I can't wait until they start shipping. The CyberPowerPC and iBuyPower units both look good, though I want to see where AlienWare lands too.
A word of advice from a long-time Linux user: If you plan to keep SteamOS on the unit, paying a little extra for the Intel/Nvidia chipsets is well worth it.
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
Here you go: http://hothardware.com/News/Dell-Has-A-Pair-Of-Steam-Machines-One-Baked-Into-Alienware-X51/
Wish there were more details, but at least we know Dell's plan.
Wow, I close my eyes for a few months and I already feel a decade behind. I'm going to go and read some of your SteamOS articles now because this is a kickass idea and the Steam machines seem to be popping up everywhere now, I need to get caught up with tech!
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