A lucky 300 beta testers will get their hands on Valves new "Steam Machine" console this Friday. These are said to be running on SteamOS, which when in the user's hands, they are free to do whatever they want, which is good news for anyone who wants to upgrade their hardware. Steam Machines come with a variety of specifications, such as:
Valve has also stated these high-performance systems are fully upgradable, just like a PC. This means users can even install a new OS if they feel necessary.
- 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 GDDR5 (GPU)
- Storage: 1TB/8GB Hybrid SSHD
- PSU: Internal 450w 80Plus Gold
- Dimensions: approx. 12x12.4 x 2.9 in height
Beta testers will also get a number of games added to their Steam libraries that already run on SteamOS.
Data Breach Warning!In case you aren't aware, there has been an extremely large data breach of emails and passwords posted online! This is just a warning to check and ensure that all of your personal accounts are secure and for you to update passwords where necessary!
You can check your emails and passwords here to see if they are apart of the dump, but we would recommend updating passwords as a precaution!
Please also ensure that Two-Step Verification is enabled on your account(s)! You can add it to your Se7enSins account here!