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HP Pavilion P6754Y Desktop PC Review:

February 21st, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

HP Pavilion desktop PCs are famous for powerful performance and most of the people make their choice with this series. Now, there is a new model desktop PC added to this series as HP Pavilion P6754Y. This is a powerful machine with all the needed features. This machine is powered through AMD Athlon II X4 640 processor and motherboard is N-Alvorix-RS880-uATX. It has optical drive, 4GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, ATI Radeon 4200 Graphics, Wi-Fi wireless networking, 15-in-1 card reader and many more. This desktop price is quite reasonable when compared with its features.

AMD Athlon II X4 640 Processor Details:

AMD Athlon II X4 640 processor, that powers HP Pavilion P6754Y, is a Quad-Core processor and clocked at 3.0GHz.  It is based on the ‘Propus’ CPU die and comes with a 2000MHz HT link and supports DDR2 and DDR3 memory. The latest C3 CPU stepping is included in the processor, which is good for multi-threaded performance. It has 2MB of L2 Cache and lacking L3 Cache completely.  Its TDP rating is 95W.

HP Pavilion P6754Y Pros:

  • It is a powerful desktop PC at reasonable price.
  • It has ATI Radeon 4200 Graphics.
  • It has SuperMulti DVD burner.
  • It has Wi-Fi Wireless networking.
  • It has 15-in-1 card reader.
  • It has integrated ALC888S-VD audio.

HP Pavilion P6754Y Cons:

  • No Blu-disc player.
  • No Bluetooth.
  • Not suitable for gaming.



HP Pavilion P6754Y is powered through AMD Athlon II X4 640 processor. This processor is clicked at 3.0 GHz and got four cores. Its socket is AM# and Bus speed is 4000MHz HT3.


This desktop motherboard is N-Alvorix-RS880uATX. Its chipset is AMD 785G and memory socket is 4 x DDR3. Its processor socket is AM3 with Front Side bus spped as 1333/1066/800MHz.

System memory and Hard drive:

HP Pavilion P6754Y comes with 4 GB DDR3 RAM. This system memory got a chance for expansion up to 8GB.

Hard drive of this desktop is 1TB capacity. It is a SATA drive rotates at 7200rpm and transfer rate is 3.0Gb/sec.

Optical drive:

HP Pavilion P6754Y PC comes with a SuperMulti DVD burner. This drive can read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats with double-layer support.

HP Pavilion P6754Y comes with ATI Radeon 4200 integrated graphics card. It can support the concurrent use of the DVI and VGA ports. The graphics card is not suitable for high end gaming.


This machine is arranged with integrated ALC 888s-VD audio.


HP Pavilion P6754Y comes with 10-Base-T LAN for all wired connectivity needs.

There is a facility for Wi-Fi wireless networking too, through 802.11 b/g/n PCI-MiniCard.

Card reader:

This desktop comes with one 15-in-1 multimedia card reader.

Input Devices:

This machine is supplied with USB keyboard and USB optical mouse as input devices.

I/O ports:

Front I/O ports are:

  • USB: 2
  • Headphone: 1
  • Microphone: 1

Back I/O ports are:

1 – One electrical S/PDIF Output

2 – One VGA port

3 – Four USB 2.0 ports

4 – One RJ45 10/100 Mb/s LAN

5 – Center/Subwoofer-out (yellow – orange)

6 – Rear speaker-out (black)

7 – Line-in (light blue)

8 – Line-out (lime)

9 – Mic-in (pink)

10 – Side speaker-out (gray)

11 – One DVI-D port.

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  1. Bob
    March 13th, 2011 at 11:35 | #1

    I just prurchased a HP Pavilion P6754Y and i had 2 gb of ddr2 memory made by crucial. After reading your article I decided to use the memory in this PC. the label on the ram indicates 1gb 240 pin 128mx64 ddr2 pc2-5. t omy dismay the memory did not fir in the slot. The tab did not line up. Please advise. thanks

  2. Guy
    March 15th, 2011 at 19:40 | #2

    Is there any problem with installing a Geforce GTX 460 on with this or would a better processor need to go with it first?

  3. joe
    September 2nd, 2012 at 10:35 | #3

    This computer sucks. Don’t buy it.