Designed for exceptional performance
The HP Pavilion Elite delivers an amazing high-end home entertainment experience, DX10 3D Mainstream gaming, and power for the most demanding PC tasks. This premium PC?s enhanced features and technology puts everything you need where you want it.
- The Pavilion Elite PC features a built-in wireless antenna for fast, flexible 802.11b/g/n wireless networking.
- Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition with Service Pack 1 lets you take full advantage of the 64-bit processor and expanded system memory.
- One touch of the HP Easy Backup button lets you back up your files instantly, helping to protect irreplaceable photos and files.
- The SuperMulti DVD burner with LightScribe technology lets you etch custom, silkscreen-quality labels and artwork directly onto LightScribe-enabled CDs and DVDs.
- A recessed landing pad on top of the chassis offers a convenient place for connecting USB and FireWire devices.
- The front-panel 15-in-1 memory card reader makes it easy to transfer photos, music, and other files to and from your digital camera and other peripheral devices.
- Record, watch, pause, and rewind live broadcast TV, just like a DVR (without a monthly fee)
HP MediaSmart Software Suite
Your one-stop multimedia & entertainment center to create photo slideshows, share personal videos, listen to your favorite music playlists & watch DVD movies.
The world's favorite PC
HP computers are designed to perform and built to last; that's why we're the world leader in consumer PCs. HP has sold more than 60 million consumer PCs since 1998-more than any competitor-and won more PC Magazine Editors? Choice Awards than any other company.
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GS Graphics Card
- Go beyond HD video and Redefine HD gaming
- Better HD viewing & gaming with improved video and display support
- Integrated HD audio with HDMI
- HD audio capabilities with support for 7.1 channel surround sound
Capability meets possibility
The 64-bit edition of Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1 is for serious computer users who have advanced high-performance needs. This latest edition integrates Windows Vista innovation with cutting-edge PC hardware to deliver expanded memory, stronger security, and enhanced reliability. Security features such as Data Execution Prevention (DEP) and Microsoft PatchGuard offer additional protection against a wide range of threats, while increased memory improves the performance of applications with heavy memory demands. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 includes the latest operating system improvements and enhancements from Microsoft.
Latest processor technology
AMD Phenom processor enable true multi-core solutions for a new dimension in performance that deliver an exquisitely powerful, intensely visual and strikingly efficient computing experience.
- AMD LIVE Smarter Digital Entertainment AMD Phenom X4 9850 Quad-Core Processor delivers speed, power, and
performance for your most demanding applications.
- Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition with Service Pack 1 delivers premier performance, reliability, and enhanced security.
- Get powerful 64-bit performance with 8GB system memory.
- 750GB 7200rpm SATA hard drive stores up to 161,000 songs or 129,000 photos.
- Combination Blu-ray Disc player and SuperMulti DVD burner with LightScribe technology lets you watch high-definition movies and etch custom labels on your CDs and DVDs.
- NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GS graphics card with 768MB dedicated video memory
- TV Tuner: Dual-format NTSC or over-the-air ATSC high-definition TV tuner
- Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n wireless connectivity simplifies your home networking.
- Front-panel 15-in-1 memory card reader makes it easy to transfer digital photos and other files between your PC and a variety of peripheral devices.
- 24 x 7 toll-free phone support and one-year HP limited warranty provide priceless peace of mind.
PhenomX4-9850 (A) 2.5 GHz (95W)
|Component ||Attributes |
|Memory Installed ||8 GB|
|Maximum allowed ||16 GB (4 x 4 GB) (64-bit OS) |
4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)
*Actual available memory may be less
|Speed supported ||PC2-6400 MB/sec|
|Type ||240 pin, DDR2 |
Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner with LightScribe Technology drive
- This Blu-Ray Disc DVD drive introduces a player that reads Blu-ray Disc format enabling you to watch high-definition Blu-ray Disc movies. NOTE: This drive does not include high-definition write capability.
|Formats/Disc types ||Write speeds ||Read speeds ||Storage capacity |
|Blu-ray Disc |
|BD-ROM SL ||NA ||up to 6X ||up to 25 GB|
|BD-ROM DL ||NA ||up to 4.8X ||up to 50 GB|
|BD-R SL ||not supported ||up to 6X ||up to 25 GB|
|BD-R DL ||not supported ||up to 4.8X ||up to 50 GB|
|BD-RE SL ||not supported ||up to 2.3X ||up to 25 GB|
|BD-RE DL ||not supported ||up to 2X ||up to 50 GB|
|HD DVD ||not supported|
|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 4X ||up to 8X ||up to 8.5 GB|
|DVD+RW SL ||up to 8X ||up to 10X ||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 4X ||up to 8X ||up to 8.5 GB|
|DVD-RW SL ||up to 6X ||up to 10X ||up to 4.7 GB|
|DVD-RW DL ||not supported|
|DVD-RAM ||up to 5X ||up to 5X ||up to 4.7 GB|
|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 40X ||up to 700 MB|
|CD-A ||up to 32X ||NA ||NA|
|80 cm CD ||up to 10X ||NA ||NA|
|Video CD ||up to 10X ||NA ||NA|
802.11 a/b/g/n PCI Express x1 wireless card
GeForce 9600 GS
- 768 MB GDDR2 memory
- I/O Ports: HDMI, VGA, DVI-I (single-link or dual-link)
PCI Express x1 TV tuner card
High Definition 8-channel audio
Integrated 10/100/1000 Base-T networking interface
Memory card reader
- Contains an Infrared receiver for remote control
- Supports the following cards:
- Compact Flash I
- Compact Flash II
- IBM Microdrive
- Secure Digital (SD)
- MultiMediaCard (MMC)
- Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
- MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
- MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
- Memory Stick
- Memory Stick Pro
- Memory Stick Duo
- Memory Stick Pro Duo
- xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)
External I/O ports
I/O ports on the front panel
|Port type ||Quantity |
|15-in-1 (4 slot) with IR Receiver ||One|
|Audio L-R ||One|
|S-video in ||One|
|Composite video in ||One|
I/O ports on the back panel
|Port type ||Quantity |
|PS/2 (keyboard, mouse) ||Two|
|S/PDIF out (coaxial) ||One|
|VGA ||One (disabled due to the installation of a graphics card)|
|Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center/subwoofer-out , line-in, line-out, microphone) ||One Each|
|Slot type ||Quantity |
|PCI Express x16 ||One (None available)|
|PCI Express x1 ||Three (One available)|
|Bay type ||Quantity |
|5.25" ||Two (One available)|
|3.5" ||Two (One available)|
|Personal Media Drive ||One (One available)|
|Pocket Media Drive ||One (One available)|
USB infrared remote control for media center
Remote control expansion card with IR ports
External IR receiver
IR emitter cable to transmit codes to a set top box
| ||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 titles that shipped with PC
|Operating System || |
- Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Media Center (64-bit) with Vista Service Pack 1
|CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW || |
- MediaSmart DVD Premium BD
- Windows Movie Maker & Windows DVD Maker
- CyberLink DVD Suite 6
- LightScribe Template Labeler
|Entertainment, Music & Games || |
- My HP Games
- HP MediaSmart Software Suite
|Imaging, Photography, Video & Film || |
|Productivity || |
- Microsoft Works 9
- Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial
|Security || |
- Norton Internet Security 2009 (60-day security update subscription)
|Support || |
- HP Total Care Advisor
- HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
- Help & Support Center
- HP Easy Backup
- Online documentation
|Recovery || |
|Internet Solutions || |
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
- ISP offers
|HP Partner offers (may vary) || |
- Snapfish PictureMover (US only)