Valve Steam Machine
Valve Steam Machine
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Top 25%
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Valve Steam Machine: 30 facts and highlights

1. number of games

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

2. floating-point performance

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

3. total clock speed

4. Hard drive is replaceable

The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
Valve Steam Machine
12% have it

5. memory bandwidth

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.

6. GPU clock speed

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

7. shading units

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

8. thickness

9. Has an internal power supply

Devices with an internal power supply are desirable as they don't require a large external "power brick" on the cable. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and an advantage if you have limited space.
Valve Steam Machine
9% have it

11. Can connect to an external drive

You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
Valve Steam Machine
14% have it

13. The device has an integrated touchpad

With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface. This can facilitate a more complex interaction.
Valve Steam Machine
14% have it

14. render output units (ROPs)

The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.

17. Is region free

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.
Valve Steam Machine
42% have it

18. USB ports

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

19. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Valve Steam Machine
73% have it

20. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Valve Steam Machine
49% have it

21. Has dual force feedback

With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.
Valve Steam Machine
32% have it

22. internal storage

23. number of analog sticks

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.

24. Can play games whilst they download

This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download whilst you are playing.
Valve Steam Machine
18% have it

25. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Valve Steam Machine
64% have it

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