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HP dx7500
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HP Compaq Business Desktop DX7500


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Apr, 2009

Product Specifications

Let the HP Compaq dx7500 business desktop PC empower your business. Flexible enough to grow with your business and built on a foundation of proven technology, the HP Compaq dx7500 makes sure you get the PC your business needs.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower/Small form factor

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower/Small form factor

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/3MB/6MB
Per Processor Size:2MB/3MB/6MB


Cable lock slot:Kensington / Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type: / Micro Tower / Mini Tower
Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):300
Power supply:300

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:3
PCI Express x16 slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model: / AMD Radeon HD 4650 / Intel GMA 4500HD / Intel GMA X4500HD
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.096
On-board graphics adapter:N / Y
On-board graphics adapter model:Not available


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Compaq Business Desktop


Chipset Type:Intel G45 Express
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/1333MHz


Internal memory:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type: / DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:800
Memory layout:1 x 0.5 / 1 x 1 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2 / 3 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 0.5 / 1 x 1 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2 / 3 x 1
Memory slots: / 4x DIMM


Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi:N / No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 180000 / 4572
Operating altitude:0 - 90000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):15 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:15 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-30 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe:Y / Yes
Optical Drive Type: / DVD Super Multi / DVD±RW

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)
Write Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade

Other Features

Acoustic power emissions:IDLE (Fixed disk drive spinning): LWAd = 3.7 Bels; FIXED DISK (Random write): LWAd = 4.0 Bels; OPTICAL DRIVE (Sequential Reads): LWAd = 5.2 Bels
Applications supported:Windows Vista Premium ready
Audio:Integrated High Definition audio with Realtek ALC888S codec, 3D audio compliant with AC'97 Rev. 2.3, internal PC speaker
Audio included:Integrated High Definition audio with Realtek ALC888S codec, 3D audio compliant with AC'97 Rev. 2.3, internal PC speaker
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Cache external:2048
Compatible operating systems:Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit
Diskette drive:Optional / Optional 1.44 MB Diskette Drive, HP Media Card Reader 22-in-1, Pocket Media Drive Bay, Pocket Media Drive Bay & 250GB Drive / Optional 1.44 MB Diskette Drive, Pocket Media Drive Bay / Optional 1.44 MB Diskette Drive, Pocket Media Drive Bay, Pocket Media Drive Bay & 250GB Drive
Drive bays:2 external 5.25 inch, 1 external 3.5 inch\n2 internal 3.5 inch
Driver LAN:Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32bits, Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64bits, Microsoft XP, FreeDos
Expansion Slots:3 full-height PCI Express x1, 1 full-height PCI Express x16
External drive bays:2 x 5.25", 1 x 3.5" / 2x 5.25", 1x 3.5"
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk controller:SATA 3,0 Gb/s / SATA 3.0Gb/s
Hard disk drive type:320 GB
Hard drive controller type:SATA (7200 rpm)
Keyboard dimensions (metric):16.3 x 45.8 x 2.5 / 16.3 x 45.8 x 2.5 cm
Keyboard type:HP Standard Keyboard (PS/2 or USB) or HP USB Value Standard Keyboard / HP USB Value Standard Keyboard
Maximum hard drive capacity:500
Maximum number of SMP processors:3
Minimum hard disk space:160
Network cards:Optional Intel Pro 1000 CT Network Connection
Networking features:Gigabit / Gigabit Ethernet / Intel 82567LM Gigabit NC
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):5 - 90
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Pointing device:HP PS/2 2-Button Optical Scroll Mouse, HP USB 2-Button Optical Scroll Mouse, HP USB 2-Button Laser Mouse / HP USB 2-Button Optical Scroll Mouse
Power Requirements:90 – 140 / 100 – 127 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 47 – 63 Hz / 90-140, 100-127 V, 50-60 Hz, 47-63 Hz
Power supply type:300W
Security Features:HP Business security lock kit optional / Kensington lock
Security management:Padlock loop, Kensington Lock Support
Security management description:Padlock loop, Kensington Lock Support
Supported applications:Windows Vista Premium ready
TV tuner integrated: No
Upgrade type:Windows Vista capable
Video adapter, bus:PCI Express x16
Video card driver:Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD (with DirectX 10 technology)
Video card features:Multi-display Support: Dual Independent monitor support facilitated via one VGA port and one DVI integrated on the back plane of the system board and presented as part of the rear I/O set of interfaces. DisplayPort supported via optional HP DisplayPort to DVI-D adapter.\nIntegrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD\n85 Hz at up to 1920x1440, 75 Hz at 2048x1536

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:Roxio Easy Media Creator 10** (** Supporting software available with certain optical drive configurations), Intervideo WinDVD 8** (** Supporting software available with certain optical drive configurations), McAfee Total Protection Anti-Virus*** (*** 60 day trial period for McAfee Total Protection for Small Business software. Internet access required to receive updates. First update included. Subscription required for updates thereafter.), PDF Complete, Google Toolbar\nOptional preloaded software (one or more options possible), only for certain configurations: Microsoft Office 2007 Basic, Microsoft Office 2007 Small Business, Microsoft Office 2007 Professional, Credential Manager 2.5 for dx Series, Windows XP Pro Recovery kit
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 800:1
Display brightness:250 / 300 / 400
Display Diagonal:17 / 19 / 22 / 24
Display included:N / No / Yes
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1440 x 900 / 1680 x 1050 / 1920 x 1200
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: Yes
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 178
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 178

Packaging Data

Package weight:11.2 / 37.5


Audio system:HD / HD Audio / High Definition Audio / Realtek ALC888S
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y
DVI port:No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:2
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:Rear: 4 USB 2.0, 2 PS/2, 1 RJ-45, 1 1394, 1 VGA, 1 DVI-D, SPDIF in/out, audio in/out, Mic In, Front: 3 USB 2.0, audio ports, 1 1394
Microphone in:Y / Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:7
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):300
Power supply:300


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:2.66GHz/2.8GHz/2.93GHz/3GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 10.5 / 12.5 / 13 / 7 / 7.5 / 8 / 9 / 9.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity:N / No
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:228 / 410 / 456 / 582
Number of processors installed:1
Processing die size:107 / 164 / 286 / 82
Processor: / E5200 / E5300 / E7300 / E7400 / E8400 / E8500 / Q6600 / Q8200 / Q8300 / Q9400
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Kentsfield / Wolfdale / Yorkfield
Processor core voltage (AC):0.85 – 1.5 / 0.850/1.3625
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family: / Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel Pentium 4 / Intel® Core™2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Quad / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2.33 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.66 / 2.8 / 3 / 3.16
Processor front side bus:1066 / 1333 / 800
Processor lithography:45 / 65
Processor model:E5200 / E5300 / E7300 / E7400 / E8400 / E8500 / Q6600 / Q8200 / Q8300 / Q9400
Processor Number:E6300/E7300/E7500/E8400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo E7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo E8000 series / Intel Core 2 Quad Q6000 series / Intel Core 2 Quad Q8000 series / Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium E5000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:LGA775 + AM2/2+ / Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor system type:DP
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / E0 / G0 / M0 / R0
Tcase:71.4 / 72.4 / 74.1 / B3=62.2; G0=71
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65 / 95 / 95, 105
Type:Core 2 Duo/Pentium

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / 2 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:29765 / 33910 / 33911 / 35300 / 35365 / 36463 / 36500 / 36547 / 37212 / 39107
Processor code:SLAPB / SLAPK / SLB6B / SLB9J / SLB9U / SLB9Y / SLG9S / SLGUR
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Installed Size:1GB/2GB/3GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:16GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system architecture:32-bit
Operating system installed: / FreeDOS / Windows Vista Business / Windows Vista Home Basic / Windows Vista Home Premium / Windows Vista Ultimate
Optional operating system supplied:Windows XP Professional


Card reader integrated:N / No / Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320 / 500

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/320GB/500GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon HD 3470/Intel GMA 4500/Intel GMA X4500HD
Interface Type:PCI Express x16

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:11.2 / 37.5