Steam Machine Revealed

Steam Machine Revealed

Steam Machine prototype from iBuyPower for revealed, runs at 1080p and 60fps, The white prototype consoles from desktop manufacturer iBuyPower run an early build of Steam OS and are aptly named Gordan and Freeman.

UPDATE: The prototype from iBuyPower will reportedly only cost $499 and comes with a multicore AMD CPU and a discrete AMD Radeon R9 270 graphics card.

The additional details come from a report on the Verge, and reiterates that “existing Steam for Linux games should run quite well, at full 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second.” As reported previously, Steam Machines will not run the entire Steam library, only those games which have been optimized specifically for the Linux-based Steam OS.

The article also claims the box above is “bigger than a PlayStation 4 but smaller than a Microsoft’s Xbox One.” The $500 price tag includes the Steam controller, wi-fi, Bluetooth, and a 500GB hard drive.


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