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Zotac ZBOX RI323

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews of Zotac ZBOX RI323. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Zotac ZBOX RI323 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Zotac ZBOX RI323

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Zotac ZBOX RI323 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk.

50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ZOTAC ZBOX ID45 Barbone Desktop (Intel Core i3-3227U 3.2GHz, 16GB RAM)ZOTAC ZBOX ID45 Barbone Desktop (Intel Core i3-3227U 3.2GHz, 16GB RAM)

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Zotac ZBOX RI323

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Zotac ZBOX RI323 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, size

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Zotac Intel Core i7-4770R 3.2GHz/ DDR3L/ Wi-Fi/ A&V&2GbE/ Mini PC Barebone System ZBOX-EI750-UZotac Intel Core i7-4770R 3.2GHz/ DDR3L/ Wi-Fi/ A&V&2GbE/ Mini PC Barebone System ZBOX-EI750-U

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Matthew Murray (pcmag.com)

Zotac Zbox BI323

 

For easily building a tiny, no-frills PC, the Zotac Zbox Bi323 offers a good blend of features, price, and performance.

Compact. Inexpensive to buy and customize. Lots of USB ports.

So-so performance. Does not include operating system.

For more details, check out the Zotac Zbox BI323 review at our sister site, ComputerShopper.com.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Mark Walton (arstechnica.com)

Zotac Zbox EN1060 review: Better than console gaming in a tiny package

 

But don't expect the same performance as a full-size Nvidia GTX 1060.

Like any smaller system, buying the EN1060 means making a trade-off between size and longevity. One of the best things about PC gaming is how easy it is to keep a system relevant, just by dropping in a new graphics card. Heck, until the release of GTX...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Housen Maratouk (computershopper.com)

Zotac Zbox BI323 Review and Ratings

 

The performance won't wow you, but the Zbox BI323, not much larger than some streaming boxes, is a surprisingly capable bare-bones system that should satisfy light computing needs, and perhaps a little more.

Small, attractive form factor ; Quiet operation ; Four USB ports (three of them USB 3.0, and one a Type-C) ; Inexpensive to outfit ; Efficient internal design

Drivers come on a disc, for a system with no optical drive ; Middling performance ; Some micro-PCs, like Intel's Compute Stick, include "free" Windows 10

The question when you're assessing a bare-bones system like the Zotac Zbox BI323 isn’t how good a system it is, but rather whether it's "just good enough" for what you want to do with it. Or if you can

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Brad Linder (liliputing.com)

Zotac ZBOX pico pocket-sized desktop PC review

 

Zotac has been offering a line of tiny desktop computers for a few years, but the company's new is the smallest yet. It's also one of the first to come not only with memory and storage, but also with an operating system pre-installed. It's a fully...

Overall I’m pretty impressed with what Zotac has managed to achieve with this little PC… although it may just be the first of many tiny Windows PCs. A Chinese manufacturer has already managed to pack a Windows computer with an Intel Atom processor

Oct, 2014

HARDWAREHEAVEN - RECOMMENDED

Expert review by : Stuart_Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

ZOTAC ZBOX ID89 Plus Mini-PC Review

 

When NVIDIA began showing prototype PCs which offered desktop functionality in a palm sized form factor a few years ago it signalled a move in the market with manufacturers making systems that became more and more compact. ASRock, Acer and Sapphire...

When NVIDIA began showing prototype PCs which offered desktop functionality in a palm sized form factor a few years ago it signalled a move in the market with manufacturers making systems that became more and more compact. ASRock, Acer and Sapphire...

May, 2013

EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD

Expert review by : Vedran Dakic (it-review.net)

Zotac Zbox review

 

Testing new and popular stuff is always a bit more fun - especially when you're dealing with market trends that happen only once every now and then. The same thing happened with laptops - at one point, they overtook desktops on the overall "interest...

If you take a look at scores, it's clear - this represents quite a step forward when compared to first generation of Ion platform, in every single test. Video performance is better as well, and consumes even less HW power then before (down 30%). Quite...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Nick Rego (techradar.com)

Zotac Zbox MI553 review

 

A miniature beast

Easy to configure ; Quiet operation ; Good connectivity options

Limited front USB ports

The Zotac Zbox MI553 continues the company’s triumphant reign in the mini-PC space, and offers plenty of modern connectivity options that make it suitable for an endless array of setups. Easy to configure internals with support for up to 32GB of RAM...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Winston 2854 Articles (funkykit.com)

Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN1070 Gaming Mini PC Review - FunkyKit

 

Thanks to ZOTAC, we'll be taking a look at the Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN1070 Gaming Mini PC. This mini PC is powered by an Intel Core i5-6400T running at 2.2GHz, and comes with an amazing array of features including an onboard GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB of...

Great graphics and gaming performance ; Intel 6th Gen (Skylake) processor ; USB 3.1 (Type-A/Type-C) ; Dual Gigabit LAN

Can run extremely hot ; A bit pricey

“Push the limit” is one of Zotac’s moto, and it certainly has with the the ZBOX Magnus EN1070. It’s currently the most powerful mini PC on the market today that supports VR! Not only does it feature an onboard GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB GDDR5 ram, but...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : vortez.net (vortez.net)

ZOTAC ZBOX P1320 Mini-PC Review

 

Looking for a highly portable Windows 8.1 PC that can fit in your pocket? Then look no further than the ZOTAC ZBOX P1320.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Matthew Lambert (bit-tech.net)

Zotac Zbox ID89 Plus Review

 

Zotac crams an Ivy Bridge CPU into its latest mini-PC. Is it the perfect media companion?

The Ivy Bridge CPU at the heart of the ID89 Plus is clearly its strongest selling point, as it means Zotac is able to cram lots of computational power into a tiny space. The same CPU can be found powering all-in-one systems that cost upwards of £800,...

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio output channels:7.1
Audio system:High-definition analog stereo
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified: No

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:1.5L sized PC / 1L sized PC / Net-top / Nettop / Small Desktop, SFF / USFF
Color of product:Black / Black, Blue, Grey / Black, Blue, Silver / Black, Silver / Black, White
Cooling type:Active / Passive
LED Indicators:HDD, Power, WLAN / HDD, WLAN / WLAN / Yes
Number of 2.5" bays:1 / 2
On/Off switch: Yes
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical
Product type:Mini PC / Mini PC barebone
VESA mounting:Y
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

AC adapter output voltage:19
Number of power supplies:1
Power supply:120 / 180 / 40 / 65
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 19
Power supply type:External AC adapter

Expansion Slots

PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics:HD Graphics / HD Graphics 2500 / HD Graphics 520 / Iris Pro graphics 5200
Graphics adapter:HD Graphics / HD Graphics 2500 / HD Graphics 520 / Iris Pro graphics 5200
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128 / 128 / 8000
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 2 / 8
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12 / 40
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 320 / 350 / 650
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:640 / 950
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12 / 12 / Y
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1100 / 1300 / 640 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel Iris Pro Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x152 / 0x166 / 0x1912 / 0xD22
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel HD Graphics 530 / Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4

Memory

ECC: No
Internal memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Memory bandwidth (max):25.6
Memory channels:Dual
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2 / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots type:DIMM / SO-DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes
Number of Memory Slots:1 / 2
Supported memory clock speeds:1333 / 1600
Supported memory types:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM

Motherboard

Chipset:Intel H61 Express / Intel HM77 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i3 / Core i7
Motherboard chipset:Intel H61 Express / Intel HM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1170 / BGA1356 / BGA1364 / Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Supported processor frequency (max):3.6 / 3.9

