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HP Media Center Pentium D 940 3.2GHz DESKTOP PC 2GB HOT

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Item Specifics - PC Desktops


Memory (RAM):

2 GB



Hard Drive Capacity:

600 GB

Processor Type:

Intel Pentium D

Operating System:

Windows XP Media Center

Processor Model:


Primary Drive:


Processor Speed:

3.2 GHz



Bundled Items:

Keyboard, Modem, Mouse, Network Card, WiFi Card & Router

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Blazing Fast with P D 940 3.2Ghz CPU!
Wireless LAN, Keyboard and Mouse!

The powerful, blazing fast HP Pavilion Media Center TV desktop offers high-performance computing that’s ideal for business, home or personal use. The Pavilion desktop carries an Intel Pentium D 940 3.2GHz processor with 4MB L2 cache, 2GB of swift, agile DDR2 memory and a huge 600GB SATA hard drive. This outstanding The HP Media Center  desktop also features a superb dual-layer DVD±RW optical drive with lightscribe that’s great for multimedia entertainment and digital data storage.

Wireless LAN, Keyboard and Mouse!
It has wired 10/100 Mbps LAN and wireless 802.11b and g LAN. You get a wireless keyboard and a wireless mouse with up to 16 feet range! But, there is also comes with a TV tuner, front video capture ports, and a bay for an optional personal media drive! Perfectly priced to fit your budget! Our HP Media Center  desktop computer delivers on our promise to provide the very best products at the best values in the business. Shop with us for the best deals anywhere… at our legendary low prices!

Digital Photography and Video!
As you would expect from the leader in consumer PCs and PhotoSmart printers, every HP Pavilion PC gives you the tools to make working with digital photos and video clips fun and convenient. Turn your old VHS and 8mm videos into professional-quality DVDs. HP Image Zone photo and imaging software makes it easy to organize,edit, print, share and store your digital photos and video clips. Plus, it allows you to safeguard your photos against accidental deletes or unwanted edits by creating automatic digital negatives.

Watch TV on your PC!
The PCI TV tuner card with personal video recorder (PVR) functionality, which lets you record individual TV shows and entire series, plus pause and rewind live TV. And when you customize, you can move up to a dual TV tuner that lets you watch and record two programs at once. And the remote included with every Media Center PC lets you to control your content from up to 10-feet away.

 Intel ® Pentium® D Processor  technology!
Unlock an amazing new world of digital entertainment in the home with with Intel ® Pentium® D Processor technology. Enjoy greater convenience and transform transform the way you enjoy digital entertainment with a new Intel ® Pentium® D Processor technology-based PC. Merge the PC with consumer electronics and and enjoy endless entertainment options delivered through the Internet and and controllable with a remote. You control the music, movies and photos photos you want to enjoy, both from your personal entertainment collections collections as well as from a host of online service providers.



Internal Flash Media Reader!
This incredibly accessible media reader provides lightning fast digital transfer for CompactFlash, MicroDrive, MemoryStick, MemoryStick, MemoryStick Pro, SmartMedia, xD, MultiMedia and SecureDigital cards.
Lighscribe Disc Labeling!
The LightScribe DVD+/-RW drive lets you laser-etch long lasting silkscreen quality text and images onto Lightscribe CDs and DVDs. After you burn content, just flip the lightscribe disc over, reinsert and burn your label—anything from a simple title to a full-disc work of art.
Front video and audio ports!
Easily accessible front video and audio inputs including firewire for video capture, mic and headphone. Plus 2 convenient USB ports for flash memory cards, digital cameras, and other USB devices.
Personal Media Expansion Bay!
Easily accessible on the front of the computer, this bay can be used for an optional portable HP personal media drive. Just push to open and plug in the optional HP personal media drive.
Sliding Lid Storage Bay!
Easily accessible storage bay you can use to store your frequently used media or a good place to keep your HP software. Conveniently located on top of the computer and easy to open and close sliding lid.

