Magnus EN 980
Magnus EN 980

Introduction to Zotac Magnus En980:

GTX 980 and liquid cooling in a shoe box??

This is the Zotac MAGNUS EN980. A powerful mini PC with high end specs and of course a premium price starting from 1,000$.

Physical Overview:

Magnus EN 980
Magnus EN 980
  • All the sides are from thick Aluminum.
  • Dimensions: 225 mm × 203 mm × 128 mm.
  • The top cover has a very sleek design.


Specifications of The Zotac MAGNUS EN980:

Zotac Magnus En980
Magnus EN 980
  • A Desktop Core i5 6400 2.7 GHz Quad Core processor that turbos up to 3.3 GHz.
  • Desktop grade XM form factor Nvidia GTX 980 with 4 GB of Vram.
  • A Full size 120 millimeter radiator and 25 millimeter thickness along with a vibration damping low profile pump, a reservoir and custom cooling blocks for both CPU and GPU.

On the Front: 

Zotac Magnus En980
Front I/O
  • Illuminated Power button, Card reader, Headphone and Mic jacks.
  • 1 USB Type-A 3.1 port.
  • 1 USB Type -C port.

On the Back:

Zotac Magnus En980
Rear I/O
  •  Wi-Fi Antennas (2x).
  •  Gigabit Ethernet connections (2x).
  •  HDMI 1.4 (2x)
  •  Display Ports 1.2 (2x)
  • 4 USB 3.0 ports.
  • 2 DC inputs. Yes, the Magnus EN 980 has 2 (180watts) power bricks to provide enough power to hardware within.
  • 2 Sodium slots for ddr 3l memory that offering up to 16 gigs of RAM.
  • All of that on a completely custom motherboard with a single slot for ssd, single 2.5 inch hard drive.



Zotac Magnus En980
  • The 4 rubber feet are thump screws ssd and hard which allows easy access for the only upgradable parts in this small yet powerful box.
  • The cooling in the Magnus EN 980 is very well designed. It doesn’t thermal throttle and manages to stay quiet making it suitable for any place especially in the living where sleek elegant design and acoustics are so important which makes it one of the best for VR sets in the living room.