Package and Contents
First off, we are starting as normal with the package and contents. Being a Mini-ITX board, the box is extremely small, only measuring 20x20cm, so you know it's a compact solution. On the front the orange and black colour scheme for ZOTAC is very prominent with the board info as well as some support info noted. The artwork on the front is quite pleasing and makes it stand out more than some value or budget boards; a very nice design ZOTAC.
On the back of the box there is some more marketing info as well as some basic marketing on the 610i chipset that is used to power the board. There are no photos on the back, so if you want to look at the board before you buy, you're not going to be happy here. But with such a budget board, we weren't expecting to see this added extra.
Moving along; ZOTAC gives you a single user manual that is pretty thin, but does contain useful info on setting up the board, BIOS and a basic run down of the included software that is on the CD. For alternate OS users such as Red Hat, SuSE and Unbuntu, there are no drivers on the CD for you, only XP and Vista drivers.
The accessories bundle is extremely liberal, but for a Mini-ITX board there really isn't a lot to add. You get a single SATA data cable and a single IDE cable which supports two drives along with a rear I/O shield. And that's all she wrote.
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- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [Specifications]
- Page 3 [The Box and What's Inside]
- Page 4 [The Motherboard]
- Page 5 [BIOS and Overclocking]
- Page 6 [Test System Setup and Memory Performance]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks - PCMark Vantage]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks - SYSmark 2007 Preview]
- Page 9 [Benchmarks - Adobe Premiere Elements 4.0]
- Page 10 [Benchmarks - Media Playback]
- Page 11 [Power Usage and Heat Tests]
- Page 12 [Final Thoughts]