AV Peripherals and Systems Guide
Zotac Announces the ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 Series
Zotac today supercharges energy-efficient computing with the new ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series powered by the AMD E-350 APU platform. The ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series combines discrete-class graphics processing with a dual processor cores for the perfect synergy of CPU and GPU that delivers a perfect digital media experience with unprecedented energy-efficiency.
AMD Radeon HD 6310 discrete-class graphics processing takes charge of all digital media processing tasks to enable the ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series to deliver stunning Blu-ray and smooth streaming high-definition video playback. The ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series is a potent casual gaming platform capable of rendering stunning 3D visuals with Microsoft DirectX 11 technology.
“The AMD E-350 APU platform combined with our ZBOX Blu-ray form factor is a phenomenal small form factor solution. The snappy day-to-day performance and superb high-definition video and DirectX 11 3D capabilities makes the ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 perfect for users that crave energy-efficiency without sacrificing premium features and capabilities,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.
Enhanced audio output capabilities deliver superior audio quality and features with the ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series. The ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series can send raw lossless (bitstream) audio formats – Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio – via HDMI to digital home theatre receivers for flawless high-definition audio that matches the high-definition video capabilities.
An integrated slot-load Blu-ray drive enables the ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series to read Blu-ray media, read and write DVD and CD media for compatibility with all available forms of optical media. Dual network connectivity options lets the ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 connect to home networks at speeds up to 300 Mb/s wirelessly or up to 1000 Mb/s via Ethernet for lightning-fast transfer speeds with or without wires.
The ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 packs class-leading expansion capabilities inside a slim chassis and provides support for a 2.5-inch SATA HDD or SSD, two DDR3 SO-DIMM slots, mini-PCI express, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and eSATA expansion capabilities – ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 Plus models include 2GB of DDR3 memory and a 250GB HDD preinstalled.
It’s time to play with the ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 series.
• ZOTAC Supercharges Energy-Efficient Computing
• AMD E-350 APU platform
o 1.6 GHz, dual-core
• AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics processor
o 80 unified shaders
o Engine clock: 500 MHz
• ZBOX Blu-ray AD03
o 2 x DDR3-1066 SO-DIMM slots
o Support 1 x 2.5-inch SATA 6.0 Gb/s HDD/SSD
• ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 Plus
o 2GB DDR3
o 250GB 5400RPM HDD
• SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology
• 1 Mini-PCI Express expansion slot
• Slot-load Blu-ray drive
o 4x Blu-ray read
o 8x DVD / 24x CD read/write
• HDMI, DVI-I and VGA (with included adapter) outputs
• AMD UVD technology(hardware accelerated H.264, VC-1, decode)
• Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD: Master Audio bitstream ready
• Cyberlink PowerDVD w/ Blu-ray playback
• Gigabit Ethernet
• Onboard 802.11n WiFi (300Mb/s)
|Product Name||ZBOX Blu-ray AD03||ZBOX Blu-ray AD03 Plus|
|Memory||2 x 204-pin DDR3-1066 SODIMM slots||2GB DDR3|
|Hard Disk||1 x 2.5-inch||250GB 5400RPM|
|CPU||AMD E-350 APU Platform (1.6 GHz, dual-core)|
|GPU||AMD Radeon HD 6310|
|Video Memory||Unified Memory Architecture|
|Display Options||HDMI (w/ audio), DVI-I, VGA (with included adapter)|
|Memory Card Reader||6-in-1 (SD/SDHC/MMC/MS/MS Pro/xD)|
|SATA||Combo eSATA / USB 2.0 port|
|WiFi||Onboard 802.11n WiFi (300Mb/s)|
|USB Ports||2 USB 2.0 (one Combo eSATA / USB 2.0 port, one on front panel)
2 USB 3.0 ports (one on front panel, one on rear panel)
|Audio||Onboard analog stereo high-definition audio
7.1-Channel digital audio (LPCM and Bistream capable via HDMI)
Optical Digital S/PDIF audio output
|DirectX Support||DirectX 11 with Shader Model 5|
|Other Features||OpenCL compliant, OpenGL 4.1 compatible, AMD UVD technology|
|Windows 7 Capability||Windows 7 with Aero user interface and DirectCompute compatible|