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HP Pavilion p7-1241 Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product release information

Product number


Release date


Country/region sold in

United States


MSI MS-7778 (Jasmine)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: MSI

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

  • Chipset: AMD A75 FCH

  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: UMI 5 GT/s

  • Processor socket: FM2

  • Expansion Slots:

    • 1 PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.0)

    • 3 PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.0)

    • 1 PCI Express Mini Card (Gen 2.0)

  • For more details, see Jasmine motherboard specifications .


AMD A10-5700

  • TDP: 65W

  • Operating speed: 3.4 GHz (up to 4.0 GHz turbo)

  • Number of cores: 4

  • Socket: FM2

Processor upgrade information

  • Socket type: FM2

  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:

    Trinity Dual-Core A4-5300
    65 W
    Trinity Dual-Core A6-5400K
    65 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A8-5500
    65 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A8-5600K
    100 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A10-5700
    65 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A10-5800K
    100 W


10 GB

  • Amount: 10 GB

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

  • Type: DDR3-1600

Memory upgrade information

  • Dual channel memory architecture

  • Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets

  • Supports DDR3 DIMMs

    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)

    • PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)

    • PC3-14400 (DDR3-1866)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB or 8 GB DIMMs

  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit systems

    NOTE: 32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
  • Supports up to 32 GB on 64-bit systems

    NOTE: Maximum memory shown reflects the capability of the hardware and can be limited further in the operating system.

Video graphics

Integrated Graphics

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

  • Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards.

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

  • DVI and VGA ports (Can be used at the same time).

The integrated graphics differ by processor

Radeon graphics brand
AMD A-Series Processors
AMD Trinity Dual-Core A4-5300
65 W
AMD Trinity Dual-Core A6-5400K
65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A8-5500
65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A8-5600K
100 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A10-5700
65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A10-5800K
100 W


Integrated IDT 92HD73E Audio

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

  • Built-in High Definition 8 channel audio with jack sensing

  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD73E


802.11 wireless b/g/n & Bluetooth 3.0 half-length PCI-Express Mini card

Figure 2: Wireless card - top view

Wireless card - top view
  • Interface type: PCI-e half-length mini card socket

  • Electrical interface:

    • WLAN : PCIe 2.0, CEM1.1 compliant with no Vaux support.

    • Bluetooth: Compliant with USB 2.0.

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 300 Mbps

  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n

  • Antennas: 2 (internal)

  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz single band

  • Supported security protocols:

    • WPA, WPA2

    • WEP

  • Bluetooth 3.0 spec compliant


  • Technology: Atheros AR8161L gigabit Ethernet controller

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

  • Transmission standards: 1000BASE-T Ethernet

Hard drive

2 TB

Figure 3: Hard drive

Image of hard drive
  • Size: 2 TB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

SuperMulti DVD Burner drive

Figure 4: Optical drive

Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB minimum
  • 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

Media card reader

Multimedia card reader

Supports the following cards.

  • Secure Digital (SD)

  • Mini Secure Digital (mini-SD)

  • Memory Stick (MS), including MS-DUO, MS-PRO, MS-PRO DUO, MS-Memory Select Function, MS ULTRA II, MS ROM

  • Magic Gate MS, Magic Gate MS Pro, Magic Gate MS-DUO, Magic Gate PRO DUO

  • Compact Flash (CFI), (CFII)

  • IBM Microdrive (MD)

  • Smart Media (SM)

  • Transflash (with an adapter)

Computer Case


  • Height: 39.4 cm (15.55 inches)

  • Width: 17.5 cm (6.89 inches)

  • Depth: 40.9 cm (16.14 inches)

  • Weight: 10.9 Kg (24.03 lbs) - without packaging

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

Power Supply

Internal 300W (100V-240V)

  • Form factor: Internal ATX

  • Total wattage: 300W

  • Nominal input voltage range: 200-240V/3A (50-60Hz)

  • Dimensions: 150mm x 140mm x 86mm (5.9 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches)

I/O Ports

Front I/O ports

  • USB 3.0: 2

  • Microphone: 1

  • Headphone: 1

Back I/O ports

Figure 5: Back I/O panel

1 - USB 2.0: 2
2 - S/PDIF
3 - VGA
4 - DVI-D
5 - LAN
6 - USB 2.0: 2
7 - USB 3.0: 2
8 - Audio: Center/Subwoofer port (yellow orange)
9 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out port (black)
10 - Audio: Side Speaker Out port (gray)
11 - Audio: Line In port (light blue)
12 - Audio: Line Out port (lime)
13 - Audio: Microphone port (pink)

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

USB keyboard with volume control and Beats key

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

Figure 6: Top view of keyboard

Top view of keyboard
  • Interface: USB

  • Cable length: 1.8 meters (70.8 inches)

  • Dimensions:

    • Height: 32.8 mm (1.29 inches)

    • Width: 157.4 mm (6.19 inches)

    • Weight: 0.614 Kg

  • Special buttons:*

    • Volume control on all models

    • 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 USB optical mouse

NOTE: Mouse color may vary by country/region.

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

  • No

  • HP 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

  • HP MovieStore powered by Roxio

  • rara music

  • No

  • No

  • No

  • Yes

  • No

  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010

  • PDF Complete

  • No

  • 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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