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HP Pavilion a518x Desktop PC Product Specifications

Introduction date
10-Mar-2004
Country/region sold in
  • United States
  • Canada
Bundle information
The HP Pavilion a518x Desktop PC (part number DW244A) is a component of the HP Pavilion a518x-B Desktop PC bundle (part number DW245A). The bundle includes:
Hardware
Base processor
Intel Celeron 2.8 GHz
  • 400 MHz Front side bus
  • Socket mPGA478
Chipset
845GV
Memory
Component
Attributes
Memory Installed
512 MB (1 x 512)
Maximum allowed
1 GB (2 x 512 MB)
Speed supported
PC2700 MB/sec (messages at PC2100)
Type
184 pin, DDR SDRAM
DIMM slots
Two
Hard drive
  • 120 GB Ultra DMA
  • 7200 rpm
DVD drive
16X maximum speed
CD-RW drive
48x24x48 maximum speed: 48 write, 24 re-write, 48 read
Diskette drive
1.44 MB (3.5-inch)
Modem
ItU V.92 K56flex
Video graphics
Integrated graphics with up to 64 MB shared memory for video
Sound/audio
  • Integrated AC97 audio
  • Six channel audio configurable
Network (LAN)
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 (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 scroller mouse
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
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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