Finally, the first Steam Machines are rolling out in the markets. We have at hand the first three of them which have been manufactured by Alienware, Zotac, and Syber.
Firstly, the NEN Steam Machine, which has been priced at $800, has the following specs:
- Intel Core i5-6400T
- 4 GB RAM
- One terabyte storage
- Nvidia GeForce GTX 960
Moving on, there is the Syber Steam Machine. It has two variants, here are the specs of the one that costs $1450:
- i7-4790k CPU
- 16 GB of DDR3 RAM
- Nvidia GTX 980 4 GB graphics card
There is a slightly cheaper version of the Syber too, it costs about $760 and features i5-4460 processor, 8 GB DDR3, and GTX 960 2 GB video card. The cheapest version of this one sells for $530 and brings you Intel Core i3-4170 processor, GeForce GTX 950 2 GB GPU, 1 terabyte hard-drive, 4 GB DDR3 memory.
Lastly, there is Alienware’s Steam Machine which brings you an i3 with 4 GB of memory and Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics card featuring 2GB GDDR5 – this one costs $450. A costlier version, priced at $750, gets you an i7 CPU, 8 GB RAM, GeForce GTX graphics card with 2 GB GDDR5.
Of course there are going to be many more of these, so we suggest that you choose your Steam Machines wisely and after you have evaluated all the options you have.