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The HP Pavilion HPE h9 Phoenix desktop carries high-end specs within its black and silver frame, offering processor configurations from both AMD and Intel. The desktop supports Beats Audio, up to 16GB RAM and contains three internal hard drive bays along with an optical disc drive. A "valet tray" which essentially serves as a USB hub is available as an optional accessory.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jan. 8, 2012
  • Price at launch: $1,149.99


  • Desktop type: Tower
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 16.34 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 16.22 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 6.89 inches
  • Weight: 27.58 pounds
  • Color: Black / Silver / Red


  • Operating system: Windows 7


  • CPU brand: AMD
  • CPU family: FX-8100
  • Cores: 8

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Model: Core i7-3960X
  • Cores: 6
  • Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.9 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon 7670
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 8 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Slots: 4


  • Options: HDD (Unspecified RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base storage type: Flash (SSD)
  • Base storage capacity: 160 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 160 GB


  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading

Optical Drive

  • 3.5-inch: 3


  • Wi-Fi: Yes


  • Liquid cooling options: CPU


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