“Steam Machines” from Valve to “conquer” the living room, the first “Steam Machine” has been revealed recently. The American company iBuyPower has revealed its own vision of a Steam box to compete with the recently released game consoles from Microsoft and Sony.
The new Steam box will be available in two versions, codenamed Gordon and Freeman. It should go on sale in early 2014 at a price of $ 500. While there is still no detailed information about the hardware will be used the new console, The Verge has the information that it will be equipped with a CPU and discrete graphics card Radeon R9 270 from AMD. This should allow playing Steam games at Full HD resolution. According to iBuyPower, the box will be shipped with the new game controller from Valve and will be bigger than the PlayStation 4, but smaller than Xbox One.