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Zotac ZBOX ID41

Zotac ZBOX ID41
alaScore 83

248 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 248 reviews of Zotac ZBOX ID41. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The reliability and price also get good views.

usability, price, reliability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Zotac ZBOX ID41 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Zotac ZBOX ID41 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price and size. The reliability and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the design.

usability, reliability, size, price

design

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Zotac ZBOX-ID41-B ZBOX ID41 Mini PC Dual Core ION DDR3Zotac ZBOX-ID41-B ZBOX ID41 Mini PC Dual Core ION DDR3

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 user reviews of Zotac ZBOX ID41 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The reliability and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, reliability, design, size

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ZOTAC ZBOX Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core Barebone Mini-PC ZBOX-ID41-UZOTAC ZBOX Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core Barebone Mini-PC ZBOX-ID41-U

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

Does what it says on the tin!

A bit noisy

Sep, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

It runs MythBuntu out of the box! It's quiet. It's small.

It's a bit wobbly when you press the power button when it's in the stand .

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

Easy access to install hard drive & memory

None so far

May, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

It's small, energy efficient and cheap. Great graphics capabilities, dual screens (one dvi one hdmi) work great. Perfect for a web browsing PC or home server / torrent box.

Noisy fan, very difficult to get windows 7 on it, wouldn't make a good htpc (which should be fanless IMO)

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

Small. Quiet one I tuned fan settings in Bios. Quick and easy to set up. Handles video well.

Haven't found wol to work yet. Cpu clearly not the fastest but that's fine for media and htpc.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

Easy to assemble, quiet operation, plays music and DVD video with ease, has about a zillion ports.

USB 3 ports don't work reliably with XBMCbuntu.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

Tidy box, nice style. Good mounting and install options. Loads of connectors in all the right places.

It's not fast - meaning it won't play 1080p mkv files with DTS - even with GPU acceleration enabled and working Fan is noisy and gets really hot anyway. Not the right choice for a HTPC (client) for me.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

Quie Attractive Memory and hard disk easy to install

Need to install memory and hard disk

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Zotac ZBOX ID41

 

Small compact, put a 1tb hard drive and 4 gb ram works fine , streams from net in hd and plays all file formats I need it fol cracking piece of kit.

None so far

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Caveat emptor

 

While it worked, my ZBOX ran quietly and cooly. The small form factor allowed me to place it on a shelf with adequate ventilation on either side ; Adding a 2.5" SATA drive and two 2 GB SODIMMs was easy enough; no tools required. I briefly experimented...

Lackluster customer support after the ZBOX failed and would not even post while powering up (the unit simply powers down) ; Submitted a ticket to Zotac support in February and after some correspondence, I'm still awaiting what should be some fairly...

Apr, 2013
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio output channels:2.1 / 7.1
Audio system:HDA

Design

Chassis Type:All-in-One / SFF / USFF
Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver
Cooling type:Active
LED indicators:HDD, WLAN / Yes
On/off switch: Yes
Product Type:Mini PC barebone
Rack mounting: No

Display

Display included: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 512
Discrete graphics adapter model:nVidia Ion
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter:GMA 3150 / ION
Graphics adapter family:Intel / nVidia
Graphics adapter memory type:DDR3 / GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 512
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter model:Integrated

Memory

Internal Memory:1 / 2
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:800
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM
Number of memory slots:1 / 2
Supported memory clock speeds:800
Supported memory types:DDR3-SDRAM

Motherboard

Compatible processor series:ATOM
Motherboard chipset:Intel NM10
Number of Processors Supported:1
Processor Socket:BGA 559 / BGA559
Supported processor frequency (max):1.8

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP/Vista/7\nLinux
Dimensions (WxDxH):187 x 280 x 40 / 188 x 44 x 188
Form factor:NETTOP
Graphics adapter family:nVidia
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Internal Memory:2
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Number of Processors Installed:1
Number of SATA connectors:1
Power LED: Yes
Power requirements:DC 19V

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included: Yes
Display included: No
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Audio system:8 ch
Product Type:Mini PC / PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port:No / Yes
DVI-I ports quantity:1
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3 / 4 / 6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Built-in processor: Yes
Bus type:DMI
Compatible processor series:ATOM
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
L2 Cache:1
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):6.4
Memory channels supported by processor:1
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800 (SODIMM only); DDR2 667/800
Motherboard chipset:Intel NM10 / Intel NM10 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:176
Number of Processors Supported:1
Processing Die size:87
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Pineview
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:45
Processor Model:D525
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Atom D500 series
Processor Socket:BGA559 / FCBGA559
Processor threads:4
Stepping:B0
Supported processor frequency (max):1.8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):13
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available:Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:N / No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor code:SLBXC
Processor package size:22
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:N / No

Software

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP, Vista, 7, Linux
Operating system installed: No

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD
Hard Drive Capacity:250
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of storage drives supported:1
Optical Drive Type: No
Storage drive interface:SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA II
Storage drive size:2.5
Storage drive sizes supported:2.5
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250

Video

Maximum graphics adapter memory:512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18.8 / 28 / 4.4
Height :18.8 / 4 / 4.4
Weight:3.8
Width:18.7 / 18.8