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Wow....steambox copy much...
    
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Interesting to say the least. I do wonder if they'll include WINE with this. More importantly, if this is successful (which I doubt) it may set a precedent.
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More choices are upon everyone smile.gif
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mmm nice, As long as it's cheaper than the windows 7/8 edition. thumb.gif

Edit: It is, great!
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Could have sworn this came out like a year ago.
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Starting at $600?

No thanks, I'd take a Steambox any day over Dell.
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Could have sworn this came out like a year ago.

You're correct, if I'm not mistaken. The X51 did come out a year ago, but I think the Ubuntu version is released just now.
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While personally not my cup of tea, the fact that it is Dell is a great thing. The masses don't generally know about "Steam Box", but they do know about Dell, and anything that promotes Linux and starts to get more and more people away from WinBlows 8 is a good thing in my opinion.
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While personally not my cup of tea, the fact that it is Dell is a great thing. The masses don't generally know about "Steam Box", but they do know about Dell, and anything that promotes Linux and starts to get more and more people away from WinBlows 8 is a good thing in my opinion.
I guess that is one plus.

It seems MS doesn't get the numbers (at least from what I've seen). In the Steam hardware survey, 4% of gamers were using Windows 8, while I think 40-60% were using Windows 7. It's clear people don't like Windows 8 and how it works, but nonetheless, Microsoft keeps plugging away on updated versions of it, like Windows Blue, or 8.1.
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