Introducing the new generation of ZOTAC C-series fanless mini PCs featuring a 12th generation Intel processor, a significant improvement over previous ones.
The new ZOTAC ZBOX CI627 Nano, ZOTAC ZBOX CI647 Nano and ZOTAC ZBOX CI667 Nano mini PCs maintain the spectacular case design we have seen in previous versions, this one includes a large heatsink block, a good grille and numerous connectors. These passive computers offer Intel Gen12 Core i5/i7 processors with next generation Intel Xe GPUs. These configurations are more than enough to run Windows 11 running quite heavy tasks, thanks to its multiple ports we can also use it with multiple monitors.
ZOTAC ZBOX Nano Gen12 Specifications
The new passive mini PCs ZOTAC ZBOX Nano Gen12 includes in its ZBOX CI627 version the Intel Core i3-1220P processor with 10 cores between 3.3 and 4.4GHz with an Intel UHD GPU, the ZBOX CI647 version of the Intel Core i5-1240P processor with 12 cores between 3, 3 and 4.4GHz with an Intel Iris Xe Graphics GPU of 80 EU, the most powerful is the ZBOX CI667 version we have the Intel Core i7-1260P processor with 12 cores between 3.4 and 4.7 GHz with an Intel Iris Xe Graphics GPU with 96 EU.
We can install up to 64 GB of RAM thanks to its two DDR4 3200 MHz SO-DIMM Slots and for storage we have a 2x M.2 NVMe PCI 4x SSD connector and an internal bay to accommodate a 2.5″ SATA3 disk drive.
In terms of wireless connectivity, we have a WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 5 adapter with an external antenna. On the connectivity side we find 3 USB-A 3.1 ports, one USB-A 2.0 rear, two Gigabit Ethernet + 2.5 GB connectors, one HDMI 2.0 video output and two DP 1.4 outputs (one via USB-C) capable of supporting up to 4K@60fps HDR resolutions. On the front we have another USB 3.1 Type-C Thunderbolt 4, a USB-A 3.1 port, a pair of 3.5mm audio ports and 3-in-1 SDXC card reader.
The ZOTAC ZBOX nano Gen12 measures 204 x 129 x 68 mm and includes VESA support and an external power transformer. It is available in various configurations from barebone to models with RAM, disk and OS installed.
Pricing and availability
- The ZOTAC ZBOX nano Gen12 miniPC will be available for purchase on Amazon soon, but it won’t be cheap.
- We have other Intel Gen12 alternatives such as the Intel NUC 12, Beelink SEi12 or Xiaomi Mini Host.