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HP Pavilion 515x Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Introduction date


Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada

Bundle information

The HP Pavilion 515x desktop PC (part number DF254A) is a component of the HP Pavilion 515x-b desktop PC bundle (part number DF255A). The bundle includes the following:
  • HP Pavilion 515x desktop PC
  • HP Pavilion MX70 17-inch monitor


Base processor and speed

  • Intel Celeron 2.2GHz
  • 400 MHz Front side bus
  • Socket mPGA478



Motherboard manufacturer


RAM (installed) 256K/DDR 2100 (1 x 256) up to 64 MB shared video memory
Maximum allowed1 GB (2 x 512) requires replacement of the installed 256K DIMM
Speed supportedPC2100 MB/sec
Type184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slotsTwo
Open slotsOne


Primary cache (L1)8 KB of Data cache + 12K Micro-op Trace cache
Secondary (L2)512 KB

Hard drive

  • 40 GB Ultra DMA
  • 5400 rpm

CD-RW/DVD combo drive

32x/10x/12x/40x maximum speed

Diskette drive

1.44 MB (3.5-inch)


ItU V.90 K56flex (V.92 upgradable)

Video graphics

Integrated Intel Extreme graphics with up to 64 MB shared video memory


Integrated AC97 audio


Integrated 10/100Base-T networking interface


MPEG2 for full-motion digital video

External ports

Port typeQuantity
USB (2.0)Six (two front and four back)
PS/2 KeyboardOne
PS/2 MouseOne

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (two open)
DIMMTwo (one available)

Drive bays (total)

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

Keyboard and mouse

  • PS/2 Internet keyboard
  • PS/2 two-button scrolling


Polk Audio "E" series stereo


Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software build ID/BIOS


CD-RW/DVD software

  • RecordNow CD/DVD Writer by Vertias
  • Intervideo WinDVD Player

Entertainment, music, and games

  • MusicMatch Jukebox 7.1 by MusicMatch
  • Wild Tangent game channel (English only)
  • eMusic Store by Rioport (not French Canada)
  • Software Offers icon with URL (not French Canada)
  • User's Choice icon with URL (French Canada only)

Imaging, photography, video, and film

  • HP Picture and Video Toolkit:
    • Photo Impression by Arcsoft
    • Greeting Card Creator by Arcsoft
    • Funhouse by Arcsoft
    • HP Print Creator
    • HP Make Memories Disc
    • Showbiz Video Editor by Arcsoft
    • Simple Backup for My Pictures by Veritas
  • RecordNow 4.5

Education and reference

  • Encyclopedia Britannica 2002 Online (not French Canada)
  • Encyclopedia Universales (French Canada only)
  • Weatherbug by Weatherbug (not French Canada)

Productivity and finance

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • WordPerfect Productivity Pack by Corel:
    • WordPerfect
    • Quattro Pro
    • Task Manager
  • Quicken New User Edition 2003 by Intuit (not French Canada)
  • MarketBrowser by MarketBrowser (not French Canada)


  • Microsoft System Restore
  • Recovery Software Suite:
    • System Recovery
    • Application Recovery
    • Recovery CD Creator

Service and support

  • Detto Intellimover (not French Canada)
  • Norton Antivirus 2003
  • Zero-Knowledge Freedom 4.0 (not French Canada)
  • Backup (flash demo and URL) (not French Canada)
  • Electronic Upgrade and Service Guide
  • Backweb Client
  • Rubik Worldwide ISP Signups
  • ehelp/HP Instant Support (not French Canada)
  • ehelp (French Canada)
  • HP Tour Guide Victor
  • I.E. Favorites


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 (US only)One year

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