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HP ENVY h8-1414 Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Country/region sold in

United States


Figure 1: Motherboard top view
Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Gigabyte
  • Form factor: uATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
  • Chipset: AMD 970
  • Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3
  • Front side bus speeds: UMI (United Media Interface) 4 lane, 5 GT/s per lane
  • Processor socket: AM3-b
  • Expansion Slots:
    • One PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.0)
    • Three PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.0)
    • One PCI Express mini card (for half-length add-in cards) with USB connector
  • For more details, see Angelica2 motherboard specifications .


  • TDP: 95W
  • Operating speed: 3.5 GHz (up to 4.1 GHz turbo)
  • Number of cores: 6
  • Socket: AM3+
  • Bus speed: HT3 - 5.2GT/s
  • Socket type: AM3-b
  • TDP: up to 125W
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    FX-4100 (Zambezi) 95W
    FX-6100 (Zambezi) 95W
    FX-6120 (Zambezi) 95W
    FX-6200 (Zambezi) 125W
    FX-8100 (Zambezi) 95W
    FX-8120 (Zambezi) 95W or 125W
    FX-8150 (Zambezi) 125W
    FX-8350 (Zambezi) 125W


  • Amount: 10 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)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB and 8 GB DIMMs
  • Supports up to 32 GB on 64-bit systems
  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit* systems
NOTE:*32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory

Video graphics

Figure 2: Video card
Image of video card
Figure 3: Ports
Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI
  • Form Factor: PCI Express full-height bracket
  • Maximum resolution:
    • HDMI resolution: 1920x1080 (1080p)
    • DVI (dual-link) resolution: 2560 x 1600 x 32bpp at 60Hz
    • Analog VGA resolution (with adapter): 2048 x 1536 x 32bpp at 60Hz
  • 1 GB onboard memory
  • Memory size 64-bit
  • Memory type DDR3
  • Supports Blu-ray
  • Supports up to two displays at the same time in these configurations: DVI+HDMI and HDMI+VGA (using included adapter cable)
  • Integrated graphics are not available on this motherboard.
  • A graphics card can be placed in the PCI Express x16 slot


*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Built-in High Definition 7.1 channel audio
  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD89E


Figure 4: Wireless card - top view
Wireless card - top view
  • Interface type: PCI express half-length mini card
  • Data transfer speeds: Up to 150 Mbps
  • Transmission standards: 802.11b/g/n
  • Antenna: Single band 2.4 GHz
  • Operating range: Depends on environment
  • Security:
    • WPA-PSK
    • WPA2-PSK
    • TKIP
    • AES
  • Technology: RTL8171EH-CG Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 1000-Base-T Ethernet

Hard drive

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

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 5: 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-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 8xup 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 8xup to 8xup to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SLup to 6xup to 8xup to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DLnot supported
DVD-RAMup to 5x up to 12x4.7 GB
CDROMNAup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRup to 40Xup to 40Xup to 700 MB
CDRWup to 24Xup to 32Xup to 700 MB
CD-DANAup to 32Xup to 700 MB
Video CDNAup to 16Xup to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

Supports the following cards:
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Mini Secure Digital (mini-SD)
  • SDHC
  • 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

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

Internal 300W (100V-240V)

  • 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 6: Back I/O ports
Image of the back I/O ports
1 - S/PDIF
2 - USB 2.0: 4
3 - LAN (ethernet)
4 - Audio center/subwoofer
5 - Audio: Line-in
6 - Audio: Line-out
7 - Audio: Rear speaker out
8 - Audio: Microphone
9 - Audio: Side speaker out

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

NOTE:Keyboard layout and functionality may vary by country/region.
Figure 7: 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
    • *Buttons are not configurable
NOTE:Mouse color may vary by country/region.
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


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 8 (64-bit)
  • No
CD/DVD Burning
  • Cyberlink Power2Go
  • Yes
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD (for CD, DVD and Blu-ray playback)
  • HP Beats Audio
  • HP Connected Music powered by Meridian
  • HP Games
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
  • No
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • Cyberlink Photo Director
  • Yes
Connected with HP
  • HP Connected Backup
  • HP Connected Photo
  • HP Connected Remote
  • HP MyRoom
  • No
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • Norton Internet Security 2013 (60-day security update subscription)
  • Norton Studio
  • No
  • No
  • HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI
  • HP Support Assistant
  • No
  • Yes
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • No
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
  • No
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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