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HP Pavilion a6490d Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

KN491AA

Release date

27-Feb-2008

Country/region sold in

Singapore

Motherboard

Figure 1: Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Foxconn
  • Form factor: microATX - 9.6 inches (24.4 cm) x 8.5 inches (21.5 cm)
  • Chipset: GeForce 7100/nForce 630i
  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR2
  • Front side bus speeds: 800/1066/1333 MHz
  • Processor socket: 775
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI Express x16 slot for graphics card
    • 2 PCI Express x1 slots
    • 1 PCI slot
  • For more details, see Napa motherboard specifications .

Processor

Figure 2: Intel Core 2 Quad logo
Image of Intel 2 Quad logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 2.4 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Socket: 775
  • Bus speed: 1066 MHz
Socket type: 775
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades
  • Intel Core 2 Duo (Wolfsdale) E8xxx
  • Core 2 Duo E6xxx (Conroe) up to E6850
  • Pentium E2xxx series (Conroe) with Dual Core technology up to E2160
  • Core 2 Duo E4xxx (Conroe)
  • Celeron 4xx series (Conroe) up to Celeron 450

Memory

  • Amount: 2 GB
  • Speed: PC2-6400 MB/sec
  • Single channel memory architecture
  • Two 240-pin DDR2 DIMM sockets
  • Supported DIMM types:
    • PC2-4200 (533 MHz)
    • PC2-5300 (667 MHz)
    • PC2-6400 (800 MHz)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 2GB DDR2 DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32 bit PCs (using two 2 GB DIMMs)
    • 32 bit PCs cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.

Video graphics

Figure 3: Video card (full size)
Image of video card
Figure 4: Video card (low profile)
Image of video card
Figure 5: Ports (full-size bracket)
Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI-I (dual-link)*
Figure 6: Ports (low-profile bracket)
Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI-I (dual-link)*
* VGA using included DVI-to-VGA adapter
  • Interface: PCI Express x16
  • Maximum resolution:
    • HDMI TV resolution: up to 1080p*
    • HDMI PC resolution: 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
    • DVI TV resolution: up to 1080p*
    • DVI PC resolution (single-link): 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
    • VGA resolution: 2048x1536 at 85 Hz
      * Use NVIDIA software to optimize display
  • 256 MB onboard memory
  • Supports two displays at the same time*
  • Supports HDCP
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Integrated graphics using GeForce 7100
    • One VGA port on backplate
    • One DVI port on backplate
  • Also supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards

Sound/Audio

  • Audio CODEC: ALC888S
  • 8 channel high-definition audio

Networking

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: Realtek RTL8201CL
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100Mb/s
  • Transmission standards:10-Base-T Ethernet

Hard drive

Figure 7: Hard drive
Image of hard drive
  • Size: 250 GB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Transfer rating: 3.0 Gb/sec
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 8: Optical Drive
Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB
  • Maximum storage capacity: 8.5 GB
  • 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
FunctionMaximum speed
DVD-RAMup to 12x
DVD+R DL write once up to 8x
DVD-R DL write onceup to 8x
DVD+R write onceup to 16x
DVD+RW rewriteableup to 8x
DVD-R write onceup to 16x
DVD-RW rewriteableup to 6x
DVD-ROM readup to 16x
CDR write onceup to 40x
CDRW rewriteableup to 32x
CDROM readup to 40x

Memory Card Reader

Figure 9: View of memory card reader
Image of card reader
Supports the following cards:
  • Compact Flash I
  • Compact Flash II
  • IBM Microdrive (MD)
  • Memory Stick (MS)
  • Memory Stick Duo (Duo)
  • Memory Stick Pro (PRO)
  • Memory Stick Pro Duo (Pro Duo)
  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
  • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
  • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
  • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Secure Digital miniSD (Mini)
  • Smart Media
  • xD Picture Card (xD)

Computer Case

  • Height: 38.7 cm (15.23 inches)
  • Width: 17.5 cm (6.89 inches)
  • Length: 41.4 cm (16.29 inches)
Bay Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch) 2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) 3
Pocket Media Drive1
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

300W power supply

I/O Ports

  • USB: 2
  • 1394: 1
  • Headphone: 1
  • Microphone: 1
Figure 10: Back I/O panel
1 - PS/2 mouse (green)
2 - SPDIF coaxial out
3 - SPDIF coaxial in
4 - Video Graphics Adapter
5 - IEEE 1394 port
6 - RJ-45 Network (LAN)
7 - Audio: Center/Subwoofer
8 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out
9 - Audio: Line In (light blue)
10 - Audio: Line Out (lime)
11 - Audio: Microphone (pink)
12 - Audio: Side Speaker Out (gray)
13 - USB 2.0: 4
14 - DVI
15 - PS/2 keyboard (purple)

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

Figure 11: Top view of keyboard
Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB
    • Volume up
    • Volume down
    • Mute
      * Buttons are not configurable
    • Sleep
    • HP Club
    • Internet (web)
    • Email
    • Search
    • Info
    • Eject 1
    • Eject 2
    • Burn CD/DVD
    • Previous
    • Play/pause
    • Stop
    • Info
Figure 12: Top view of mouse
Image of mouse
  • Interface: USB wireless connection (with receiver)
  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel

Software

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.
Software CategorySoftware TitleSupported by HP Application Recovery
Operating System
  • Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Media Center (32-bit)
  • No
CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • Windows Movie Maker & Windows DVD Maker
  • CyberLink DVD Suite 5
  • No
  • Yes
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • My HP Games
  • Yes
Productivity
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • HP Photosmart Essential 2
  • muvee autoProducer Basic
  • Yes
  • Yes
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2008 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Yes
Support
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • Help & Support Center
  • Online documentation
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • Recovery Disc Creator
  • No
  • No
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • ISP offers (not available for all models)
  • No
  • No
NOTE: This support document provides specifications and component images that reflect the original design intention for all PCs of this model. Under certain circumstances, a factory or service provider may install a component that meets or exceeds the listed specification and/or appears different than the image shown.