The Steam Machine is an interesting twist in Dell's strategy to tune its operations as a private company. Last year Dell was bought out by CEO Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners in a private equity transaction for $24.9 billion.
Dell has been focusing on enterprise products, but the new gaming machine reiterates the company's commitment to the PC market. Last year the company revamped its PC lineup and re-entered the consumer tablet market with new Venue products.
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