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Virtual reality gaming PC setups generally require full-sized bulking desktop cases, but what if you could get the same performance out of something smaller? At CES, PC and gaming hardware manufacturer Zotac showcased several new compact PCs including the compact and VR-ready ZBOX MAGNUS EN1070K.

Internally, the EN1070K sports strong specifications for a mini PC. As Anandtech reports, the PC is built around an Intel Core i5-7500T, up to 32GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. The PC also comes with an M.2 SSD and 2.5-inch SATA slot for internal storage.

Connectivity-wise, the mini PC also crams a full bench of options into its case. Available slots include four standard USB ports, one USB 3.1 Type-A slot, one USB 3.1 Type-C port, an SD slot, two HDMI ports, two DisplayPort slots, two Ethernet ports and a standard headphone jack. Notably, the EN1070K fits all this into a compact case that sports dimensions of only 8.3 x 8 x 2.5 inches.

In terms of performance, the GTX 1070 is a notable anchor for the EN1070K. As one of the newer models in the NVIDIA graphics card family, the GeForce is a slight step behind the higher-end GTX 1080, but it can still handle current-generation games and VR titles at demanding graphics settings. Pricing and a release date for the compact PC have yet to be announced, but as The Verge noted, comparably built models have run around $1,500.