Well, the tower finally quit. Completely and totally quit. 7 years is a long time to run! Those that say HPs are shit obviously treat theirs that way 😉 Oh, and I'm totally posting from it *and* installing Sims 3 😛
- HP Pavilion Desktop with AMD Athlon™ II Quad-Core Processor
- HP USB keyboard, HP USB optical mouse
- Software: HP MediaSmart Software Suite; Cyberlink DVD Suite Deluxe; Microsoft Works 9.0 and more
- Owner's manual
- AMD Athlon™ II 630* quad-core processor For true multicore performance, optimized to deliver the benefits of Windows 7. AMD PowerNow!™ 3.0 and Cool'n'Quiet™ technologies for a cool, quiet and energy-efficient PC.
- 6GB PC3-10600 DDR3 SDRAM For multitasking power, expandable to 16GB.
- Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive with double-layer support Records up to 8.5GB of data or 4 hours of video using compatible media; also supports DVD-RAM and LightScribe direct-disc labels using compatible LightScribe media.
- 2MB L2 cache memory For efficient system processing.
- 1TB Serial ATA hard drive Offers spacious storage and fast read/write times.
- NVIDIA GeForce 9100 graphics With 256MB integrated shared video memory and up to 2943MB total available memory as allocated by Windows 7. High-definition audio support with up to 7.1-channel surround sound capability.
- 15-in-1 media reader Supports SmartMedia, xD-Picture Card, MultiMediaCard, Secure Digital, miniSD, Compact Flash I, Compact Flash II, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo formats.
- Also supports Reduced Size MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCard Mobile and MultiMediaCard Plus formats.
- IEEE 1394 (FireWire) interface and 6 high-speed USB 2.0 ports For fast digital data transfer and easy peripheral connectivity.
- Built-in 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN For a wired connection to the Web.
- Marquee signature design With lighting and chrome for a stylish look.
- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit operating system preinstalled Provides a stable platform for word processing, Web navigation, gaming, media storage and more.
- Software package included With HP MediaSmart Software Suite, Cyberlink DVD Suite Deluxe, Microsoft Works 9.0 and more. 60-day trial version of Microsoft Office also included.
- AMD, AMD Arrow logo, AMD Athlon, Cool'n'Quiet, HyperTransport and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. *This model number indicates relative software performance among this AMD processor family.
$609.99 + 2-year all that shiz + back-up/recovery + 6 months of "Ask a Geek" (it was $20, :lol:) = One hell of a birthday gift for Josh, 😉