Alienware’s Alpha console will bring Steam to your living room this November
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If youve been wanting to get Steam games into your living room and dont want to wait for Valves official Steam OS Alienware is now ready to take your money. Interested buyers can now pre-order the Alienware Alpha console, which starts at $549. Thatll get you an Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM, 500GB of storage, and a custom Nvidia-based graphics card with 2GB of dedicated memory. Alienware is also selling a number of other configurations with more memory, hard drive space, and faster processors.
Whats most notable about the Alpha, however, is what isnt included instead of using Valves Linux-based Steam OS and the Steam controller, the Alpha is essentially a standard Windows 8.1 PC. After Valve announced that it would d…