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Valve reveals specs for prototype Steam Machines including Intel Core i7, GTX Titan

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Oct 2013 21:24 User comments (2)

Valve reveals specs for prototype Steam Machines including Intel Core i7, GTX Titan Valve has unveiled the specs for its upcoming Linux-based Steam Machine console.
The company is only releasing 300 prototype consoles this year, with the intent of getting PC-based gaming into the living room.

Ranging from low-end to extremely high-end, the prototypes will run on either an Intel Core i7-4770 (4x3.5-3.9GHz, 8MB L3, 22nm, 84W), and Intel Core i5-4570 (4x3.2-3.6GHz, 6MB L3, 22nm, 84W) or an Intel Core i3 (unspecified).

The boxes will come with 16GB of DDR3-1600 RAM and internal storage of 1TB/8GB hybrid drives.

For graphics the cards will range from the high-end GeForce GTX Titan (2688 CUDA cores, 837-876MHz, 6GHz GDDR5), the mid-range GeForce GTX 780 (2304 CUDA cores, 863-900MHz, 6GHz GDDR5) and GeForce GTX 760 (1152 CUDA cores, 980-1033MHz, 6GHz GDDR5) to the lower-end GeForce GTX 660 (960 CUDA cores, 980-1033MHz, 6GHz GDDR5).

Future versions of the console will be user upgradeable, a major differentiation from the PlayStation and Xbox, which only allow storage upgrades, at most.

The Steam Machine will use a special controller built by Valve if you don't want to use a standard keyboard and mouse. (As pictured)

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2 user comments

18.10.2013 12:23
VedaRose
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This is off topic, but I couldn't respond to the story about fast forward and remind being disabled of VOD. It makes no sense that Comcast took these features away. What about the scenes we just don't want to watch or the ones we want to watch over again?

I think our Government has us confused with Russia. What a bunch of control freaks. It's petty I know, but it makes me wonder what rights will be taken away from us next, the right to breathe?


VedaRose

28.10.2013 13:20

Originally posted by VedaRose:
This is off topic, but I couldn't respond to the story about fast forward and remind being disabled of VOD. It makes no sense that Comcast took these features away. What about the scenes we just don't want to watch or the ones we want to watch over again?

I think our Government has us confused with Russia. What a bunch of control freaks. It's petty I know, but it makes me wonder what rights will be taken away from us next, the right to breathe?

You're saying Comcast is your government? Which country do you live in?

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