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HP Media Center m7277c Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Introduction date


Country/region sold in:

  • US
  • Canada

Bundle information

The m7277c-b desktop PC bundle (part number ED846AA) includes:
  • m7277c Desktop PC, part number ED845AA
  • f2105b 21" high definition TFT LCD active matrix monitor with integrated speakers


Base processor

PentiumD 830 (S) DC 3.0 GHz
  • 800 MHz front side bus
  • Socket 775


Intel 945P


  • Manufacturer: Asus
  • Motherboard Name: P5LP-LE
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Lithium-UL8E


Memory Installed1 GB (2 x 512)
Maximum allowed4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) requires the replacement of the installed 512 MB DIMMs

*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supportedPC2-3200 MB/sec
Type240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM
DIMM slotsFour
Open DIMM slotsTwo

Hard drive

  • 300 GB SATA
  • 7200 rpm

16x DVD(+/-)R/RW RAM (+/-)R DL LightScribe drive

  • must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology
  • must use LightScribe-enabled media discs and supporting software in order to take advantage of the LightScribe technology
DVD-R DL Write Once4X
DVD+R DL Write Once8X
DVD+R Write Once16X
DVD+RW Rewritable8X
DVD-R Write Once16X
DVD-RW Rewritable6X
CD-R Write Once40X
CD-RW Rewritable32X
CD-ROM Read40X


Maximum speed: 16X


PCI K56flex data/fax modem

Video Graphics

ATI Radeon x600
  • 256 MB DDR memory
  • I/O Ports: DVI, S-Video, VGA


TV tuner card with FM tuner


Integrated High Definition audio
  • Realtek ALC 882 chipset
  • 8-channels for Full Dolby 5.1/6.1/7.1 surround sound support with Dolby Pro Logic IIx
Dolby 5.1

Network (LAN)

Integrated 10/100 Base-T networking interface

Memory card reader

  • 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)One
Audio L-ROne
S-video inOne
Composite video inOne
I/O ports on the back panel
Port typeQuantity
PS2 (keyboard, mouse)Two (one each)
Audio One each (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone)

Expansion slots (available)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (One available)
PCI Express x16One (None available)
DIMM SlotsFour (Two available)

Drive bays (available)

Bay typeQuantity
5.25" externalTwo (None available)
3.5" internalOne (None available)
Personal Media DriveOne (One available)

Chassis Accessories

  • Camera dock lid
  • iPod dock lid

Keyboard and mouse

  • HP wireless keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP premium wireless mouse

Remote Control

USB infrared remote


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 Media Center Edition 2005 with Update Rollup 2
  • Microsoft Service Pack 2
  • WinDVD 5 Player Basic (with optional 7.1 upgrade)
  • Sonic DigitalMedia Plus 7.02
  • Sonic MyDVD Plus 6.13
  • Sonic DigitalMedia Archive
Education & Reference
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2005 Standard (fc)
  • MSN Encarta Standard (online) (nfc)
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • iTunes 4.8 (w/Quicktime)
  • HP Tunes
  • Real Player
  • My HP Games (nfc)
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • HP Software Update
  • HP Image Zone 5
  • Image Zone for media center
  • Muvee autoProducer 1.1 for media center
  • Muvee autoProducer 4
Productivity & Finance
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 8.0
  • Microsoft Office 2003 Student Teacher Edition Trial
  • Microsoft Money 2005 (nfc)
  • Quicken New User Edition 2005 (nfc)
  • Norton Internet Security 2005 AntiSpyware Edition (60-day security update subscription)
  • Norton Security Center
Utility, Maintenance & Performance
  • PC-Doctor 5 for Windows
  • Microsoft system restore
  • HP Recovery Software Suite
  • Software Repair Wizard
Service & Support
  • Updates from HP
  • Help & Support Center
  • Desktop Web-based registration
  • Online documentation
ISP signup
  • Google toolbar
  • Connectivity Support Tools (nfc)
  • ISP offers
HP Partner offers
  • Snapfish
  • Adobe Store
  • Symantec Security Check
  • NetSmartz
  • IntelliMover Data Transfer
  • @Backup Online Backup
  • SwapDrive Online File Sharing


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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