Valve will bring out its best for its clientele by 2014. Its AMD-fueled Steam Machines are coming next year and the fans are waiting on tenterhooks for the new technology.
Valve has revealed that the AMD facility will be a part of the Steam Machines that will arrive in the market in 2014. Quite recently, Valve undertook an inventory of the hardware specifications for its Steam Machines. These had Intel CPUs and Nvidia graphics cards. Some conspiracy theorists took the wrong signals and spread the word that Valve would not be featuring AMD hardware in its devices. Nvidia meanwhile had several of its workers employed at Valve.
What will be occurring in 2014 is the inclusion of AMD, Nvidia and Intel together in the Steam Machines. This was welcomed with cheers from those in favor of AMD. The internal politics of the players in this game of inclusion and exclusion of hardware was a source of much media hype and secondary hearsay.
Steam Machines are sophisticated gadgets by Valve meant for the user’s benefit. The fact that they have so many intricate components that go into their making speaks volumes about the attention to detail given by the company.
This is the console of the future generation that we are talking about here. And Valve has the copyright ownership of the deal. That it will include AMD parts in its final models which will appear a year from now is a source of optimism indeed. And the rumors can circulate. Valve doesn’t give a damn one way or the other.