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HP Pavilion a350n Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Introduction date


Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada


Base processor and speed

Pentium 4 / 2.80 GHz
  • 800 MHz front side bus
  • mPGA478
  • HyperThreading Technology



Motherboard manufacturer


Ram (installed) 512 MB (2 x 256)
Maximum (HP recommended)2 GB (4 x 512 MB)
Speed supportedPC2700 MB/sec
Type184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slotsFour
Open slotsTwo


Primary cache (L1)8KB data + 12,000uOps Trace
Secondary (L2)512KB

Hard drive

  • 160 GB Ultra DMA
  • 7200 rpm

CD-ROM drive

48x maximum speed

Multi-media drive

DVD+R Write Once4X
DVD+RW Rewritable 2.4X
CDR Write Once16X
CDRW Rewritable10X
CDROM Read 32X
Power DC5V, DC12V
Video Standards PAL, NTSC
Data Buffer Memory2 MB

Diskette drive

1.44 MB (3.5-inch)

Video graphics

NVIDIA GeForce4 MX (AGP video card)
  • 8x AGP card
  • Up to 64 MB DDR video
  • TV-Out


Integrated AC'97 with 6-channel configurable audio


Integrated 10/100Base-T Fast Ethernet interface


High-speed V.92 ready data/fax


MPEG2 for full-motion digital video

7-in-1 card

7-in-1 digital media card reader supports the following cards:
  • Compact Flash I/II
  • SmartMedia
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Pro
  • MultiMediaCard
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • IBM Micro Drive
Other card features include:
  • Front panel of PC
  • Microphone/Headphone/Line-in connectors

External ports

Port typeQuantity
USB (2.0)Six (two front and four back)
IEEE 1394Two (one front and one back)
7-in-1 media card readerFour slots (front)
HeadphoneOne (front)
MicrophoneOne (front)
Line-inOne (front)
ParallelOne (back)
SerialOne (back)
PS/2 KeyboardOne (back)
PS/2 MouseOne (back)
VGAOne (back)
Line-outOne (back)

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (two open)
DIMMFour (two available)
AGP 8xOne (occupied)

Drive bays (total)

Bay typeQuantity
5.25-inch, externalTwo (both occupied)
3.5-inch, externalTwo (both occupied)
3.5-inch, internalTwo (one available)

Keyboard and mouse

  • HP PS/2 multimedia keyboard
  • HP PS/2 optical scroller mouse


Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software build ID/BIOS


CD-RW/DVD software

  • RecordNow 6 by Vertias
  • WinDVD SE 4.0 by Intervideo
  • WinDVD upgrade to 5.1 (optional)

Entertainment, music, and games

  • MusicMatch Jukebox 7.5 by MusicMatch (not available on French Canadian models)
  • MusicMatch Jukebox 7.1 by MusicMatch (French Canadian models only)
  • Wild Tangent GameChannel (not available on French Canadian models)
  • eMusic downloads by Rioport (not available on French Canadian models)
  • Microsoft Plus Digital Media Edition (not available on French Canadian models)

Imaging, photography, video, and film

  • HP Image Zone
  • HP Organize (not available on French Canadian models)
  • ShowBiz 2

Education and reference

  • Encarta Encyclopedia Britannica 2003 Standard (CD/DVD) (French Canada only)
  • Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe Online (not available on French Canadian models)

Productivity and finance

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Corel WordPerfect Office 11 try before you buy (not available on French Canadian models)
  • Microsoft Money 2003 (CD/DVD) (not available on French Canadian models)
  • Microsoft Works 7.0 (CD/DVD)
  • Quicken New User Edition 2003 by Intuit (not available on French Canadian models)
  • myHPclub (not available on French Canadian models)

HP Recovery and HP Ware

  • Microsoft System Restore
  • Recovery Software Suite
    • System Recovery
    • Application Recovery
    • PC Recovery Tools CD
    • Recovery CD Creator

Service and support

  • Backweb Client
  • Help & Support Center (French Canadian models only)
  • Help & Support Center/HP Instant Support (not available on French Canadian models)
  • PC-Doctor
  • Safety and Comfort Guide
  • I.E. Favorites


  • Norton AntiVirus 2003
  • Norton Personal Firewall 2003

Utility and maintenance

  • Intellimover Data Transfer (demo)
  • 7-in-1 Card Reader Utility
  • Skydesk Online Backup (not available on French Canadian models)
  • Spam Subtract Lite Version (not available on French Canadian models)

ISP signup

Use HP's Easy Internet Signup utility to join any of the following dial-up and broadband ISP's (Internet Service Provider).
  • AOL dial-up (three months trial service included)
  • Earthlink dial-up (three months trial service included-U.S. only)
  • Earthlink - DSL, Cable, & Satellite (U.S. only)
  • SBC Yahoo! DSL (U.S. only)
  • CompuServe (not available on French Canadian models)
  • DigiTerra (not available on French Canadian models)


Warranty TypeWarranty Duration
Parts and laborOne year
Hardware troubleshootingOne year/24 hour/7 days a week
Software phone supportOne year/24 hour/7 days a week
Software replacement30 days
Self repair (kits)One year
Return to HP or Authorized Service ProviderOne year

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