IMPACT in prototype test phase.

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Start up company RoundsDownRange, have started testing their prototype Steam Box: IMPACT. (Due to a recent server outage they've lost a lot of their site content.)

Thinner than a Wii U, it will have upgradable, proprietary graphics cards. Currently 3 versions are slated:
IMPACT : Standard

  • CPU: Intel i7 – 4770K @ 4.3 GHZ
  • MEMORY: Corsair Vengeance 8GB @ 2133
  • HDD 1: mSATA 32GB SSD – OS Only (Windows 7)
  • HDD 3: HDD @ 7200 RPM 500 GB
  • GFX: NVIDIA GTX 680 – 2GB (Will Switch to 700 Series possibly)
  • SOUND: SB Core3D 6 Channel
  • EXP: BlueTooth 4.0 + Killer Wireless Gaming Network Card (WiFi+Bluetooth)
  • OPTICAL: LG Slot Loading Blu-Ray Reader + Burner
  • PWR: 1000w CM
IMPACT : Mid

  • CPU: Intel i7 – 4770K @ 4.3 GHZ
  • MEMORY: Corsair Vengeance 16GB @ 2133
  • HDD 1: mSATA 32GB SSD – OS Only (Windows 7)
  • HDD 3: HDD @ 7200 RPM 500 GB
  • GFX: NVIDIA GTX 690 – 4GB (Will Switch to 700 Series possibly)
  • SOUND: SB Core3D 6 Channel
  • EXP: BlueTooth 4.0 + Killer Wireless Gaming Network Card (WiFi+Bluetooth)
  • OPTICAL: LG Slot Loading Blu-Ray Reader + Burner
  • PWR: 1000w CM
  • ACCESSORIES: Custom Modified Razer DeathStalker Keyboard
  • ACCESSORIES: Custom Modified 7000DPI Gaming Mouse
IMPACT : Ultra

  • CPU: Intel i7 – 4770K @ 4.3 GHZ
  • MEMORY: Corsair Vengeance 16GB @ 2133
  • HDD 1: mSATA 32GB SSD – OS Only (Windows 7)
  • HDD 2: SSD @ 6GB/S 512GB
  • HDD 3: HDD @ 7200 RPM 1.02 TB
  • GFX: NVIDIA GTX 690 – 4GB (Will Switch to 700 Series possibly)
  • GFX: NVIDIA GTX 690 – 4GB (Will Switch to 700 Series possibly)
  • SOUND: SB Core3D 6 Channel
  • EXP: BlueTooth 4.0 + Killer Wireless Gaming Network Card (WiFi+Bluetooth)
  • OPTICAL: LG Slot Loading Blu-Ray Reader + Burner
  • PWR: 1000w CM
  • ACCESSORIES: Custom Modified Razer DeathStalker Keyboard
  • ACCESSORIES: Custom Modified Bluetooth Flex S-11 HD Motorola (with built in mic – tweaked voltage)
  • ACCESSORIES: Custom Modified 7000DPI Gaming Mouse
  • ACCESSORIES: NVIDIA Shield
A piece on the Forbes website states they are likely to launch ahead of Xi3's Piston, which is itself expected to launch in time for Christmas 2013.

Pricing is not currently available.
 
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