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HP Pavilion HPE h8-1020 Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

QN559AA

Release date

9-May-2011

Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada

Motherboard

Figure 1: Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron
  • Form factor: uATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
  • Chipset: Intel H61
  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3
  • Front side bus speeds: 2.5 GT/s
  • Processor socket: LGA 1155
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI Express x16
    • 3 PCI Express x1
    • 1 PCI Express Mini Card x1
  • For more details, see Carmel motherboard specifications .

Processor

  • Operating speed: 2.8 GHz (up to 3.8 GHz turbo)
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Socket: LGA1155
  • Bus speed: DMI (Direct Media Interface) - 2.5GT/s
  • Max TDP: 95W
  • Socket type: LGA 1155
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades
    • Core i7-2600S 65W
    • Core i5-2xxx 65W
    • Core i3-2xxx 65W

Memory

  • Amount: 8 GB
  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec
  • Type: DDR3-1333
  • Single channel memory architecture
  • Two 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports the following:
    • PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)
    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit* systems
  • Supports up to 8 GB on 64-bit systems
NOTE:32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory

Video graphics

Figure 2: Video card
Image of video card
Figure 3: Ports
Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - DisplayPort
2 - HDMI
3 - DVI*
* VGA using included DVI-to-VGA adapter
  • Interface: PCI Express x16
  • Maximum resolution:
    • DisplayPort resolution: 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
    • HDMI resolution: 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
    • DVI resolution: 2560x1600x32bpp at 60 Hz
    • VGA resolution: 2048x1536x32bpp at 60 Hz
  • 1 GB onboard memory
  • Supports Blu-ray
  • Supports up to three displays at the same time
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards
  • VGA out port

Sound/Audio

*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Built-in High Definition 6 channel audio
  • Audio jack sensing
  • Realtek ALC656 CODEC

Networking

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: RTL8171EH-CG gigabit ethernet controller
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 1000-Base-T Ethernet
Figure 4: Wireless card - top view
Wireless card - side view
  • Interface type: PCI-e half-length mini card
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 150 Mbps
  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Supported antenna connections: 1
  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz
  • Supported security protocols:
    • WPA
    • WEP

Hard drive

  • Size: 1 TB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 5: Optical drive
Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB minimum
  • Disc diameter: 120 mm
  • Write and read speeds for supported formats and disc types are shown in this table:
Formats/Disc typesWrite speedsRead speedsStorage capacity
DVD
DVD-ROM SLNAup to 16xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-ROM DLNAup to 8Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+R SLup to 16xup to 12Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+R DLup to 12xup to 8xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SLup to 8xup to 8xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+RW DLnot supported
DVD-R SLup to 16xup to 12xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-R DLup to 12xup to 8xup to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SLup to 6xup to 8xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DLnot supported
DVD-RAMup to 12x up to 12x4.7 GB
CD
CDROMNAup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRup to 40Xup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRWup to 32Xup to 32Xup to 700 MB
CD-DANAup to 32Xup to 700 MB
Video CDNAup to 16Xup to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

Supports the following cards:
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Mini Secure Digital (mini-SD)
  • SDHC
  • Memory Stick (MS), including MS-DUO, MS-PRO, MS-PRO DUO, MS-Memory Select Function, MS ULTRA II, MS ROM
  • Magic Gate MS, Magic Gate MS Pro, Magic Gate MS-DUO, Magic Gate PRO DUO
  • Compact Flash (CFI), (CFII)
  • IBM Microdrive (MD)
  • Smart Media (SM)
  • Transflash (with an adapter)

Computer Case

Bay size Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch) ODD2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) HDD2
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

  • Form factor: Internal ATX
  • Total wattage: 300W
  • Nominal input voltage range:
    • 100-127V/6A (50-60Hz)
    • 200-240V/3A (50-60Hz)
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 140mm x 86mm (5.9 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches)
  • This power supply has an LED to indicate a possible failure condition when LED is off and power is connected

I/O Ports

  • USB 2.0: 2
  • Microphone: 1
  • Headphone: 1
Figure 6: Back I/O panel
  1. USB: 4
  2. LAN
  3. DVI-D
  4. D-SUB port (VGA port)
  5. Audio: Line in
  6. Audio: Line out
  7. Audio: Microphone

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

NOTE:Keyboard layout and functionality may vary by country/region.
Figure 7: Top view of keyboard
Top view of keyboard
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.8 meters (70.8 inches)
    • Height: 32.8 mm (1.29 inches)
    • Width: 157.4 mm (6.19 inches)
    • Weight: 0.614 Kg
    • Volume control on all models
    • *Buttons are not configurable
Figure 8: Top view of mouse
Image of mouse
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)
  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel

Software

NOTE:HP provides basic support for software that comes with the computer. For in-depth feature assistance, refer to the help section in the software or on the software vendor's Web site.
Software CategorySoftware TitleRecovery Manager: Program Reinstallation
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit); Service Pack 1
  • No
CD/DVD Burning
  • Cyberlink Power2Go
  • Yes
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Windows Media Player
  • HP Games
  • HP Netflix (US models only)
  • Hulu Desktop (US models only)
  • No
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
Productivity
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010
  • PDF Complete
  • No
  • Yes
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2011 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)
  • Yes
  • No
Support
  • HP Help & Support Center
  • HP Support Assistant
  • HP Update
  • HP Vision Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • No
Networking & Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Adobe Flash
  • HP Linkup
  • HP MyRoom - desktop icon with link to download (Canada models only)
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
NOTE: This support document provides specifications and component images that reflect the original design intention for all PCs of this model. Under certain circumstances, a factory or service provider may install a component that meets or exceeds the listed specification and/or appears different than the image shown.

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