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HP TouchSmart IQ500.it Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

KQ521AA

Release date

05-Jun-2008

Country/region sold in

Italy

Display

  • Resolution: 1680 x 1050 @ 60Hz
  • Colors: 16.7 million
  • Color gamut: 72%
  • Response time: 5 ms (on/off)
  • Contrast ratio: 1000:1
  • Image brightness: up to 300 nits

Motherboard

Figure 1: Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron
  • Form factor: microATX - 24.0 cm (9.45 inches) x 21.99 cm (8.66 inches)
  • Chipset: Intel Mobile GM965 Express
  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR2
  • Front side bus speeds: 800 and 667 Mhz
  • Processor socket: P (NOTE: Supports P core with front side bus speed of 800MHz only.)
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI Express x16 slot (for MXM graphics card included on some models)
    • 2 PCI Express x1 minicard slot
  • For more details, see Eve motherboard specifications .

Processor

Figure 2: Intel Core 2 Duo logo
Image of Intel logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 2.16 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Socket: P
  • Bus speed: 667 MHz
Socket type: P (for mobile processors)
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
  • Core 2 Duo (Merom)
  • Core 2 Duo (Penryn) (supports Penryn core with front side bus speed of 800 MHz only)

Memory

  • Amount: 4 GB
  • Speed: DDR2 SO DIMM (message as PC2-5300)
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Two DDR2 SO-DIMM (200-pin) sockets
  • Supported SO-DIMM types:
    • PC2-4200 (DDR2-533 MHZ)
    • PC2-5300 (DDR2-667 MHZ)
    • PC2-6400 (NOTE: Running speed is 667 MHZ)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 2GB DDR2 SO-DIMMs
  • Supports installation of up to 4 GB* RAM
    • All 4.0 GB is addressable on 64-bit operating systems
    • Approximately 3.2 GB is addressable on 32-bit operating systems

Video graphics

Figure 3: Video card
Image of video card
  • Interface: PCI Express x16
  • Maximum resolution: 1920x1200 at 75 Hz
  • Blu-ray Disc: playback up to 1080p
  • 256 MB onboard memory
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 9300M
    • PCIe x16 interface
    • MXM connector
    • 256 MB
  • GeForce 9600M-GS graphics card is supported by some models beginning in Fall 2008.
  • Integrated graphics using Intel GMA 3100
    • Enabled for selected Touchsmart models without discrete graphics card

Sound/Audio

  • Audio codec: ADI AD1984B
  • Supports 2 audio channels through an analog connection
  • Supports one S/PDIF digital connection
  • Channels: 2.0 stereo (2 speakers)
  • Power: 4W per speaker
  • Interface: Integrated 2 channel (stereo array)

TV-Tuner

Figure 4: TV Tuner card top view
 Image of TV tuner card
  • Interface: PCI Express
  • Supported transmission standards:
    • DVB-T (digital)*
    • PAL (analog)
    * Requires an antenna
  • Either DVB-T or PAL signal is available. You cannot use both at the same time.
  • A 10-pin header on the card provides additional S-Video, composite video, and audio inputs for multimedia connections on the front of some PC cases.

Networking

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: Realtek RTL8111c
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s (Gigabit Ethernet) LAN NOTE: Gigabit Ethernet is backwards compatible with 10/100 Mb/s network hardware.
  • Transmission standards:1000-Base-T Ethernet
Figure 5: Wireless card - side view
Wireless card - side view
  • Interface type: PCI
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 300 Mbps (downlink), 150 Mbps (uplink)
  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Supported antenna connections: 2 internal
  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz
  • Supported security protocols:
    • WPA
    • WEP

Hard drive

Figure 6: Hard drive
Image of hard drive
  • Size: 500 GB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 7: Optical Drive
Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB
  • Write and read speeds for supported formats and disc types are shown in this table:
Formats/Disc typesWrite speedsRead speedsStorage capacity
Blu-ray DiscNot supported
HD DVDNot supported
DVD
DVD-ROM SLNAup to 8xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-ROM DLNAup to 6xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+R SLup to 8Xup to 8Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+R DLup to 6Xup to 6Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SLup to 8Xup to 6Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+RW DLNot supported
DVD-R SLup to 8Xup to 8Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-R DLup to 6Xup to 6Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SLup to 6Xup to 6Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DLNot supported
DVD-RAMup to 5Xup to 5Xup to 4.7 GB
CD
CDROMNAup to 24Xup to 700 MB
CDRup to 24Xup to 24Xup to 700 MB
CDRWup to 24Xup to 24Xup to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

