Graphics adapter:GeForce GTX460
Graphics adapter family:NVIDIA
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
USB port:8
USB ports quantity:8

Packaging Content

Display included: No
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included:N / Yes


Chipset:Intel Z68 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i7
Motherboard chipset:Intel Z68 Express
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):26 / 30 / 32 / 35
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:G1610 / G2130 / i5-3330 / i7-2700K
Processor boost frequency:3.2 / 3.9
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Celeron / Intel Core i7-2xxx / Intel Pentium G
Processor frequency:2.6 / 3 / 3.2 / 3.5
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:G1610 / G2130 / i5-3330 / i7-2700K
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor G1000 series for Desktop / Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-2700 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G2000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:67.4 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):55 / 77 / 95

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:61275 / 65509 / 71052 / 71072
Processor code:SR0YU / SR10K
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D


Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8


Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions