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HP TouchSmart 520-1151d Desktop PC Product Specifications

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58.42 cm (23 inch) LCD panel display with touchscreen

  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (16:9 aspect ratio)

  • Touch technology: Optical Touch

  • Touch points: 2 supported

  • Colors: 16.7 million

  • Color gamut: 72%

  • Response time: 5 ms (typical)

  • Contrast ratio: 1000:1

  • Image brightness: up to 250 nits


IPISB-NK (Lavaca3-SB)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron

  • Form factor: uAIX 22 cm (8.7 inches) x 24.2 cm (9.5 inches)

  • Chipset: Intel H61

  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 5 Gb/s DMI (Direct Media Interface)

  • Processor socket: LGA 1155

  • Expansion Slots:

    • Two PCI Express mini card sockets (Generation 2 speed)

    • One PCI Express MXM slot that supports a PCI Express x16 graphics card (Generation 2 speed)

  • For more details, see Lavaca3-SB motherboard specifications .


Intel Core i7 3770s

  • TDP: 65W

  • Operating speed: 3.1 GHz (up to 3.9 GHz turbo)

  • Number of cores: 4

  • Socket: LGA1155

  • Bus speed: DMI (Direct Media Interface) - 5.0GT/s

Processor upgrade information

  • TDP: Varies by processor

  • Socket type: LGA 1155

  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:

    Intel Core i3-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 35W
    Intel Core i3-3xxx (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 55W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 35W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 45W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxS (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 65W
    Intel Core i3-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 65W
    Intel Core i3-2xxxT (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 35W
    Intel Core i7-2xxxS (Sandy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 95W
    Intel Core i7-3xxxS (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 65W
    Intel Pentium G6xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 65W
    Intel Pentium G6xxT (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 35W
    Intel Pentium G8xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 65W
    Intel Pentium G20xx (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 55W


4 GB

  • Amount: 4 GB

  • Speed: PC3-12800 MB/sec (runs as PC3-10600 in this system)

  • Type: DDR3-1600

Memory upgrade information

  • Dual channel memory architecture

  • Two DDR3 SO-DIMMs (204-pin) sockets

    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)

    • PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB and 8 GB (8 GB only available on systems using Ivy Bridge processors) DDR3 SO-DIMMs

  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit PCs (16 GB only available on systems using Ivy Bridge processors)

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

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

Video graphics

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

Figure 2: Video card

Image of video card
  • Form factor: PCI Express x16

  • Interface: MXM 3.0

  • Graphics core: GF108

  • Onboard memory: 2 GB

  • Maximum resolution: Up to 1080p

  • Memory interface: 128-bit

  • Total power consumption: 37 Watts maximum

  • HDCP support

  • Ports:

    • Supports LVDS (Low Voltage Differential Signaling)

    • No I/O connectors on module, all connectors are internal

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD (DX10.1)

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

  • Integrated Intel HD 2000 graphics (supported by the processor)

  • One Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM) socket

    • MXM 3.0 version: Type A

    • <35W

    • Shared memory up to 256 MB


Audio CODEC: IDT 92HD91

Integrated High Definition audio

  • Audio CODEC: IDT 92HD91

  • Supports jack sensing


  • Channels: 2.0 stereo (2 speakers)

  • Power: 4W per speaker


  • Interface: Integrated 2 channel (stereo array)


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

Figure 3: Wireless card - top view

Wireless card - side view
  • 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

  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz

  • Supported security protocols:

    • WPA

    • WEP

LAN: Gigabit 1000-Base-T

  • Technology: Realtek RTL8111E

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

  • Transmission standards: Gigabit 1000-Base-T Ethernet

TV Tuner

AVerMedia DVB-T/PAL A326 hybrid (hardware encoder)

Figure 4: TV Tuner card top view

 Image of TV tuner card
  • Interface: PCI Express

  • Supported transmission standards:

    • DVB-T (digital)*

    • PAL (analog)

    * Requires an antenna

  • Either DVB-T or PAL signal is available. You cannot use both at the same time.

Hard drive

1 TB

  • Size: 1 TB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm

CD/DVD disc drive

Slot Load SuperMulti DVD Burner

  • Interface: SATA

  • Data transfer rates up to 3,600 KB/s (CD read/write)

  • Data transfer rates up to 10,800 KB/s (DVD read/write)

  • Data buffer: 1 MB max.

