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Xi3's PC-Console Hybrid is as Hideous as Its Pricing

Hardcore Gamer: If you’ve been following this whole Steam Box hoopla, then the reveal of Xi3′s comparable “Piston” console should be a thing of the past. First shown off last year, the compact PC, meant to be played from the comfort of one’s couch on their living room television, has turned some heads. With PC gaming at a peak, folks are seemingly intrigued by the idea of a console-sized PC that is meager in price but heavy on options. Thus, when Xi3 unveiled their Steam Box rival, some gamers started following it closely.

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a_squirrel1811d ago (Edited 1811d ago )

Why the heck is 'hardcoregamer.com' complaining about price? Since when were hardcore gaming rigs cheap? And since when do they care more about aesthetics than actual performance?

Seriously though, it has SSD standard, performance 3.2Ghz AMD APU, High Performance 8GB RAM (DDR3) and I also think there's a Radeon 7000 series GPU (I forget if it's the APU integrated or not though). On top of that, it's ridiculously easy to swap parts in and out.

I think they need to come out of the closet.

Saryk1810d ago

I agree. Nvidia's new video card runs 1k, no one bitching about that!

aliengmr1810d ago

When you consider the form-factor the price is justifiable. Might be on the high side, but not outrageous.

My issue is that you have to go through Xi3 for the parts.

baraka0071809d ago

because hating gets you hits and people fighting get even more because they keep refreshing the page. THat's why the gaming media is what it is