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That photograph is a really terrible photoshop job...
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For that price if would need to have intense power to make up for it, even if it does work well and offers a plethora of features.
Edited by amstech - 3/10/13 at 11:49am
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words .....

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id rather build a computer or do a heavy upgrade to my computer instead of buying that little toy cracker jack box... laugher.gif
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Um, what the eff? You could build an sff build with a 3570k and a gtx 670 for under 1000.....


http://pcpartpicker.com/p/IOFD

Pay 20$ for the sg06 instead of the sg05 for the nicer front if you want, set it by your tv, and hook it up and it works, and does more than just play steam, not to mention its going to KICK ASS at 1080p. Why do people think you need a special product to be able to hook it up to a tv? Can you not do that with a pc? Consoles have exclusives and developers who optimize for their platform, and half the price, so I dont see what the point of this is. It says its optimized for steam, is it optimized for games? How well is it going to run them with that apu, nevermind that it cost $1000 too.
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Originally Posted by bencher View Post

Cool story steam... $1000 lachen.gif

I was expecting like $200 the most.

$200 is even more unreasonable than $1000
    
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PS4 = 1124SPs, 8-cores clocked at 1.8Ghz(equal to 2x i5 3317 in multi-threaded workloads), 8GB GDDR5, 500GB of storage for likely $499.
Xbox 3 = 768SPs, 8 cores clocked at 1.8Ghz, 8GB DDR3 at 2133Mhz, 32MiB of ESRAM, 320GB of Storage for likely $299.


SteamBox = Quad-core that's on par or slower, 320-512SPs GPU, few Gigs of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage for $1000

Ridiculous.
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PS4 = 1124SPs, 8-cores clocked at 1.8Ghz(equal to 2x i5 3317 in multi-threaded workloads), 8GB GDDR5, 500GB of storage for likely $499.
Xbox 3 = 768SPs, 8 cores clocked at 1.8Ghz, 8GB DDR3 at 2133Mhz, 32MiB of ESRAM, 320GB of Storage for likely $299.


SteamBox = Quad-core that's on par or slower, 320-512SPs GPU, few Gigs of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage for $1000

Ridiculous.

the Xbox 3 is going to be only 300$? Where did you hear this =0
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Some sort of custom Trinity apu based system apparently, right?
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Fail. $1000 is ridiculous
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