  • 8cm disc: Not supported

Formats/Disc types
Write speeds
Read speeds
Storage capacity
Blu-ray Disc
not supported
not supported
up to 8X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 8X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 8X
up to 8X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 6X
up to 8X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 8X
up to 6X
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 8X
up to 8X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 6X
up to 6X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 6X
up to 6X
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 5X
up to 5X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 24X
up to 700 MB
up to 24X
up to 24X
up to 700 MB
up to 24X
up to 24X
up to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

Multimedia card reader

Supports the following cards:

  • Secure Digital (SD)

  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)

  • Memory Stick (MS), including Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro)

Supports the following cards with an adapter:

  • Mini Secure Digital (mini-SD)

  • Micro Secure Digital (micro-SD)

  • MS DUO

  • MS Pro Duo

Computer Case


  • Height with stand: 45.7 cm (17.9 inches)

  • Width: 58.0 cm (22.8 inches)

  • Depth with stand: 21.7 cm (8.5 inches)

  • Weight:

    • with UMA graphics: 11.54 Kg (25.44 pounds)

    • with MXM graphics: 11.7 Kg (25.79 pounds)

Front of the system

Figure 5: Front of the system

Image of the front of the system
1 - Microphone array
2 - Webcam camera
3 - Power button
4 - Logo and IR
5 - Sweep design stand
6 - Speakers
7 - Touch screen active area

Back of the system

Figure 6: Back of the system

Image of the back of the system
1 - Optical disk drive
2 - Monitor controls/monitor menu options (only on models with an HDMI port)
3 - Kensington lock slot
4 - Cover
5 - Memory card reader and other I/Os on left side
6 - Motherboard back I/Os (specific I/Os are model dependent)
7 - USB dongle
8 - Sweep design stand

Left side of the system

Figure 7: Left side of the system

Image of the left side of they system
1 - Left side ports

Right side of the system

Figure 8: Right side of the system

Image of the right side of the system
1 - Optical disc drive

Power Supply

External 180W

Total wattage: 180W external power adapter (100V-240V)

Output voltage: 19V

Output Amps: 9.5

I/O Ports

Left I/O ports

Figure 9: Left I/O ports

Image of left I/O ports
1 - Hard drive activity indicator
2 - Memory card reader activity indicator
3 - Memory card reader
4 - Two USB 3.0 ports
5 - Microphone jack
6 - Headphone jack

Back I/O ports

Figure 10: Back I/O ports

Image of back I/O ports
1 - IR Blaster port
2 - Four USB 2.0 ports
3 - Subwoofer
4 - TV tuner port
5 - Power Connector
6 - LAN (ethernet)
7 - Audio port

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

HP Wireless Keyboard with Beats key

NOTE: Keyboard layout and functionality may vary by country/region.

Figure 11: Top view of keyboard

Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB receiver

  • Effective distance: 10 meters

  • Dimensions:

    • Length: 460 mm (18.1 inches)

    • Width: 157.4 mm (6.19 inches)

    • Height: 32.8 mm (1.29 inches)

    • Weight: 0.61 Kg

  • Special buttons:*

    • Standard

    • Beats key. The Beats key turns on the Beats function, which is a type of bass sound quality for the speaker.

    • *Buttons are not configurable

HP wireless mouse

Figure 12: Top view of mouse

Image of mouse
  • Interface: wireless USB dongle

  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel


Figure 13: Webcam with array microphone

Built-in webcam and array microphone located at the top of the computer.
1 - Web camera
2 - Activity LED
3 - Microphone array
  • Camera: 1280 x 720 with low-light enhancement

Remote control for Media Center

Figure 14: View of remote control

Image of remote control
  • Printer key

  • Infrared remote control

  • Compatible with Windows Media Center


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
Recovery Manager: Program Reinstallation
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit); Service Pack 1

  • No

  • HP TouchSmart Magic Canvas 5.1

  • Yes

CD/DVD Burning
  • Cyberlink Power2Go

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Windows Media Center (for CD/DVD playback)

  • HP Beats Audio

  • HP Games

  • Microsoft Touch Pack

  • rara music

  • No

  • No

  • No

  • Yes

  • No

  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010

  • PDF Complete

  • No

  • Yes

Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • Cyberlink YouCam

  • Yes

  • HP MyDisplay OSD
  • Yes

  • Norton Internet Security 2012 (60-day security update subscription)

  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

  • Yes

  • No

  • HP Help & Support Center

  • HP Support Assistant

  • HP Update

  • HP Vision Hardware Diagnostic Tools

  • No

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

Networking & Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

  • Adobe Flash

  • HP Linkup

  • No

  • Yes

  • 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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