Hardware

Product Name Compaq Presario 3240US Series Notebook
US Product Number PF153UA#ABA
Microprocessor AMD Athlon 64 processor 3200* with PowerNow! Technology

AMD 64 technology operates at 2.0 GHz

Microprocessor Cache 1 MB L2 Cache
Memory 512 MB DDR SDRAM (2 x 256 MB) at 333 MHz
Memory Max 1280 MB DDR SDRAM (1 x 256 MB, 1 x 1024 MB)
Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go
Video Memory 64 MB DDR (dedicated)
Hard Drive 60 GB (4200 RPM) Hard Drive

Total storage capacity is 60 billion bytes (for hard drives, 1GB = 1 billion bytes); actual accessible capacity is less.

Diskette Drive External USB Floppy Drive available for customers at hpshopping.com or local retailers; $25 off purchase price for US customers only (before taxes, shipping & handling) reimbursed via HP mail-in rebate.

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Multimedia Drive DVD+R/RW and CD-RW Combo Drive
Digital Media 5-in-1 integrated Memory Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Sticks, Memory Stick Pro or SmartMedia cards
Display 15.4 inch WXGA High-Definition Widescreen (1280 x 800) Display

High-Definition content (e.g. WMV HD files) is required to view high-definition images. Most current DVDs do not provide high-definition images.

Fax/Modem Integrated v.90/v.92 56 KB modem (RJ-11 connector)

Maximum achievable download speeds are currently unknown, may not reach 56 Kbps and will vary with line conditions. Upload speeds are less and also will vary.

Network Card Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)

Actual data transfer rates will vary.

Sound  
  • Internal speakers
  • JBL Pro Performance
  • AC audio link
  • volume control button and mute button

 

Wireless Connectivity 54g 802.11b/g WLAN with 125 HSM/SpeedBooster support

When operating in High Speed Mode, this Wi-Fi device achieves an actual throughput of up to or greater than 34.1 Mbps, which is the equivalent throughput of a system following 802.11g protocol and operating at a signaling rate of 125 Mbps. Actual throughput will vary depending on environmental, operational and other parameters. Use of this capability requires a wireless access point with SpeedBooster or 125 High Speed Mode technology which is sold separately. Web download required for 125 HSM / SpeedBoosterTM support.

Actual data transfer rates will vary.

Keyboard 101-key compatible
Pointing Device Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical Scroll Up/Down pad
PC Card Slots One Type I/II 32-bit card bus (also supports 16-bit)
External Ports  
  • Three Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
  • One Parallel SPP/ECP standard interface
  • One headphone-out
  • One microphone-in
  • One VGA (15-pin)
  • One TV-Out (S-video)
  • One RJ-11 (modem)
  • One RJ-45 (LAN)
  • One IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
  • One notebook expansion port

 

Dimensions Length x width x height

283.97 x 361.95 x 45.72 mm

11.18 x 14.25 x 1.8 inches

Weight 2.91 kg (7.8 lbs)

Weight will vary by configuration

Security  
  • Kensington MicroSaver lock slot
  • Power-on password
  • Accepts 3rd party security lock devices

 

Power  
  • 120 W AC adapter
  • 8-Cell Lithium-Ion battery

 

Software

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Security and Support:
Symantec Norton Antivirus (complementary 60 days Live Update)
Notebook Help and Support
Adobe Acrobat Reader
HP Printer Drivers (Deskjet and Photo printers)
Restore CDs
Multimedia:
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Microsoft Windows MovieMaker
RecordNow
InterVideo WinDVD
InterVideo WinDVD Creator
Apple iTunes and Apple iTunes Music Store (U.S. only; 99c each; no subscription required)
Adobe PhotoShop Album STE
Productivity and Finance:
Microsoft Works
Microsoft Money
MSN Encarta Plus
Microsoft Office 2003 Trial (Student/Teacher)
Quicken New User's Edition
Internet Solutions: