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HP Pavilion a1700n Desktop PC Product Specifications

Product number

RK572AA

Introduction date

28-Nov-2006

Country/region sold in:

  • US

  • Canada

Hardware

Base processor

Athlon 64 X2 (W) 3800+ 2.0 GHz

  • 2000 MT/s (mega transfers/second)

  • Socket AM2

Chipset

GeForce 6150 LE / nForce 430

Motherboard

  • Manufacturer: Asus

  • Motherboard Name: A8M2N-LA

  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: NodusM3-GL8E

Memory

Component
Attributes
Memory Installed
1 GB
Maximum allowed
4 GB* (4 x 1 GB)
*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supported
PC2-4200 MB/sec
Type
240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM

Hard drive

  • 250 GB SATA

  • 7200 rpm

16X DVD(+/-)R/RW RAM (+/-)R DL LightScribe 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 5X
DVD-R DL Write Once
Up to 4X
DVD+R DL Write Once
Up to 8X
DVD+R Write Once
Up to 16X
DVD+RW rewriteable
Up to 8X
DVD-R Write Once
Up to 16X
DVD-RW Rewriteable
Up to 6X
DVD ROM Read
Up to 16X
CD-R Write Once
Up to 40X
CD-RW Rewriteable
Up to 32X
CD-ROM Read
Up to 40X

Modem

56K bps data/fax modem

Video Graphics

Integrated graphics

Sound/Audio

Integrated High Definition audio

  • Realtek ALC 888 chipset
  • Supports up to 8 audio channels
  • Dolby Pro Logic II compatible

Network (LAN)

Integrated 10/100 Base-T networking interface

Memory card reader

  • USB interface
  • Supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • SmartMedia
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • MultiMediaCard
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • Micro Drive
    • xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)

External I/O ports

I/O ports on the front panel

Port type
Quantity
9-in-1 (4 slot) + 1 USB
One
1394
One
USB
Two
Headphone
One
Line-in
One
Microphone
One

I/O ports on the back panel

Port type
Quantity
PS/2 (keyboard, mouse)
Two
VGA
One
USB
Four
1394
One
LAN
One
SPDIF out (coaxial)
One
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone)
One Each

Expansion slots

Slot type
Quantity
PCI
Three (Two available)
PCI Express x16
One (One available)

Drive bays

Bay type
Quantity
5.25"
Two (One available)
3.5"
Three (One available)

Keyboard and mouse

  • HP multimedia keyboard

  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)

  • HP PS/2 scroller mouse

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Software

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 (32-bit)
  • Windows Media Center
  • Windows Anytime Upgrade
CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • HP DVD Play 2.3
  • Windows Movie Maker & Windows DVD Maker
  • Roxio Creator 9 Basic
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • My HP Games (not available in French Canada)
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • HP Photosmart Essential 2 (link to download)
  • Muvee autoProducer 5
Productivity & Finance
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 8.0
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2007 (60-day security update subscription)
Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager
  • HP Recovery Disc Creator
Support
  • HP Total Care Advisor (not available in French Canada)
  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools
  • HP/Compaq Connections
  • Help & Support Center
  • Online documentation
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Yahoo toolbar
  • ISP offers
HP Partner offers
  • Vonage VOIP

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Warranty

Standard warranty included with purchase
Warranty type
Warranty duration
Hardware parts and labor
One Year from date of purchase
Technical telephone assistance
One Year from date of purchase
Recovery CD's
One Year (recommend use of CD Creator to make CD set)
Software media replacement
90 Days (on media shipped in box from factory)
Software application support
90 Days

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