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HP Pavilion Elite Media Center m9040n

HP Pavilion Elite Media Center m9040n
alaScore 82

17 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of HP Pavilion Elite Media Center m9040n. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 Elite Media Center m9040n is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Hp Pavilion Elite M9040n


The HP Pavilion Elite M904 is a solid choice for those looking for a great multimedia PC at a great price

Consumer review (

Seems good but some issues ”


This HP pavilion Elite m9040n desktop computer is a good computer for the typical college student or for the typical couple that wants to browse the net and do some streaming videos on youtube and the like. The HP pavilion elite m9040N computer can...

Feb, 2011

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Nice desktop computer for everyday use ”


I have been a long time HP consumer and this computer had not let me down. This is a really good work at home desktop computer. The price was right around $1,100 at Best Buy. Pretty good price for a durable,quick computer. The appearance is very slick...

Feb, 2011

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HP Pavilion Elite M9040N ”


My main objective was to combine a new powerful PC for the family and record high definition tv programs without having to buy separate components and I found exactly what I was looking for on this HP system using Windows Media Center.As you can tell I...

Jan, 2011

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nice and fast ”


This is pretty fast and great for your needs. My opinion on this has changed.

Jan, 2011

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The HP Pavilion Elite M9040N desktop computer ”


HP's Pavilion Elite m9040n frustrates us because, but for a seemingly greedy design decision, we actually like it quite a bit. This $1,190 desktop comes with a quad-core chip and a cleaner profile than older HP desktops, thanks to its integrated...

Jan, 2011

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This is one awesome computer ”

Jan, 2011

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Love it! ”


I love this desktop not to mention the awesome LCD screen that it comes with because those big bulky monitors are just stupid and I hate those things they are so annoying. Anyways before I got this desktop I had a laptop pc and I would use programs...

Dec, 2010

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overall pretty good ”


This machine is fast has lots of storage, plenty of RAM, with some nice extras like a blu-ray drive. Also a couple of things to be aware of. On the plus side, this machine is faster and has more storage than you'll need for any sort of day-to-day...

Dec, 2010

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HP Pavilion Elite M9040N ”


I was in the market looking for a new computer to buy for a friend when i came over this. The specs are really great and it was pre loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium. I look at the price tag and couldn't resist. his was also by one of my favorite...

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications

The HP Pavilion Elite m9040n PC delivers outstanding entertainment and top performance home computing, together with impressive ease-of-use and a stylish design.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:8MB
Per Processor Size:8MB

Display (Projector)



Country Kits:United States
Model:Elite Media Center m9040n
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion


Chipset Type:Intel G33 Express
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz




Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Digital and analog TV


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Quad-Core
Processor Number:Q6600
Type:Core 2 Quad


Installed Size:3GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

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:640GB
Platform Technology:Intel VIIV Technology
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Media center

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
Interface Type:PCI Express x16