Figure 8: View of memory card reader
Image of card reader
Supports the following cards:
  • Memory Stick (MS) and Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro)
  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • xD Picture Card (xD)

Computer Case

  • Height: 43.3 cm (17.0 inches)
  • Width: 53.5 cm (22.0 inches)
  • Depth: 19 cm (7.5 inches)
  • Weight: 11.34 Kg (25 lbs)
  • Ambient light: available
Figure 9: Front of the system
1 - 22" LCD Touch Screen
2 - Event LED
3 - Webcam with array microphone
4 - HP TouchSmart button
5 - Infrared receiver and activity light
6 - Ambient downlight (not available on some models)
7 - Speakers
Figure 10: Back of the system
1 - Removable I/O cover
2 - USB receiver for wireless keyboard and mouselock slot
3 - Stand
4 - Memory cover
5 - Kensington lock slot
Figure 11: Right side of the system
1 - Power button
2 - Slim slot optical drive with eject button
3 - Hard drive activity indicator LED
4 - Volume buttons
5 - Mute button
6 - Media card reader
7 - 1394 port
Figure 12: Left side of the system
1 - Headphone audio output
2 - Line-in audio input
3 - USB 2.0 ports
4 - Ambient light controller button (not available on some models)

Power Supply

180W power supply (external)

I/O Ports

Figure 13: Left I/O ports
Image of the left I/O ports
1 - Headphone audio output
2 - Line-level audio input
3 - USB 2.0 ports
4 - Ambient light controller button
Figure 14: Right I/O ports
Image of the right I/O ports
1 - Power button
2 - Slim slot optical drive with eject button
3 - Hard drive activity indicator LED
4 - Volume buttons
5 - Mute button
6 - 5-in-1 media card reader
7 - 4-pin 1394 port
Figure 15: Back I/O ports
Image of the back I/O ports
1 - Three USB 2.0 ports
2 - RJ45 10/100/1000BT ethernet
3 - SPDIF digital audio output
4 - Stereo audio output
5 - Stereo audio input

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

Figure 16: Top view of keyboard
Image of keyboard
  • Interface: wireless USB dongle
    • Height: 16.1 mm (0.6 inch)
    • Width: 154.0 mm (6.1 inches)
    • Length: 439.0 mm (17.3 inches)
    • Volume up
    • Volume down
    • Mute
      * Buttons are not configurable
    • Help
    • Sleep
    • Chapter back
    • Rewind
    • Stop
    • Play/pause
    • Fast Forward
    • Chapter forward
    • Eject
    • Turn off display
    • Brightness down
    • Brightness up
Figure 17: Top view of mouse
Top view of mouse
  • Interface:
    • Mouse: wireless
    • Receiver: USB
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 117.6 mm (4.63 inches)
    • Width: 64.3 mm (2.53 inches)
    • Height: 36.2 mm (1.43 inches)
  • Buttons: left (select), right (context menu), scroll wheel (scroll up/scroll down)
Figure 18: View of remote control
Image of remote control
  • Infrared remote control
  • IR receiver is integrated into the PC
  • Compatible with Windows Media Center
  • Not a universal remote
Figure 19: Webcam with array microphone
Built-in webcam and array microphone located at the top of the computer. The LED glows to indicate that the webcam is on.
1 - Array microphone
2 - Webcam lens
  • Camera: 640 x 480 VGA sensor with low-light enhancement

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 (64-bit) with Vista Service Pack 1
  • 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
  • No
Productivity
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • No
  • Yes
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • CyberLink YouCam
  • muvee autoProducer
  • Yes
  • Yes
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2008 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Yes
Support
  • HP Total Care Advisor
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • Help & Support Center
  • Online documentation
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • No
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • 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.

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