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HP Pavilion a320n Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Introduction date


Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada


Base processor and speed

AMD Athlon XP 2800+2.08 GHz
  • Advanced 333 MHz front side bus
  • Socket A



Motherboard manufacturer


RAM (installed) 512 MB 2700 DDR (2 x 256 MB) up to 64 MB shared video memory
Maximum allowed1 GB (2 x 512 MB)
Speed supportedPC2700 MB/sec
Type184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slotsTwo
Open slotsNone available


Primary cache (L1)128 KB
Secondary (L2)256 KB

Hard drive

  • 120 GB Ultra DMA
  • 5400 rpm

DVD drive

16x maximum

CD-RW drive


Diskette drive

1.44 MB (3.5-inch)


High-speed V.92 ready data/fax

Video graphics

Integrated nVidia GeForce4 MX graphics with up to 64 MB allocated video memory


  • Integrated AC97 audio
  • Six speaker configurable


  • Speakers sold separately
  • Rear SPDIF-Out connector supports Dolby Digital 5.1 output
    • Use only powered speakers with own amplification


Integrated 10/100Base-T networking interface


MPEG2 for full-motion digital video

External ports (total)

Port typeQuantityLocation
USB (2.0)FiveOne front, four rear
IEEE 1394TwoOne front, one rear
Line-in/Microphone/HeadphoneOne eachFront
7-in-1 media card reader (supports Compact Flash I/II, SmartMedia, Memory Stick Pro, MultiMediaCard, Secure Digital (SD), and IBM MicroDrive)One card, four slotsFront
SerialOne Rear
PS/2 keyboardOneRear
PS/2 mouseOneRear
Audio: Line-in/Line-out/Microphone/HeadphoneOne eachRear

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (two open)
DIMMTwo (both occupied)
8X AGPOne (available)

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

  • PS/2 Internet keyboard
  • PS/2 deluxe optical mouse


Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software build ID/BIOS


CD-RW/DVD software

  • HP 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)
  • ATI multimedia center applications
  • SoundBlaster Audigy 5.1
  • SoundBlaster Audigy 2 applications

Imaging, photography, video, and film

  • HP Image Zone
  • HP Organize
  • ShowBiz 2

Education and reference

  • Encarta Encyclopedia Britannica 2003 Standard
  • 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 (not available on French Canadian models)
  • Microsoft Works 7.0
  • 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
    • Recovery CD Tools
    • 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
  • Product Registration
  • Safety and Comfort Guide
  • I.E. Favorites


  • Norton AntiVirus 2003
  • Norton Personal Firewall 2003

Utility, maintenance, and performance

  • 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 ISPs (Internet Service Provider).
  • AOL dial-up (3 months trial service included)
  • MSN dial-up (6 months trial service included--U.S. only)
  • Earthlink dial-up (3 months trial service included--U.S. only)
  • Earthlink - DSL, Cable, & Satellite (U.S. only)
  • SBC Yahoo! DSL (U.S. only)


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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