Submitted by the parties prototype Steam Machine





Company iBuyPower, one of the largest collectors of personal gaming computers in the West, decided to present a prototype of its version of Steam Machine . When you first look at his picture it’s hard not to note that the system is more like a video game console, rather than on a personal computer. And interestingly, in the mind immediately arise remote associations console PlayStation 4.

Currently a prototype Steam Machine from iBuyPower is under development and it is likely that at the time of its release, which will be held in 2014, its appearance may change slightly.

Unfortunately, the company does not specify what hardware it decided to use in his prototype, but reports that the system is running an earlier version of the operating system Steam OS from Valve. Furthermore, iBuyPower indicates that the development is now two versions of Steam Machine. Both have identical specifications to each other, but they differ in terms of small design elements. Systems have code names and Gordon Freeman, received them after the famous character of the game series Half Life. The top cover of one of the systems is the indicator light, the second model has no indicator light and is completely black.


iBuyPower has not yet reported any price, nor the exact date of its receipt Steam Machine on sale, but most likely more details of the system, we can learn, during the annual International CES, which will be held in January 2014, and where Valve is going to something else- that tell us about your Steam OS.

“Thousands of games, millions of players. Everything you love about Steam, will soon become available in a new and completely free operating system Steam OS, specially designed for your living room. Wanting to bring in your Steam rooms, we concluded that the best way would be to create a complete ecosystem, which will be formed around the most Steam. Operating system SteamOS from Valve, combining strong architectural base Linux and limitless gaming possibilities are created for the big screen. Very soon it will be available as a completely free operating system for gaming systems “- says Valve.


“In SteamOS we did a great job of optimizing and improving productivity in graphic terms, and are currently working on improving the quality of sound and the speed of its work. Many game developers have decided to support us and take advantage of all the opportunities that offer SteamOS in their new gaming taytly. ”

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