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HP Pavilion p6-2388ea Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number

C3T96EA

Release date

11-Oct-2012

Country/region sold in

United Kingdom

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: 3.4 GHz (up to 4.0 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

Figure 2: Video card
Image of video card
Figure 3: Ports
Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - DisplayPort
2 - HDMI
3 - DVI
  • Form Factor: Full-height ATX bracket
  • Maximum resolution:
    • DisplayPort resolution: 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz
    • HDMI resolution: 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
    • DVI (dual-link) resolution: 2560 x 1600 x 32bpp at 60Hz
    • Analog VGA resolution (with adapter): 2048 x 1536 x 32bpp at 60Hz
  • 2 GB onboard memory
  • Memory size: 128-bit
  • Memory type: DDR3
  • Supports Blu-ray
  • Supports up to three displays at the same time
*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

TV Tuner

  • Interface: Internal USB port
  • Supported transmission standards:
    • Digital DVB-T (requires UHF/VHF-compatible antenna and high-definition television)
  • Operating mode:
    • Digital TV receiver
    • RF band: Lower VHF, Upper VHF, UHF

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 4: Wireless card - top view
Wireless card - side view
  • Interface type: PCI-e half-length mini card
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 150 Mbps
  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Supported antenna connections: 1
  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz
  • Supported security protocols:
    • WPA
    • WEP
  • Technology: Atheros AR8161L gigabit Ethernet controller
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 1000BASE-T Ethernet

Hard drive

Figure 5: Hard drive
Image of hard drive
  • Size: 2 TB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 6: 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 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
CD
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)
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
  • Memory Stick (MS), including Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro)
Supports the following cards with an adapter:
  • Mini Secure Digital (mini-SD)
  • Micro Secure Digital (micro-SD)
  • MS DUO
  • MS Pro Duo

Computer Case

  • Height: 36.8 cm (14.4 inches)
  • Width: 16.5 cm (6.4 inches)
  • Depth: 38.9 cm (15.3 inches)
  • Weight: 8 Kg (17.6 lbs) - without packaging
Bay size Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch) ODD1
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) HDD 1
* 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 7: 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 8: Top view of keyboard
Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB receiver
  • Effective distance: 10 meters
  • Battery life: 12 months (2 AAA alkaline batteries)
    • Length: 460 mm (18.1 inches)
    • Width: 157.4 mm (6.19 inches)
    • Height: 32.8 mm (1.29 inches)
    • Weight: 0.61 Kg (including batteries)
    • Standard
    • Volume control
    • *Buttons are not configurable
Figure 9: Top view of mouse
Image of mouse
  • Interface: USB port
  • Effective distance: 10 meters
  • Buttons: 2 buttons and a scroll wheel (underside of mouse has an On/Off button for extending the life of the battery)
  • Battery life: 5 months (2 AAA alkaline batteries)
    • Length: 115 mm (4.5 inches)
    • Width: 63.5 mm (2.5 inches)
    • Height: 35.4 mm (1.4 inches)
    • Weight: 0.125 Kg (including batteries)
Figure 10: View of remote control
Image of remote control
  • Radio frequency remote control
  • Remote control may vary slightly by model

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