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HP Pavilion a450n Desktop PC Product Specifications

Introduction date
07-Jan-04
Country/region sold in
  • United States and Canada
Hardware
Base processor and speed
Pentium 4 / 3.0 GHz:
  • HyperThreading Technology
  • 800 MHz front side bus
  • mPGA478
Chipset
848P
Memory
Component
Attributes
RAM (installed)
512 MB (1 x 512)
Maximum allowed
2 GB (2 x 1 GB) requires the replacement of the 512 MB DIMM
Speed supported
PC3200 MB/sec
Type
184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slots
Two
Open slots
One
Cache
Type
Attributes
Primary cache (L1)
8 KB data + 12,000uOps Trace
Secondary (L2)
512KB
Hard drive
  • 160 GB Ultra DMA
  • 7200 rpm
CD-ROM drive
48x maximum speed
Multi-media drive
4x DVD+R/+RW
Type
Attributes
DVD+R Write Once
4X
DVD+RW Rewritable
2.4X
DVD ROM Read
8X
CD-R Write Once
16X
CD-RW Rewritable
10X
CD-ROM Read
32X
Power
DC5V, DC12V
Video Standards
PAL, NTSC
Interface
IDE
Data Buffer Memory
2 MB
Diskette drive
1.44 MB (3.5-inch)
Video graphics
GeForceFX 5200 AGP2 8X card:
  • Fill rate: 1.3 billion texels/sec
  • Vertices per second: 81 million
  • Memory bandwidth: 10.4 GB/sec
  • Maximum memory: 128 MB
Sound/audio
  • Integrated AC'97
  • 6-channel configurable audio
Network
Integrated 10/100Base-T Fast Ethernet interface
Fax/Modem
High-speed V.92 data/fax
MPEG
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 type
Quantity
USB (2.0)
Two
IEEE 1394
One
7-in-1 media card reader
One, four slots
Headphone
One
Line-in
One
Microphone
One
I/O ports on the back panel
Port type
Quantity
USB (2.0)
Four
IEEE 1394
One
Audio
One each (line-in, line-out, microphone)
Serial
One
Parallel
One
LAN
One
VGA (monitor)
One
PS/2 (keyboard, mouse)
Two
Expansion slots (total)
Slot type
Quantity
PCI
Three (two available)
DIMM
Two (one available)
AGP 8x
One (occupied)
Drive bays (total)
Bay type
Quantity
5.25-inch, external
Two (both occupied)
3.5-inch, external
Two (both occupied)
3.5-inch, internal
Two (one available)
Keyboard and mouse
  • HP PS/2 Internet keyboard
  • French Canada keyboard kit (French Canada only)
  • HP 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 pounds
Software
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 category
Software title
Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
CD-RW / DVD
RecordNow 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)
Warranty
Standard warranty included with purchase
Warranty type
Warranty duration
Parts and Labor
One year from date of purchase
Hardware Troubleshooting
One year from date of purchase
24 hour/7 days a week
Software Application Support
30 days (upgraded to 90 days upon PC registration)
24 hour/7 days a week
Software Defective Media Replacement
30 days (on media shipped in the box)
Self Repair (kits)
One year from date of purchase
Return to HP or to an Authorized Service Provider
One year from date of purchase

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