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HP Pavilion Elite HPE-400y Desktop PC Product Specifications

 Product image

Product release information

Product number

BT471AA

Release date

06-Aug-2010

Country/region sold in

United States

Motherboard

N-Alvorix-RS880-uATX (Alvorix)

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: 1333/1066/800MHz

  • Processor socket: AM3

  • Expansion Slots

    • 1 PCI Express x16 slot for graphics card

    • 3 PCI Express x1 slots

    • 1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot

  • For more details, see Alvorix 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

  • Max TDP: 95W

  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    NOTE: Only Socket AM3 processors are supported with this motherboard.
    • AMD Phenom II X6 10xxT Six-Core (Thuban core)

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

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

    • AMD Phenom II X2 5xx (Callisto core)

    • AMD Athlon X4 6xx/6xxe (Propus)

    • AMD Athlon X3 4xx/4xxe (Rana)

    • AMD Athlon X2 2xx/2xxe (Regor)

    • AMD Sempron Single Core 1xx (Sargas core)

Memory

8 GB

  • Amount: 8 GB

  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec

Memory upgrade information

  • Dual channel memory architecture

  • Four DDR3 DIMMs (240-pin) sockets

    • PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)

    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

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

  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit systems

  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit PCs

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

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 graphics using ATI Radeon 4200

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

  • Integrated graphics using ATI Radeon 4200

  • Integrated graphics: concurrent use of the DVI and VGA ports is supported.

  • Also supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards*

NOTE: *Either integrated graphics or the PCI Express x16 slot are usable at one time; they are not usable concurrently.

Sound/Audio

Integrated ALC888S-VD audio

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

  • Audio CODEC: ALC888S-VD

  • Number of channels: 8

  • Maximum sample rate: up to 192,000 Hz

  • Supports one SPDIF digital connection

Networking

LAN: 10-Base-T

  • Technology: PCI Realtek RTL8105E

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

  • Transmission standards:10-Base-T Ethernet

802.11 Wireless b/g/n PCI-E Mini card

  • Interface type: PCI-e half-length mini card

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 150 Mbps

  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n

  • Supported antenna connections: 1 (1 internal post to connect an internal)

  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz

  • Supported security protocols:

    • WPA

    • WEP

Hard drive

1 TB

  • Size: 1 TB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Rotational Speed: 7200 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
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 memory 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

  • 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

300W

300W power supply

I/O Ports

Front I/O ports

  • USB: 1

  • Headphone: 1

  • Microphone: 1

Back I/O ports

Figure 7: Back I/O panel

 Photograph of the ports on the back panel
1 - One electrical S/PDIF Output
2 - One VGA port
3 - Four USB 2.0 ports
4 - One RJ45 10/100 Mb/s LAN
5 - Center/Subwoofer-out (yellow - orange)
6 - Rear speaker-out (black)
7 - Line-in (light blue)
8 - Line-out (lime)
9 - Mic-in (pink)
10 - Side speaker-out (gray)
11 - One DVI-D port

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

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

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 Home Premium (64-bit)

  • No

CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • HP MediaSmart DVD

  • Windows DVD Maker

  • CyberLink DVD Suite

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • HP Games

  • HP MediaSmart Software Suite

  • No

  • Yes

Productivity
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010

  • Windows Live Essentials

  • PDF Complete Special Edition

  • No

  • No

  • Yes

Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2011 (60-day security update subscription)

  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

  • Yes

  • No

Support
  • HP Advisor

  • HP Vision Diagnostic Tools

  • HP Help & Support Center

  • HP Support Assistant

  • No

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • 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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