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Zotac refreshes its mini-PC line with five new products spanning its Magnus and ZBox nano series

Zotac refreshes its mini-PC line with five new products spanning its Magnus and ZBox nano series

Zotac Magnus One ERP74070W (left); Zotac ZBox CI669 nano (right) Image source: Zotac

Zotac has refreshed its mini-PC collection with five new offerings that span its Magnus E-series and ZBox nano C-series. The new additions are tailored to meet the requirements of office productivity and creativity tasks, with a dash of much-needed gaming and livestreaming activities after office hours.

The new mini-PCs are powered by the 13thGen Intel Core CPUs (1) (2). And whilst the Magnus E-seriesPCssupport discrete NVIDIA RTX 4070 GPUs; the ZBox nano C-series devices offer integrated graphics, i.e., Intel Iris Xe or Intel UHD Graphics.

Zotac Magnus EN374070C (Barebone) (Image source: Zotac)

The Zotac Magnus EN374070C mini-PC is offered in two versions, the Barebone or its counterpart that’s preloaded with Microsoft Windows 11 Home. This also applies to the Zotac Magnus One ERP74070W.

Zotac Magnus EN374070C (Barebones)

At its front, the Zotac Magnus EN374070C (Barebone) features a USB 3.1 port, TBT4 port, an SD card slot, two audio-related jacks. (Image source: Zotac)

The mini-PC features the Intel Core i7-13700HX processor, paired with the NVIDIA RTX 4070 Laptop GPU to support up to three displays via its pair of DisplayPort 1.4a ports and a HDMI port. In its barebones state, the storage and RAM are left to the buyer’s discretion. There are two M.2 slots for storage components – one slot supports M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 SSDs, and the other slot supports M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 or SATA SSDs. The user can opt for a pair of SO-DIMM DDR5-4800 memory modules, up to 64 GB capacity.

The rear view of the Zotac Magnus EN374070C. (Image source: Zotac)

For connectivity, there’s Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 support, and a pair of Killer 2.5Gbps Ethernet ports for wired LAN connection. It also has five USB-A USB 3.1 ports and a single USB-C Thunderbolt 4 port atthe front.

The Zotac Magnus EN374070C (Barebone) retails for S$2,449 and it measures 210mm (length) by 203mm (width) by 62mm (height). Visit the product page of the Zotac Magnus EN374070C (Barebone) for more information, and click here for more details about the Zotac Magnus EN374070C (Windows).

Zotac Magnus One ERP74070W (Barebones)

Zotac Magnus One ERP74070W (Image source: Zotac)

In comparison, the Magnus One ERP74070W is a larger mini-PC, about the size of a compact bread toaster. It measures 265mm (length) by 126mm (width) by 249mm (height). With increased capacity, it features a Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 4070 12 GDDR6X graphics card, paired with an Intel Core i7-13700 CPU. The storage and memory options are also up to the owner’s discretion.

The front and rear views of the  Zotac Magnus One ERP74070W. (Image source: Zotac)

The Magnus One supports up to a pair of DDR-5600 SO-DIMM memory modules with 64 GB capacity. There’s also an option for a 2.5-inch SATA drive, in addition to the pair of M.2 slots for supported SSDs.

As for ports, it has a whopping sevenUSB-A ports (4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2, 3 x USB 3.0) and two USB-C ports (1 x USB 3.0, 1 x Thunderbolt 4). It also has anSDXC card reader at the front.

The Magnus One ERP74070W (Barebone) retails for S$ 2,599.However, there's no news yet of the local availability of the Magnus One ERP74070W (Windows).

Zotac ZBox nano C-series

Front view of the Zotac ZBox CI669 nano (Image source: Zotac)

For folks who prefer even smaller mini-PCs, there are three new additions to the ZBox nano C-series, i.e., ZBox CI669 nano, CI639 nano, and CI629 nano. They share the same dimensions, i.e., 204mm (length) by 129mm (width) by 68mm (height).

The rear view of the Zotac ZBox CI669 nano (Image source: Zotac)

The ZBox nano mini-PCs are very similar except for their featured processors as listed below:

Zotac ZBox CI669 nano

Intel Core i7-1355U

Zotac ZBox CI649 nano

Intel Core i5-1335U

Zotac ZBox CI629 nano

Intel Core i3-1315U

Zotac claims the nano mini-PCs support Thunderbolt 4 and up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR5-5200 RAM modules. They come with VESA mounts and are ideal for space-saving multi-media computing requirements. The Zotac nano mini-PCs each support up to three displays, courtesy of the HDMI 2.0 port, DisplayPort 1.4 port, and DP alt mode of the Thunderbolt 4 port.

Do check out their respective pages for their official specifications. Alas, theZBox nano C-series has yet to reach the shores. However, there’s an alternative in the form of the Zotac CI645 nano (S$799) or Zotac CI337 nano (S$339).

(Source: Zotac, Beyond Geek)

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