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    Reviews - Zotac Zbox ID89

    The power of desktop Ivy Bridge in a compact mini PC.
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    Re: Reviews - Zotac Zbox ID89

    Likewise, I think this is priced too expensive for what it is. IMO it doesn't beat the competition (Intel NUC, Mac Mini & other SFF PCs) so I don't see how they can charge so much for it.

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    Re: Reviews - Zotac Zbox ID89

    Cheap at half the price. Actually no, about right then...
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    Re: Reviews - Zotac Zbox ID89

    IMO, this thing would be awesome with the haswell upgrade. That new i74558U part would be great. It has a TDP of 28W compared to the 35W of the IB so would run cooler & quieter. Also has the iris graphics as well. Just needs a display port then would be pretty good.

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    Re: Reviews - Zotac Zbox ID89

    At this price I just do not see the point of it. Intel NUC beats it hands down (although still a bit noisy for me - at least until you replace the case). Not good enough as an HTPC, too pricey as a small server, too expensive as a cheap desktop.

    Total waste of plastic

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    Re: Reviews - Zotac Zbox ID89

    I find it strange that this review does not feature any photographs of the unit that allow the reader to get an idea of it's size relative to other desktop items - especially as it's size is one of it's most notable features.
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