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Valve and Xi3 announce Steam-optimized mini PC [34362]

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:00 am    Post subject: Valve and Xi3 announce Steam-optimized mini PC [34362] Reply with quote

Valve and Xi3 will today show off a modular computer designed for Steam and the big screen TV in your living room – a 'Steambox', in other words. Although the press release specifically mentioned that no technical details would be provided right now, Xi3 marketing officer David Politis told Polygon that it is sim

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow it ain't cheap. 500 with Linux. You may as well run a barebones pc and how is it going to be profitable outside of windows gaming?.... We can do all of that and more with our personal built systems. If they make STEAM games that work on their steam box specs only. That may work, but its all been done before and it's called a console. I've got tablets, nas drives, ps3, laptops and tvs that stream and do everything I want. How is this going to convince me that its got a place in my home?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im not convinced that this can run the latest games max rez max settings, not convinced at all.
personally i rather keep my big computer and upgrade the mobo every 3-4 years.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reinventing the wheel. I'll pass, thanks!
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