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Valve Already Has A Dozen Steam Machine Partners

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Published on 06 January 2014 04:52 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve
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Valve has announced their first 12 partners that intend to bring Steam Machines to the marketplace this year.

The dozen companies that have pledged to deliver their own living room PCs / gaming consoles designed around Steam and most likely running their Debian-based SteamOS include: Alienware, Falcon Northwest, iBuyPower, CyberPowerPC, Origin PC, Gigabyte, Materiel.net, Webhallen, Alternate, Next, Zotac, and Scan Computers.

The 12 companies will be showing off their first batch of Steam Machines this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The list of partners for the Steam Machines was discovered by Engadget.

As mentioned earlier, sadly this year I am not out at CES like in past years, due to being over in Russia working on Phoronix Test Suite 5.0. There is also a Valve press conference scheduled for later today (5PM PST) where we will hopefully hear new Steam Machines details, etc. Stay tuned for remote coverage on Phoronix.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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