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HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium

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Questions & Answers for HP HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium

Question

Can I add HDMI-out myself?

asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Tock11
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
6 answers
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answer 1
Well yes, you can purchase a Video Card that has HDMI on it, and that would work, the Motherboard has an upgrade slot for a video card, just look for a : PCI Express x16 video card and you should be good.
Hope I answered your question.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
ComputerGuyJoe
 - MN
answer 2
There are 4 pci slots available, but only 1 is pci express.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Reviewconissiour
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 3
You could add HDMI out if you added a separate PCI Express video card that supported it. Your new video card would then operate the graphics for the computer, bypassing the motherboard's built in graphics capability. This is actually more efficient, since most separate graphics cards have much better performance specs than motherboard graphics do. The motherboard graphics also have to share the computers main RAM, whereas most video cards have anywhere from 256 MB to 2 GB of high speed special video RAM.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Gunnergoz
answer 4
YES
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
PHLBALLS
answer 5
You can also buy a cable adaptor, from walmart, that connects the pc to a HDTV.
In the Search box at the top of the page, type in "dvi-d dual to high" without the quotation marks; there are 4 choices of cables that will work, in various lengths.
Hope this helps.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
hauger1
 - Albertville, MN
answer 6
Yes, with the proper video card in the PCI Express (x16) slot you can have a HDMI out port.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
Question

not sure in upgrading

i have three extra 2GB ram here and i want to put it in this CPU but the thing is, my extra 2GB rams were came from my old CPU that has a virus..does it will affect this CPU from that viruses if i install them in this CPU??
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
DISCONNECT
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
4 answers
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answer 1
You are safe. The virus from you old PC resides in the old disk drive, not in the ram. The ram only houses information when the system is powered on.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Stubbled
 - Dallas, TX
answer 2
Virus's to the best of my knowledge only corrupt the hard disk. Unless they can damage the protocol that controls the voltages in the memory itself? I doubt it will have any effect on your computer. Besides this system comes with a 60 day trial of Norton.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Reviewconissiour
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 3
First of all, make sure that your old RAM will work with this new computer...there are many varieties and speeds of RAM. As to viruses, no worry, RAM does not carry any data once the electrical charge is gone. Any viruses you had remain on your old computer's hard drive, not in RAM.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Gunnergoz
answer 4
RAM looses all of its information as soon as it looses power. But before you install it in the computer make sure it's compatible. There are sites that tell you what ram is compatible with your motherboard.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
BuckIDave
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Will this Desk-top AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core, update with a wireless card for home use

Want to be able to move the set-up into different rooms for ease of use, so would like to add the wireless card. I realize that I would have to move the tower as well as the other equipment, but life would be so much easier if I could move from the bdroom w/o having to go into the attic to move the hook-up to another room.
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
4 answers
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answer 1
You could purchase one and put it in there your self, but you'd have to find one that is a pci express x1 slot.Or you could go a simpler way and buy a wifi adapter from Walmart they are about 20-40$ and you just plug it into a USB on your computer.
Hope I answered your question.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
ComputerGuyJoe
 - MN
answer 2
This computer could take either a wireless PCI Express card or a USB wireless dongle. The nice thing about the USB dongle is that you can use it on different computers by simply unplugging it, whereas the PCI express card is a fairly permanent modification to your computer.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Gunnergoz
answer 3
It should, but it is an hp so maybe you ought to exchange it for a better made and supported pc, like Dell or eMachines.
Good Luck.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
hogpowr
 - Little Rock, AR
answer 4
This PC has open PCI Express x1 slots for upgrading. You will need to purchase a wireless card that uses this type of slot or purchase an external USB wireless adapter to add wireless connectivity to this PC.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
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Speed. simplicity, game playing, graphics

I am a big fan of playing strategy games such as Rome Total War. I have Medevil II Total War with the expansion Kingdoms. I'm a computer dummy who needs to know if this computer will handle this game without bogging down, hanging up, or freezing? I have viewed the HP Pavilion Slimline s5703w Desktop PC...
as well and wonder if this computer is plenty to satisfy my needs?
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Atwood, Illinois
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
3 answers
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answer 1
More than you will need to run your games, 4 processors each running at 3.0 Ghz! The only thing to upgrade is ram and the video card.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Reviewconissiour
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 2
Most mainstream, boxes like this will need, a video card upgrade to make the games, really look great. I would probably play, it just not with all the eye candy cranked up. Watch out for hp, they don't support thier products. Good Luck.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
hogpowr
 - Little Rock, AR
answer 3
With a quad core processor and 5 GB of ram, you should not have any issues playing games on this PC.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
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what type of motherboard and processor speed?

asked 3 years, 8 months ago
By
compbro
 - phx
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
3 answers
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answer 1
Processors times 4, each at 3.0Ghz!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Reviewconissiour
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 2
See this link to answer your questions:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02628205&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=5049510#N165
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Gunnergoz
answer 3
This PC features the Foxconn N-Alvorix-RS880-uATX motherboard and a 3.0 GHz AMD Athlon II X4 640 processor.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
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What is the difference between duo core prosser and quad core prosser?

asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Lilbit10
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
3 answers
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answer 1
duo = 2 and 4-5 years old
quad = 4 maybe 1-2 years on the market
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Reviewconissiour
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 2
4 cpu cores vs 2.....4 is faster, just not twice as fast. Watch for hp they don't support their products, maybe look at eMachines or Dell. Good Luck.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
hogpowr
 - Little Rock, AR
answer 3
Dual core processors feature two processing cores and Quad core processors feature four processing cores. More processing cores means that the processor can process data more quickly and efficiently.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
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What monitor should I get with this computer? Can it use VGA?

I'm just new at buying monitors separate from the actual computer. Does this computer come with VGA connection so I can just buy a monitor on the walmart site without any issue?
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
By
AlyssaEE
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
3 answers
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answer 1
This computer comes with VGA and HDVI -D inputs, so pretty much any computer monitor out there will work with it.
Hope I answered your question.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
ComputerGuyJoe
 - MN
answer 2
Yes has VGA and DVI outputs. Also look into monitors or tv's with mulitple inputs like one with a tv tuner, with a vga connection, cable input, and composite, componet, and Hdmi inputs. I bought a HDTV 22 inch wide screen that has all these for less than $240. I can watch tv with an antenna, or switch to my computer, or to my dvd player, or xbox 360
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Reviewconissiour
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 3
This PC has a VGA-out and a DVI-D port, you will be able to connect to any VGA monitor.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
Question

How much memory can I actually upgrade to?

Walmart says upgradable to 16gb, HP says 8gb. So which is right?
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
web23vnc
 - Kentucky
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
3 answers
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answer 1
Walmart, 16gb.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Reviewconissiour
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 2
http://i.walmart.com/i/rb/0088611101641.pdf
This is a spec sheet from HP and if you read it it says up to 16GB.
Less for a 32 bit system but this is 64 bit so it can go up to 16GB
Hope this helps!
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
emmamm85
answer 3
Supports up to 8 GB on 64-bit systems (DIMMs run at DDR3-1066)
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
Question

what is the graphics on this and would you recommend for world of warcraft

asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
blart
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
3 answers
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answer 1
i bought this product and i play world of warcraft, you will need to buy another video card to play because the integrated video doesn't do very well, it is very choppy other than that this product works great
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Quantumleap
answer 2
I'm not the technical type and haven't tried WoW on it yet, but it runs Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) perfectly.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Imshady
 - Brooklyn, NY
answer 3
This PC features the ATI Radeon 4200 graphics adapter, and meets or exceeds all of the recommended system requirements for World of Warcraft listed on the manufacturer’s website, so it should have no issues running this software.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
Question

What speed is the 750GB HD for the HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium?

asked 3 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on HP Pavilion p6703w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II 640 Quad-Core Processor and Windows 7 Home Premium
2 answers
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answer 1
It is a SATA 7200 RPM.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
hauger1
 - Albertville, MN
answer 2
750GB [7200RPM Serial ATA] hard drive.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
HP Team
 - Boise, ID
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