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HP Pavilion p7-1235 Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

H2M55AA

Release date

28-May-2012

Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada

Motherboard

Figure 1: Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: MSI
  • Form factor: uATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
  • Chipset: AMD A75 FCH
  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3
  • Front side bus speeds: UMI 5 GT/s
  • Processor socket: FM2
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.0)
    • 3 PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.0)
    • 1 PCI Express Mini Card (Gen 2.0)
  • For more details, see Jasmine motherboard specifications .

Processor

  • TDP: 65W
  • Operating speed: 3.2 GHz (up to 3.7 GHz turbo)
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Socket: FM2
  • Socket type: FM2
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    ProcessorTDP
    Trinity Dual-Core A4-530065 W
    Trinity Dual-Core A6-5400K65 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A8-550065 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A8-5600K100 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A10-570065 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A10-5800K100 W

Memory

  • Amount: 8 GB
  • Speed: PC3-12800 MB/sec
  • Type: DDR3-1600
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports DDR3 DIMMs
    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
    • PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)
    • PC3-14400 (DDR3-1866)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB or 8 GB DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit systems
    NOTE:32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
  • Supports up to 32 GB on 64-bit systems
    NOTE:Maximum memory shown reflects the capability of the hardware and can be limited further in the operating system.

Video graphics

*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards.
  • Either integrated graphics or the PCI Express x16 slot are usable at one time; they are not usable concurrently.
  • DVI and VGA ports (Can be used at the same time).
The integrated graphics differ by processor
ModelRadeon graphics brandTDP
AMD A-Series Processors
AMD Trinity Dual-Core A4-5300HD7480D65 W
AMD Trinity Dual-Core A6-5400KHD7540D65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A8-5500HD7560D65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A8-5600KHD7560D100 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A10-5700HD7660D65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A10-5800KHD7660D100 W

Sound/Audio

*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Built-in High Definition 8 channel audio with jack sensing
  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD73E

Networking

Figure 2: Wireless card - top view
Wireless card - top view
  • Interface type: PCI-e half-length mini card socket
  • Electrical interface:
    • WLAN : PCIe 2.0, CEM1.1 compliant with no Vaux support.
    • Bluetooth: Compliant with USB 2.0.
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 300 Mbps
  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Antennas: 2 (internal)
  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz single band
  • Supported security protocols:
    • WPA, WPA2
    • WEP
  • Bluetooth 3.0 spec compliant
  • Technology: Atheros AR8161L gigabit Ethernet controller
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 1000BASE-T Ethernet

Hard drive

  • Size: 1 TB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 3: Optical drive
Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB minimum
  • 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

Media card reader

Supports the following cards.
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Mini Secure Digital (mini-SD)
  • Memory Stick (MS), including MS-DUO, MS-PRO, MS-PRO DUO, MS-Memory Select Function, MS ULTRA II, MS ROM
  • Magic Gate MS, Magic Gate MS Pro, Magic Gate MS-DUO, Magic Gate PRO DUO
  • Compact Flash (CFI), (CFII)
  • IBM Microdrive (MD)
  • Smart Media (SM)
  • Transflash (with an adapter)

Computer Case

  • Height: 39.4 cm (15.55 inches)
  • Width: 17.5 cm (6.89 inches)
  • Depth: 40.9 cm (16.14 inches)
  • Weight: 10.9 Kg (24.03 lbs) - without packaging
Bay size Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch) ODD2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) HDD2
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

  • Form factor: Internal ATX
  • Total wattage: 300W
  • Nominal input voltage range: 200-240V/3A (50-60Hz)
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 140mm x 86mm (5.9 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches)

I/O Ports

  • USB 3.0: 2
  • Microphone: 1
  • Headphone: 1
Figure 4: Back I/O panel
1 - USB 2.0: 2
2 - S/PDIF
3 - VGA
4 - DVI-D
5 - LAN
6 - USB 2.0: 2
7 - USB 3.0: 2
8 - Audio: Center/Subwoofer port (yellow orange)
9 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out port (black)
10 - Audio: Side Speaker Out port (gray)
11 - Audio: Line In port (light blue)
12 - Audio: Line Out port (lime)
13 - Audio: Microphone port (pink)

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

NOTE:Keyboard layout and functionality may vary by country/region.
Figure 5: Top view of keyboard
Top view of keyboard
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.8 meters (70.8 inches)
    • Height: 32.8 mm (1.29 inches)
    • Width: 157.4 mm (6.19 inches)
    • Weight: 0.614 Kg
    • Volume control on all models
    • Beats key. The Beats key turns on the Beats function, which is a type of bass sound quality for the speaker.
    • *Buttons are not configurable
NOTE:Mouse color may vary by country/region.
Figure 6: 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 TitleRecovery Manager: Program Reinstallation
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit); Service Pack 1
  • No
HP
  • HP Magic Canvas 5.1
  • Yes
CD/DVD Burning
  • Cyberlink Power2Go
  • Yes
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Windows Media Center (for CD/DVD playback)
  • HP Beats Audio
  • HP Games
  • HP MovieStore powered by Roxio (US models only)
  • NHL Game Centre Live (Canada models only)
  • rara music
  • Rogers on Demand (Canada models only)
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
  • No
Productivity
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010
  • PDF Complete
  • No
  • Yes
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2012 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)
  • Yes
  • No
Support
  • HP Help & Support Center
  • HP Support Assistant
  • HP Update
  • HP Vision Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • No
Networking & Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
  • Adobe Flash
  • HP Linkup
  • No
  • Yes
  • 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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