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Turning The Alienware Alpha Into A Steam Machine

Turning The Alienware Alpha Into A Steam Machine

There’s nothing quite like the Alienware Alpha. For $699, it’s a competent Windows gaming PC. But it should have been the flagship Steam Machine. The Alpha was designed to be a Linux game console with a gamepad good enough to replace a mouse and keyboard. As easy to use as…

Alienware Says Alpha Is Still In Alpha

Alienware Says Alpha Is Still In Alpha

The Alienware Alpha is smaller and more powerful than an Xbox 360 or PS4, but the $US549 Windows-powered game console shipped a little half-baked. Not to worry, says Alienware: updates are on the way! “We’re in the alpha phase of Alpha,” admits the company.