ZOTAC International has just announced the launch the ZBOX, a brand new Blu-ray AD03 series powered by the AMD E-350 APU. This PC combines discrete-class graphics processing with dual processor cores for a better digital media experience, along with better energy efficiency. This slick looking box is capable of a lot thanks to the capable AMD E-350, which is said to allow superior Blu-ray and high-definition video playback. The ZBOX is also being called a ‘potent casual gaming platform’, as the integrated Microsoft DirectX 11 technology makes it capable of rendering 3D visuals as well.

Media playing delight

Marketing Director for ZOTAC International, Carsten Berger said, “The AMD E-350 APU platform combined with our ZBOX Blu-ray form factor is a phenomenal small form factor solution. The snappy day-to-day performance and superb high-definition video and DirectX 11 3D capabilities makes the ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 perfect for users that crave energy-efficiency without sacrificing premium features and capabilities,”
This little wonder-box has other tricks up its sleeve as well, including enhanced audio output, an integrated slot-load Blu-ray drive, dual network connectivity (with wireless option) which allows it connect home networks at speeds up to 300 Mb/s wirelessly or up to 1000 Mb/s via Ethernet. The ZBOX also has expansion capabilities and provides support for a 2.5-inch SATA HDD or SSD, two DDR3 SO-DIMM slots, mini-PCI express, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and eSATA expansion capabilities. ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 Plus models include 2GB of DDR3 memory and a 250GB HDD preinstalled.

The price for the ZBOX has not been announced yet, but stay tuned, for it will be announced very shortly.

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