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HP Pavilion a4310f Desktop PC Product Specifications
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Product release information
Product number
AY014AA
Release date
19-Nov-2009
Country/region sold in
  • United States
  • Canada
Motherboard
M2N68-LA (Narra6)
Figure : Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron
  • Form factor: microATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
  • Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430
  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3
  • Front side bus speeds: 2000MT/s (2.0 GT/s)
  • Processor socket: AM3
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI Express x16 slot for graphics card
    • 2 PCI Express x1 slots
    • 1 PCI slot
  • For more details, see Narra6 motherboard specifications.
Processor
AMD Athlon II X2 250
Figure : AMD Athlon II logo
Image of AMD logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 3.0 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Socket: AM3
  • Bus speed: 4000 MHz HT3 (clocked down to 2000 MHz)
Processor upgrade information
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
Socket type: AM3
TDP: 95 watt
  • AMD Phenom II X4 9xx/9xxe/8xx Quad-Core (Deneb)
  • AMD Phenom II X3 7xx/7xxe Triple-Core (Heka)
  • AMD Phenom II X2 5xx (Callisto)
  • AMD II Athlon X4 6xx/6xxe (Propus)
  • AMD II Athlon X3 4xx/4xxe (Rana)
  • AMD II Athlon X2 2xx/2xxe (Regor)
  • AMD Sempron 1xx (Sargas)
Memory
4 GB
  • Amount: 4 GB
  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec (message as PC3-8500)
Memory upgrade information
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Two DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) sockets
  • Supported DIMM types:
    • PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)
    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 2GB DDR2 DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32 bit PCs
*32-bit operating systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
Video graphics
Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 6150SE
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 6150SE
  • Also supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards*
NOTE:
*Either integrated graphics or the PCI Express x16 slot are usable at one time; they are not usable concurrently.
Sound/Audio
Integrated Realtek ALC888S Audio
*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Number of channels: 6
  • Audio CODEC: ALC888S
  • Maximum bit depth: up to 24-bit
  • Maximum sample rate: up to 192,000 Hz
  • Supports SPDIF digital
Networking
LAN: 10-Base-T
  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: Realtek RTL8201N
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards:10-Base-T Ethernet
Hard drive
640 GB
Figure : Hard drive
Image of hard drive
  • Size: 640 GB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Transfer rating: 3.0 Gb/sec
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
CD/DVD disc drive
SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology drive
Figure : Optical drive
Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB minimum
  • LightScribe: yes
  • Disc diameter: 120 mm
  • Write and read speeds for supported formats and disc types are shown in this table:
Formats/Disc types
Write speeds
Read speeds
Storage capacity
DVD
DVD-ROM SL
NA
up to 16x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD-ROM DL
NA
up to 8X
up to 8.5 GB
DVD+R SL
up to 16x
up to 12X
up to 4.7 GB
DVD+R DL
up to 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SL
up to 8x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD+RW DL
not supported
DVD-R SL
up to 16x
up to 12x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD-R DL
up to 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SL
up to 6x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DL
not supported
DVD-RAM
up to 12x
up to 12x
4.7 GB
CD
CDROM
NA
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
CDR
up to 40X
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
CDRW
up to 32X
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
CD-DA
NA
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
Video CD
NA
up to 16X
up to 700 MB
Memory Card Reader
15-in-1 multimedia card reader
Figure : View of memory card reader
Image of card reader
Supports the following cards:
  • Compact Flash I
  • Compact Flash II
  • IBM Microdrive (MD)
  • Memory Stick (MS)
  • Memory Stick Duo (Duo)
  • Memory Stick Pro (PRO)
  • Memory Stick Pro Duo (Pro Duo)
  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
  • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
  • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
  • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Secure Digital miniSD (Mini)
  • Smart Media
  • xD Picture Card (xD)
Computer Case
Mid-size ATX
  • Height: 38.7 cm (15.23 inches)
  • Width: 17.5 cm (6.89 inches)
  • Length: 41.4 cm (16.29 inches)
Bay size
Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch)
2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch)
3
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.
Power Supply
250W
250W power supply
I/O Ports
Front I/O ports
  • USB: 2
  • Headphone: 1
  • Microphone: 1
Back I/O ports
Figure : Back I/O panel
Video Graphics Adapter port
USB 2.0: 4
RJ45 Network (LAN)
Audio: Line in
Audio: Front speaker/Line out
Audio: Microphone in
Keyboard, mouse and input devices
HP USB keyboard
Figure : Top view of keyboard
Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)
  • Dimensions:
    • Height: 27.2 mm (1.1 inch)
    • Width: 160.71 mm (6.3 inches)
    • Length: 439.85 mm (17.3 inches)
  • Special buttons:*
    • Volume up
    • Volume down
    • Mute
      * Buttons are not configurable
  • Extended Keys:
    • Sleep
    • Chapter back
    • Play/pause
    • Stop
    • Chapter forward
Quebec Keyboard Kit
A keyboard kit for French Canada to enhance the keyboard experience when using this computer with the French language.
HP USB optical mouse
NOTE:
Mouse color may vary by country/region.
Figure : Top view of mouse
Image of mouse
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)
  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel
Software
Titles that shipped with PC
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 Category
Software Title
Supported by HP Application Recovery
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • No
CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • MediaSmart DVD
  • Windows DVD Maker
  • CyberLink DVD Suite 6
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • HP Games
  • HP MediaSmart Software Suite
  • No
  • Yes
Productivity
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial
  • Windows Live Essentials
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2010 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)
  • Yes
  • No
Support
  • HP Advisor
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • HP Help & Support Center
  • HP Support Assistant
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • No
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • ISP offers
  • No
  • No
HP Partner offers (may vary)
  • Snapfish PictureMover (US only)
  • Yes
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.