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HP Pavilion a6028x Desktop PC support

HP Pavilion a6028x Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Introduction date


Country/region sold in:

  • US
  • Canada


Base processor

Athlon 64 X2 (W) 4600+ 2.4 GHz
  • 2000 MT/s (mega transfers/second)
  • Socket AM2


GeForce 6150SE nForce 430


  • Manufacturer: ECS
  • Motherboard Name: MCP61PM-HM
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Nettle-GL8E


Memory Installed2 GB
Maximum allowed8 GB (4 x 2 GB) (64-bit OS)

4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)

*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supportedPC2-4200 MB/sec
Type240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM

Hard drive

  • 320 GB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 7200 rpm

16X DVD(+/-)R/RW 12X RAM (+/-)R DL LightScribe SATA drive

  • Must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology
  • Must use LightScribe-enabled media discs and supporting software in order to take advantage of the LightScribe technology
FunctionMaximum speed
DVD-RAMUp to 12X
DVD-R DL Write OnceUp to 8X
DVD+R DL Write OnceUp to 8X
DVD+R Write OnceUp to 16X
DVD+RW RewritableUp to 8X
DVD-R Write OnceUp to 16X
DVD-RW RewritableUp to 6X
DVD ROM ReadUp to 16X
CD-R Write OnceUp to 40X
CD-RW RewritableUp to 32X
CD-ROM ReadUp to 40X


56K bps data/fax modem

Video Graphics

Integrated graphics


High Definition 7.1 audio
  • ALC 888 chipset

Network (LAN)

Integrated 10/100 Base-T networking interface

Memory card reader

  • Supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • IBM Microdrive
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • mini-SD
    • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
    • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
    • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • Memory Stick Duo
    • Memory Stick Pro Duo
    • SmartMedia
    • xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)

External I/O ports

I/O ports on the front panel
Port typeQuantity
15-in-1 (4 slot) One
I/O ports on the back panel
Port typeQuantity
PS/2 (keyboard, mouse)Two
SPDIF out (coaxial)One
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone)One Each

Expansion slots

Slot typeQuantity
PCITwo (One available)
PCI Express x16One (One available)
PCI Express x1One (One available)

Drive bays

Bay typeQuantity
5.25"Two (One available)
3.5"Three (Two available)


  • AMD Live

Keyboard and mouse

  • HP multimedia keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP PS/2 ball mouse


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 titles that shipped with PC
Software CategorySoftware Title
Operating System
  • Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
  • Windows Media Center
  • Windows Anytime Upgrade
  • Windows Movie Maker & Windows DVD Maker
  • Roxio Creator 9 Basic
  • Roxio MyDVD 9 Basic
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Rhapsody (not available in French Canada)
  • Real Player
  • My HP Games (not available in French Canada)
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • HP Photosmart Essential 2
  • Muvee autoProducer 5
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 8.0
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial (not available in French Canada)
  • Norton Internet Security 2007 (60-day security update subscription)
  • HP Total Care Advisor (not available in French Canada)
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • HP Connections
  • Help & Support Center
  • Online documentation
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • HP Recovery Disc Creator
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Yahoo toolbar
  • ISP offers
HP Partner offers
  • Vonage VOIP


Standard warranty included with purchase
Warranty typeWarranty duration
Hardware parts and laborOne Year from date of purchase
Technical telephone assistanceOne Year from date of purchase
Recovery CD'sOne Year (recommend use of Recovery Disc Creator to make CD set)
Software media replacement90 Days (on media shipped in box from factory)
Software application support90 Days
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