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HP Pavilion a302x Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Product introduction date


Bundle information

The HP Pavilion a302x Desktop PC (part number DQ111A) is a component of the HP Pavilion a302x-b Desktop PC bundle (part number DQ112A). The bundle includes:
  • HP Pavilion a302x Desktop PC
  • HP m703 17 inch flat screen CRT display
  • Harman Kardon active speakers

Country sold in

United States


Base processor

Intel Celeron 2.5 GHz
  • 400MHz Front side bus
  • Socket mPGA478



Motherboard manufacturer



Memory installed256 MB
Maximum allowed1GB (2x512) DIMM (requires the removal of the installed 256 MB DIMM
Speed supportedPC2700 MB/sec DDR1-333
Type184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slotsTwo


Primary cache (L1)8Kbytes of data cache + 12K micro-op cache
Secondary (L2)512Kbytes

Hard drive

  • 40 GB Ultra DMA
  • 5400 rpm

CD-RW drive

48x/12x/48x maximum speed

Diskette drive

1.44 MB (3.5-inch)


High-speed V.92 ready data/fax modem

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 available)
DIMMTwo (one available)

Drive bays (total)

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

Keyboard and mouse

  • PS/2 standard keyboard
  • PS/2 scrolling mouse


Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software build ID/BIOS


CD-RW software

HP RecordNow 6.0 by Vertias

Entertainment, music, and games

  • MusicMatch Jukebox 7.5 by MusicMatch
  • Wild Tangent GameChannel
  • eMusic downloads by Rioport
  • Microsoft Plus Digital Media Edition

Imaging, photography, video, and film

  • HP Image Zone
  • HP Organize
  • ShowBiz 2

Education and reference

Microsoft Encarta 2003 Online

Productivity and finance

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Corel WordPerfect Office 11 try before you buy
  • Microsoft Money
  • Microsoft Works 7.0
  • Quicken New User Edition 2003 by Intuit
  • myHPclub

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/HP Instant Support
  • PC-Doctor
  • Product Registration
  • Safety and Comfort Guide
  • I.E. Favorites

PC Security

  • Norton AntiVirus 2003 (includes 60 days of complimentary live updates)
  • Norton Personal Firewall 2003

Utility, maintenance, and performance

  • Intellimover Data Transfer (demo)
  • Skydesk Online Backup
  • Spam Subtract Lite Version

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)
  • MSN dial-up (six months trial service included-U.S. only)
  • Earthlink dial-up (three 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 defective media replacement30 days
Self repair (kits)One year
Return to HP or to an Authorized Service ProviderOne year

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