Seagate Barracuda HDD 500 GB SATA-300 Upgrade for the HP - Compaq Pavilion p6-2013sc Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Pavilion p6-2013sc System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR3 PC3-12800

Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-12800, DDR3 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 8GB
Slots: 2

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.System is at maximum memory, no memory upgrades are possible. These parts should be used as replacements once the system is outside of its warranty period.

How much memory your Windows OS will recognize depends on which version of Windows you are running. 32-bit versions of Windows will see (and utilize) only 3GB or 3.5GB. To utilize more memory, install a 64-bit version of your OS. More information about OS memory maximums can be found here.

Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.

video - installing memory

Storage:

SATA 3 - 6Gb/s

SATA Version -- SATA 3 - 6Gb/s

External Drive Bays -- 1 x 5.25"

Internal Drive Bays -- 1 x 3.5"

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

Chipset:

AMD Hudson D2 chipset

Chipset is a set of integrated circuits that have a specific purpose in a computer system, a group of microchips used together to perform a single task.

Graphics Card:

PCI Express x16 Graphics

External Connector: 15-hole connector

Graphics Card A circuit board fitted to a computer containing the necessary video memory and other electronics to provide a bitmap display. Adaptors vary in the resolution (number of pixels) and number of colours they can display, and in the refresh rate they support. These parameters are also limited by the monitor to which the adaptor is connected.

Seagate Barracuda HDD 500 GB SATA-300

Seagate Barracuda HDD 500 GB SATA-300
Part Number: ST3500641AS-RK
  • Perpendicular recording technology
  • Fast performance
  • Superb reliability
  • Eco-friendly power levels
  • 2-year warranty
 $65.99
Qty:

Barracuda 7200.9 is a member of the Seagate 3.5-inch family of high-capacity desktop drives targeted at mainstream and high-performance PCs and advanced storage applications. The product enables OEMs and system builders to qualify one family of drives from a premier provider for a wide range of storage applications.

Type: Hard drive - internal
Capacity: 500 GB
Form Factor: 3.5" x 1/3H
Interface: Serial ATA-300
Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBps
Buffer Size: 16 MB
Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm
Manufacturer Warranty: 2 years warranty

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