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Key Features
Form Factor Desktop
Processor Intel Pentium D 3.2 GHz
chipset Intel 945P
Installed Memory 2 GB (DDR2 SDRAM)
Operating system Microsoft Windows XP Media Center 2005 Edition
Recommended Use Home Use
Processor Type Intel Pentium D
Processor speed
3.2 GHz
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Socket Type Socket LGA775
Installed Qty 1
Max Processors Qty. 1
Bus Speed 800 MHz
RAM Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Installed RAM 2 GB
Max Supported RAM 4 GB
Number of Memory Slots 4 x 240 Pin DIMMs
Supported RAM Speeds 533 MHz
Installed Cache Memory 4MB 2x2 L2 Cache
Technical Features
Integrated Input/Output Ports USB 2.0 x 6 • FireWire (IEEE1394a) x 2 • RJ45 Lan Port x 1 • PS/2 Mouse x 1 • PS/2 Keyboard x 1 • Parallel Port (ECP/EPP/SPP) x 1
Expansion Bays 2 x 5.25" (External Access) • 1 x 3.5" (Internal Access)
Expansion Slots PCI Express x1 x 1 • PCI x 3
Memory Card Slots Memory Stick • SmartMedia • Memory Stick PRO • xD Picture Card • Micro Drive Memory Stick • MultiMediaCard • SD Memory Card • CompactFlash Card type I • CompactFlash Card type II
Other Features 9-in-1 Memory Card Reader • Infrared Remote Control
Hard Drive
Hard Drive Capacity 600 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive Rotation Speed 7,200 RPM
Controller Type Serial ATA
Optical Drive Type DVD�RW Dual Layer
Optical Drive Read Speed 16x (DVD) • 40x (CD)
Optical Drive Write Speed 40x (CD-R) • 16x (DVD+R) • 16x (DVD-R) • 8x (DVD+R Dual Layer)
Optical Drive ReWrite Speed 32x (CD-RW) • 8x (DVD+RW) • 6x (DVD-RW) • 5x (DVD-RAM)
2nd Optical Drive DVD-ROM
2nd Optical Drive Read Speed 16x (DVD)
Audio / Video
Video Out Ports 15 Pin D-Sub VGA port x 1 • S-Video x 1
Audio Input Microphone Jack • 1 x Line In
Audio Output Type Sound Card • Headphones • Line out
Integrated Audio Realtek ALC882
Modem Type Fax / Modem
Networking Type Integrated 10/100 Network Card • Integrated Wireless LAN
Data Link Protocol Ethernet • Fast Ethernet • IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.11g
Graphics Controller
Type PCI Express x16 - plug-in card
Graphics Processor / Vendor NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE TurboCache
Max Allocated RAM Size

256 MB

Q: What is the physical memory for the GeForce 7300 LE?
You will see a lot of GeForce 7300 LE-based cards with 128MB of on-board memory, supporting 256MB of memory in a 512MB system. You will also see GeForce 7300 LE-based cards with 256MB of on-board memory that support 512MB of memory in a 1GB system.


OS Certified Microsoft Windows XP Media Center 2005 Edition
More Information
A PC is a PC. Not if it's the Pavilion Media Center  Desktop PC. It's also a TV. The built-in TV Tuner and Personal Video Recorder (PVR) let you watch, pause, pause, rewind, and record live television on your Media Center PC. You You can store up to 352 hours of Digital video on the 600GB hard drive(s). An online Electronic Program Guide (EPG) lets you review the TV schedule and select individual episodes or entire series, so you can watch your favorite shows on your own time, at your own convenience.

Window XP Media Center Edition 2005
Introducing a Spectacular New World of Entertainment
What makes Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 uniquely powerful? It’s the only OS in the world that can seamlessly orchestrate digital traffic among today’s speedy CPUs, mighty video cards, massive hard drives, DVD burners, TV tuners and surround sound speaker systems. That’s because Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 integrates multimedia features directly into Windows XP Professional, and the OS is designed specifically to play DVD movies, watch and record television programs, view digital photos, play MP3s and WMAs and even listen to the radio. Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is an operating system that enables you to enjoy the best in home entertainment, personal productivity, and creativity on your home PC in an easy, complete, and connected way. With Media Center Edition 2005, you can store, share, and enjoy all of your photos, all of your music, all of your home video, and even recorded TV in one sleek and easy to use place. Computers powered by Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 are called Media Center PCs. They are complete Windows XP-based PCs enhanced for home entertainment. These computers represent the evolution of home PCs into digital media hubs that bring together your entertainment choices and allow you to access them with one remote control.

