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Valve Steam Machine review: specs and price

Valve Steam Machine
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Valve Steam Machine

Why is Valve Steam Machine better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 3.2GHzvs4.9GHz
  • Floating-point performance
    ?

    3.97 TFLOPSvs1.12 TFLOPS
  • Memory bandwidth
    ?

    288.4GB/svs104.35GB/s
  • GPU clock speed
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    863MHzvs790.85MHz
  • RAM
    3GBvs1.61GB
  • Shading units
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    2304vs966.55
  • Height
    74mmvs76.75mm
  • Render output units (ROPs)
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    48vs27.11

Price comparison

General info

1.volume
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Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

266.63cm³

7109.55cm³

2.Hard drive is replaceable
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The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.

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3.width
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Best

Boxer8 Ouya (2014)

75mm

315mm

4.height
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Best

Sony PS Vita TV

13.6mm

74mm

5.thickness
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Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

14mm

305mm

6.Is region free
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Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.

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Performance

1.RAM
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Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

12GB

3GB

2.floating-point performance
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Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (2017)

8.4 TFLOPS

3.97 TFLOPS

3.CPU speed
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Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

8 x 2.3GHz

4 x 3.2GHz

4.memory bandwidth
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A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

326GB/s

288.4GB/s

5.GPU clock speed
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The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

1172MHz

863MHz

6.shading units
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Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

Best

Valve Steam Machine

2304

2304

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

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2.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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3.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Valve Steam Machine

8

8

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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5.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One S

3

3

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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Controllers

1.number of analog sticks
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The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

2

2

2.The device has an integrated touchpad
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With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface. This can facilitate a more complex interaction.

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3.Has dual force feedback
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With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

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4.number of buttons
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The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Nintendo Switch

18

16

Features

1.number of games
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Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.

Best

Sony PlayStation 2

3870

447

2.Can play games while they download
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This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.

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3.Access high scores and achievements
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Your gaming history is stored online, so you can keep your reputation when you change console.

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