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HP Pavilion p6-2408er Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Joshua-H61-uATX (Joshua)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Foxconn

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

  • Chipset: Intel H61

  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 5 GT/s

  • Processor socket: LGA 1155

  • Expansion Slots:

    • 1 PCI Express x16 (Gen2.0)

    • 3 PCI Express x1 (Gen2.0)

    • 1 PCI Express Mini Card x1

  • For more details, see Joshua motherboard specifications .


NOTE: Due to supply, some PCs may contain hardware that is equal or better than this listed component.

Intel Core i5 2310

  • Operating speed: 2.9 GHz (up to 3.2 GHz turbo)

  • Number of cores: 4

  • Socket: LGA1155

  • Bus speed: DMI (Direct Media Interface) - 2.5GT/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 35 W
    Intel Core i3-3xxx (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 55 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 35 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 45 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxS (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 65 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxxP (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core (onboard graphics not supported)
    up to 69 W
    Intel Core i5-3xxx (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 77 W
    Intel Core i7-3xxx (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 77 W
    Intel Core i3-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 65 W
    Intel Core i3-2xxxT (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 35 W
    Intel Core i5-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 95 W
    Intel Core i5-2xxxP (Sandy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 95 W
    Intel Core i7-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) Quad Core
    up to 95 W
    Intel Celeron G4xx (Sandy Bridge) Single Core
    up to 35 W
    Intel Celeron G5xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 65 W
    Intel Pentium G6xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 65 W
    Intel Pentium G6xxT (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 35 W
    Intel Pentium G8xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 65 W
    Intel Pentium G16xx (Sandy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 55 W
    Intel Pentium G20xx (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core
    up to 55 W


6 GB

  • Amount: 6 GB

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

  • Type: DDR3-1600

Memory upgrade information

  • Dual channel memory architecture

  • Two 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets

  • Supports the following:

    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)

    • PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB and 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 16 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

NVIDIA GeForce GT 630

Figure 2: Video card

Image of video card

Figure 3: Ports

Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI
  • Form Factor: Half-height low-profile bracket

  • Maximum resolution:

    • HDMI resolution: 1920 x 1080 (1080p)

    • DVI (dual-link) resolution: 2560 x 1600 x 32bpp at 60Hz

    • Analog VGA resolution (with adapter): 2048 x 1536 x 32bpp at 75Hz

  • 2 GB onboard memory

  • Memory size: 64-bit

  • Memory type: DDR3

  • Supports Blu-ray

  • Supports HDCP

  • Supports up to two displays at the same time, in the following configurations:

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD Integrated graphics

*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card or an Intel processor ending with “P” is installed.

  • A processor that supports graphics is required for integrated graphics to be enabled.

  • Integrated graphics: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD (DX10.1)

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

  • Use of both DVI ports at the same time is supported.


Integrated IDT 92HD73E Audio

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

  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD73E

  • 7.1 channel audio

  • Beats Audio support: yes



  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard

  • Technology: RTL8171FH-CG gigabit Ethernet controller

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

  • Transmission standards: 1000BASE-T Ethernet

Hard drive

1 TB

  • Size: 1 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 8x
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 8x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
up to 6x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 5x
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 24X
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
Video CD
up to 16X
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: 36.8 cm (14.4 inches)

  • Width: 16.5 cm (6.4 inches)

  • Depth: 38.9 cm (15.3 inches)

  • Weight: 8 Kg (17.6 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 ports

Image of the back I/O ports
1 - USB 2.0: 4
2 - LAN (Ethernet)
3 - DVI-D
4 - DVI-I
5 - Audio center/subwoofer
6 - Audio rear speaker out
7 - Audio side speaker out
8 - Audio line-in
9 - Audio line-out
10 - Microphone

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

HP USB keyboard

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

Figure 6: 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

HP USB optical mouse

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 8 (64-bit)

  • No

CD/DVD Burning
  • CyberLink Power2Go

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • CyberLink PowerDVD (for CD, DVD and Blu-ray playback)

  • HP Beats Audio

  • Yes

  • No

  • Microsoft Office Trial (online activation required)

  • No
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • CyberLink Photo Director

  • Yes
Connected with HP
  • HP Connected Music

  • HP Connected Remote

  • No

  • Yes

  • Norton Internet Security 2013 (60-day security update subscription)

  • Norton Studio

  • No

  • No

  • HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI

  • HP Support Assistant

  • No

  • Yes

  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10

  • 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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