Zotac ZBOX HD-ND22: At Last a CULV Nettop

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Zotac ZBOX HD-ND22: At Last a CULV Nettop

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Post by DAve_M » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:55 am

hmmmm CULV at last is obviously welcomed. But I think the way to go would be with ZOTAC CULV mITX rather than a zbox. That way you can put in your own graphics card of choice for games or for the best image quality (vector adaptive deinterlacing FTW!).

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Post by MikeC » Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:50 am

DAve_M wrote:hmmmm CULV at last is obviously welcomed. But I think the way to go would be with ZOTAC CULV mITX rather than a zbox. That way you can put in your own graphics card of choice for games or for the best image quality (vector adaptive deinterlacing FTW!).
Zotac already has em --
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ZOTAC IONITX-P-E Intel Celeron SU2300 1.2GHz Dual-Core Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
ZOTAC IONITX-N-E Intel Celeron 743 1.3GHz Single-Core Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
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Post by chanman » Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:50 am

I'm half surprised you guys didn't use a SSD to isolate the noise of that fan.

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Post by rpsgc » Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:28 pm

Awesome! I've been waiting for this review (or something similar :p) for a while now.


Looks like a good choice for a small and quiet secondary/internet PC.
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Post by HammerSandwich » Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:16 pm

Could you guys please try Speedfan on this box? It might allow a quiet idle and acceptable load temperature with the right settings.

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Post by Lawrence Lee » Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:43 pm

HammerSandwich wrote:Could you guys please try Speedfan on this box? It might allow a quiet idle and acceptable load temperature with the right settings.
No controls available in SpeedFan. I'm actually kind of insulted that you think we didn't try it... :lol:

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Post by HammerSandwich » Wed Sep 08, 2010 5:55 am

Lawrence Lee wrote:No controls available in SpeedFan. I'm actually kind of insulted that you think we didn't try it... :lol:
Disappointing; guess we'll have to hope for a good firmware update.

If Speedfan was mentioned in the article, I missed it.

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Post by wwenze » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:14 am

No undervolting done? Where's the love. :D

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Post by IdontexistM8 » Sun Oct 10, 2010 2:32 pm

This CULV version doesn't as yet seem to be available in the UK.

My side interest here is how low the latency is on these things. If it's reasonably low then it could make a useful little audio recorder/mixing machine when paired with a USB interface of choice.

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