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Old 05-28-2014, 07:50 PM   #226
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In a Twitch presentation this morning at E3 2014, gaming PC manufacturer Alienware showed off the Alpha, a gaming PC designed for living room use. Slightly larger than a Wii, the Alpha will feature an Intel Core i3 Haswell CPU, 4 GB of DDR3-1600 RAM, a customized Nvidia Maxwell GPU with 2 GB of GDDR5 RAM, a 500 GB SATA 6.0 Gbps hard drive, Gigabit Ethernet, and 11 (single-antenna) 802.11ac Wi-Fi. (Alienware didn’t specify the clock speed or how many cores the i3 CPU will have. Tom’s Guide reports it’ll be dual-core.) Check out the full specs below.

CPU Intel Core i3 Haswell dual-core (model number, clock speed unknown) RAM 4 GB DDR3-1600 GPU Customized Nvidia Maxwell w/2 GB GDDR5 RAM Storage 500 GB SATA 6.0 Gbps hard drive Networking
(Wired) Gigabit Ethernet Networking
(Wireless) 11 dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0 Ports 2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI in w/direct passthrough
1 x HDMI out (supports uncompressed 8-channel audio, 4k video) Operating System Windows 8.1 64-bit w/Alienware Alpha console-mode UI
Steam Machine-ready Peripherals Xbox 360 wireless controller (black)
Steam Controller-ready There also appears to be a TOSLINK optical audio port on the back, between one of the HDMI ports and the Ethernet port. Whether it’s for input or output is unclear.

You probably noticed the operating system listed is not SteamOS, but Windows 8.1 64-bit. That’s why the title describes the Alpha as a quasi-Steam Machine. With SteamOS pushed back to 2015, it seems Alienware has decided to substitute Valve’s Linux-based OS with the more conventional Windows 8.1. But since the Alpha is a PC and is “Steam Machine-ready,” installing SteamOS later (or even another OS) won’t be a problem. (Just remember to back up your saves, screenshots, and other data.) The Steam Controller will also be supported once released.
But in the meantime, will you have to contend with a keyboard and a mouse when running the Alpha in your living room? No. In fact, the Alpha will include neither. Instead, it’ll include an Xbox 360 wireless controller (which will be upgradeable to an Xbox One controller when ordering and may imply the Alpha will have a built-in Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver).
The Alpha (which Alienware refers to as a console instead of a PC) will include a custom UI designed for controller operation of the system. As Marc Diana of Alienware Business Development puts it, “a user will basically be able to log in and do everything that they need with just the controller.” Software Product Planner Justin Gray expands on this, saying:
What we are designing is an interface that is able to enable the user to do general Windows maintenance, to be able to modify things like network settings and Bluetooth settings, update the box, particularly with Nvidia drivers and Microsoft Windows updates, be able to take care of all of that, sort of a behind-the-scenes nature, and really drive them towards . . . in Steam, in Big Picture mode, because that’s where your games are, that’s where you’re gonna interact with your games. Drive ’em to that as soon as possible, and let everything else on that box just take care of itself.
The controller UI isn’t available to try right now, but it will be at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con.
Diana demoed the Alpha for Twitch, launching Steam in Big Picture mode and playing Dark Souls II. Running at 1600 x 900 resolution, the game ran at what appeared to be good, smooth frame rates, and it stayed that way even after bumping up the graphics settings from low to high (albeit with motion blur turned off, since Diana disliked the effect, and leaving the resolution at 1600 x 900). Since screenshots won’t convey the demonstration well, see it for yourself starting at the 00:20:38 mark. (The overall presentation begins at 00:14:22.)
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During the demo, Diana talked about the post-purchase upgradeability of the Alpha. The system can take up to a Core i7 Haswell CPU, 8 GB of RAM (dual-channel), 22 (dual-antenna) 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and a 2 TB hard drive. SSDs weren’t mentioned, but since they use the same SATA 6.0 Gbps interface, installing one shouldn’t be a problem unless it exceeds the maximum height of the Alpha’s drive bay.
Aesthetically, the Alpha will feature two adjustable light-up areas: the Alienware alien head and a notched triangular corner, both on the front. Users will be able to choose from twenty colors and adjust the brightness.

