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HP Pavilion a804n Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Introduction date


Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada

Bundle information

The HP Pavilion a804n-b desktop PC bundle (part number PW728AA) includes:
  • a804n Desktop PC, part number PW727AA
  • 17" CRT monitor with HK 2.0 speakers


Base processor

Celeron 335 (P) 2.8 GHz:
  • 533 MHz Front side bus
  • Socket 478


Intel 845GV


  • Manufacturer: MSI
  • Motherboard Name: MS-6577
  • HP motherboard name: Giovani2-GL6


Memory Installed512 MB (1 x 512)
Maximum allowed1.0 GB (2 X 512 MB)
Speed supportedPC2700 MB/sec
Type184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slotsTwo
Open DIMM slotsOne

Hard drive

  • 80 GB
  • 7200 rpm

CD-RW drive


DVD-ROM drive

Maximum speed: 16X


PCI K56flex data/fax modem

Video graphics

Integrated with up to 64 MB allocated video memory


  • Controller: AC97 audio
  • Location: Integrated

Network (LAN)

Integrated 10/100 Base-T networking interface

Memory card reader

  • USB interface
  • Supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • SmartMedia
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • MultiMediaCard
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • Micro Drive
    • XD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)

External I/O ports

I/O ports on the front panel
Port typeQuantity
9-in-1 (4 slot) + 1 USBOne
I/O ports on the back panel
Port typeQuantity
PS/2 (keyboard, mouse)Two (one each)
VGA (monitor)One
USB (2.0)Four
AudioOne each (line-in, line-out, microphone)

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (two available)
DIMM Two (one available)

Drive bays (total)

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

Keyboard and mouse

  • HP PS/2 internet keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP PS/2 scroller mouse


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.
Key to software:
  • cd/dvd = media included in box
  • fc = only available in French Canada
  • nfc = not available in French Canada
Software titles that shipped with PC
Software CategorySoftware Title
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Service Pack 2
  • WinDVD 5 Player Basic (with optional 7.1 upgrade)
  • RecordNow 7.22 w/Sonic Express Labeler
Education and Reference
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2005 Standard (cd/dvd) (fc)
  • MSN Encarta Standard (nfc)
Entertainment, Music, and Games
  • iTunes 4.6 (w/Quicktime)
  • Microsoft Plus Digital Media Edition LE (nfc)
  • Real player
  • Wild Tangent game channel (nfc)
  • HP Music icon (nfc)
Imaging, Photography, Video, and Film
  • HP Image Zone Plus 4
Productivity and Finance
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Software Jukebox (dvd) (nfc)
  • Microsoft Works 8.0 (cd/dvd)
  • Microsoft Office 2003 Student Teacher Edition Trial
  • Microsoft Money 2005 (cd/dvd)(nfc)
  • Quicken New User Edition 2005 (nfc)
PC Security
  • Norton AntiVirus 2005 (60-day antivirus subscription)
  • Norton Personal Firewall 2004 (60-day security update subscription)
Utility, Maintenance, and Performance
  • IntelliMover Data Transfer demo (nfc)
  • HP Organize (nfc)
  • @Backup online backup (nfc)
  • PC-Doctor
  • PC Tuneup & Repair (nfc)
  • SpamSubtract (nfc)
  • SpySubtract (nfc)
  • HP Total Care icon & HTML page
HP Recovery
  • Microsoft system restore
  • Recovery Software Suite
  • Software Repair Wizard
Service and Support
  • Updates from HP
  • Help & Support Center
  • HP Instant Support (nfc)
  • Safety and comfort guide
  • Desktop Web-based registration
ISP Signup
  • Easy Internet Signup
  • ISP offers


Standard warranty included with purchase
Warranty typeWarranty duration
Hardware Parts and LaborOne year from date of purchase
Technical Telephone AssistanceOne year from date of purchase

24 hour/7 days a week
Software Application Support90 days

24 hour/7 days a week
Software Media Replacement90 days (on media shipped in box from factory)
Self Repair Kits (express parts program)One year from date of purchase
Return to HP or to an Authorized Service ProviderOne year from date of purchase

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