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HP Pavilion p6320y Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product release information

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Country/region sold in

  • United States

  • Canada


M2N78-LA (Violet6)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron

  • Form factor: microATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)

  • Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 9100

  • Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 5200MT/s (5.2 GT/s)

  • Processor socket: AM3

  • Expansion Slots:

    • 1 PCI Express x16 slot for graphics card

    • 2 PCI Express x1 slots

    • 1 PCI slot

    • 1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot

  • For more details, see Violet6 motherboard specifications .


AMD Phenom II X4 820

Figure 2: AMD Phenom II X4 logo

Image of AMD logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 2.8 GHz

  • Number of cores: 4

  • Socket: AM3/AM2+

  • Bus speed: 4000 MHz HT3

Processor upgrade information

  • This motherboard supports only AM3 processors

  • Memory support is limited to DDR3 modules only.

  • HyperTransport 3.0

  • Split power planes allow separate power management for CPU and integrated memory controller for improved power savings.

  • Supports the following processors:

    • AMD Phenom II X4 9xx/9xxe/8xx Quad-Core (Deneb)

    • AMD Phenom II X3 7xx/7xxe Triple-Core (Heka)

    • AMD Phenom II X2 5xx (Callisto)

    • AMD Athlon II X4 6xx/6xxe (Propus)

    • AMD Athlon II X3 4xx/4xxe (Rana)

    • AMD Athlon II X2 2xx/2xxe (Regor)


8 GB

  • Amount: 8 GB

  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec (message as PC3-8500)

Memory upgrade information

  • Dual channel memory architecture

  • Four DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) sockets

  • Supported DIMM types:

    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)

    • PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports 4GB DDR3 DIMMs

  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit PCs

  • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32-bit PCs

NOTE: * 32-bit operating PCs cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.

Due to AMD limitation, DDR3-1333 modules will run at 1066 MHz if three or more modules are installed.

Video graphics

Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 9100

*Integrated graphics is not available if a graphics card is installed.

  • Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 9100

  • Also supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards


Integrated Realtek ALC888S Audio

*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed

  • Audio CODEC: Realtek ALC888S

  • High Definition 8 channel audio

  • Supports one S/PDIF digital connection


LAN: 10-Base-T

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard

  • Technology: Realtek RTL8201N

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100 Mb/s

  • Transmission standards: 10-Base-T Ethernet

802.11 Wireless a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 card

Figure 3: Wireless card - side view (embedded antenna version

Wireless card - side view
  • Interface type: PCI

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 54 Mbps

  • Transmission standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n

  • Supported antenna connections: 2 (2 internal posts to connect an internal or extenal antenna)

  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz dual band

  • Supported security protocols:

    • WPA

    • WEP

Hard drive

1 TB

Figure 4: Hard drive

Image of hard drive
  • Size: 1 TB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Rotational Speed: 5400 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology drive

Figure 5: Optical drive

Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB minimum
  • LightScribe: yes
  • Disc diameter: 120 mm
  • Write and read speeds for supported formats and disc types are shown in this table:
Formats/Disc types
Write speeds
Read speeds
Storage capacity
up to 16x
up to 4.7 GB
up to 8X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 16x
up to 12X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
up to 8x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 16x
up to 12x
up to 4.7 GB
up to 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
up to 6x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 12x
up to 12x
4.7 GB
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
up to 40X
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
up to 32X
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
Video CD
up to 16X
up to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

15-in-1 multimedia card reader

Figure 6: View of memory card reader

Image of card reader

Supports the following cards:

  • Compact Flash I

  • Compact Flash II

  • IBM Microdrive (MD)

  • Memory Stick (MS)

  • Memory Stick Duo (Duo)

  • Memory Stick Pro (PRO)

  • Memory Stick Pro Duo (Pro Duo)

  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)

  • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)

  • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)

  • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)

  • Secure Digital (SD)

  • Secure Digital miniSD (Mini)

  • Smart Media

  • xD Picture Card (xD)

Computer Case

Mid-size ATX

  • Height: 38.7 cm (15.23 inches)

  • Width: 17.5 cm (6.89 inches)

  • Length: 41.4 cm (16.29 inches)

Bay size
Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch)
8.89 cm (3.5 inch)
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply


300W power supply

I/O Ports

Front I/O ports

  • USB: 2

  • Headphone: 1

  • Microphone: 1

Back I/O ports

Figure 7: Back I/O panel

1 - S/PDIF coaxial out
2 - Video Graphics Adapter
3 - IEEE 1394
4 - RJ-45 Network (LAN)
5 - Audio: Center/Subwoofer (yellow orange)
6 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out (black)
7 - Audio: Line In (gray)
8 - Audio: Line Out (light blue)
9 - Audio: Microphone (lime)
10 - Audio: Side Speaker Out (pink)
11 - USB 2.0: 4
12 - DVI

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

HP USB keyboard

Figure 8: Top view of keyboard

Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB

  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)

  • Dimensions:

    • Height: 27.2 mm (1.1 inch)

    • Width: 160.71 mm (6.3 inches)

    • Length: 439.85 mm (17.3 inches)

  • Special buttons:*

    • Volume up

    • Volume down

    • Mute

      * Buttons are not configurable

  • Extended Keys:

    • Sleep

    • Chapter back

    • Play/pause

    • Stop

    • Chapter forward

Quebec Keyboard Kit

A keyboard kit for French Canada to enhance the keyboard experience when using this computer with the French language.

HP USB optical mouse

NOTE: Mouse color may vary by country/region.

Figure 9: Top view of mouse

Image of mouse
  • Interface: USB

  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)

  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel


Titles that shipped with PC

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 Category
Software Title
Supported by HP Application Recovery
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

  • No

  • MediaSmart DVD

  • Windows DVD Maker

  • CyberLink DVD Suite 6

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • HP Games

  • HP MediaSmart Software Suite

  • No

  • Yes

  • Microsoft Works 9

  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial

  • Windows Live Essentials

  • Yes

  • No

  • No

  • Norton Internet Security 2010 (60-day security update subscription)

  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

  • Yes

  • No

  • HP Advisor

  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools

  • HP Help & Support Center

  • HP Support Assistant

  • No

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • ISP offers

  • No

  • No

NOTE: This support document provides specifications and component images that reflect the original design intention for all PCs of this model. Under certain circumstances, a factory or service provider may install a component that meets or exceeds the listed specification and/or appears different than the image shown.

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