The Alienware Alpha may technically not be a Steam Machine, but with its controller-focused living room design, it should be a Steam Machine in spirit until SteamOS is ready. The Alpha will sell for a suggested retail price of $549 USD. Alienware is aiming for a holiday 2014 release. For more information, keep checking Alienware’s website, Twitter feed, and Facebook page.
What are your first impressions of the Alpha? If you bought one, would you stick with Windows 8.1 or switch to SteamOS the first chance you get?
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Does anyone even really still care about a SteamBox?

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Old 07-23-2014, 05:56 PM   #230
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Ah, there it is. A new version of Valve's Steam Controller includes an analog stick on the left-hand side, replacing a series of four directional buttons previously in its place. The new controller design still has two circular track pads, four lettered buttons, bumpers and triggers, among other features included in previous iterations.

The new design shows up in the latest Steam client beta, as spotted by SteamDB and on the Facepunch forums (via Engadget).

We've tried out previous Steam Controllers in the wild, and found the latest version to be functional but awkward: "It's impressive that the Steam Controller can bounce between styles as disparate as 2D adventure and first-person puzzling, and its touch pads could become second nature over time, but it's definitely not going to provide a seamless transition from traditional controllers, at least not in its current state," our reviewer, Richard Mitchell, said.
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So with every new iteration this gets closer and closer to looking more like a traditional gamepad which is what this thing didnt want to be

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if you look at some of the commentators from the older articles people were screaming for a analog stick in place's like Joystiq and some time game informer. other wise "they wouldn't touch the first two versions of it" as they claimed and now they put it there cause they( part of valve ) listened to those that said that back then .

People are complaining now that it's there and all I can say is interesting after seeing what was said formerly about that.


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I think its for the best bc the controller before looked stupid and nonfunctional. BUT with that said, the main reason Valve made it the way they did bc they wanted to innovate and move away from what people traditionally are used to yet they'e since added face buttons and now an analog stick. I dont know if they are caving under the pressure or finally realizing that their original vision just doesnt work. They were supposed to sell people on it and it seems ultimately they couldnt even sell themselves

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lol they did that to avoid hearing certain people say this look like the 360 cotroller or ps3 -4 & logic tech cotrollers and the words "I smell law suit" fallowing after those former words which most other console makers have been dealing with of late. yeah there's innovation and there's the real issue of someone finding an excuse to make money off of you cause of similarity's. it's in the news too often with the gamer side any way about a device law suit being settled.


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Given an open field, developers in the gaming industry would most want to work at Valve, according to the 2014 Developer Satisfaction Survey conducted by the IGDA. The IGDA surveyed more than 2,200 developers to gather the top 10 most desirable employers in the gaming industry.

Valve tops the list, followed by "my own company," Activision Blizzard, BioWare, Ubisoft and "current employer." According to these results, the desire to go independent is alive and well in the industry, trumped only by what we assume is a deep need to know the status of Half-Life 3. See the complete list in the below press release. Continue Reading


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Alienware and parent company Dell have made good on the promise to release a console-sized, TV-oriented PC by year's end with the Alienware Alpha - a not-quite Steam Machine that runs Windows 8.1 and comes with an Xbox 360 controller (as opposed to running SteamOS and utilizing a Steam Controller the way a "true" Steam Machine does).

For $550, you can order the base model, which comes with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics card, Intel i3 processor, 4 GB of RAM and a 500 GB hard drive. For $700, you can double the RAM and storage capacity to 8 GB and 1 TB, respectively. For $800, the Alpha will come with an i5 processor instead of an i3 (as well as the additional RAM and storage space). Lastly, for $900, you can get an Alienware Alpha with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M, i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM and 2 TB of storage.

If you prefer to do your shopping in person, the Alpha is available at select Walmart and Fry's Electronics locations. Online, you can order via Walmart, Fry's Electronics, Dell, Best Buy, GameStop, Amazon, NewEgg, Sam's Club and Tiger Direct. Hey, maybe you'll even get one in time for the supposed Steam Fall Sale start date of November 26 and put it to use right away.
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General : Steam Adds One-Click Broadcasting

Posted Dec 02, 2014 by Suzie Ford


Valve has announced that players now have the ability to live stream their favorite games via Steam Broadcasting, now in beta via the games platform. With the single click of a button, players can share their play experiences with others via their personal friends list.
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Steam Broadcasting allows players to stream their live gameplay to friends, strangers and any Steam user between, without any third-party programs required. To stream a game, simply start playing. Players are able to keep their gameplay private, too.

