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HP Pavilion a430n Desktop PC support

HP Pavilion a430n Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product number


Introduction date


Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada


Base processor and speed

AMD Athlon(B) XP 3200+ running at 2.20 GHz
  • 400 MHz Front side bus
  • Socket A



Motherboard manufacturer

  • Manufacturer name: ASUS A7N8X-LA
  • HP name: Focus-UL6E


Ram (installed) 512MB (1x512)
Maximum allowed1 GB (2x512)
Speed supportedPC2700 MB/sec
Type184 pin, PC2700 DDR1-333 SDRAM
DIMM slotsTwo
Open slotsOne

Hard drive

  • 160 GB Ultra DMA
  • 7200 rpm

Mutimedia drive

4x DVD+R/+RW
DVD+R Write Once4X
DVD+RW Rewritable 2.4X
CDR Write Once16X
CDRW Rewritable10X
Power DC5V, DC12V
Video Standards PAL, NTSC
Data Buffer Memory2 MB

CD-ROM drive

48x maximum

Diskette drive

1.44 MB (3.5-inch)


ItU V.92 K56flex

Video graphics

  • GeForce4 MX440 (Raven)
  • AGP 8x graphic card
  • 64MB DDR video memory


Integrated AC97 audio, six channel configurable


Integrated 10/100Base-T networking interface


MPEG2 for full-motion digital video

7-in-1 card

7-in-1 digital media card reader supports the following cards:
  • Compact Flash I/II
  • SmartMedia
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Pro
  • MultiMediaCard
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • IBM Micro Drive

External I/O ports

I/O ports on the front panel
Port typeQuantity
USB (2.0)One
IEEE 1394One
7-in-1 media card readerOne, four slots
I/O ports on the back panel
Port typeQuantity
USB (2.0)Four
IEEE 1394One
AudioOne each (line-in, line-out, microphone)
VGA (monitor)One
PS/2 (keyboard, mouse)Two

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (two available)
DIMMTwo (one available)
AGPOne (occupied)

Drive bays (total)

Bay typeQuantity
5.25-inch, externalTwo (both occupied)
3.5-inch, internalTwo (one available)
3.5-inch, externalTwo (both occupied)

Keyboard and mouse

  • PS/2 Internet keyboard
  • PS/2 Deluxe optical scroller mouse

Physical specifications

  • Packaged product: 11.75 x 19.5 x 24 inches (H x W x D)
  • Unpackaged product: 7.5 x 15.2 x 16.5 inches
  • Packaged weight: 38 lbs.


Key to software:
  • cd/dvd = media included in box
  • eng = English only, even in French Canada
  • fc = only available in French Canada
  • nfc = not available in French Canada
Software titles that shipped with PC
Software CategorySoftware Title
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP Home Edition
CD-RW / DVDRecordNow 6.5

WinDVD SE 4.0 (with optional 5.1 upgrade)
Entertainment, Music, and Games
  • MusicMatch Jukebox 8.0 (nfc)
  • MusicMatch Jukebox 7.1 (fc)
  • RealOne Player
  • Wild Tangent Game Channel (nfc)
  • Microsoft Plus Digital Media Edition (nfc)
  • ATI multimedia cent applications (CD/DVD) (nfc)
Imaging, Photography, Video, and Film
  • HP Organize (nfc)
  • HP Image Zone Plus
  • ArcDoft ShowBiz 2 (IEEE 1394)
Education and Reference
  • MSN Encarta Plus (nfc)
  • Encarta Encyclopedia 2004 Standard Edition (cd/dvd) (fc)
Productivity and Finance
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft Money 2004 (cd/dvd)(nfc)
  • Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition (60-day trial) and Works 7.0 (cd/dvd)
  • Quicken New User Edition 2004 (nfc)
  • TurboTax 2003 offer desktop icon
  • myhpclub (nfc)
HP Recovery
  • Microsoft System Restore
  • Software Repair Wizard
  • Recovery Software Suite
    • System Recovery program
    • Application Recovery program
    • Recovery Tools CD
    • Recovery CD/DVD Creator
Service and Support
  • Backweb Client
  • Help & Support center (fc)
  • Help & Support Center/HP Instant Support (nfc)
  • Safety and Comfort Guide
  • Desktop Web-based registration
PC Security
  • Norton AntiVirus 2004
  • Norton Personal Firewall 2003
  • Security and backup splash page (nfc)
Utility, Maintenance, and Performance
  • 7-in-1 card reader utility
  • PC Doctor
  • Owner services icon and HTML page
ISP Signup
  • Easy Internet Signup
  • AOL
  • MSN 8.0 (nfc)
  • Yahoo (nfc)
  • DigiTerra (nfc)
  • CompuServe (nfc)


Standard warranty included with purchase.
Warranty TypeWarranty Duration
Parts and LaborOne year from date of purchase
Hardware TroubleshootingOne year from date of purchase

24 hour/7 days a week
Software Application Support30 days (upgraded to 90 days upon PC registration)

24 hour/7 days a week
Software Defective Media Replacement30 days (on media shipped in the box)
Self Repair (kits)One year from date of purchase
Return to HP or to an Authorized Service ProviderOne year from date of purchase
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