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Hewlett Packard M9550F Pavilion Elite Desktop PC

Item # HPM9550F (Part # FQ560AA)
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Discontinued Brand new, USA Warranty
Item Description:
Intel Core2 Quad Processor Q9300,1TB 7200rpm SATA hard drive SuperMulti DVD burner with LightScribe technology, ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics card with 512MB dedicated Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networking with Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit




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.



Product number
Introduction date
Country/region sold in:
  • United States
  • Canada
Base processor
Core 2 Quad Q9300 (Y) 2.5 GHz (95W)
  • 1333 MHz front side bus
  • Socket 775
Intel G33 Express
  • Manufacturer: Asus
  • Motherboard Name: IPIBL-LB
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Benicia-GL8E
Power supply
  • 460W
Component Attributes
Memory Installed 8 GB
Maximum allowed 8 GB (4 x 2 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 SDRAM
Hard drive
  • 1 TB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 7200 rpm
DVD+/-R/RW 16X 12X +/-DL LS 12X RAM SuperMulti SATA drive
  • Must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology
  • Must use LightScribe-enabled media discs and supporting software in order to take advantage of the LightScribe technology
Function Maximum speed
DVD-RAM Up to 12X
DVD-R DL Write Once Up to 12X
DVD+R DL Write Once Up to 12X
DVD+R Write Once Up to 16X
DVD+RW Rewritable Up to 8X
DVD-R Write Once Up to 16X
DVD-RW Rewritable Up to 6X
DVD ROM Read Up to 16X
CD-R Write Once Up to 40X
CD-RW Rewritable Up to 32X
CD-ROM Read Up to 40X
802.11 a/b/g/n PCI Express x1 wireless card
Video Graphics
AMD Radeon HD4850
  • 512 MB memory
  • I/O Ports: 2 DVI (single-link or dual-link) or VGA (using adapter) or HDMI (using adapter)
Integrated High Definition audio
  • Realtek ALC 888S chipset
  • Supports up to 8 audio channels
Network (LAN)
Integrated 10/100/1000 Base-T networking interface
Memory card reader
  • IR Receiver
  • Supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • IBM Microdrive
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • mini-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
    • SmartMedia
    • 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
1394 One
Headphone One
Microphone One
I/O ports on the back panel
Port type Quantity
PS2 (keyboard, mouse) Two (one each)
VGA One (disabled due to the installation of a graphics card)
USB Four
1394a One
S/PDIF out (coaxial) One
S/PDIF in One
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone) One Each
Expansion slots
Slot type Quantity
PCI One (One available)
PCI Express x16 One (None available)
PCI Express x1 Two (One available)
Drive bays
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)
Keyboard and mouse
  • HP multimedia keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP PS/2 optical mouse
  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
Software Category Software Title
Operating System
  • Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Media Center (64-bit) with Vista Service Pack 1
  • MediaSmart DVD Premium
  • 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
  • Muvee Reveal Premium
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007 Trial
  • Norton Internet Security 2009 (60-day security update subscription)
  • HP Total Care Advisor
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • Help & Support Center
  • HP Easy Backup
  • Online documentation
  • HP Recovery Manager
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • ISP offers
HP Partner offers (may vary)
  • Snapfish PictureMover (US only)
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