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HP TouchSmart IQ816 Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Introduction date


Country/region sold in:

  • United States
  • Canada
Figure 1: HP TouchSmart IQ816



25.5 inch (64.77 cm) LCD panel display with touchscreen
  • Resolution 1900 x 1200 @ 60Hz

Base processor

Core 2 Duo T8100 (P) 2.1 GHz (35W)
  • 800 MHz front side bus
  • Socket P


Intel Mobile GM965 Express


  • Manufacturer: Pegatron IMISR-CF
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Eve

Power supply

  • 230W


Memory Installed4 GB
Maximum allowed4 GB* (2 x 2 GB)

*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supportedMessage as PC2-5300
Type200 pin, DDR2 SO-DIMM

Hard drive

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

Blu-ray Disc reader & Supermulti Slimslot DVD drive

  • Data buffer memory: 4.5 MB NOTE: The data buffer varies between models, as the source of this ODD varies.
  • NOTE: This drive does not support writing Ultra Speed (24x) and Ultra Speed+ (32x) CDRW media types.
Formats/Disc typesWrite speedsRead speedsStorage Capacity
Blu-ray Disc
BD-ROM SL NAup to 4Xup to 25 GB
BD-ROM DL NAup to 4Xup to 50 GB
BD-R SL not supported up to 4Xup to 25 GB
BD-R DL not supportedup to 4Xup to 50 GB
BD-RE SL not supportedup to 4Xup to 25 GB
BD-RE DL not supportedup to 4Xup to 50 GB
8cm BD SL not supportedup to 2Xup to 7.5 GB
8cm BD DL not supportedup to 2Xup to 15 GB
HD DVD not supported
DVD-ROM SL NAup to 8Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-ROM DL NAup to 6Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+R SL up to 8Xup to 8Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+R DL up to 4Xup to 6Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SL up to 4Xup to 6Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+RW DL not supported
DVD-R SL up to 8Xup to 8Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-R DL up to 4Xup to 6Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SL up to 4Xup to 6Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DL not supported
DVD-RAM up to 5Xup to 5Xup to 4.7 GB
CDROM NAup to 24Xup to 700 MB
CDR up to 16Xup to 24Xup to 700 MB
CDRW up to 10Xup to 24Xup to 700 MB


Bluetooth wireless USB module with 802.11 b/g/n PCI Express Wireless Mini Card

Video Graphics

GeForce 9600M GS
  • 512 MB GDDR2 memory
  • I/O Ports: none on module, drives the integrated display on HP TouchSmart PCs


PCI Express x1 mini-card TV tuner card


Integrated High Definition audio
  • Audio codec: ADI AD1984B
  • Supports 2 audio channels through an analog connection
  • Supports one S/PDIF digital connection

Network (LAN)

Integrated 10/100/1000

Memory card reader

  • Supports the following cards:
    • xD media (xD)
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
    • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    • Memory Stick (MS) and Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro)

External I/O ports

I/O ports on the front panel
Port typeQuantity
5-in-1 (1 slot) card reader + 1394 connectorOne
I/O ports on the back panel
Port typeQuantity
S/PDIF outOne
RJ45 10/100/1000 Mb/s LANOne
3.5mm analog audio port (supports 2 channels)One
IR blaster for set-top boxOne

Expansion slots

Slot typeQuantity
Pocket Media Drive BayOne (One available)
PCI Express x16One (None available)
PCI Express x1 (mini)Two (None available)

Keyboard and mouse

  • 2.4 GHz wireless keyboard
  • 2.4 GHz wireless optical mouse

Remote Control

Infrared remote control and receiver


4W internal speakers

Other Integrated Peripherals

Web camera


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
  • HP TouchSmart 2.3
  • Windows Movie Maker & Windows DVD Maker
  • CyberLink DVD Suite 5
  • MediaSmart DVD Premium BD 1.0
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • My HP Games
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • CyberLink YouCam
  • Muvee autoProducer
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Norton Internet Security 2008 (60-day security update subscription)
  • HP Total Care Advisor
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • Help & Support Center
  • Online documentation
  • HP Recovery Manager
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Yahoo toolbar
  • ISP offers

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