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HP Pavilion Elite HPE-500z Product Specifications and Configurable Options

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An HP configure-to-order (CTO) PC is a PC that can be purchased with options and components that fit your needs. This document provides specification information about base options and lists which available components were offered for this PC model.
NOTE:Information in this document is subject to change without notice

Model name and product number

This document contains basic features and specification for the following HP CTO model:
  • HP Pavilion Elite HPE-500z
  • Product number: XX091AV

Introduction date

09-Jan-2011

Country/region sold in:

  • United States

Included Hardware

Hardware ComponentSpecifications
Motherboard Name
  • Manufacturer: Foxconn H-RS780-uATX
  • HP: Aloe-GL8E
Chipset
  • AMD 785G
Memory
  • Memory slots: 4 DIMMS
  • Maximum memory:
    • 16 GB (4 x 4 GB) (64-bit OS)
    • 4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)
    *Actual available memory may be less
Front-side-bus (processor dependent)
  • 5.2 GT/s
Power output wattage
  • 300 Watt
Expansion Slots
  • PCI Express x16: 1
  • PCI Express x1: 3
  • PCI Express x1 minicard socket: 1
Drive Bays
  • 13.33 cm (5.25 inch) external: 2
  • 8.89 cm (3.5 inch) internal: 2
  • Pocket Media Drive bay: 1

Hardware Options

Hardware ComponentOptions
ProcessorMust select one of the following options:

  • Athlon ll X4 640 (Propus) (95W), 3.0 GHz
  • Athlon ll X4 650 (Propus) (95W), 3.2 GHz
  • Phenom II X4 840T (Zosma) (95W), 2.9 GHz
  • Phenom II X4 955 (Deneb) (125W), 3.2 GHz
  • Phenom II X4 960T (Zosma) (95W), 3.0 GHz
  • Phenom II X4 970 (Zosma) (125W), 3.5 GHz
  • Phenom II X6 1045T (Thuban) (95W), 2.7 GHz
MemoryMust select one of the following options:

  • 4 GB (2 x 2 GB) DDR3 PC3-10600
  • 6 GB (3 x 2 GB) DDR3 PC3-10600
  • 8 GB (4 x 2 GB) DDR3 PC3-10600
  • 9 GB (2 x 4 GB, 1 x 1 GB) DDR3 PC3-10600
  • 12 GB (2 x 4 GB, 2 x 2 GB) DDR3 PC3-10600
Hard DriveMust select one of the following options:

  • 640 GB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 750 GB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 1 TB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 1.5 TB, 5400 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 1.5 TB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 TB, 5400 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 TB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 x 500 GB drives in RAID 0 (1 TB usable storage capacity), 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 x 750 GB drives in RAID 0 (1.5 TB usable storage capacity), 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 x 1 TB drives in RAID 1 (1 TB usable storage capacity), 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 x 1 TB drives in RAID 0 (2 TB usable storage capacity), 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 x 1.5 TB drives in RAID 1 (1.5 TB usable storage capacity), 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
Secondary Hard Drive
  • 500 GB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 640 GB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 750 GB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 1 TB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 1.5 TB, 5400 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 1.5 TB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 TB, 5400 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 2 TB, 7200 rpm, SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
HP Portable Media Drives
  • 320 GB Pocket Media Drive
  • 500 GB Pocket Media Drive
  • 640 GB Pocket Media Drive
  • 750 GB Pocket Media Drive
  • 1 TB Personal Media Drive
  • 2 TB Personal Media Drive
Primary Optical DriveMust select one of the following options:

  • SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology with external eject
  • SuperMulti Blu-ray Player with LightScribe Technology with external eject
  • SuperMulti Blu-ray Disc burner with LightScribe Technology
Secondary Optical Drive
  • DVD Player (read: up to 16x DVD-ROM, up to 40x CD-ROM)
  • SuperMulti Blu-ray Player with LightScribe Technology with external eject
Front Productivity PortsMust select one of the following options:

  • 15-in-1 card reader + 1394 + 1 USB + 1 headphone jack + 1 microphone jack
  • 15-in-1 card reader + 1394 + 1 HP USB 3.0 (via add on card) + 1 headphone jack + 1 microphone jack
  • 15-in-1 card reader + 1394 + 1 USB + Audio L/R + S-video + Composite Video + 1 headphone jack + 1 microphone jack
  • 15-in-1 card reader + 1394 + 1 HP USB 3.0 (via add on card) + Audio L/R + S-video + Composite Video + 1 headphone jack + 1 microphone jack
NetworkingMust select one of the following options:

