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1 year ago#1
i got 600 bucks i found a build where i can play like bf4 on high settings 60 fps but my question is should i get a steamboxx for
$500 and put windows on 8 or just build my pc?
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1 year ago#2
steambox target customer is people who want to be PC gamers but never had legos as a kid


sure its better than buying a premade from some store, but in the end if you can build own you computer, why would you buy one? they offer no advantage over a PC you can build yourself
1 year ago#3
steker16 posted...
steambox target customer is people who want to be PC gamers but never had legos as a kid


sure its better than buying a premade from some store, but in the end if you can build own you computer, why would you buy one? they offer no advantage over a PC you can build yourself


yeah i thought building would be a better choice wanted to see what the community thougt
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1 year ago#4
Steam Machines are nothing more than prebuild PCs, except for a few of them, which are worse because they are not upgradable.

You can get Steam OS for free and buy Steam Controllers separately anyway, so why wait,
1 year ago#5
Flaktrooper123 posted...
Steam Machines are nothing more than prebuild PCs, except for a few of them, which are worse because they are not upgradable.

You can get Steam OS for free and buy Steam Controllers separately anyway, so why wait,

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1 year ago#6
Is it true that the steambox wont be able to play most of the games as those games need a version of windows to run?
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1 year ago#7
Panner posted...
Is it true that the steambox wont be able to play most of the games as those games need a version of windows to run?


yeah only plays linux games unless you put windows on it
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1 year ago#8
SILENTGHOSTS96 posted...
Panner posted...
Is it true that the steambox wont be able to play most of the games as those games need a version of windows to run?


yeah only plays linux games unless you put windows on it


And is putting windows on a steambox possible?
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1 year ago#9
Panner posted...
SILENTGHOSTS96 posted...
Panner posted...
Is it true that the steambox wont be able to play most of the games as those games need a version of windows to run?


yeah only plays linux games unless you put windows on it


And is putting windows on a steambox possible?


of course, steambox is a pc. its not a console
1 year ago#10
I guess everyone missed hearing Gaben say at CES that the Steam Machines are targeted to PC gamers looking to expand to their living room.
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