There is still a market for those big computer base units, but the more popular way to go is with a small and compact model that uses all of the modern technology available to produce more or less everything you are going to need all wrapped up in small package. So what does the ZOTAC ZBOX Sphere OI520 mini computer have on offer? Well first up there is the Intel Core i5 4200U dual core 1.6 GHz processor with Turbo it can go up to 2.6 GHz and the graphics are coming from the Intel HD 4400 graphics card. There is a 1600 MHz DDR3L of memory through the 204 pin SODIMM going up to 16 GB, with support for a 2.5 inch SATA 6.0 GB HDD or SSD and a 4-in-1 memory card reader MMC, SD, SDHC & SDXC available.
Connectivity is coming from the 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet, 802.11ac wireless connection and Bluetooth 4.0 too. With four fast connecting USB 3.0 ports on the back and three standard USB 2.0 ports two on the back and one on the side. Other ports include the HDMI, a Display Port, SATA 6.0 GB and mSATA 6.0 GB. The ZOTAC ZBOX Sphere OI520 mini computer will have a starting price of around £275.