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Steam Machine prices range from $499 to $6,000 photo
Steam Machine prices range from $499 to $6,000
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Valve just revealed the full list of Steam Machine partners at their CES press conference today. All these PCs run the new SteamOS, and we have the prices for 12 of the 14 announced partner PCs along with some basic hardware specs.

The full list is below, with prices starting at $499 and going upwards to $6,000. $6,000! Some prices haven't been revealed yet, but this is a nice overview for now. Note that we'll be doing bigger breakout posts once we have more info available to share.

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A closer look at Digital Storm's Bolt II Steam Box photo
A closer look at Digital Storm's Bolt II Steam Box
by Dale North

Digital Storm showed us their newly announced Steam Machine this morning in a pre-CES meeting. Their Bolt II is small, sleek, premium option for those wanting to get into what Valve is putting down. This particular offering supports both Steam OS and Windows 8 to give you the best of both worlds. 

Me likey.

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2:15 PM on 01.06.2014

Steam hardware survey shows Windows 7 is still king

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1:00 PM on 01.06.2014

Original Splinter Cell game director leaves Valve

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1:00 AM on 01.06.2014

Steam Machine: 12 partners are making machines so far

CES 2014 is the big coming out party for Valve's Steam Machines. I'm seeing one bright and early tomorrow morning here in Las Vegas, coming from Digital Storm. Later tomorrow evening I'll be attending Valve's press conference...

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2:00 PM on 01.03.2014

Valve could've been successful just doing Half-Life

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Publishers can disable cross-region gifting on Steam

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11:00 AM on 12.20.2013

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive sees improved de_cbble

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3:30 PM on 12.19.2013

Here's what Steam Machines look like on the inside

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9:30 AM on 12.16.2013

Here are some videos of Steam Machines in action

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