The first time a friend requests to watch your live game, you'll see the broadcast privacy settings, with choices to allow friends to watch, request to watch, receive invites to watch, or to allow anyone to watch your games. Choosing "Anyone can watch my games" makes your stream appear on that game's Hub.

"You'll receive a toast when a friend either requests to watch or starts watching your game," the Steam Broadcasting FAQ reads. "At any time you can see a list of viewers from the Steam overlay broadcast box, or if you're watching your own broadcast, from the top of the chat."

There's no option to record broadcasts on Steam yet. Those in the Steam Client Beta can try out Steam Broadcasting right now. Continue Reading


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Alienware Consoles!

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There are other steam machines including valve is supposedly making them selves but so far thats the oe that keep making it's way to the gamer news media. So far anyway.

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General : The Alienware Alpha: Our Review

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I’ll admit, when I first heard about Alienware’s plans to release a handful of console-sized PCs with a modified version of Steam’s Big Picture (a prelude to their own SteamOS), I was a bit confused. It seemed almost as though Alienware just wanted to be one of the first to put out a Steam Box, before the competition. And maybe that’s the case, because one could simply install Steam OS on the Alpha and be done with it. But instead what I’ve found in my two weeks with the loaner console from Alienware is a beastly little gaming rig in a tiny package. Read on for our full review.
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PS Master Race arguments aside, I think we can all agree that some games play well with a controller, even when on the PC. The Batman Arkham games, Dark Souls, and so forth are a few that come to mind. The Alienware Alpha is designed with that ideal in mind. Packaged with a wireless Xbox 360 controller, an HDMI cable, and all the accoutrements needed to plug the Alpha into a TV and get gaming, it’s clear that the machine is aimed at PC gamers who want to sit on their couch.

But, as our own Dreamo84 pointed out… why wouldn’t a PC gamer just put their PC next to their TV, or transmit the signal wirelessly? These are extremely valid points, but my guess is that the Alpha is squarely aimed at people with large Steam libraries who A.) like gadgets and/or B.) want something aimed at the console-like experience. Getting a wireless HDMI transmitter is cheaper, that’s for sure. But the entire intended experience of the Alpha is just to give you Steam Big Picture and let you game. No mess, no fuss.
Indeed getting the system up and running was pretty easy. You can boot to Windows 8.1 and use the machine just like any PC, or you can boot to the Alpha Console (the previously mentioned Steam Big Picture). In this way, the system goes to sleep and low power settings on its own, can be booted quickly, doesn’t require a mouse or keyboard to navigate… it’s just like booting up my PS4, only all of my PC games are available to me. And with USB ports for a wireless mouse and keyboard, or any Bluetooth device of your choosing, the Alpha retains its ability to be as adjustable as any other PC. After all, minus the Alpha Console UI, that’s precisely what it is.
You could conceivably just run this as any other PC, and I often switched between the Alpha UI and the Windows 8.1 UI when I wanted to play a game that wasn’t on Steam. I happen to have a Bluetooth small keyboard with touchpad mouse that’s absolutely perfect for less action-heavy point and click games (Civ 5, Fallen Enchantress, etc), and the device worked flawlessly with the Alpha once installing the Bluetooth drivers. I can only imagine how nice it will be to use a full KB/Mouse combo when Roccat releases the Sova sometime next year.
The spec I was sent by Alienware isn’t the beefiest of the SKUs, the Intel i3 model with 4GB of onboard RAM, a 500GB HDD, plus a modified Maxwell Nvidia GTX video card (which is effectively as powerful as the 860s in many current desktops). It’s shocking how small, quiet, and cool this thing keeps. My PS4 has less horsepower overall, but comes in at twice the size and noise as the Alpha. I’m sure it helps that there’s no disc drive on the Alpha, but that’s beside the point. Though not as fast at loading games as my SDD-equipped laptop and desktop, the Alpha ran every game I threw at it on High and Ultra settings without issue. From Arkham Origins and BioShock Infinite to ESO, GW2, and Far Cry 4, the Alpha ran everything smoothly. I’m tempted to get the Crew on the PC now too, just because the visuals outperform what you get on the consoles.

