HP Pavilion Media Center m8100n Specs

HP Pavilion Media Center m8100n Specs (desktop) including CPU speed, bus speed, LAN or WLAN, power supply, sound, memory specs, RAM, hard drive, dimensions, video specs, motherboard, socket type, USB ports and expansion slots available.

These RAM, cpu, video, memory, WLAN specs, power and/or battery specs, and all other computer HP desktop specs are for informational purposes only. Please do not blame me for any inaccuracies as this info was supplied to me by the OEM in the first place. If I’m wrong, they’re wrong 😉

Product number
Introduction date
Base processor
Athlon 64 X2 (W) 5600+ 2.8 GHz (89W)
  • 2000 MT/s (mega transfers/second)
  • Socket AM2
GeForce 6150SE nForce 430
  • Manufacturer: ECS
  • Motherboard Name: MCP61PM-HM
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Nettle2-GL8E
Component Attributes
Memory Installed 3 GB
Maximum allowed 8 GB* (4 x 2 GB) (64-bit OS)4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)

*Actual available memory may be less

Speed supported PC2-5300 MB/sec
Type 240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM
Hard drive
  • 500 GB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
  • 7200 rpm
16X DVD(+/-)R/RW 12X RAM (+/-)R DL LightScribe SATA drive
  • Must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology
  • Must use LightScribe-enabled media discs and supporting software in order to take advantage of the LightScribe technology
Function Maximum speed
DVD-RAM Up to 12X
DVD-R DL Write Once Up to 8X
DVD+R DL Write Once Up to 8X
DVD+R Write Once Up to 16X
DVD+RW Rewritable Up to 8X
DVD-R Write Once Up to 16X
DVD-RW Rewritable Up to 6X
DVD ROM Read Up to 16X
CD-R Write Once Up to 40X
CD-RW Rewritable Up to 32X
CD-ROM Read Up to 40X
56K bps data/fax modem
Video Graphics
Integrated graphics
TV tuner card with FM tuner
High Definition 8-channel audio
  • ALC 888S chipset
Network (LAN)
Integrated 10/100 Base-T networking interface
Memory card reader
  • Supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • IBM Microdrive
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • mini-SD
    • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
    • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
    • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • Memory Stick Duo
    • Memory Stick Pro Duo
    • SmartMedia
    • xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)
External I/O ports
I/O ports on the front panel
Port type Quantity
15-in-1 (4 slot) One
1394 One
Headphone One
Microphone One
Audio L-R One
S-video in One
Composite video in One
I/O ports on the back panel
Port type Quantity
PS/2 (keyboard, mouse) Two
USB Four
1394a One
SPDIF out (coaxial) One
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone) One Each
Expansion slots
Slot type Quantity
PCI Two (None available)
PCI Express x16 One (One available)
PCI Express x1 One (One available)
Drive bays
Bay type Quantity
5.25″ Two (One available)
3.5″ Three (Two available)
  • AMD Live
Keyboard and mouse
  • HP multimedia keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP PS/2 optical mouse
Remote Control
USB infrared remote and receiver for media center
Software Category Software Title
Operating System
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Media Center
  • Windows Anytime Upgrade