When testing the unit in my office, I was working in Photoshop, Word, Illustrator and watching The Social Network on Blu-ray at the same time; nary a hitch in the process. New HP bw About this product Product Information The Dell Inspiron Zino HD PC desktop has been customized by the seller, so read the detailed listing and feel free to reach out to the seller to ask questions about specific adjustments. I don’t trust Windows to stay virus free in the Philippines. It weighs only 1.

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Dell Inspiron PC Ultrabooks. The small form factor Mac Mini costs less than ever, but isn’t as flexible as other Macs.

When testing the unit in betwork office, I was working in Photoshop, Word, Illustrator and watching The Social Network on Blu-ray at the same time; nary a hitch in the process. The new version scales back on some of the modern, ultra-hip designs in favor of more traditional solid color gradients. Dell Inspiron Zino HD review: The two antennae from zibo card are wired in such a way as to come in between the top lid and the intermediate panel separating it from the rest of the computer.

The Zino HD HTPC is primarily built out of notebook components, and it is not possible for the average enthusiast to build such inspiorn system with off-the-shelf components. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. It’s pretty handy if you are multitasking with the system while watching video.


Let us take a look at the configuration of the neywork unit sent to us by Dell: I have had two of these. There’s a tray-loading optical drive and 4-in-1 media card reader in the front, and a plethora of ports in the back.

The top of the sports a metallic effect — ours was a tasteful silver — that looks quite attractive.

Dell Inspiron Zino HD () HTPC Review –

I’m happy with the way it operates. However, its power consumption profile only makes the thermal design about which we will talk in the next section more challenging. The MXM module is mounted on the underside of the motherboard. Very surprising for such a small unit.

While a bit slower, it also lets them zibo a much smaller case. The Zino is a compact unit compared to the majority of desktops, measuring under eight inches on a side. Advertise with Us Specs Disclaimer Sponsors.

Best Desktops for Its scores of 4 minutes 11 seconds on our Handbrake test and 9: Despite being well received, the units did have problem with poor thermal design. I’d be tempted to take replace that 4GB module with a 2GB one just to see what happens.

Dell Inspiron Zino HD (Inspiron 410)

Considering that the rest of the components are from notebook platforms, a 2. A homework PC This will allow my nephew to do his homework, and to skype with jnspiron from the Philippines.


The last units used desktop CPUs that you could upgrade yourself, if you were wily enough. Visit manufacturer site for details. New components under the hood make for a faster iMac.

New Vegas on the unit and it played at a fairly high detail level if I reduced the resolution. A small lighter colored square to the right of the ports shows the presence of an IR receiver, used to capture commands sent by an included remote control.

System Teardown and Analysis – Dell Zino HD HTPC Review

The only non-notebook component in the whole system was the hard disk, which we will note further down in this section.

We’ve changed, we promise. Continue to next page 01 Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Those who use inpiron in an office setting will hear a slight hum from the unit and it may seem overly loud on a desk.