Linux hardware re-sellers ZaReason have debuted their ‘Zimo 930’ PC – an all-in-one desktop computer that has more than a whiff of familiarity about it.

The Zimo 930 is a good looking, well-specc’d PC but it’s had its thunder stolen by last months launch of the System76 Sable.

And I don’t mean because both are ‘all-in-ones’.

See, both devices look pretty much identical because they are both using the same “shell”, albeit with different logos on the front. And although the visual similarity isn’t a drawback of itself (hey – it’s  good looking computer) the specifications of the Zimo don’t stray too far from that offered by the Sable.

Both have 21.5″ screens, Intel Graphics, 4GB of RAM, and an Intel i5 CPU.

To stand out a little the Zimo has a marginally more powerful processor (a quad-core 3.1Ghz i5 to the Sable’s quad-core 2.9Ghz i5); a 64GB SSD in place of a mechanical hard-drive; and a few extra ports.

It also includes WiFi as standard – something the System76 Sable doesn’t – and a lighter-coloured rear.

Upgrade options include bumping the CPU up from an i5 to an i7, adding a second hard drive, and selecting a CD/DVD drive for inclusion.


  • 21.5″ HD Display (1920 x 1080)
  • Intel i5 3570s @ 3.1 – 3.8 GHz
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 64GB SSD
  • Intel HD Graphics


  • Ethernet
  • 4x USB 3.0
  • 2x USB
  • HDMI Out
  • Display Port
  • Audio/Mic jacks
  • SD Card Reeader


Perhaps the most apparent difference between the two is in the pricing.

Pricing for the Zimo starts at $899 – $100 more than the ‘base model’ of the System 76 Sable.

Admittedly you are getting some extras for that extra $100, and configuring the System76 to match the specs of the Zimo comes out at $882 – so it’s around the right price.

For more information on the Zimo 930 from ZaReason, or to buy, hit the button below.

Zima 930 All in One Ubuntu PC

Hat tip to Walter

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