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HP Pavilion Slimline s3530f

HP Pavilion Slimline s3530f
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6 reviews

Aug, 2014

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(Based on 6 reviews)

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Good computer for the price

 

Once you take care of the overheating problem - common to ALL slimlines because they have a very low PSU (power supply) - you have a great little HTPC (home theatre pc). Since it comes with 64 bit vista, youll need to download the divx codecs (not the...

Blu Ray Drive ; Small compact design ; Easy plug and play action ; Nice port availability

NO extra room for modifications ; Hard to find upgrades for an SFF machine (small form factor) ; No expansion slots whatsoever (but thats what you can expect from a slimline) ; RUNS HOT - MUST MUST MUST get extra cooling fans or you will FRY your machine

Consumer review by:

Good computer for the price

 

Once you take care of the overheating problem - common to ALL slimlines because they have a very low PSU (power supply) - you have a great little HTPC (home theatre pc).

Blu Ray Drive ; Small compact design ; Easy plug and play action ; Nice port availability

NO extra room for modifications ; Hard to find upgrades for an SFF machine (small form factor) ; No expansion slots whatsoever (but thats what you can expect from a slimline) ; RUNS HOT - MUST MUST MUST get extra cooling fans or you will FRY your machine

Consumer review by:

Does everything I bought it for!

 

Blu-Ray Player, HDMI out, Plenty of CPU for HTPC, Small Size, Wireless WiFi built in

Bright LED's on front, Fan is a bit noisy, Needs wireless keyboard, Needs wireless mouse, Too many HP application

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Does everything I bought it for!

 

I have it hooked up to my 37 Samsung LCD through a HDMI cable. I had to fiddle with it a little bit to set up the resolution correctly, and to get sound to come through the HDMI cable.

Blu-Ray Player, HDMI out, Plenty of CPU for HTPC, Small Size, Wireless WiFi built in

Bright LED's on front, Fan is a bit noisy, Needs wireless keyboard, Needs wireless mouse, Too many HP application

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Powerful, fast & cheap

 

Consumer review by:

Powerful, fast & cheap

 

Bought this to use as a media center in my Den. Replaces another HP I have had for 3 years. Great small, fast and cheap computer.

Product Specifications

HP Pavilion Slimline s3530f is an attractive, space-saving PC at an affordable price. This slimline desktop gives you a power-packed PC in a compact and ultra stylish package to fit in well in any room in the house.

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)

Type:None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Slimline s3530f
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion

Mainboard

Chipset Type:NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE / nForce 430
Data Bus Speed:1000MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Digital and analog TV

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.8GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:AMD
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Quad-Core
Processor Number:9100e
Type:Phenom X4

RAM

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

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

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:500GB
Platform Technology:AMD LIVE!
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Media center

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GS
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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