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HP Pavilion Media Center A1630n

alaScore 81

20 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of HP Pavilion Media Center A1630n. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the HP Pavilion Media Center A1630n is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of HP Pavilion Media Center A1630n from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Media Centers on

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP Pavilion A1630N Desktop PC (AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 4200+, 2 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, SuperMulti Drive)

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: gorgan1314 (

HP Pavilion a1630n


Fast pc, nice hardware.

Horrible, incompetent tech support, No windows disc included.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: srsjr (

Decent hardware, but comes preloaded with known spyware applications


price, hardware

preloaded known spyware applicationsonline support was not helpful

Nov, 2006

Product Specifications

The HP Media Center PC is a complete home entertainment and powerful PC solution that delivers outstanding entertainment capabilities, top-performance home computing and impressive ease of use in a new design that blends effortlessly into your home.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Display (Projector)



Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion Media Center


Chipset Type:NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE
Data Bus Speed:1000MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:4600+
Type:Athlon 64 X2


Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Platform Technology:AMD LIVE!
Type:Media center

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE