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HP Pavilion a520n Desktop PC Product Specifications

Introduction date
03-Mar-2004
Country/region sold in
  • United States
  • Canada
Hardware
Base processor and speed
AMD Athlon (B) XP 3200+ 2.20GHz
  • Advanced 400 MHz front side bus
  • Socket A
Chipset
nForce2-IGP
Motherboard manufacturer
Memory
Component
Attributes
Ram (installed)
512 MB (2x256) up to 64 MB shared video memory
Maximum allowed
1 GB (2 x 512GB) requires replacement of the installed 256MB DIMMs
Speed supported
PC2700 MB/sec
Type
184 pin, DDR SDRAM 333 MHz
DIMM slots
Two
Open slots
None available
Cache
Type
Attributes
Primary cache (L1)
128 K bytes
Secondary (L2)
256 K bytes
Hard drive
  • 160 GB Ultra DMA
  • 7200 rpm
Multi-media drive
4x DVD+R/+RW
Type
Attributes
DVD+R Write Once
4X
DVD+RW Rewritable
2.4X
DVD ROM Read
8X
CDR Write Once
16X
CDRW Rewritable
10X
CDROM Read
32X
Power
DC5V, DC12V
Video Standards
PAL, NTSC
Interface
IDE
Data Buffer Memory
2 MB
CD-ROM drive
48x maximum
Diskette drive
1.44 MB (3.5-inch)
Video graphics
Integrated with up to 64 MB allocated video memory
Sound/audio
Integrated AC97 audio
Network
Integrated 10/100Base-T networking interface
MPEG
MPEG2 for full-motion digital video
9-in-1 card
  • USB interface
  • 9-in-1 digital media card reader supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • SmartMedia
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • MultiMediaCard
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • Micro Drive
    • xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)
External I/O ports
I/O ports on the front panel
Port type
Quantity
USB (2.0)
One (9-in-1 faceplate)
9-in-1 media card reader
One card with four slots
IEEE 1394
One
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 open)
DIMM
Two (both occupied)
AGP 8x
One (available)
Drive bays (total)
Bay type
Quantity
5.25-inch, external
Two (both occupied)
3.5-inch, internal
Two (both occupied)
Keyboard and mouse
  • HP PS/2 Internet keyboard
  • HP PS/2 deluxe optical scroller mouse
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
  • Microsoft Service Packs
CD/CD-RW/DVD
  • RecordNow 6.5
  • WinDVD SE 4.0 (With optional 5.1 upgrade)
Entertainment, Music, and Games
  • iTunes 4.2 (with Ouicktime) (nfc)
  • MUSICMATCH Jukebox 8.0
  • RealOne Player
  • Wild Tangent Game Channel (nfc)
  • Microsoft Plus Digital Media Edition (nfc)
Imaging, Photography, Video, and Film
  • HP Image Zone Plus v3.5
  • WinDVD Creator 2
Education and Reference
  • MSN Encarta Plus (nfc)
  • Encarta Encyclopedia 2004 Standard Edition (cd/dvd) (FC)
Productivity and Finance
  • Microsoft Office 2003 Trial HTML page launcher (nfc)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft Works with Student and Teacher Edition 2003 trial and Money 2004 combo CD (nfc)
  • Microsoft Works 7.0 with Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003 Trial CD (fc)
  • Quicken New User Edition 2004 (nfc)
HP Recovery
  • Microsoft System Restore
  • Software Repair Wizard
  • Recovery Software Suite
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 (60-day LiveUpdate subscription)
  • Norton Personal Firewall 2003
  • Security and backup splash page (nfc)
Utility, Maintenance, and Performance
  • PC Doctor
  • HP Organize (nfc)
  • 9-in-1 card reader utility
  • IntelliMover Data Transfer demo (nfc)
  • 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
Technical Telephone Assistance
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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