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HP Pavilion HPE h8-1030 Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Country/region sold in

  • United States

  • Canada


H-RS880-uATX (Aloe)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

Image of motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Foxconn

  • Form factor: uATX

  • Chipset: AMD 785G

  • Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 5200 MT/s

  • Processor socket: AM3

  • Expansion Slots:

    • 1 PCI x16 slot for graphics card

    • 3 PCI x1 slots

    • 1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot

  • For more details, see Aloe motherboard specifications .


AMD Phenom II X6 1090T

Figure 2: AMD Phenom II X6 logo

Image of AMD logo
  • Operating speed: 3.2 GHz (up to 3.6 GHz turbo)

  • Number of cores: 6

  • Socket: AM3

  • Bus speed: 4000 MHz HT3

  • TDP: 125W

Processor upgrade information

Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:

  • TDP=125W

  • AMD Phenom II X4 9xx/9xxe/8xx Quad-Core (D)

  • AMD Phenom II X3 7xx/7xxe Triple-Core (H)

  • AMD II Athlon X4 6xx/6xxe (P)

  • AMD II Athlon X3 4xx/4xxe ®)

  • AMD II Athlon X2 2xx/2xxe ®)


10 GB

  • Amount: 10 GB

  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec

  • Type: DDR3-1333

Memory upgrade information

Memory upgrade information:

  • Four DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) sockets

  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB DDR3 DIMMs per socket

  • Supports Dual channel memory architecture

  • Supported speeds

    • PC3-10600 @ 1333 MHz*

    • PC3-8500 @ 1066 MHz

      *DDR3-1333 modules run at 1066 MHz if three or more modules are installed.

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit PCs (DIMMs run at DDR3-1066)

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

    * Actual available memory may be less.

Video graphics

Radeon HD 6670

Figure 3: Video card

Image of video card

Figure 4: Ports

Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DisplayPort
3 - DVI*

* VGA using included DVI-to-VGA adapter

  • Interface: PCI Express x16

  • Maximum resolution:

    • HDMI resolution: 1920x1080 (1080p)

    • DisplayPort resolution: 2560x1600 at 60 Hz

    • DVI resolution: 2560x1600x32bpp at 60 Hz

    • VGA resolution: 2048x1536x32bpp at 60 Hz

  • 1 GB onboard memory

  • Supports Blu-ray

Integrated ATI Radeon HD 4200 graphics

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

  • Up to 256MB dedicated memory

  • Can use both DVI and VGA ports at the same time.


Integrated Realtec ALC888S Audio

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

  • Number of channels: 8

  • Audio CODEC: ALC888S

  • Maximum bit depth: up to 24-bit

  • Maximum sample rate: up to 192,000 Hz

  • Supports one SPDIF digital connection


LAN: Gigabit 10-Base-GT

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard

  • Technology: Realtek 8111C

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

  • Transmission standards: Gigabit 10-Base-GT Ethernet

802.11 Wireless b/g/n PCI-E Mini card

Figure 5: Wireless card - top view

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

  • Data transfer speeds: up to 150 Mbps

  • Transmission standards: 802.11 b/g/n

  • Supported antenna connections: 1

  • Operating band: 2.4 GHz

  • Supported security protocols:

    • WPA

    • WEP

Hard drive

1.5 TB

Figure 6: Hard drive

Image of hard drive
  • Size: 1.5 TB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Transfer rating: 3.0 Gb/sec

  • Rotational Speed: 5400 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

SuperMulti Blu-ray Player drive

Figure 7: 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
Blu-ray Disc
up to 8X
up to 25 GB
up to 4X
up to 50 GB
not supported
up to 6X
up to 25 GB
not supported
up to 4X
up to 50 GB
not supported
up to 4.8X
up to 25 GB
not supported
up to 4X
up to 50 GB
not supported
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 4X
up to 8X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 8X
up to 10X
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 16X
up to 12X
up to 4.7 GB
up to 4X
up to 8X
up to 8.5 GB
up to 6X
up to 10X
up to 4.7 GB
not supported
up to 5X
up to 5X
up to 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 40X
up to 700 MB
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
Video CD
up to 10X
up to 700 MB

