Zotac Magnus EN970 Delivers a GeForce GTX 960 . Mini Plus Gaming Computer
Not long ago Zotac has launched a new mini-size gaming computer through the ZBOX Magnus EN970 series. The main advantage brought by this new generation of mini gaming computers is that it is supported by a desktop-class GeForce GTX 960 graphics card, not a mobile series like other variants.
The gaming computer has a mini size Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN970 is quite powerful because of the power from a dual-core Intel Core i5-5200U processor with a speed of 2.2GHz with an optimal TurboBoost of 2.7GHz which has high performance with low power consumption, and is supported by minimum RAM memory. 8GB. This computer can optimally be paired with 16GB of RAM.
In terms of graphics, the ZBOX Magnus EN970 can be quite powerful with the use of the latest GeForce GTX 960. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 carries specifications similar to the GeForce GTX 965M for notebooks that use the GM206 chip base which carries 1024 CUDA cores with a speed of 1126MHz and a turbo speed of 1178MHz combined with 64 TMUs and 32 ROPs. This GeForce GTX 960 carries a 128-bit memory interface and can be combined with GDDR5 memory at a speed of 7GHz with a capacity of 2GB.
Zotac provides ZBOX Magnus EN970 with a 120GB SSD (Solid State Drive) storage media accompanied by a 1TB hard disk for storing data and games. Connectivity ZBOX Magnus EN970 can be quite complete with support for four USB 3.0 ports; two USB 2.0 ports; card readers; microphone and headphone jack.
Not only that, Zotac also provides a ZBOX Magnus EN970 Plus variant which carries similar specifications. The ZBOX Magnus EN970, has been equipped with 8GB of RAM and a 120GB SSD. While the ZBOX Magnus EN970 by default is not equipped with RAM and storage media.
As written from Toms Hardware, it is not yet known what the price is offered by this Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN970 mini computer.
AMD Radeon R9 370X VS Nvidia GeForce GTX 950
Advanced Micro Devices or AMD has just launched high-end graphics that have a compact size through the R9 Nano series. However, the company secretly launched a mid-range graphics card through the Radeon R9 370X series. Currently, this new generation of graphics cards is only available in China. It is not yet known when the Radeon R9 370X will launch globally.
Last June 2015, AMD has bombarded the middle and upper class market through a series of flagship graphics processing products, namely the Radeon R9 390X; Radeon R9 390; Radeon R9 380; Radeon R9 370; Radeon R9 Fury X; Radeon R9 Fury and Radeon R9 Nano. While the Radeon R9 370X is actually not a completely new product.
AMD Radeon R9 370X graphics card that uses a Pictairn GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) which carries 1,280 stream processors with an optimal speed of 1000MHz/1050MHz, and is supported by 80 TMUs and 32 ROPs. This Radeon R9 370X graphics card is mated to 2GB/4GB of GDDR5 memory at 5500MHz/5700MHz, and uses a 256-bit memory interface.
AMD released the Radeon R9 370X series to block the Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 which was recently launched. These two graphics cards are indeed targeting the same market segment, namely mainstream gamers. The specifications of the Radeon R9 370X are indeed enough to give confidence to meet the GeForce GTX 950.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 Gaming Laptop has lower specs GeForce GTX 960 >> GM206 chip >> 768 CUDA core >> 1024MHz >> 1188MHz which combines 48 TMUs and 32 ROPs. This GeForce GTX 960 carries a 128-bit memory interface and can be combined with GDDR5 memory at a speed of 6.6GHz with 2GB capabilities.
As written from Anandtech, until now there has been no info about the official price of the Radeon R9 370X. The price of the Radeon R9 370X is $ 149 or 2 million.
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