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Valve reveals Steam Machine Prototype Specs

by William Schwartz


Valve’s prototype Steam Machine is going to be one hell of a gaming computer.  They’ve announced the specs of the machine, and it’s a high-end, high performance computer, built from off-the-shelf PC parts.  Valve says it’s completely upgradeable, and will allow users to swap out the GPU, hard drive, CPU, and every the motherboard.

This high-end Steam Machine variation isn’t going to be for everyone, as this one is likely costly when assembling all these high-end components.  You can find Valve’s specification for prototype below:

The 300 prototype units will ship with the following components:

GPU: some units with NVidia Titan, some GTX780, some GTX760, and some GTX660
CPU: some boxes with Intel : i7-4770, some i5-4570, and some i3
RAM: 16GB DDR3-1600 (CPU), 3GB DDR5 (GPU)
Storage: 1TB/8GB Hybrid SSHD
Power Supply: Internal 450w 80Plus Gold
Dimensions: approx. 12 x 12.4 x 2.9 in high

Valve also says they will have more to share about streaming functionality in the near future.

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