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Re: Steam Machines

Postby MaK on Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:59 pm

It's just the new SteamOS or Steam Universe logo distorted a bit. I thought that was pretty obvious! You guys look into things way too much. And the third announcement will most likely be a controller, they made a pretty obvious hint about it at the end of the steam machine page.
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Re: Steam Machines

Postby nub on Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:29 pm

30 MINUTES!!!!


EDIT: And there it is. The Steam Controller as everyone was expecting. Looks rather interesting, but I can't really make many judgements without actually using one to see what the touch pads feel like. I love the fact that Valve is fully supporting hacking the thing on a hardware and software level, and are even going to provide tools to people who want to do so.
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Re: Steam Machines

Postby joe_rogers_11155 on Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:14 pm

brb, I'm gonna go blow up a hospital.

but wow, i am actually QUITE interested in the controller. i love how valve describes some of its features as "parlor tricks".
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Re: SteamController

Postby Knights on Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:28 pm

SO the controller comes with HL3 inside of it? :smt039
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Re: SteamController

Postby nub on Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:34 pm

^ Cannot unsee.
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Re: SteamController

Postby [Steve] on Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:11 pm

i really like how unique it is, cant imagine what it would feel like though.
wtf is with that giant orb on the main living room page, so much for it turning into anything!
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Re: SteamController

Postby Gary on Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:21 pm

Looks interesting. I wonder how touch/track pads would work for aiming and movement. I just know I hate using them as a mouse.
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Re: SteamController

Postby Dives on Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:32 pm

More precise than an analog stick. More versatile too, as it can emulate an analog stick if the game needs it.
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Re: SteamController

Postby MaK on Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:43 pm

The steam controller is actually really interesting. There's a lot of good ideas they put into it, like the vibration thing. I just can't get past wondering how weird the trackpads must feel. I guess it takes some getting used to, but once you're good with it I can imagine it being 100x better than analog sticks.
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Re: SteamController

Postby ErikKiller on Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:08 pm

I was just bitching how controllers suck, this one looks like it could be good.
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Re: SteamController

Postby MaK on Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:07 pm

Steam machine prototype specs are out. Not bad at all.

Here are the specifications for Valve's 300 prototypes.

The 300 prototype units will ship with the following components:
GPU: some units with NVidia Titan, some GTX780, some GTX760, and some GTX660
CPU:some boxes with Intel : i7-4770, some i5-4570, and some i3
RAM: 16GB DDR3-1600 (CPU), 3GB DDR5 (GPU)
Storage: 1TB/8GB Hybrid SSHD
Power Supply: Internal 450w 80Plus Gold
Dimensions: approx. 12 x 12.4 x 2.9 in high
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Re: SteamController

Postby nub on Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:40 pm

Damn, 450 watts might be cutting it close with a Titan on board. A Titan is obviously totally overkill so the final configuration probably won't have one, but the GTX760 seems like a possible option. We really can't determine what will go in the final system until we get the official MSRP. And by then they'll probably have the final specs listed anyway.

I'd love to see one with a 4gb GTX770 in there. But those cards are like $460 alone.
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