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HP Pavilion Elite m9450f Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

FK789AA

Introduction date

05-Sep-2008

Country/region sold in:

  • United States
  • Canada

Hardware

Base processor

Core 2 Quad Q9300 (Y) 2.5 GHz (95W)
  • 1333 MHz front side bus
  • Socket 775

Chipset

Intel G33 Express

Motherboard

  • Manufacturer: Asus
  • Motherboard Name: IPIBL-LB
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Benicia-GL8E

Power supply

  • 460W

Memory

ComponentAttributes
Memory Installed8 GB
Maximum allowed8 GB (4 x 2 GB) (64-bit OS)

4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)

*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supportedPC2-6400 MB/sec
Type240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM

Hard drive

  • 750 GB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 7200 rpm

16X DVD(+/-)R/RW 12X RAM (+/-)R DL LightScribe SATA 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
FunctionMaximum speed
DVD-RAMUp to 12X
DVD-R DL Write OnceUp to 8X
DVD+R DL Write OnceUp to 8X
DVD+R Write OnceUp to 16X
DVD+RW RewritableUp to 8X
DVD-R Write OnceUp to 16X
DVD-RW RewritableUp to 6X
DVD ROM ReadUp to 16X
CD-R Write OnceUp to 40X
CD-RW RewritableUp to 32X
CD-ROM ReadUp to 40X

Wireless

Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n

Video Graphics

GeForce 9800 GT
  • 512 MB GDDR3 memory
  • I/O Ports: 2 DVI (both can function as single-link or dual-link), HDMI connection through adapter cable, VGA connection through adapter cable

Sound/Audio

Integrated High Definition audio
  • Realtek ALC 888S chipset
  • Supports up to 8 audio channels

Network (LAN)

Integrated 10/100/1000 Base-T networking interface

Memory card reader

  • IR Receiver
  • Supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • IBM Microdrive
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • mini-SD
    • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
    • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
    • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • Memory Stick Duo
    • Memory Stick Pro Duo
    • SmartMedia
    • xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)

External I/O ports

I/O ports on the front panel
Port typeQuantity
15-in-1 (4 slot) with IR Receiver One
1394One
USBTwo
HeadphoneOne
MicrophoneOne
I/O ports on the back panel
Port typeQuantity
PS2 (keyboard, mouse)Two (one each)
VGAOne (disabled due to the installation of a graphics card)
USBFour
1394aOne
LANOne
SPDIF out (coaxial)One
SPDIF inOne
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone)One Each

Expansion slots

Slot typeQuantity
PCIOne (One available)
PCI Express x16One (None available)
PCI Express x1Two (One available)

Drive bays

Bay typeQuantity
5.25"Two (One available)
3.5"Two (One available)
Personal Media DriveOne (One available)
Pocket Media DriveOne (One available)

Technologies

  • nVidia Pure Video

Keyboard and mouse

  • HP multimedia keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP PS/2 optical mouse

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 titles that shipped with PC
Software CategorySoftware Title
Operating System
  • Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Media Center (64-bit) with Vista Service Pack 1
CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • Windows Movie Maker & Windows DVD Maker
  • CyberLink DVD Suite 5
  • LightScribe Template Labeler
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • My HP Games
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • HP Photosmart Essential 3
  • Muvee autoProducer
Productivity
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2008 (60-day security update subscription)
Support
  • HP Total Care Advisor
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • Help & Support Center
  • HP Easy Backup
  • Online documentation
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Yahoo toolbar
  • ISP offers
HP Partner offers (may vary)
  • Snapfish PictureMover (US only)