Here come Steam Machines specs! CyberPowerPC is one of the 12 third-party manufacturers known to be working with Valve on delivering living room-focused gaming PCs in 2014. And now, we’ve got our first look at two of the hardware configurations that will be available in the second half of the year. The Steam Machines package includes the console-sized PC, a Steam controller, and the Linux-based SteamOS.
A $499 model – “Steam Machine A,” as CyberPowerPC calls it – packs in an AMD A6 6400K processor, 8GB of DDR3-1600 memory, a Radeon R9 270 graphics card, a 500GB SATA 6Gbps hard drive (7200 RPM), and a built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi receiver on an mITX motherboard. The step-up $699 model – called “Steam Machine I” – features the same specs, but with a beefed up CPU, GPU, and Wi-Fi chip: an Intel Core i3 4330, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi, respectively.
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