Steam Machine Spec Sheet
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Price$999 Unknown$1,339 Unknown$499-$699$1,000 $1899-2584Unknown$499 $1,799 - $6,000$1,098 Unknown$1,090 $1,499 $599 UnknownEstimated 1300
Release11/29/2013September 20142014Q3 2014Q3-Q4 2014201420142014201420142014201420142014Q2 2014Q1 2014Unknown
Caseabt 3" x 5" x 3"8" x 8" x 3"CubicCubicConsole Shaped9" x 16" x 2"Tower4.5" x 4.3" x 2.4"11" x 11" x 3"?abt 5" x 5" x 3"Mini-towerCubic14.5" x 8" x 1.8"Mini-towerSFF4.5" x 4.23" x 2.4"12" x 12.4" x 2.9"
ControllerCustom ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerSteam ControllerUnknownUnknownSteam ControllerNot IncludedSteam Controller
Country of OriginUSAUSAUSAUSAUnknownUKUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownFranceUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUS
Other OS's Officially SupportedWindows 7/8NoWindows 7/8NoWindows 7/8NoWindows 7/8NoNoWindows 7 / 8
CPU Configurations
AMD Trinity quad-core APUUnknown IntelIntel Core i5 4570Liquid Cooled Unknown CPU (likely Intel)AMD A6 6400k @ 3.9 GHzIntel Core i7Intel Core i7-4770 Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.2 GHzQuad-core AMD CPUCustomizableIntel Core i5 CPUIntel Core i5 CPUIntel Core i3-4000m Intel Core i7 CPUUnknown Intel4-Thread AMD A8­5575M 2.1-3.1GIntel Core i3
Alternate:Intel Core i3-4330 @ 3.5 GhzIntel CPU (Quad?)Intel Core i5-4570
Alternate:Intel Core i7-4770
GPU Configurations
AMD Radeon 7660D GPUUnknown NvidiaGigabyte GTX 760 GPUUnknown Nvidia2GB Radeon R9 270 GPUNvidia Titan or GTX780Nvidia GTX 780 or Titan Intel Iris Pro 5200AMD Radeon R9 270Nvidia GeForce GTX TitanMSI Nvidia GTX 760 OCNvidia GTX 760Nvidia GTX 765MNvidia GTX 780 Unknown Nvidia GTX2GB AMD Radeon R9 M275XNvidia GTX 660
Alternate:(2x) Nvidia Titan2GB Nvidia SLE GeForce GTX 760Nvidia GTX 760
Alternate:Nvidia GTX 780
Alternate:Nvidia Titan
RAM8 GB DDR3Unknown16GBUnknown8GB of DDR3-1600 MHzUnknown16GB DDR3-1600Up to 16 GB SO-DIMM DD3L RAM @ 1333/1600 MHz8 GB to 18 GB8GB8GB8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR316 GB16GB2x SO­DIMM RAM16GB DDR3-1600
Alternate:up to 16GB
Power Supply450wexternalexternalexternal?externalexternal?
HDa 128 GB mSATA SSDUnknown1 TB hybrid SSHDMaximum 14 TB500 GB SATA 3Gps 7200 RPM1 TB SSDHybrid 1 TB SSHD1 TB 500GB hard drive6 TB MaximummSATA slot for SSDs as large as 256GBhybrid 1TB SSHD
max1 TBStandard Version max 6 TB
SLI Version max 14 TB
8TB1TB Hybrid SSHD1TB500GB of HDD storage1TB SSHDslot for a 2.5" SATA III 6Gb/s HDD8TB
Interfacesfour USB 3.0 ports, four 2.0 ports, four eSATA/USB combo ports, two Mini DisplayPorts, one HDMI/DisplayPort combo, audio in, out, and Ethernet.2 front USB's, 2 rear USB 3.0 ports, optical audio port, ethernet, hdmi in, hdmi out2 USB 3.0_x000D_
HDMI, optical out
USB (front) 3.0 (2 port(s)) ; Optical Disk DriveUSB 3.0Wi-Fi, BluetoothUnknownHDMI, 2 x USB 3.0, Ethernet, mini Display Port, headphone jack/optical audio outUnknown support for four USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI and Mini DisplayPort output, Ethernet port and audio jack
NetworkingUknownUknownUknownUknownBuilt in Wi-Fi and BluetoothUknownUknown802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi
Bluetooth 4.0
UknownUnknownUknownUknownUknownUknownUknown802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0Uknown
ProsSmall & UpgradableSleek Case.Easy to modify. Unobtrusive Design.High End. Configurable. Ability to run Dual OS configuration out of the box."Low-Price Point" Built in Wi-FiSlim, made to attach to the back of your existing TV with standard VESA mount. Supports TVs between 32 and 70 inches. Very expandableLiquid-cooled. Small Form FactorInexpensive, ATI GraphicsConfigurable. Very attractive case with solid stone baseUnobtrusive Design. Easy to modify.Unobtrusive Design. Easy to modify.Long and thin. Would fit well into Entertainment Ctr.Attractive large case. High end.Very small with integrated graphics.Quite Small and attractive.Official - Upgradable
ConsUpgrades to certain components must be done through custom Piston componentsIf you don't fancy bright LED'sUnknownUnknownMay cover existing TV interface portsLooks more like a PC than a Steam machine. A little large.Very pricery over competitionLooks like a router with a paintjob
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