HP announces Pavilion a6330f desktop PC

Feeling a touch overwhelmed by HP's outpouring of media center PCs? If so, the Pavilion a6330f should calm those nerves quite a bit, as this humble rig is designed for those not quite ready to drop a grand (or more) on a new desktop. Check the innards below:

  • 2.8GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core 5600+ processor

  • NVIDIA's nForce 430 chipset

  • 3GB of DDR2 RAM

  • 500GB 7,200 RPM SATA hard drive

  • HP Pocket Media Drive Bay

  • SuperMulti DVD burner (LightScribe-enabled)

  • NVIDIA 128MB GeForce 6150 SE graphics set

  • Front-mounted 15-in-1 multicard reader

As for the port assortment, you can count on six USB 2.0 sockets, a pair of FireWire connectors, audio in / out and VGA. Additionally, you'll find an HP mouse and multimedia keyboard tossed in for good measure, and you can spec yours out later this month starting at $649.