Valve releases first hardware specs, prices for third-party Steam Machines

At CES today, Valve released new details on the third party partners that will release Steam Machines that run the company's new SteamOS operating system. Valve and its partners also released initial hardware specifications and in some cases, pricing.

As promised by Valve head honcho Gabe Newell, the first batch of machines come with a wide variety of CPU, RAM and storage specs, with prices to match that broad range. Third party Steam Machines run as little as $499 and up to $6,000, in the case of PC maker Falcon Northwest. Read on for a list of hardware specs and prices from third party Steam Machines.

(Note that some manufacturers, like Alienware, whose Steam Machine entry is pictured above, did not detail specs in Valve's brochure.)

Alternate - $1,339
CPU - Intel Core i5 4570
Graphics - Gigabyte GTX 760
RAM - 16 GB
Storage - 1 TB SSHD

CyberPowerPC - $499 and up
CPU - AMD/Intel Core i5 CPU
Graphics - AMD Radeon R9 270/Nvidia GTX 760
RAM - 8 GB
Storage - 500 GB

Digital Storm Bolt II - $2,584
CPU - Intel Core i7 4770K
Graphics - GTX 780 Ti
RAM - 16 GB
Storage - 1 TB HDD + 120 GB SSD

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Gigabyte Brix Pro - TBD
CPU - Intel Core i7-4770R
Graphics - Intel Iris Pro 5200
RAM - 2 x 4 GB
Storage - 1 TB SATA 6Gb/s

Falcon Northwest - $1,799 to $6000
CPU - customizable
Graphics - Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan
RAM - 8 to 16 GB
Storage - up to 6 TB

iBuyPower - $499 and up
CPU - Quad core AMD or Intel
Graphics - Radeon GCN Graphics
RAM - 8 GB
Storage - 500 GB+

Materiel.net - $1,098
CPU - Intel Core i5 4440
Graphics - MSI GeForce GTX 760 OC
RAM - 8 GB
Storage - 8 GB + 1 TB SSHD

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Next SPA - price TBD
CPU - Intel Core i5
Graphics - Nvidia GT 760
RAM - 8 GB
Storage - 1 TB

Origin PC Chronos - price TBD
CPU - Intel Core i7 4770K (3.9 to 4.6 GHz)
Graphics - 2 x 6 GB Nvidia GeForce GTX Titans

Scan NC 10 - $1,090
CPU - Intel Core i3 4000M
Graphics - Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M
RAM - 8 GB
Storage - 500 GB

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Webhallen - $1,499
CPU - Intel Core i7 4771
Graphics - Nvidia GT 780
RAM - 16 GB
Storage - 1 TB SSHD

Zotac - $599
CPU - Intel Core (TBD)
Graphics - Nvidia GeForce GTX
RAM - TBD
Storage - TBD

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