TV tuner

Hauppauge ATSC/NTSC/QAM TV Tuner

Figure 8: TV Tuner card top view

Image of tv tuner card

Figure 9: Ports

Image of tv tuner card ports
2 - S-Video in
3 - Left audio in (L)
4 - Right audio in (R)
  • Interface: PCI Express x1

  • Supported transmission standards:
    • ATSC (digital)

    • NTSC (analog)

    • QAM (HDTV tuner for cable broadcast. Does not require the use of a set-top box.)

Memory Card Reader

Multimedia card reader

Supports the following cards:

  • Secure Digital (SD)

  • Mini Secure Digital (mini-SD)

  • SDHC

  • Memory Stick (MS), including MS-DUO, MS-PRO, MS-PRO DUO, MS-Memory Select Function, MS ULTRA II, MS ROM

  • Magic Gate MS, Magic Gate MS Pro, Magic Gate MS-DUO, Magic Gate PRO DUO

  • Compact Flash (CFI), (CFII)

  • IBM Microdrive (MD)

  • Smart Media (SM)

  • Transflash (with an adapter)

Computer Case

Mid-size ATX

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 460W (100V-240V)

  • Form Factor: internal ATX

  • Total wattage: 460W

  • Nominal input voltage range:

    • 100-127V/3A (50-60Hz)

    • 200-240V/2A (50-60Hz)

  • Dimensions: 150mm x 140mm x 86mm (5.9 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches)

  • * This power supply has an LED to indicate a possible failure condition when LED is off and power is connected.

I/O Ports

Top I/O ports

  • USB 2.0: 2

  • Microphone: 1

  • Headphone: 1

Front I/O ports

  • USB: 2

Back I/O ports

Figure 10: Back I/O panel

1 - Two 1.2 USB 1.1 ports for mouse and keyboard
2 - S/PDIF optical audio port
3 - Video Graphics Adapter port
4 - 1394a (FireWire)
5 - RJ45 Network (LAN)
6 - Audio: Center Speaker/Subwoofer out
7 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out
8 - Audio: Line in
9 - Audio: Front speaker/Line out
10 - Audio: Microphone in
11 - Audio: Side speaker out
12 - USB 2.0: 4
13 - DVI-D port.

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

HP Wireless Keyboard

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

Figure 11: Top view of keyboard

Image of keyboard
  • Interface: USB receiver

  • Effective distance: 10 meters

  • Dimensions:

    • Length: 460 mm (18.1 inches)

    • Width: 157.4 mm (6.19 inches)

    • Height: 32.8 mm (1.29 inches)

    • Weight: 0.61 Kg

  • Special buttons:*

    • Standard

    • *Buttons are not configurable

HP wireless mouse

Figure 12: Top view of mouse

Image of mouse
  • Interface: wireless USB dongle

  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel

Remote control for Media Center

Figure 13: View of remote control

Image of remote control
  • Printer key

  • Infrared remote control

  • Compatible with Windows Media Center


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 7 Home Premium (64-bit); Service Pack 1

  • No

CD/DVD Burning
  • Cyberlink Power2Go

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD

  • Windows Media Player

  • HP Games

  • HP Netflix (US models only)

  • Hulu Desktop (US models only)

  • Yes

  • No

  • No

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010

  • PDF Complete

  • No

  • Yes

  • Norton Internet Security 2011 (60-day security update subscription)

  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

  • Yes

  • No

  • HP Help & Support Center

  • HP Support Assistant

  • HP Update

  • HP Vision Hardware Diagnostic Tools

  • No

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

Networking & Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

  • Adobe Flash

  • HP Linkup

  • HP MyRoom - desktop icon with link to download (Canada models only)

  • No

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • 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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