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HP Pavilion Elite HPE-204f Desktop PC Product Specifications

HP Pavilion Elite HPE-204f Desktop PC

 Product image

Product release information

Product number

BK426AA

Release date

01-Apr-2010

Country/region sold in

  • United States

  • Canada

Motherboard

H-RS880-uATX (Aloe)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Foxconn

  • Form factor: uATX

  • Chipset: AMD 785G

  • Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 5200 MT/s

  • Processor socket: AM3

  • Expansion Slots:

    • 1 PCI x16 slot for graphics card

    • 3 PCI x1 slots

    • 1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot

  • For more details, see Aloe motherboard specifications .

Processor

AMD Phenom II X4 945

Figure 2: AMD Phenom II X4 logo

Image of AMD logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 3.0 GHz

  • Number of cores: 4

  • Socket: AM3/AM2+

  • Bus speed: 3600 MHz HT3

Processor upgrade information

Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:

  • TDP=125W

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

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

  • AMD II Athlon X4 6xx/6xxe (P)

  • AMD II Athlon X3 4xx/4xxe ®)

  • AMD II Athlon X2 2xx/2xxe ®)

Memory

6 GB

  • Amount: 3x2048

  • Type: DDR3-1333

  • Speed: PC3-10600*

    * displays as PC3-8500

Memory upgrade information

Memory upgrade information:

  • Four DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) sockets

  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB DDR3 DIMMs per socket

  • Supports Dual channel memory architecture

  • Supported speeds

    • PC3-10600 @ 1333 MHz*

    • PC3-8500 @ 1066 MHz

      *DDR3-1333 modules run at 1066 MHz if three or more modules are installed.

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit PCs (DIMMs run at DDR3-1066)

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

    * Actual available memory may be less.

Video graphics

ATI Radeon HD5450

Figure 3: Video card

Image of video card

Figure 4: Ports

Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI (single-link)*

* VGA is available using DVI-to-VGA adapter

  • Interface: PCI Express x16

  • Maximum resolution:

    • HDMI TV resolution: up to 1080p at 60 Hz*

    • HDMI PC resolution: 2560x1600 at 60 Hz

    • DVI TV resolution: up to 1080p at 60 Hz*

    • DVI PC resolution: 1920x1200 at 60 Hz

    • VGA resolution: 2048x1536 at 60 Hz

      * Use ATI Catalyst Control Center software to optimize display

  • 512 MB onboard memory

  • Supports HDTV and Blu-ray up to 1080p

  • Supports two displays at the same time

  • Supports HDCP

Integrated ATI Radeon HD 4200 graphics

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

  • Up to 256MB dedicated memory

  • Can use both DVI and VGA ports at the same time.

Sound/Audio

Integrated Realtec ALC888S Audio

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

  • Number of channels: 8

  • Audio CODEC: ALC888S

  • Maximum bit depth: up to 24-bit

  • Maximum sample rate: up to 192,000 Hz

  • Supports one SPDIF digital connection

Networking

LAN: Gigabit 10-Base-GT

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard

  • Technology: Realtek 8111C

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/

  • Transmission standards: Gigabit 10-Base-GT Ethernet

802.11 wireless b/g/n PCI-Express x1 card

  • Interface type: PCI Express x1

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 300 Mbps

  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n

  • Antenna: 1 internal antenna

  • Operating band: 2.4 ~ 2.5 GHz

  • Supported security protocols:

    • WPA

    • WEP

Hard drive

750 GB

Figure 5: Hard drive

Image of hard drive
  • Size: 750 GB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Transfer rating: 3.0 Gb/sec

  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology drive

Figure 6: 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
DVD
DVD-ROM SL
NA
up to 16x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD-ROM DL
NA
up to 8X
up to 8.5 GB
DVD+R SL
up to 16x
up to 12X
up to 4.7 GB
DVD+R DL
up to 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SL
up to 8x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD+RW DL
not supported
DVD-R SL
up to 16x
up to 12x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD-R DL
up to 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SL
up to 6x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DL
not supported
DVD-RAM
up to 12x
up to 12x
4.7 GB
CD
CDROM
NA
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
CDR
up to 40X
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
CDRW
up to 32X
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
CD-DA
NA
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
Video CD
NA
up to 16X
up to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

15-in-1 multimedia card reader with IR receiver

Figure 7: View of memory card reader

Image of card reader

Supports the following cards:

  • Compact Flash I

  • Compact Flash II

  • IBM Microdrive

  • Memory Stick (MS)

  • Memory Stick Pro (PRO)

  • Memory Stick Duo

  • Memory Stick Pro Duo

  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)

  • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)

  • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)

  • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)

  • Secure Digital (SD)

  • Secure Digital miniSD (Mini)

  • SmartMedia

  • xD Picture Card (xD)

Computer Case

Mid-size ATX

  • Height: 40 cm (15.75 inches)

  • Width: 17.78 cm (7 inches)

  • Length: 43.18 cm (17 inches)

Bay size
Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch)
2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch)
3
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

Internal 300W (100V-240V)

Total wattage: 300W

Input voltage:

  • 100-127V/3A (50-60Hz)

  • 200-240V/2A (50-60Hz)

I/O Ports

Front I/O ports

  • USB: 1

  • Headphone: 1

  • Microphone: 1

Back I/O ports

Figure 8: Back I/O panel

1 - Two 1.2 USB 1.1 ports for mouse and keyboard
2 - S/PDIF optical audio port
3 - Video Graphics Adapter port
4 - 1394a (FireWire)
5 - RJ45 Network (LAN)
6 - Audio: Center Speaker/Subwoofer out
7 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out
8 - Audio: Line in
9 - Audio: Front speaker/Line out
10 - Audio: Microphone in
11 - Audio: Side speaker out
12 - USB 2.0: 4
13 - DVI-D port.

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

HP USB 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

  • Interface: USB

  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)

  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel

Software

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 Professional (64-bit)

  • Yes

CD/DVD
  • MediaSmart DVD

  • Windows DVD Maker

  • CyberLink DVD Suite 6

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • HP Games

  • HP MediaSmart Software Suite

  • No

  • Yes

Productivity
  • Microsoft Works 9

  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial

  • Windows Live Essentials

  • Yes

  • No

  • No

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

  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

  • Yes

  • No

Support
  • HP Advisor

  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools

  • HP Help & Support Center

  • HP Support Assistant

  • No

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • ISP offers

  • No

  • No

HP Partner offers (may vary)
  • Snapfish PictureMover (US only)

  • Yes

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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