  • No networking
  • 802.11 b/g/n PCI Express Wireless Half-length Mini Card
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n PCI Express Wireless Half-Length Mini Card
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n PCI Express Wireless Half-Length Mini Card + Bluetooth
TVMust select one of the following options:

  • No Tuner
  • Hauppauge ATSC/NTSC/QAM PCI Express x1 TV tuner card (includes remote control, expansion card with IR ports, IR extender cable and IR emitter cable)
GraphicsMust select one of the following options:

  • GeForce 315 (512 MB)
  • GeForce 405 (1 GB)
  • Radeon HD 5450 (1 GB)
  • GeForce GT440 (1.5 GB)
  • GeForce GT420 (2 GB)
  • Radeon HD 5570 (2 GB)
  • Radeon HD 6450 (512 MB)
  • Radeon HD 6450 (1 GB)
  • Radeon HD 6570 (1 GB)
  • Radeon HD 6570 (2 GB)
SoundMust select one of the following options:

  • Integrated 7.1 Sound
  • SoundBlaster X-Fi Xtreme
  • SoundBlaster X-Fi XtremeGamer
Keyboard and MouseMust select one of the following options:

  • HP USB keyboard & HP USB optical mouse
  • HP wireless keyboard & HP wireless mouse
  • HP deluxe wireless keyboard and mouse 
  • Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave Keyboard & Mouse
  • Logitech Keyboard & Laser Mouse Combo with In Curve Keys 
Monitors
  • 2011x 50.8 cm (20 inch) LCD monitor
  • 2211x 54.6 cm (21.5 inch) LCD monitor
  • 2310e 58.4 cm (23 inch) ultra-thin LCD
  • 2311x 58.4 cm (23 inch) LCD monitor
  • 2511x 63.5 cm (25 inch LCD monitor
  • 2711x 68.5 cm (27 inch) LCD monitor
SpeakersMust select one of the following options:

  • No speakers
  • HP 2.1 30W speakers
  • HP 2.1 50W speakers
  • HP USB JB Thin Powered Speakers

Included Software

Software CategoryOptions
Digital Media Software
  • CyberLink DVD Suite
CD/DVD Software
  • MediaSmart DVD
Productivity Software
  • Microsoft Office Starter Edition 2010
  • PDF Complete Special Edition
Entertainment and Utility Software
  • HP Games
  • HP MediaSmart Software Suite
Security Software
  • Norton Internet Security 2011 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

Software Options

Software CategoryOptions
Operating SystemMust select one of the following options:

  • Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Productivity SoftwareMust select one of the following options:

  • Microsoft Office Starter Edition 2010
  • Microsoft Office Home & Student 2010
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2010
  • Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010
Digital Media Software
  • Adobe Premier Elements 9.0
  • Adobe Premier Elements 9.0 + Photoshop Elements 9.0
  • CyberLink DVD Suite (upgrade to premium)
  • muvee Reveal Premium version 8
  • Roxio Creator 2011
  • Roxio PhotoShow 2011
Photography Software
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 9.0
  • Roxio Photo Suite Deluxe
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro X3
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro X3 + Corel Video Studio X3
Security SoftwareMust select one of the following options:

  • Norton 360 version 4.0 (15 month subscription)
  • Norton Internet Security 2011 (15 month subscription)
  • Norton Internet Security 2011 (24 month subscription)
  • Norton Internet Security 2011 (36 month subscription)
Popular, Useful & Fun Software
  • Britannica Visual Dictionary 2010
  • Britannica Desktop Encyclopedia 2011
  • Britannica Children's Learning Suite 2010
  • Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite 2011
  • Corel Office
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking Home
  • PDF Converter Professional 7
  • Peachtree First Accounting 2011
  • Professor Teaches Office 2010 and Windows 7
  • Quicken Legal Business Pro 2011
  • Quicken Willmaker Plus 2011
  • The PrintShop 2.0 Professional
  • Roxio BackonTrack
  • Roxio BackonTrack Suite
Finance and Accounting Software
  • QuickBooks Pro 2011
  • Quicken Deluxe 2011

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