In the various online stores, sales of the Zotac mini PC called the ZBox edge CI341 has begun. It costs $179.99 only, but to turn it into the best mini PC, you need to add RAM and SSD.
For this, there are two slots for SO-DIMM DDR4-2400 modules with a total capacity of up to 8GB and a slot designed for SSD M.2 2242 or M.2 2280 with SATA 6 Gb/s interface.
The basis of the system, enclosed in a case measuring 147.2 x 147.2 x 32.1 mm (by the way, this is the thinnest model of the ZBox C line), is the quad-core Intel Celeron N4100 processor, operating at a frequency of 1.1-2.4 GHz. A small heat dissipation allowed us to do passive cooling.
This new small PC comes with an integrated Intel UHD Graphics. The ZBox edge CI341 includes DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0 video outputs, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless connections, three USB 3.0 ports, one of which is connected to the USB Type-C connector, a slot for memory cards SD, SDHC, and SDXC.
Price and availability
The ZBox edge CI341 Zotac mini PC has been priced at $179.99, but if you purchased from the Bhphotovideo.com store, you will get the Bitdefender Total Security 2020 (5 Devices, 1-Year License) for free worth $89.99.
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