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HP TouchSmart 300-1040in Desktop PC Product Specifications

HP TouchSmart 300-1040in Desktop PC

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Product release information

Product number


Release date


Country/region sold in

  • India


50.80 cm (20 inch) LCD panel display with touchscreen

  • Resolution: 1600 x 900 (16:9 aspect ratio)

  • Touch technology: Optical Touch

  • Touch points: 2 supported

  • Colors: 16.7 million

  • Color gamut: 72%

  • Response time: 5 ms (on/off)

  • Contrast ratio: 1000:1

  • Image brightness: up to 250 nits


APP78-CF (Jesse)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron

  • Form factor: Custom - 8.07 inches (20.5 cm) x 9.84 inches (25.0 cm)

  • Chipset: AMD M780G

  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 1066/800 MHz

  • Processor socket: AM3

  • Expansion Slots:

    • 1 Custom I/O card slot

    • 1 MXM graphics slot

    • 3 PCI Express x1 minicard slots

  • For more details, see Jesse motherboard specifications .


AMD Athlon II X2 235e

Figure 2: AMD Athlon II logo

Image of AMD logo
  • Operating speed: Up to 2.7 GHz

  • Number of cores: 2

  • Socket: AM3

  • Bus speed: 4000 MHz HT3

Processor upgrade information

Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:

  • Socket AM3

  • Supports the following processors:

    • AMD Athlon X4 600e and 605e (P)

    • AMD Athlon X3 400e and 405e (R)

    • AMD Athlon X2 235e and 240e (R)


4 GB

  • Amount: 4 GB

  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec (message as PC3-8500)

Memory upgrade information

Memory upgrade information:

  • Dual channel memory architecture

  • Two DDR3 SO-DIMMs (200-pin) sockets

    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)

    • PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports 2GB DDR3 SO-DIMMs

  • Maximum memory only if using 2GB DDR3 DIMM modules

  • Supports up to 8 GB on 64-bit PCs*

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

NOTE: *At the time of this publication HP has not qualified SO-DIMMs larger than 2.0 GB for use with this motherboard. Higher capacity modules may be qualified at a later date.

**32-bit PCs cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory

Video graphics

NVIDIA GeForce G210

Figure 3: Video card

Image of video card
  • Interface: PCI Express Module (MXM 3.0)

  • Maximum resolution: 1680x1050 at 60 Hz

  • 512 MB onboard memory

  • Supports Blu-ray and HD DVD up to 1680x1050

  • Supports HDCP

Integrated* ATI Radeon HD3200

* Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.

  • Interface: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics integrated onto motherboard

  • Memory: Shares memory with system (not user adjustable)


Integrated* ADI AD1984A

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

  • Number of channels: 2 analog

  • Codec: ADI AD1984A

  • Maximum bit-depth: 24-bit

  • Maximum sample rate: 192,000 Hz


  • Channels: 2.0 stereo (2 speakers)

  • Power: 4W per speaker


  • Interface: Integrated 2 channel (stereo array)


LAN: Gigabit 10-Base-GT

  • Technology: Realtek RTL8111DL

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard

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

  • Transmission standards: Gigabit 10-Base-GT Ethernet

802.11 wireless b/g/n half-length PCI-Express Mini card

Figure 4: Wireless card - top view

Wireless card - top view
  • Interface type: PCI-e half-length mini card socket

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 300 Mbps

  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n

  • Antennas: 2 (internal)

  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz single band

  • Supported security protocols:

    • WPA-PSK

    • WEP

Hard drive

500 GB

Figure 5: Hard drive

Image of hard drive
  • Size: 500 GB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

Supermulti Slimslot DVD drive with LightScribe drive

Figure 6: Optical Drive

Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB
  • Write and read speeds for supported formats and disc types are shown in this table:
Formats/Disc types
Write speeds
Read speeds
Storage capacity
Blu-ray Disc
Not supported
up to 8X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 6X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 8X
up to 8X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 6X
up to 6X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 8X
up to 6X
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 8X
up to 8X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 6X
up to 6X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 6X
up to 6X
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 5X
up to 5X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 24X
up to 700 MB
up to 24X
up to 24X
up to 700 MB
up to 24X
up to 24X
up to 700 MB

Memory Card Reader

6-in-1 multimedia card reader

Figure 7: View of memory card reader

Image of card reader

Supports the following cards:

  • Memory Stick (MS)

  • Memory Stick Pro (PRO)

  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)

  • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC Plus)

  • Secure Digital (SD)

  • xD Picture Card (xD)

Computer Case


  • Height: 41.4 cm (16.3 inches)

  • Length: 52.1 cm (20.5 inches)

  • Depth: 11.9 cm (4.7 inches)

  • Weight: 11.04 kg (24.29 lbs)

  • Ambient light: not available

Front of the system

Figure 8: Front of the system

Image of the front of the system
1 - 20" LCD touch screen
2 - Webcam with array microphone
3 - HP TouchSmart button
4 - Infrared receiver and activity light
5 - Ambient downlight (not available on some models)
6 - Speakers

Back of the system

Figure 9: Back of the system

Image of the back of the system
1 - Webcam tilt adjuster
2 - Flip-up rear I/O cover
3 - Lock slot (under stand)
4 - Stand
5 - USB receiver for wireless keyboard and mouse

Left side of the system

Image of the left side of the system
1 - Volume control buttons
2 - Memory card reader
3 - Audio input
4 - Headphone audio output

Right side of the system

Figure 10: Right side of the system

Image of the right side of the system
1 - Power button
2 - Slim slot optical drive
3 - Optical drive activity LED
4 - Hard drve activity LED
5 - Optical drive eject button
6 - Two USB 2.0 ports

Power Supply


200W power supply (100V-240V)

I/O Ports

Left I/O ports

Figure 11: Left I/O ports

Image of the left I/O ports
1 - Memory card reader
2 - Audio input
3 - Headphone audio output

Right I/O ports

Figure 12: Right I/O ports

Image of the right I/O ports
1 - Two USB 2.0 ports

Back I/O ports

Figure 13: Back I/O ports

Image of the back I/O ports
1 - RJ45 10/100/1000BT ethernet
2 - Three USB 2.0 ports
3 - SPDIF digital audio output
4 - Stereo audio output

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

HP 2.4 GHz wireless keyboard

Figure 14: Top view of keyboard

Image of keyboard
  • Help

  • Sleep

  • Chapter back

  • Rewind

  • Stop

  • Play/pause

  • Fast Forward

  • Chapter forward

  • Eject

  • Turn off display

  • Brightness down

  • Brightness up

HP wireless mouse

Figure 15: Top view of mouse

Image of mouse
  • Interface: wireless USB dongle

  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel


Figure 16: Webcam with array microphone

A close up view of the web camera. The array microphones are located to the left and right of the camera lens.

Figure 17: Webcam tilt adjuster

The web camera can be tilted up and down with the use of an adjustment lever on the back.


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
Supported by HP Application Recovery
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

  • No

  • Windows DVD Maker

  • CyberLink DVD Suite 6

  • MediaSmart DVD Premium

  • No

  • Yes

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • HP Games

  • Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7

  • No

  • Yes

  • Microsoft Works 9

  • Yes

  • Norton Internet Security 2009 (60-day security update subscription)

  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

  • Yes

  • No

  • HP Advisor

  • HP Hardware Diagnostic Tools

  • Help & Support Center

  • HP Support Assistant

  • No

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • 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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