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HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210y Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

BK170AA

Release date

05-Feb-2010

Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada

Motherboard

Figure 1: Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Foxconn
  • Form factor: uATX
  • Chipset: AMD 785G
  • Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3
  • Front side bus speeds: 5200 MT/s
  • Processor socket: AM3
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI x16 slot for graphics card
    • 3 PCI x1 slots
    • 1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot
  • For more details, see Aloe motherboard specifications .

Processor

Figure 2: AMD Phenom II X4 logo
Image of AMD logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 3.0 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Socket: AM3/AM2+
  • Bus speed: 3600 MHz HT3
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
  • TDP=125W
  • AMD Phenom II X4 9xx/9xxe/8xx Quad-Core (D)
  • AMD Phenom II X3 7xx/7xxe Triple-Core (H)
  • AMD II Athlon X4 6xx/6xxe (P)
  • AMD II Athlon X3 4xx/4xxe ®)
  • AMD II Athlon X2 2xx/2xxe ®)

Memory

  • Amount: 8 GB
  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec (message as PC3-8500)
Memory upgrade information:
  • Four DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) sockets
  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB DDR3 DIMMs per socket
  • Supports Dual channel memory architecture
  • Supported speeds
    • PC3-10600 @ 1333 MHz*
    • PC3-8500 @ 1066 MHz
      *DDR3-1333 modules run at 1066 MHz if three or more modules are installed.
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit PCs (DIMMs run at DDR3-1066)
  • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32-bit PCs
    * Actual available memory may be less.

Video graphics

Figure 3: Video card
Image of video card
Figure 4: Ports
Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI (single-link)*
* VGA is available using DVI-to-VGA adapter
  • Interface: PCI Express x16
  • Maximum resolution:
    • HDMI TV resolution: up to 1080p at 60 Hz*
    • HDMI PC resolution: 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
    • DVI TV resolution: up to 1080p at 60 Hz*
    • DVI PC resolution: 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
    • VGA resolution: 2048x1536 at 60 Hz
      * Use ATI Catalyst Control Center software to optimize display
  • 512 MB onboard memory
  • Supports HDTV and Blu-ray up to 1080p
  • Supports two displays at the same time
  • Supports HDCP
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Up to 256MB dedicated memory
  • Can use both DVI and VGA ports at the same time.

Sound/Audio

*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Number of channels: 8
  • Audio CODEC: ALC888S
  • Maximum bit depth: up to 24-bit
  • Maximum sample rate: up to 192,000 Hz
  • Supports one SPDIF digital connection

Networking

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: Realtek 8111C
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/
  • Transmission standards: Gigabit 10-Base-GT Ethernet
Figure 5: Wireless card - side view (embedded antenna version
Wireless card - side view
  • Interface type: PCI
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 54 Mbps
  • Transmission standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Supported antenna connections: 2 (2 internal posts to connect an internal or extenal antenna)
  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz dual band
  • Supported security protocols:
    • WPA
    • WEP

Hard drive

Figure 6: Hard drive
Image of hard drive
  • Size: 1 TB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Rotational Speed: 5400 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 7: 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
Blu-ray Disc
BD-ROM SLNAup to 6Xup to 25 GB
BD-ROM DLNAup to 4.8Xup to 50 GB
BD-R SLnot supportedup to 6Xup to 25 GB
BD-R DLnot supportedup to 4.8X up to 50 GB
BD-RE SLnot supportedup to 2.3Xup to 25 GB
BD-RE DLnot supportedup to 2Xup to 50 GB
HD DVDnot supported
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 4X up to 8Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SLup to 8Xup to 10Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD+RW DLnot supported
DVD-R SLup to 16Xup to 12Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-R DLup to 4Xup to 8Xup to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SLup to 6Xup to 10Xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DLnot supported
DVD-RAMup to 5Xup to 5Xup to 4.7 GB
CD
CDROMNAup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRup to 40Xup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRWup to 24Xup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CD-DANAup to 32Xup to 700 MB
Video CDNAup to 10Xup to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

Figure 8: View of memory card reader
Image of card reader
Supports the following cards:
  • Compact Flash I
  • Compact Flash II
  • IBM Microdrive
  • Memory Stick (MS)
  • Memory Stick Pro (PRO)
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick Pro Duo
  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
  • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
  • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
  • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Secure Digital miniSD (Mini)
  • SmartMedia
  • xD Picture Card (xD)

Computer Case

  • Height: 40 cm (15.75 inches)
  • Width: 17.78 cm (7 inches)
  • Length: 43.18 cm (17 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: 1
  • Headphone: 1
  • Microphone: 1
Figure 9: Back I/O panel
1 - Two 1.2 USB 1.1 ports for mouse and keyboard
2 - S/PDIF optical audio port
3 - Video Graphics Adapter port
4 - 1394a (FireWire)
5 - RJ45 Network (LAN)
6 - Audio: Center Speaker/Subwoofer out
7 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out
8 - Audio: Line in
9 - Audio: Front speaker/Line out
10 - Audio: Microphone in
11 - Audio: Side speaker out
12 - USB 2.0: 4
13 - DVI-D port.

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

Figure 10: 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.
NOTE:Mouse color may vary by country/region.
Figure 11: 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 Premium BD
  • 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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