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HP Pavilion p6-2343l Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Figure 1: Motherboard top view
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  • Manufacturer: Foxconn
  • Form factor: uATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
  • Chipset: Intel H61
  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3
  • Front side bus speeds: 5 GT/s
  • Processor socket: LGA 1155
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI Express x16 (Gen2.0)
    • 3 PCI Express x1 (Gen2.0)
    • 1 PCI Express Mini Card x1
  • For more details, see Joshua motherboard specifications .


  • TDP: 55W
  • Operating speed: Up to 3.3 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Socket: LGA 1155
  • Bus speed: DMI (Direct Media Interface) - 5.0 GT/s
  • TDP: Varies by processor
  • Socket type: LGA 1155
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    Intel Core i3-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core up to 35 W
    Intel Core i3-3xxx (Ivy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 55 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 35 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Quad Coreup to 45 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxS (Ivy Bridge) Quad Coreup to 65 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxP (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core (onboard graphics not supported)up to 69 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxx (Ivy Bridge) Quad Coreup to 77 W
    Intel Core i7-3xxx (Ivy Bridge) Quad Coreup to 77 W
    Intel Core i3-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 65 W
    Intel Core i3-2xxxT (Sandy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 35 W
    Intel Core i5-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) Quad Coreup to 95 W
    Intel Core i5-2xxxP (Sandy Bridge) Quad Coreup to 95 W
    Intel Core i7-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) Quad Coreup to 95 W
    Intel Celeron G4xx (Sandy Bridge) Single Core up to 35 W
    Intel Celeron G5xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 65 W
    Intel Pentium G6xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 65 W
    Intel Pentium G6xxT (Sandy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 35 W
    Intel Pentium G8xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 65 W
    Intel Pentium G16xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 55 W
    Intel Pentium G20xx (Ivy Bridge) Dual Coreup to 55 W


  • Amount: 2 GB
  • Speed: PC3-12800 MB/sec
  • Type: DDR3-1600
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Two 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports the following:
    • 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 4 GB on 32-bit systems
    NOTE:32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
  • Supports up to 16 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 - HDMI
2 - DVI
  • Form Factor: Half-height low-profile bracket
  • Maximum resolution:
    • DVI (dual-link) resolution: 2560 x 1600 x 32bpp at 60Hz
    • HDMI resolution: 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
    • Analog VGA resolution (with adapter): 2048 x 1536 x 32bpp at 75Hz
  • 1 GB onboard memory
  • Memory size: 64-bit
  • Memory type: DDR3
  • Supports Blu-ray
  • Supports HDCP
  • Supports up to two displays at the same time, in the following configurations:
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card or an Intel processor ending with “P” is installed.
  • A processor that supports graphics is required for integrated graphics to be enabled.
  • Integrated graphics: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD (DX10.1)
  • Either integrated graphics or the PCI Express x16 slot are usable at one time; they are not usable concurrently.
  • Use of both DVI ports at the same time is supported.


*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD73E
  • 7.1 channel audio
  • Beats Audio support: yes


Figure 4: Wireless card - top view
Wireless card - top view
  • Form factor: PCI express half-length mini card
  • Wireless standard: 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth support: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Data rates:
    • 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
    • 802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
    • 802.11a: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
  • Antennas: 2 embedded dual band antennas
  • Data rate: up to 150 Mbps
  • Operating range: depends on environment
  • Supported security protocols:
    • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) supports modes that have 64-bit, and 128-bit keys
    • Support for WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK in Windows
    • AES-CCMP: 128 bit in hardware
    • 802.1x authentication
    • WPA, WPA2: 802.1x. WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, TKIP, and AES.
    • WPA2 certification
    • IEEE 802.11i
    • WAPI
  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: RTL8171FH-CG 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: 500 GB
  • 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-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)
  • 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 ports
Image of the back I/O ports
1 - USB 2.0: 4
2 - LAN (Ethernet)
3 - DVI-D
4 - DVI-I
5 - Audio center/subwoofer
6 - Audio rear speaker out
7 - Audio side speaker out
8 - Audio line-in
9 - Audio line-out
10 - Microphone

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

NOTE:Keyboard layout, functionality, and color may vary by country/region.
Figure 8: Top view of keyboard
Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB
  • Cable length: 1.33 m (4 feet, 4 inches)
    • Height: 27 mm (1.1 inch)
    • Width: 147.6 mm (5.8 inches)
    • Length: 456 mm (18 inches)
    • Volume up
    • Volume down
    • Mute
      * Buttons are not configurable
  • Extended Key:
    • Sleep
Figure 9: 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 Title
Operating System
  • FreeDOS 2.0
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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