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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post

Valve employee builds a small PC, gamers around the world assume Valve is coming out with a console.
That's what I get from this.

yeah pretty much, that's why it's a rumor tongue.gif

could be something that they're testing with though.
 
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post #12 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post

Valve employee builds a small PC, gamers around the world assume Valve is coming out with a console.
That's what I get from this.
Aha, exactly what i thought.

I dont think it would be to far fetched to assume an employee of Valve may actually be a hardware enthusiast tongue.gif
Edited by superj1977 - 3/5/12 at 5:58am
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post #13 of 65
I spy a Klein screwdriver in the background. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by ChrisB17 View Post

I spy a Klein screwdriver in the background. biggrin.gif

An i think a 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver biggrin.gif
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post #15 of 65
Doesnt look the same

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Well the on-board Nvidia chip makes a bit more sense, originally I found it very odd that Valve would go with Nvidia since they're partnered more with AMD (Maybe, I haven't heard much on Nvidia/Valve since the free pack when you bought a new GPU which was available for ATi users too.)
Still I don't think Valve is releasing a 'console.' They might endorse this though if it were built from an employee in Valve for a lot of dosh over the cost of building it (No doubt we might see three of these on Ebay.)
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Originally Posted by toX0rz View Post

thanks for stating the obvious.
From OP:
Quote:
"Built this tiny PC. i7 quad core, 8GB ram, Zotac Z-68 mobo w/ onnboard Nvidia mobile gfx. Runs Portal 2 FAST. "

Hey now, let's be polite redface.gif
 
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This is just a small PC :/
What is the point of buying this if you can just as well build a pc for the same amount of money and have Steam on it?
 
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This is just a small PC :/
What is the point of buying this if you can just as well build a pc for the same amount of money and have Steam on it?

I think it's a pretty safe assumption that Valve wouldn't be targeting those with the knowledge to build a PC, but rather the console gamer who thinks PC gaming is expensive and can't be bothered to learn how to screw big Legos together.
 
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post

Valve employee builds a small PC, gamers around the world assume Valve is coming out with a console.
That's what I get from this.

Exactly. Everyone's pretty quick to jump on the bandwagon though, i'm surprised at how stupid people are.
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