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post #21 of 29
This makes sense. Consoles are just PCs with limited capabilities anyways. I'd love to see how this thing does, but I'm sure the price tag will kill it.
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why a i7 when a i5 is more then most people need

Why wear shoes? Socks is good enough. rolleyes.gif
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I don't know about nvidia being ahead though (I do own one) they got the 3 next gen consoles, apple computers and a big chunk of the pc market.

Hmm, AMD is the one who apparently has all three consoles (Wii U confirmed)....
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Why wear shoes? Socks is good enough. rolleyes.gif

This has to be one of the stupidest analogies I've ever heard.
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Hopefully they make a budget build. A 24/2500, 4GB of ram and something like a 560 would work well.
Going to be interesting. Maybe Valve will build a stable bridge for consolites and make it easy to transition. Streamlining is going to be essential.
post #26 of 29
Calling shenanigans on the specs.

If valve wanted a console they would more than likely use i5 as i7 does almost nothing for actual game performance in 90% of games. Also probably not a K processor as it is a "console" or "SFF" type box.

For the video department Id guess that there would probably be a 7770/560 or similar, leaning toward the AMD solution due to low power consumption.
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I don't know if this concept deserves to be called a console, but I do think the idea of a standardized PC optimally configured for use with Steam software is an interesting idea.
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I hope it doesn't cost too much, we need a gaming company to make a good budget pc for $500.

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