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Compaq CQ2900EC Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Product release information

Product number

C5W41EA

Release date

29-Sep-2012

Country/region sold in

Czech Republic/Slovakia

Motherboard

APXD1-DM (Redwood A)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron

  • Form factor: Mini-ITX form factor: 17 cm (6.7 inches) x 17 cm (6.7 inches)

  • Chipset: AMD Hudson-D1 FCH

  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 4 lanes, 5 GT/s per lane UMI (Unified Media Interface)

  • Processor socket: Not applicable because the processor is soldered down to the motherboard

  • For more details, see Redwood A motherboard specifications .

Processor

Processor information

  • AMD Fusion E1-1200 (Zacate) Dual Core processor soldered down on the motherboard

  • TDP: 18W

  • Socket type: Not applicable

NOTE: The processor cannot be upgraded because the processor is soldered down to the motherboard.

Memory

2 GB

  • Amount: 2 GB

  • Speed: PC3-12800 MB/sec (runs at PC3-8500 in this system)

  • Type: DDR3-1600

Memory upgrade information

  • Single channel memory architecture

  • Two 240-pin DDR3 uDIMM sockets

  • Supports DDR3 uDIMMs

    • PC3-8500 (1066 MHz)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

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

  • Supports up to 8 GB on 64-bit systems

NOTE: 32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory

Video graphics

Integrated graphics

Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed

  • Integrated graphics: Radeon HD 7310

  • DVI and VGA output ports (can be used at the same time)

Sound/Audio

Integrated Realtek ALC662 Audio

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

  • High Definition 6 channel audio with jack sensing

  • Realtek ALC662 CODEC

Networking

LAN: 10-Base-T

  • Technology: Atheros AR8152

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

  • Transmission standards: 10-Base-T Ethernet

Hard drive

500 GB

Figure 2: Hard drive

Image of hard drive
  • Size: 500 GB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

SuperMulti DVD Burner drive

Figure 3: 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
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 8x
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 8x
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 5x
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 24X
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

Media card reader

Multimedia card reader

  • Secure Digital (SD)

  • 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

Mini-tower

  • Height: 35.5 cm (14 inches)

  • Width: 16.5 cm (6.5 inches)

  • Depth: 38.1 cm (15 inches)

  • Weight: 4.94 kg (10.89 lbs) - without packaging

Bay size
Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch) ODD
1
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) HDD
1
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

External 65W (100V-240V)

Total wattage: 65W

Input voltage:

  • 100-127V (50-60Hz)

  • 200-240V (50-60Hz)

Output voltage:

  • 19V DC

I/O Ports

Front I/O ports

  • USB 2.0: 2

  • Microphone: 1

  • Headphone: 1

Back I/O ports

Figure 4: Back I/O ports

1 - DC input power
2 - DVI-D
3 - VGA
4 - LAN
5 - USB 2.0: 4
6 - Audio: Line in
7 - Audio: Line out
8 - Audio: Microphone

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

Compaq USB keyboard

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

Figure 5: Top view of keyboard

Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB

  • Cable length: 1.33 m (4 feet, 4 inches)

  • Dimensions:

    • Height: 27 mm (1.1 inch)

    • Width: 147.6 mm (5.8 inches)

    • Length: 456 mm (18 inches)

  • Special buttons*:

    • Volume up

    • Volume down

    • Mute

      * Buttons are not configurable

  • Extended Key:

    • Sleep

Compaq USB optical mouse

Figure 6: 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
Operating System
  • Ubuntu Linux (64-bit)

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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