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:LAN, WLAN
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:SteamOS
Cooling type:Active
Dimensions (WxDxH):14 x 10.4 x 3.74 / 7.4 x 2.01 x 7.4 / 7.4 x 7.4 x 2.01
Form Factor:Nettop
Graphics:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Graphics adapter:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Graphics adapter family:NVIDIA
Graphics adapter memory type:GDDR5
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
Number of hard drives supported:1
Number of processors installed:1
Number of products included:1
Number of SATA connectors:2
Number of storage drives installed:2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Power supply type:External AC adapter
Rack rails: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / AC, DC / Yes
Display included:No / Yes
Drivers included: Yes
Full HD: No
Handheld remote control: Yes
Interface adapters included:DVI-I male - HDMI female
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: No
Numeric keypad: No
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N
Windows keys: No

Packaging Data

Package depth:13 / 2.91 / 9.45 / 9.65
Package height:2.91 / 3.07 / 3.27 / 9.65
Package width:12.8 / 13.3 / 7.28

Performance

Audio system:HD
Built-in camera: No
Chipset:Intel H61 Express / Intel HM77 Express
Intel Express BIOS update:N
Intel Visual BIOS:N
Maximum Resolution:3840 x 2160
Motherboard chipset:Intel H61 Express / Intel HM77 Express
Product type:Mini PC / Mini PC barebone
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64 / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
COM ports quantity:1
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPort version:1.1a / 1.2
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1 / 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1 / 2
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 4
HDMI version:1.4 / 1.4a / 1.4b / 2.0
Headphone outputs:1
Infrared data port: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2 / 5
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1 / 3
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter output voltage:19
Number of power supply units:1
Power supply:120 / 180 / 40 / 65
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 19
Power supply type:External AC adapter

Processor

Built-in processor: Yes
Bus type:DMI / DMI2 / DMI3
Chipset:Intel H61 Express / Intel HM77 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i3 / Core i7
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):19 / 29
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / Y
L2 cache:2 / 3 / 6
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 64 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1600 / 2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1333/1600 / DDR3-SDRAM,DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of processors installed:1
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:2961Y / Celeron N2807 / I3-3227U / i3-6100U / i5-3470T / i5-6400T / i7-4770R / N3150
Processor boost frequency:2.08 / 2.16 / 2.8 / 3.5 / 3.9
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Braswell / Crystal Well / Ivy Bridge / Skylake
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel / Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.1 / 1.58 / 1.6 / 1.9 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.8 / 3.2
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:2961Y / I3-3227U / i3-6100U / i5-3470T / i5-6400T / i7-4770R / N2807 / N3150
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-4700 Desktop series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1170 / BGA1356 / BGA1364 / LGA1151 / Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:C0 / L1 / R0
Supported processor frequency (max):3.6 / 3.9
System bus data transfer rate:5 / 8
System bus rate:5 / 8
Tcase:65 / 66
Thermal Design Power (TDP):11.5 / 15 / 17 / 35 / 4.3 / 6 / 65
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14 / 22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
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 HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel On-Demand Power Redundancy Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
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 / Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:N / Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:65703 / 72057 / 76642 / 87258 / 88187
Processor code:SR0XF / SR18K / SR2A8 / SR2BS
Processor package size:25 / 31 / 37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011B / PCG 2015A
UART:Y

Software

Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 7 x84/x64, Microsoft Windows 8 x84/x64 / Windows 7/8
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:No / Steam OS
Pre-installed software:Steam OS

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:mSATA, Serial ATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:mSATA, SATA / SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Number of storage drives supported:1 / 2
Optical Drive Type: No
Solid-state drive capacity:32
Solid-state drive interface:M.2
Solid-state drive interfaces:M.2
Storage drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Storage drive sizes supported:2.5
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Supported storage drive types:HDD / HDD, SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 32 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.01 / 5 / 7.4 / 7.99
Height:1.73 / 2.01 / 2.24 / 2.45 / 7.4
Package depth:13 / 2.91 / 9.45 / 9.65
Package height:2.91 / 3.07 / 3.27 / 9.65
Package width:12.8 / 13.3 / 7.28
Weight:11.7
Width:5 / 7.4 / 8.27