In 2013 the company Value has signed Cooperation agreements with thirteen giant manufacturers of PCs, All the Steam Machines already show at CES 2014. Steam Machines is a new concept in which consumer will take advantage of Console gaming with the Power of PC, Value initiative explains that these are salon computer or you can say equipment which are directly connected with TV and play with it like on the Consoles.
Dell now shipping the Alienware Alpha “Console” starting at $550
In the list of those thirteen companies Alienware is also in the race. However, Alienware in August allowed users to Pre-Order computers with Steam OS, Steam Machine introduced its modification called Alienware Alpha. The Alienware Alpha price is higher than Sony Playstation 4 Console also lack of flexibility (no change in components in comparison with the traditional desktop computers).
In terms of Alienware Alpha Specifications it is equipped with 2-core processor Intel Core i3-4130T, mobile video card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M with 2GB of GDDR5, DDR3L 4 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive. Price – $549 without taxes (for comparison, the Playstation 4 – $ 399).
The $799 model bumps the processor up to a 4-core processor Intel Core i7-4765T, the GeForce GTX graphics card with 2GB of GDDR5 (model not specified), DR3L 8 GB of RAM and 2 TB hard drives. There are also two intermediate models for $ 699 and $799.
The system works with Windows 8.1, and after its debut in the market, players will be able to install the Steam OS. It should be noted that a number of this year’s games require 4-core CPU, so the basic Alienware Alpha models will not work.