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HP Pavilion HPE h8-1237c Desktop PC Product Specifications

Product image

Product release information

Product number

QW806AA

Release date

9-Jan-2012

Country/region sold in

  • United States

  • Canada

Motherboard

IPISB-CH2 (Chicago)

Figure 1: Motherboard top view

  • Manufacturer: Pegatron

  • Form factor: uATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)

  • Chipset: Intel H67

  • Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3

  • Front side bus speeds: 100 MHz DMI (Direct Media Interface)

  • Processor socket: LGA 1155

  • Expansion Slots:

    • 1 PCI Express x16

    • 3 PCI Express x1

    • 1 PCI Express mini card x1

  • For more details, see Chicago motherboard specifications .

Processor

Intel Core i5 2320

  • Operating speed: Up to 3.0 GHz

  • Number of cores: 4

  • Socket: LGA1155

  • Bus speed: DMI (Direct Media Interface) - 5.0GT/s

Processor upgrade information

  • TDP: 95W

  • Socket type: LGA 1155

  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:

    • Intel Core i7-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) quad core
    • Intel Core i5-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) quad core
    • Intel Core i3-2xxx (Sandy Bridge) dual core
    • Intel Core i3-2xxx/T (Sandy Bridge) dual core
    • Intel Pentium G8xx (Sandy Bridge) dual core
    • Intel Pentium G6xxx (Sandy Bridge) dual core

Memory

10 GB

  • Amount: 10 GB

  • Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec

  • Type: DDR3-1333

Memory upgrade information

  • Dual channel memory architecture (also supports single channel)

  • Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets

  • Supports the following:

    • PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)

    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)

  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered

  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB DIMMs

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

  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit systems

NOTE: 32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory

Video graphics

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520

Figure 2: Video card

Image of video card

Figure 3: Ports

Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI-I
  • Interface: PCI Express x16

  • Maximum resolution:

    • HDMI resolution: 1920x1080 (1080p)

    • DVI resolution (dual-link): 2560 x 1600 x 32bpp at 60Hz

    • VGA resolution (with adapter): 2048 x 1536 x 32bpp at 60Hz

  • 1 GB onboard memory

  • Supports Blu-ray

  • Supports two displays at the same time*

    * Up to 2 displays at the same time in these configurations: HDMI +DVI and HDMI +VGA (VGA through adapter cable)

Integrated Graphics

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

  • Intel HD Graphics 2000 or HD Graphics 3000 (model dependent)

  • Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards

  • 2 DVI ports (DVI-I and DVI-D)

Sound/Audio

Integrated IDT 92HD89E Audio

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

  • Built-in High Definition 8 channel audio

  • IDT 92HD89E CODEC

Networking

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

Figure 4: 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

LAN: 1000-Base-T

  • Interface: PCI Express x1

  • Technology: Realtek RTL8111E gigabit ethernet controller

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

  • Transmission standards: 1000-Base-T Ethernet

Hard drive

2 TB

Figure 5: Hard drive

Image of hard drive
  • Size: 2 TB

  • Interface: SATA

  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

SuperMulti DVD Burner drive

Figure 6: 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
DVD
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 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
DVD+RW SL
up to 8x
up to 8x
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 12x
up to 8x
up to 8.5 GB
DVD-RW SL
up to 6x
up to 8x
up to 4.7 GB
DVD-RW DL
not supported
DVD-RAM
up to 12x
up to 12x
4.7 GB
CD
CDROM
NA
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
CDR
up to 40X
up to 40X
up to 700 MB
CDRW
up to 32X
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
CD-DA
NA
up to 32X
up to 700 MB
Video CD
NA
up to 16X
up to 700 MB

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
2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) HDD
2
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

Internal 300W (100V-240V)

  • Form factor: Internal ATX

  • Total wattage: 300W

  • Nominal input voltage range:

    • 100-127V/6A (50-60Hz)

    • 200-240V/3A (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 3.0: 2

  • Microphone: 1

  • Headphone: 1

Front I/O ports

  • USB: 2

Back I/O ports

Figure 7: Back I/O panel

  1. S/PDIF port

  2. USB 2.0 or 3.0 (model dependent): 4

  3. LAN

  4. DVI-I

  5. DVI-D

  6. Audio: Center/subwoofer

  7. Audio: Rear speaker out

  8. Audio: Side speaker out

  9. Audio: Line in

  10. Audio: Line out

  11. Audio: Microphone

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

USB keyboard with volume control and Beats key

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

Figure 8: Top view of keyboard

Top view of keyboard
  • Interface: USB

  • Cable length: 1.8 meters (70.8 inches)

  • Dimensions:

    • Height: 32.8 mm (1.29 inches)

    • Width: 157.4 mm (6.19 inches)

    • Weight: 0.614 Kg

  • Special buttons:*

    • Volume control on all models

    • Beats key. The Beats key turns on the Beats function, which is a type of bass sound quality for the speaker.

    • *Buttons are not configurable

HP USB optical mouse

NOTE: Mouse color may vary by country/region.

Figure 9: Top view of mouse

Image of mouse
  • Interface: USB

  • Cable length: 1.8 m (6 feet)

  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel

Software

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

HP
  • HP Magic Canvas 5.1

  • Yes

CD/DVD Burning
  • Cyberlink Power2Go

  • Yes

Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Windows Media Center (for CD/DVD playback)

  • HP Beats Audio

  • HP Games

  • HP MovieStore powered by Roxio (US models only)

  • NHL Game Centre Live (Canada models only)

  • RaRa Music

  • Rogers on Demand (Canada models only)

  • No

  • No

  • No

  • Yes

  • No

  • No

  • No

Productivity
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010

  • PDF Complete

  • No

  • Yes

Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2012 (60-day security update subscription)

  • Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

  • Yes

  • No

Support
  • HP Help & Support Center

  • HP Support Assistant

  • HP Update

  • HP Vision Hardware Diagnostic Tools

  • No

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

Recovery
  • HP Recovery Manager

  • No

Networking & Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

  • Adobe Flash

  • HP Linkup

  • No

  • Yes

  • Yes

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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