Zotac set to launch AMD A75 ZBOX, motherboard too

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Showing off sneak peeks of upcoming products have become quite the trend these days, either on Facebook or Twitter and according to Zotac's Facebook page, the company is going to introduce at least one new product tomorrow. So far there are only a couple of pictures that don't give away too much detail, just enough to tell us that it's an AMD A75 based product. This piqued our interest and we managed to dig up quite a lot of details on what Zotac is getting ready to announce.

Showing off sneak peeks of upcoming products have become quite the trend these days, either on Facebook or Twitter and according to Zotac's Facebook page, the company is going to introduce at least one new product tomorrow. So far there are only a couple of pictures that don't give away too much detail, just enough to tell us that it's an AMD A75 based product. This piqued our interest and we managed to dig up quite a lot of details on what Zotac is getting ready to announce.

We're not quite sure if we'll see more than one announcement tomorrow, but from what we've managed to dig out, Zotac will be offering a new ZBOX in the shape of the A75ITX-A as well as a new mini-ITX motherboard called the A75ITX. The motherboard in question will of course be the one fitted inside the new ZBOX. Zotac's Facebook page managed to give away the fact that we're looking at a pair of Gigabit Ethernet ports as well as eight USB 3.0 ports, but nothing much else was revealed.

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As we're looking at yet another mini-ITX board from Zotac, but as always the company has packed in as many features as it possibly can. The board has four SATA 6Gbps ports, two DIMM slots and a single x16 PCI Express slot and this is pretty much the norm for a mini-ITX board. However, in typical Zotac manner, we find a mini PCI Express slot that houses an 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi card with Bluetooth 3.0, a pin-header for two front USB 3.0 ports as well as for two front USB 2.0 ports.

Around the back is a single PS/2 port, an additional six USB 3.0 ports, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, the Wi-Fi antennas, a clear CMOS button, 7.1-channel analogue audio jacks with an optical S/PDIF out and a DVI and HDMI port. Oddly enough there's a jumper on the board that allows the user to select between DVI or D-sub output for the DVI port, a feature we've never seen before and that of course still requires a converter.

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Sadly we don't have any details as to what the new ZBOX will look like, as presumably it'll be bigger than Zotac's current models due to the more powerful and hotter running CPU. We can't think of a current ZBOX that would be able to house a suitable cooler, as not even the 65W APU's would work. As such we're simply going to have to wait and see what Zotac launches tomorrow.

Source: Zotac's Facebook page

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