Media Center PCs are complete entertainment PCs!
Each new Media Center PC may include the following components to enhance your entertainment experience:

- A Media Center compatible remote control that keeps all of the entertainment on your computer within easy reach and complements the keyboard and mouse.
A remote infrared (IR) sensor that enables the remote control to communicate with the computer and also controls your cable or satellite set-top box.
An advanced graphics card for displaying the best TV experience on your computer monitor.
A TV tuner that captures your television signal from a cable, satellite, or antenna source.
A hardware encoder that enables you to record TV shows from cable, satellite, or antenna to your computer's hard disk.
A TV output that allows you to display Media Center content on a television connected to your computer.
A digital audio output that allows you to integrate digital audio from your computer into an existing home entertainment system.
In addition, many of the features of the newest Windows Media Player 10 are optimized for Windows XP and are especially useful when installed on a Media Center PC.

How Media Center Works
At first glance, the Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 interface looks the same as XP Home or Professional. However, once you plug the wireless transceiver into one of your PC’s USB ports and press the Start button on the included remote control, a menu of multimedia options appears. To optimize the remote control functions and make it easier for you to perform interactive activities, Microsoft created an interface that’s easy to read and navigate, even if you’re riding your stationary bike at the other side of the den.

Media Center’s My TV Feature
With Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, you can record live TV, so you can watch all your favorite shows on your schedule. Windows XP Media Center Edition now features dual tuner support plus support for a third over-the-air local HDTV tuner, so you can watch and record up to three different shows at the same time.

Record Your Favorite TV Shows
You can pause the show you're watching while you explore upcoming TV programs with the Electronic Program Guide. If you find something you don't want to miss, you can record it to watch later.

View upcoming TV programs with the Electronic Program Guide in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.

To watch a previously recorded show in Media Center
To play back a show you've recorded, scroll through the list of menu choices using the up and down arrows until you reach the My TV option.

Select the Recorded TV shortcut and press OK on the remote.

Extend Your Media Center PC to Any TV in the House
Turn any room into a media room with the new Media Center Extender, available as a set-top box product or in a kit for your Xbox game console. The Extender delivers the Windows XP Media Center experience to any TV in your house with ease. Your family can conveniently access movies, music, and photos through connected TVs and A/V systems and enjoy them in different rooms simultaneously.

Built-in DVD and CD Burning in Media Center
Easily share pictures and home movies, burn CD mixes, and back up recorded TV on DVD with built-in DVD burning. Even create your own video slideshows from photos and music, all from Windows Media Center.

Media Center 2005 "A MUST HAVE"
Now that the market is saturated with the kind of fast, powerhouse components consumers only dreamed about a couple of years ago, the perfect Operating System has arrived. Welcome Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005!

FAQs - What You Need To Know About Windows XP Media Center 2005
From the exciting new innovations to the nuts and bolts about Media Center PCs and hardware... the information you need to know to get the most magic from your Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005!


64-bit Computing Yes
Clock Speed 3.2 GHz
Installed Qty 1
Manufacturer Intel
Max Supported Qty 1
Multi-Core Technology Dual-Core
Processor Main Features Intel Execute Disable Bit, Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology, Intel Virtualization Technology
Processor Number 940
Type Pentium D

Optical Storage

Disc Labeling Technology LightScribe Technology
Interface Type IDE
Read Speed 40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed 32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed 40x (CD) / 16x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD-R DL) / 8x (DVD+R DL)

Storage Hard Drive

Capacity 600 GB
Installed Qty 2
Interface Type Serial ATA-150
Spindle Speed 7200 rpm
Type Standard

Audio Output

Compliant Standards Dolby Pro Logic II, High Definition Audio
Form Factor Integrated
Sound Output Mode 7.1 channel surround
Type Sound card

