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iBuyPower Previews AMD-Powered Steam Machine

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Next year PC maker iBuyPower is planning to embrace Valve's Steam OS and release its own Steam Machine. Seen below in prototype form, iBuyPower's upcoming Steam OS-running 'console' looks a bit like a PlayStation 4, design-wise, and packs an AMD processor (likely an APU) and AMD Radeon R9 270 graphics card (in contrast, Valve's own Steam Box prototypes have Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs), and a 500 GB hard drive.

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Kinda reminds me of this cake.

 

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as technically an eastern european from the country right below rcoon's(?) romania, i'm not sure what kind of cake that is, something italian? based on my google attempts of the filename
 
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That's an italian classic pastry :)

It's called "diplomatica" as in diplomatic.
 
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It looks good... The cake I mean
 

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as technically an eastern european from the country right below rcoon's(?) romania, i'm not sure what kind of cake that is, something italian? based on my google attempts of the filename
What country is right below Ireland? Sadly I'm not from Romania, I just travel a great deal :D

EDIT: I guess both Ireland and Romania could be mistaken for Gypsylands, so I understand the confusion.
 
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Now you guys got me hungry for cake :peace:
 
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I love how this thread transformed from steam to cake :roll:,.........
also you can access an index of such images just by deleting the pic's name from its URL
http://www.prodottitipicitoscani.it/images/ :rolleyes:

err, ehm so whats the point of these boxes of steam? as in how will they differ from a pc or console
 

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err, ehm so whats the point of these boxes of steam? as in how will they differ from a pc or console
There's a steam box in this thread? I only saw cake.
 
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mmmmm..... cake!
did i say steambox, everything seems fuzzy to me
 
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Cake... Valve... AMD

A means 1
D is the 4th latter

4 -1 = 3


Half life 3 confirmed

 
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Mind = Bronies
 

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err, ehm so whats the point of these boxes of steam? as in how will they differ from a pc or console
a tight case, steam OS, for those that dont want to get the OS & build themselves, it's just another option?

the valve prototype & this ibuypower one are very horizontal, clearly designed for 'the tv room' & its cabinets/shelves/etc, while the existing HTPC cases seem much more cubic shaped, & regular towers are just that, towers