Hey kids, it’s CES 2014 and it’s time for some new Steam Machines! No, not of the carpet cleaning variety. The gaming kind. CyberPowerPC are announcing two models today that start at $499(USD).
Do we call these gaming PCs or consoles? Well, however they get labeled, they feature Bluetooth, WiFi, USB 3.0, 8GB of RAM and they come with a Steam Controller. Steam Machine A is the cheaper of the pair, with a 3.9GHz A6 CPU from AMD and a 2GB Radeon R9 270 graphics card. It’s pretty basic, but should be all you need for most modern games.
The Steam Machine I is the higher end model, with a 3.5GHz Core i3 and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 graphics, as well as 802.11ac Wi-Fi. This configuration has a starting price of $699. CyberPower is allowing customers to customize almost every facet of the machine too, so you can get pretty expensive if you go all out. Both machines are expected to ship in the second half of this year. Happy gaming.
After you play on these Steam machines, you can use the other kind to clean up all of your Cheetos dust and Mountain Dew from the carpet.