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HP Pavilion Elite m9450f Desktop PC Product Specifications

Product number
FK789AA
Introduction date
05-Sep-2008
Country/region sold in:
  • United States
  • Canada
Hardware
Base processor
Core 2 Quad Q9300 (Y) 2.5 GHz (95W)
  • 1333 MHz front side bus
  • Socket 775
Chipset
Intel G33 Express
Motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Asus
  • Motherboard Name: IPIBL-LB
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Benicia-GL8E
Memory
Component
Attributes
Memory Installed
8 GB
Maximum allowed
8 GB (4 x 2 GB) (64-bit OS)
4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)
*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supported
PC2-6400 MB/sec
Type
240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM
Hard drive
  • 750 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
Function
Maximum speed
DVD-RAM
Up to 12X
DVD-R DL Write Once
Up to 8X
DVD+R DL Write Once
Up to 8X
DVD+R Write Once
Up to 16X
DVD+RW Rewritable
Up to 8X
DVD-R Write Once
Up to 16X
DVD-RW Rewritable
Up to 6X
DVD ROM Read
Up to 16X
CD-R Write Once
Up to 40X
CD-RW Rewritable
Up to 32X
CD-ROM Read
Up to 40X
Wireless
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Video Graphics
GeForce 9800 GT
  • 512 MB GDDR3 memory
  • I/O Ports: 2 DVI (both can function as single-link or dual-link), HDMI connection through adapter cable, VGA connection through adapter cable
Sound/Audio
Integrated High Definition audio
  • Realtek ALC 888S chipset
  • Supports up to 8 audio channels
Network (LAN)
Integrated 10/100/1000 Base-T networking interface
Memory card reader
  • IR Receiver
  • 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 type
Quantity
15-in-1 (4 slot) with IR Receiver
One
1394
One
USB
Two
Headphone
One
Microphone
One
I/O ports on the back panel
Port type
Quantity
PS2 (keyboard, mouse)
Two (one each)
VGA
One (disabled due to the installation of a graphics card)
USB
Four
1394a
One
LAN
One
SPDIF out (coaxial)
One
SPDIF in
One
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone)
One Each
Expansion slots
Slot type
Quantity
PCI
One (One available)
PCI Express x16
One (None available)
PCI Express x1
Two (One available)
Drive bays
Bay type
Quantity
5.25"
Two (One available)
3.5"
Two (One available)
Personal Media Drive
One (One available)
Pocket Media Drive
One (One available)
Technologies
  • nVidia Pure Video
Keyboard and mouse
  • HP multimedia keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP PS/2 optical mouse
Software
 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 Category
Software Title
Operating System
  • Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Media Center (64-bit) with Vista Service Pack 1
CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • Windows Movie Maker & Windows DVD Maker
  • CyberLink DVD Suite 5
  • LightScribe Template Labeler
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • My HP Games
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • HP Photosmart Essential 3
  • Muvee autoProducer
Productivity
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2008 (60-day security update subscription)
Support
  • HP Total Care Advisor
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • Help & Support Center
  • HP Easy Backup
  • Online documentation
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Yahoo toolbar
  • ISP offers
HP Partner offers (may vary)
  • Snapfish PictureMover (US only)

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