Swapping between the Alpha UI and the traditional Windows desktop could be easier for those programs that your Steam account doesn’t have, and you can upgrade the CPU on the console (as long as it’s a 35w LGA1150 part), as well as the RAM (though there are only 2 slots, so you’ll be discarding the old RAM). Far Cry 4 was noticeably down to around 30-40 FPS on highest settings, perhaps because of having less RAM than the 8GB PS4. But the image quality is top notch, and with a bump in RAM I bet the FPS would climb. I’ll be trying that out with some spare DDR3 RAM I have after the holiday.
It’s an extremely easy console to crack open and tinker with too, retaining some of its PC roots for sure. Just a few screws and you can swap out parts. Just pop out the two fans and you’re on your way. Now, the Alpha does lose out to the consoles in price for the base unit. At $549 for the lowest end, that’s still $150 more than the current gen consoles. However, I’d argue that the Steam game library is far more robust and the versatility of a PC is enough to warrant the upcharge if you’re a PC gamer looking for a small living room PC. Throw in the fact that the Alpha is upgradeable, and will far outclass the power of the consoles down the road a few years from now, and I’d say it’s actually a deal.
Is the Alpha a console killer? No way. But for the discerning PC gamer looking for something akin to a console to put in their living room or bedroom, you can’t really beat the Alpha in price or form-factor. It’s simply a quality piece of hardware with a decent chunk of power out of the box. I’m fairly certain that I’ll be getting an Alpha myself one day, just because it’s a heck of a lot easier than plugging in my laptop or dragging out my desktop to the living room. And I’m one of those guys who just prefers having a piece of hardware rather than relying on a wifi connection transmitted across the house for HDMI.
In short: it may not run the SteamOS as planned, but the Alienware Alpha is a nice little gaming rig with a lot of upsides in the long run. Worth a look.
William Murphy / Bill is the Managing Editor of MMORPG.com, RTSGuru.com, and lover of all things gaming. He''s been playing and writing about MMOs and geekery since 2002, and you can harass him and his views on Twitter @thebillmurphy.
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Was wondering if any members of the Master Race could tell me how future proof this particular rig is?

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After a number of revisions since its inception, the design of the Steam Controller has reportedly been finalized and will be introduced during March's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Origin PC CEO Kevin Wasielewski discussed the official Valve hardware with GameSpot at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. "So now they're going to production and at GDC is when they're going to announce more stuff," Wasielewski asserted, noting that Origin PC will be in attendance, though the CEO did not divulge what products the company will show off.

Valve announced the Steam Controller alongside SteamOS and Steam Machines in September 2013. It later showed off an updated version of the controller in March 2014 that featured a more traditional face button layout (which we went hands-on with at GDC 2014). Valve then added an analog stick to the gamepad in July before seemingly tacking a d-pad onto it, according to images of the controller's design that surfaced last month.

Origin PC launched two small form-factor "Chronos" gaming machines last year after announcing the SteamOS-compatible rigs just over one year ago. The company teased new living room gaming systems this week, though it is now downplaying the system's compatibility with Valve's operating software. Wasielewski told GameSpot that the "Steam Machines" moniker is "kind of pretty much dead," and while living room-focused systems are nothing new, "it seems like there's a legitimate demand and push for living room PCs."
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Valve will showcase a family of new Steam devices, including the final version of the Steam Controller, new living room devices, and a previously unannounced SteamVR hardware system at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next week.
An official Twitter acount for SteamVR has been launched here. If you’re a developer or publisher interested in experiencing the new hardware, you can sign-up for a demo appointment at GDC here.
GDC runs from March 2 to 6.

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Was wondering if any members of the Master Race could tell me how future proof this particular rig is?

http://www.amazon.com/Alienware-ASM1...=steam+machine
I realize that this response is quite late, but that price is awful for that rig. Also, you can't personally upgrade the GPU on the Alienware Alpha boxes. While you can do RAM and CPU, GPU is where you get the most stretch out of a system (at least for games). You are better off building your own rig.

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