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HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)

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HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)

With convenient expandability options, the HP Pavilion Desktop PC, 500-b23w is the versatile PC that will grow as your needs do. With its clean modern style, it'll fit seamlessly anywhere you put it. With fast processors, strong graphics and more storage, you've found your ideal PC.
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Questions & Answers for Hewlett Packard HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)

Question

How do I upgrade to 16gb of ram?

asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Bizz
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
3 answers
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answer 1
Go to you tube and watch a video, it is very easy.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Watchman7
answer 2
I bought two 8 gig chips from best buy. Just take cover off and add chip. I took out the 4 gig chip and added two 8's. Only two slots
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Hiflyer35
answer 3
You will need two 8GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 SDRAM memory modules to upgrade this to 16GB.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
HP Team
Question

Can a wireless internet connection be set-up on this desktop?

I am giving this to my son for Christmas. His bedroom is upstairs on the opposite side of the house as our router and wiring, etc. Is it possible to set this computer up to receive the internet wireless (or by Wi-fi)?
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
tdale
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes and very easy setup. I am using it as I type!
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
jmsumc1998
answer 2
This HP PC does have wireless connectivity, but your router also will need to be wireless to connect the PC to the router.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
HP Team
Question

Is this a used or refurbished computer?

asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Vick
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
No
answered 4 months ago
By
Hammer21
answer 2
Mine was bought as a new computer. I'd never buy refurbished from someone I didn't know and especially from a store/company
answered 4 months ago
By
MissyAlso1
Question

Will this work with a regular monitor

I have a hp w2408h
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
jeni
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
jmsumc1998
answer 2
The HP w2408h 24 inch LCD Monitor is compatible with the HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
HP Team
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What is the GHz of the processer?

asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Josh
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
2.0 ghz
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Hiflyer35
answer 2
This HP PC has a 2.0GHz speed processor.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
HP Team
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It says this pc can be upgraded to 16gig ram. How many slots does it have for ram total?

asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
John
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
2 slots only so you need 2-8GB
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Watchman7
answer 2
This HP PC is upgradable to 16GB, there are two Dimm slots, 2 x 8GB memory modules.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
HP Team
Question

Does it have a slot for another drive? And will it support a Blu ray burner?

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Ainge
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
No Slots on this cheap motherboard, None what so ever.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Watchman7
answer 2
This HP PC does not have an open bay for another hard drive. For any upgrade information, I recommend contacting HP Total Care are 1-80-474-6836 24hrs a day 7days a week.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
HP Team
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Is this a good entry level PC for gaming for 13 year old? I can't afford the high priced ones.

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Gwen
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
Not so good for gaming, it maybe OK for 13 years old but not good for next yer, because you can't upgrade this computer. Don't waist your $$$, buy something up-gradable at least you can add a graphic card to it in the future.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Watchman7
answer 2
This PC will play any games that have system requirements equal to or less than the specifications of this PC. I recommend contacting the software manufacturer of any games you intend to use in order to determine the system requirements for their software.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
HP Team
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Is it HDMI compatible

Does it have an HDMI connectability?
asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
nobody1
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
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answer 1
yes it is with an adapter...and your own HDMI cable.
http://www.walmart.com/ip/StarTech-HDMI-to-DVI-D-Video-Cable-Adapter-8-Universal/22952980
answered 4 months ago
By
Bullfrog7
answer 2
This HP PC only has a VGA and DVI-D monitor connections.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
HP Team
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Can I use my new smart tv as a monitor for this product?

asked 4 months, 1 week ago
By
Shellyb
on HP Pavilion 500-b23w Desktop PC with AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, and Windows 8 (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
yes you can, if your TV has an HDMI connection Slot with this adapter and a Hdmi cable of your choice.
http://www.walmart.com/ip/StarTech-HDMI-to-DVI-D-Video-Cable-Adapter-8-Universal/22952980
answered 4 months ago
By
Bullfrog7
answer 2
As long as your smart TV has a VGA or DVI-D you should not have any problems, please note HP does not test or supports third party products.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
HP Team
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