Bay Provided

Form Factor 5.25" x 1/2H
Free Qty 0
Total Qty 2
Type Front accessible
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Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
Total Qty 1
Type Internal
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Free Qty 1
Type Personal Media Drive bay

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor Tower

Card Reader

Supported Flash Memory Cards CompactFlash Card type I, CompactFlash Card type II, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Microdrive, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SmartMedia Card, XD-Picture Card
Type 9 in 1 card reader

Dimensions & Weight

Depth 42 cm
Height 38.5 cm
Weight 12.2 kg
Width 19.8 cm


Input Device

Type Keyboard, Mouse

Interface Provided

Connector Type 4 pin USB Type A
Location (AA) 2 in front
Qty 6
Type Hi-Speed USB
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Connector Type 6 pin FireWire
Location (AA) 1 in front
Qty 2
Type IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
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Connector Type 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style)
Interface Generic
Qty 1
Type Keyboard, Mouse
spacing image
Connector Type 25 pin D-Sub (DB-25)
Interface IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP)
Type Parallel
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Connector Type RJ-45
Interface Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Type Network
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Connector Type RJ-11
Interface Phone line
Type Modem
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Connector Type Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
Interface Line-out (side surround)
Type Audio
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Interface Line-out (rear), Line-out (center/subwoofer), Line-in, Line-out
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Connector Type Mini-phone 3.5 mm
Interface Input
Type Microphone
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Interface Output
Type Headphones
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Connector Type 4 pin mini-DIN
Interface S-video input
Type Display / video
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Connector Type RCA
Interface Composite video input
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Qty 4
spacing image
Type TV antenna, FM antenna


Chipset Type Intel 945P Express
Data Bus Speed 800 MHz


Included Accessories (AA) Radio antenna, Remote control


Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Type Network adapter
Wireless Protocol 802.11b/g


Enclosure Type Plug-in card
Interface Type PCI
Max Transfer Rate 56 Kbps
Type Fax / modem

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed 16x

OS Provided

Type Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Power Device

Type Power supply


Type None


Configuration Features 2 x 1 GB
Form Factor DIMM 240-pin
Installed Size 2 GB
Max Supported Size 4 GB
Memory Specification Compliance PC2-4200
Memory Speed 533 MHz
Technology DDR II SDRAM

Slot Provided

Form Factor DIMM 240-pin
Free Qty 2
Total Qty 4
Type Memory
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Free Qty 0
Total Qty 3
Type PCI
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Total Qty 1
Type PCI Express x16
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Form Factor LGA775 Socket
Type Processor
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Free Qty 1
Type SmartMedia Card, SD Memory Card, XD-Picture Card, Memory Stick
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Form Factor Type I/II
Type CompactFlash Card


Type Adobe Reader 7.0, Cyberlink PowerDVD , Google Toolbar, HP Image Zone, HP Photosmart Premier 6.0, Microsoft Encarta Online, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Money 2006, Microsoft Office 2003 Student and Teacher Edition (Trial), Microsoft Works 8.0, Muvee autoProducer 4.5, Netscape Navigator, Norton Internet Security 2006 (60 days subscription), PC-Doctor 5 for Windows, Quicken 2006 New User Edition, RealPlayer, Sonic DigitalMedia Plus 7.04, Sonic MyDVD Plus 6.2

Storage Controller

Form Factor Integrated
Installed Qty 2
Type Serial ATA

Storage Controller (2nd)

Form Factor Integrated
Installed Qty 1
Type IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type None

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type None

Storage Removable

Type None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity 600 GB
Platform Technology Intel VIIV Technology
Type Media center

Video Output

Form Factor Plug-in card
Graphics Processor Vendor NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE TurboCache supporting 256MB
Interface Type PCI Express x16

Cache Memory

Installed Size 4 MB
Multi-Core Cache Configuration 2 x 2 MB
Per Processor Size 4 MB
Type L2 cache

Display (Projector)

Type None.


Connectivity Wireless


Connectivity Wireless
Technology Optical

Multimedia Functionality

Analog TV System NTSC
Features Personal Video Recorder (PVR)
Radio Tuner Type FM radio
TV Tuner Type Analog TV
Video Capture Interface Composite video, S-Video


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