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14 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 4 expert reviews and 10 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 75/100 and users rate it 98/100. The average review date is Nov 17, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 321681 reviews from other Desktops. The alaScore™ for this product is 84/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Zotac ZBOX NANO ID65


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Zotac ZBOX NANO ID65 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Views about the reliability and usability are generally positive, whereas many are negative about the design.

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

This summary is based on the products: Zotac ZBOX Nano Intel up to 3.1 GHz Dual Core Barebone ZBOXNANO-ID65-UZotac ZBOX Nano Intel up to 3.1 GHz Dual Core Barebone ZBOXNANO-ID65-U

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Kenny Yeo (

Zotac ZBOX nano ID65 - Leading the Mini-PC Charge?


The Zotac ZBOX Nano ID65 takes Intel's NUC concept to the next level by packaging a more powerful processor and offering more connectivity options. We find out if this is the mini-PC that we can actually recommend people to buy.

Generous connectivity options ; Small and light ; Quiet operation

Poor graphics performance ; Single-channel memory ; Pricey when you consider additional costs of components

All in all, the Zotac ZBOX nano ID65 mostly improves on the shortcomings of the Intel NUC mini-PC, but fortunately, it also has its shortcomings. Its single-channel memory implementation greatly impedes graphics performance. In addition, it also falls...

Sep, 2013

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Zotac Zbox Nano ID65 Plus Review


Zotac's new mini-PC is truly tiny, but that doesn't mean it can't compete with the heavyweights.

As the main determiner of the new Zbox Nano's performance, the Core i7-3537U is clearly a solid candidate for a low power yet still fast mini-PC. The ID65 Plus scores well in our media benchmarks, is flawless when it comes to video playback and is also...

Jul, 2013

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Small Minimal power usage eSATA, 4xUSB 3.0, Wireless connectivity Quiet Works out of the box with Linux Mint

Not the greatest graphics Expensive for what it is Took FOREVER to get USB 3.0 working in Windows 7 Many other driver issues took a while to sort out.

Mar, 2014

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Small, compact, quiet. Installed memory and SSD disk, plus Ubuntu along with xmbc and yatse for remote control of xbmc. All working well! Added a sumvision rio wireless keyboard with track ball... Looks great in the lounge tucked out the of way.

On the tad expensive side, but then it is will be future proofed based on the spec of the system.

Nov, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:7.1


Chassis type:Net-top / Nettop
Color of product:Black, Blue, White
On/Off switch: Yes
Product type:Mini PC barebone

Energy Management

Number of power supplies:1

Expansion Slots

PCI Express slots version:2.0


Graphics:HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter:HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter family:Intel
On-board graphics adapter: Yes


Maximum internal memory:8
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM
Number of Memory Slots:1
Supported memory clock speeds:1600
Supported memory types:DDR3-SDRAM


Chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i7
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
Processor socket:BGA1023


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):5 x 1.77 x 5
Number of processors installed:1
Number of SATA connectors:1

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4


Number of power supply units:1


Built-in processor: Yes
Chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i7
Number of processors supported:1
Processor boost frequency:3.1
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel
Processor frequency:2
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:I7-3537U
Processor threads:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y


Compatible operating systems:Windows 7, 8 (x86/x64)
Operating system installed: No


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD
Number of storage drives supported:1
RAID levels:0, 1
Storage drive interface:Serial ATA III
Storage drive sizes supported:2.5