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ZOTAC ZBOX E Series EI730 PLUS Workstation Mini PC with Intel Core i5-4570R quad-core Processor, Intel Iris Pro 5200 Graphics, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1TB HDD, 8GB Memory, No OS Barebone System (ZBOX-EI730-P-U)
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Average User Reviews
On average, people who bought this desktop computer rated it as 77%.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1GB to 1.8GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the ZBOX EI730 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable type and age to it.
Zotac Has Good PC Reviews
Zotac has good average reviews for its medium processor core desktop computers as well as across its entire PC range compared to other brands.
Has One Cable Included
The ZBOX EI730 has a greater number of included cables than most comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to it. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on desktop computers of this type and age.
+7 More reasons for
Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
The ZBOX EI730 has more Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports than most of the medium processor core desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBOX EI730. This personal computer is a two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port personal computer compared to most of the medium processor core desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the ZBOX EI730 which only have one Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on PCs that have been available for more than two years.
DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
The Zotac ZBOX EI730 has a newer internal memory type than most medium processor core desktop computers that came out around the same time as it. This computer has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most medium processor core desktop computers that were released around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Across all comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years the worst internal memory type is DDR3-SDRAM and the best is DDR4-SDRAM.
Supports Four Compatible Memory Cards
The number of compatible memory card supported by the ZBOX EI730 is more than most personal computers of this spec and age. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this desktop computer.
Across all the desktop computers of this type and age the depths range from 33mm to 1,800mm, and the average depth is 360mm. With a depth of only 188 millimeters, the ZBOX EI730 is one of the shallower comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the ZBOX EI730 amongst medium processor core desktop computers of this age.
With a height of only 51 millimeters, the ZBOX EI730 is one of the shorter PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBOX EI730 amongst desktop computers of this age. The heights of medium processor core desktop computers that are a comparable age to the ZBOX EI730 range from 19mm to 560mm, and the average height is 280mm.
6 Reasons Against
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the ZBOX EI730's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the slowest amongst computers of a comparable spec and age to the ZBOX EI730. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBOX EI730 is 200MHz and the fastest is 690MHz.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core desktop computers that were released around the same time as the ZBOX EI730 is 1GHz and the fastest is 4.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Zotac ZBOX EI730 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the ZBOX EI730.
If you are looking for a PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the ProDesk 600 ($799.99) (3.2GHz and higher rated), or the EliteDesk 800 G1 (3.3GHz and higher rated) both from HP or the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 (2.9GHz and higher rated).
Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
The ZBOX EI730 has a quite small maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1.7 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the ZBOX EI730. Similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the ZBOX EI730 have maximum graphics adapter memory capacities of between 0.12GB and 2.1GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.6GB.
Quite Small Processor Cache
At only 4 megabytes, the Zotac ZBOX EI730 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBOX EI730. The average processor cache of desktop computers of this type and age is 6.7MB.
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Only Four Processor Threads
Most personal computers that were released around the same time as the ZBOX EI730 have between four and seven processor threads, including the ZBOX EI730 which has four processor threads.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The ZBOX EI730 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core desktop computers that are a comparable age to the ZBOX EI730. The average maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago is 3.6GHz.
1 Other reason to consider the Zotac ZBOX EI730
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Zotac released the ZBOX EI730.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
545, I5-4570, I5-4570R
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Compatible Memory Card
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Integrated Card Reader
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200, Intel Iris Pro Graphics
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Horizontal, Vertical, Horizontal/Vertical
Water Cooling System
PC, Mini PC, Mini PC (<= 3L)
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
DVI-I male - HDMI female
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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Plenty of USB 3.0 ports
Option to mount on VESA mount monitors is a nice feature
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No native HDMI support (only through HDMIDVI adapter)
Lack of availability in the UKUS market
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