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HP Pavilion a4316f Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

AY570AA

Release date

07-Dec-2009

Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada

Motherboard

Figure 1: Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron
  • Form factor: microATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
  • Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 9100
  • Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3
  • Front side bus speeds: 5200MT/s (5.2 GT/s)
  • Processor socket: AM3
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI Express x16 slot for graphics card
    • 2 PCI Express x1 slots
    • 1 PCI slot
    • 1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot
  • For more details, see Violet6 motherboard specifications .

Processor

Figure 2: AMD Athlon II logo
Image of AMD logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 2.6 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Socket: AM3
  • Bus speed: 4000 MHz HT3
  • This motherboard supports only AM3 processors
  • Memory support is limited to DDR3 modules only.
  • HyperTransport 3.0
  • Split power planes allow separate power management for CPU and integrated memory controller for improved power savings.
  • Supports the following processors:
    • AMD Phenom II X4 9xx/9xxe/8xx Quad-Core (Deneb)
    • AMD Phenom II X3 7xx/7xxe Triple-Core (Heka)
    • AMD Phenom II X2 5xx (Callisto)
    • AMD Athlon II X4 6xx/6xxe (Propus)
    • AMD Athlon II X3 4xx/4xxe (Rana)
    • AMD Athlon II X2 2xx/2xxe (Regor)

Memory

  • Amount: 6 GB
  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec (message as PC3-8500)
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Four DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) sockets
  • Supported DIMM types:
    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
    • PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 4GB DDR3 DIMMs
  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit PCs
  • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32-bit PCs
NOTE:* 32-bit operating PCs cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.Due to AMD limitation, DDR3-1333 modules will run at 1066 MHz if three or more modules are installed.

Video graphics

*Integrated graphics is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 9100
  • Also supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards

Sound/Audio

*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed
  • Audio CODEC: Realtek ALC888S
  • High Definition 8 channel audio
  • Supports one S/PDIF digital connection

Networking

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: Realtek RTL8201N
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 10-Base-T Ethernet

Hard drive

Figure 3: Hard drive
Image of hard drive
  • Size: 1 TB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Rotational Speed: 5400 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 4: Optical drive
Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB minimum
  • LightScribe: yes
  • Disc diameter: 120 mm
  • Write and read speeds for supported formats and disc types are shown in this table:
Formats/Disc typesWrite speedsRead speedsStorage capacity
DVD
DVD-ROM SLNAup to 16xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-ROM DLNAup to 8Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+R SLup to 16xup to 12Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+R DLup to 12xup to 8xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SLup to 8xup to 8xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+RW DLnot supported
DVD-R SLup to 16xup to 12xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-R DLup to 12xup to 8xup to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SLup to 6xup to 8xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DLnot supported
DVD-RAMup to 12x up to 12x4.7 GB
CD
CDROMNAup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRup to 40Xup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRWup to 32Xup to 32Xup to 700 MB
CD-DANAup to 32Xup to 700 MB
Video CDNAup to 16Xup to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

Figure 5: 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 size Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch) 2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) 3
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

300W power supply

I/O Ports

  • USB: 2
  • Headphone: 1
  • Microphone: 1
Figure 6: Back I/O panel
1 - S/PDIF coaxial out
2 - Video Graphics Adapter
3 - IEEE 1394
4 - RJ-45 Network (LAN)
5 - Audio: Center/Subwoofer (yellow orange)
6 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out (black)
7 - Audio: Line In (gray)
8 - Audio: Line Out (light blue)
9 - Audio: Microphone (lime)
10 - Audio: Side Speaker Out (pink)
11 - USB 2.0: 4
12 - DVI

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

Figure 7: Top view of keyboard
Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)
    • Height: 27.2 mm (1.1 inch)
    • Width: 160.71 mm (6.3 inches)
    • Length: 439.85 mm (17.3 inches)
    • Volume up
    • Volume down
    • Mute
      * Buttons are not configurable
    • Sleep
    • Chapter back
    • Play/pause
    • Stop
    • Chapter forward
A keyboard kit for French Canada to enhance the keyboard experience when using this computer with the French language.
Figure 8: Top view of mouse
Image of mouse
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)
  • 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
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • No
CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • MediaSmart DVD
  • Windows DVD Maker
  • CyberLink DVD Suite 6
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • HP Games
  • HP MediaSmart Software Suite
  • No
  • Yes
Productivity
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial
  • Windows Live Essentials
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2010 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)
  • Yes
  • No
Support
  • HP Advisor
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • HP Help & Support Center
  • HP Support Assistant
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • No
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • ISP offers
  • No
  • No
HP Partner offers (may vary)
  • Snapfish PictureMover (US only)
  • Yes
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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