HP Pavilion Media Center a6030n - Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 2.5 GHz review: HP Pavilion Media Center a6030n - Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 2.5 GHz

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Cyberpower Gamer Ultra 8500 SE
Windows Vista Home Premium; 3.0GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+; 1,024GB 800MHz DDR2 SDRAM; 256MB Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT graphics card; 320GB 7,200 rpm hard drive

Dell Dimension E521
Windows Vista Home Premium; 2.6GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+; 2,048MB 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM; 256MB ATI Radeon X1300 Pro HyperMemory graphics card; 320GB Western Digital 7,200rpm hard drive

eMachines T5226
Windows Vista Home Premium; 2.8GHz Intel Pentium D 820; 1GB 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM; 224MB (shared) Intel GMA 950 graphics chip; 250GB 7,200rpm Western Digital hard drive

HP Pavilion a6030n
Windows Vista Home Premium; 2.5GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+; 2GB 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM; 128MB integrated Nvidia GeForce 6150 LE graphics chip; 320GB 7,200 rpm Seagate hard drive

Polywell Poly 690G-5200
Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit); 2.66Ghz AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+; 2GB 667Mhz DDR2 SDRAM; 256MB (shared) ATI Radeon X1200 integrated graphics; 250GB 7,200 rpm Seagate hard drive

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HP Pavilion Media Center a6030n - Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 2.5 GHz

Part Number: RX887AA#ABA Released: Apr. 3, 2007

MSRP: $769.99

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  • Release date Apr. 3, 2007
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