ZOTAC International

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Zotac International (Macao Commercial Offshore) Limited
Private
Founded 2006
Headquarters Rm L 16/F Macau Finance Ctr, Macau
Key people
  • Tony Wong (CEO)
  • Carsten Berger (Marketing Director)
Website zotac.com

ZOTAC International is a computer hardware manufacturer based in Macau. The company specializes in producing video cards, Mini PCs, Solid State Drives,[1][2] Motherboards, and other computer accessories.

History[edit]

ZOTAC was established in 2006 under the umbrella company of PC Partner. Its name was derived from the words "zone" and "tact".

In 2007, ZOTAC created its first ever video card, the ZOTAC GeForce 7300 GT.

In 2008, ZOTAC became the first hardware company to ship video cards with a factory overclock.[1] It also created the first ever Mini PC, called the MAG ND01.[3] The MAG ND01 officially debuted in 2009. It featured 2GB of DDR2 memory, an Intel Atom 230 or 330 depending on the model, and a 160GB HDD.[4]

In 2012, ZOTAC began to offer extended warranty for all graphics cards and Mini PC products.[1]

In 2015, ZOTAC created a Steam Machine called the NEN.[5] It featured a Nvidia GeForce 960 and a Intel Core i5-6400T Processor[6]

In 2016, The MAGNUS EN980 debuted at Computex Taipei.[7] It was the first ever Mini PC that was considered "VR ready" by Nvidia,[8] and it featured a Nvidia GTX 980 and an i5 Processor.[9][10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About ZOTAC". ZOTAC INTERNATIONAL. 
  2. ^ Hellstrom, Jeremy (July 11, 2016). "A brand new PCIe NVMe SSD from ... Zotac". Retrieved 2016-07-12 – via PC Perspective. 
  3. ^ "The Original Mini PC (a brief history) | ZOTAC". 2015-09-10. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  4. ^ Parm, Mann (6 October 2009). "ZOTAC dives into nettop market with MAG mini PC - Systems - News - HEXUS.net". hexus.net. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  5. ^ Brad, Bourque (November 2, 2015). "ZOTAC DIVES HEAD FIRST INTO THE STEAM MACHINE BATTLE WITH A PINT-SIZED GAMING RIG". Retrieved 2016-07-08 – via Digital Trends. 
  6. ^ "NEN Steam Machine | ZOTAC". Retrieved 2016-07-08. 
  7. ^ Low, Aloysius (May 31, 2016). "Zotac's water-cooled mini PC is ready for VR and surprisingly affordable". Retrieved 2016-07-10 – via CNET. 
  8. ^ Matthews, Lee (April 8, 2016). "Zotac crammed a discrete GPU and water cooling into their new mini PC". Retrieved 2016-07-12 – via GEEK.com. 
  9. ^ "MAGNUS EN980 Plus | ZOTAC". ZOTAC International. Retrieved 2016-07-10. 
  10. ^ Mah, Gordon (Mar 16, 2016). "Hands-on with Zotac's tiny VR-ready PC". Retrieved 2016-07-10 – via PCWorld. 

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