HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF Gaming Upgrade GTX 1650 and i7-4790

Product features

Standard configuration features

Features may vary depending on the model. For a complete listing of the hardware and software installed in the computer, run the diagnostic utility (included on some computer models only).

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Tower (TWR)

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Small Form Factor (SFF)

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Ultra-slim Desktop (USDT)

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Tower (TWR) front panel components

Drive configuration may vary by model. Some models have a bezel blank covering one or more drive bays.
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15.25-inch Half-Height Drive Bay (behind bezel)6Hard Drive Activity Light
2USB 2.0Ports (black)7Slim Optical Drive (optional)
3USB 3.0Ports (blue)83.5-inch Media Card Reader (optional)
4Headphone Connector9Microphone/Headphone Connector
5Dual-State Power Button

NOTE: When a device is plugged into the Microphone/Headphone Connector, a dialog box will pop up asking if you want to use the connector for a microphone Line-In device or a headphone. You can reconfigure the connector at any time by double-clicking the Audio Manager icon in the Windows taskbar.

NOTE: The Power On Light is normally white when the power is on. If it is flashing red, there is a problem with the computer and it is displaying a diagnostic code. Refer to the Maintenance and Service Guide to interpret the code.
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Small Form Factor (SFF) front panel components

Drive configuration may vary by model. Some models have a bezel blank covering one or more drive bays.
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1Slim Optical Drive (optional)5Headphone Connector
2USB 2.0Ports (black)6Dual-State Power Button
3USB 3.0Ports (blue)7Hard Drive Activity Light
4Microphone/Headphone Connector83.5-inch Media Card Reader (optional)

NOTE: When a device is plugged into the Microphone/Headphone Connector, a dialog box will pop up asking if you want to use the connector for a microphone Line-In device or a headphone. You can reconfigure the connector at any time by double-clicking the Audio Manager icon in the Windows taskbar.

NOTE: The Power On Light is normally white when the power is on. If it is flashing red, there is a problem with the computer and it is displaying a diagnostic code. Refer to the Maintenance and Service Guide to interpret the code.
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Ultra-slim Desktop (USDT) front panel components

Drive configuration may vary by model. Some models have a bezel blank covering the optical drive bay.
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1Slim Optical Drive (optional)5Headphone Connector
2USB 2.0Ports (black)6Hard Drive Activity Light
3USB 3.0Ports (blue)7Dual-State Power Button
4Microphone/Headphone Connector8SD Media Card Reader (optional)

NOTE: When a device is plugged into the Microphone/Headphone Connector, a dialog box will pop up asking if you want to use the connector for a microphone Line-In device or a headphone. You can reconfigure the connector at any time by double-clicking the Audio Manager icon in the Windows taskbar.

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NOTE: The Power On Light is normally white when the power is on. If it is flashing red, there is a problem with the computer and it is displaying a diagnostic code. Refer to the Maintenance and Service Guide to interpret the code.
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Tower (TWR) rear panel components

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1Power Cord Connector7Line-Out Connector for powered audio
devices (green)
2PS/2 Keyboard Connector (purple)8PS/2 Mouse Connector (green)
3USB 2.0 Ports (black)9RJ-45 Network Connector
4DisplayPort Monitor Connectors10Serial Connector
5VGA Monitor Connector11Line-In Audio Connector (blue)
6USB 3.0 Ports (blue)

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NOTE: An optional second serial port and an optional parallel port are available from HP.

When a device is plugged into the blue Line-In Audio Connector, a dialog box will pop up asking if you want to use the connector for a line-in device or a microphone. You can reconfigure the connector at any time by double-clicking the Audio Manager icon in the Windows taskbar.

When a graphics card is installed in one of the system board slots, the video connectors on the graphics card and the integrated graphics on the system board may be used at the same time. However, for such a configuration, only the display connected to the discrete graphics card will display POST messages.

The system board graphics can be disabled by changing settings in Computer Setup.
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1PS/2 Mouse Connector (green)7PS/2 Keyboard Connector (purple)
2RJ-45 Network Connector8DisplayPort Monitor Connectors
3Serial Connector9VGA Monitor Connector
4USB 2.0 Ports (black)10USB 3.0 Ports (blue)
5Line-In Audio Connector (blue)11Line-Out Connector for powered audio
devices (green)
6Power Cord Connector

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NOTE: An optional second serial port and an optional parallel port are available from HP.

When a device is plugged into the blue Line-In Audio Connector, a dialog box will pop up asking if you want to use the connector for a line-in device or a microphone. You can reconfigure the connector at any time by double-clicking the Audio Manager icon in the Windows taskbar.

When a graphics card is installed in one of the system board slots, the video connectors on the graphics card and the integrated graphics on the system board may be used at the same time. However, for such a configuration, only the display connected to the discrete graphics card will display POST messages.

The system board graphics can be disabled by changing settings in Computer Setup.
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Ultra-slim Desktop (USDT) rear panel components

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1Line-Out Connector for powered audio6VGA Monitor Connector
devices (green)
2USB 2.0Ports (black)7Power Cord Connector
3USB 3.0Ports (blue)8Line-In Audio Connector (blue)
4DisplayPort Monitor Connectors9RJ-45 Network Connector
5PS/2 Keyboard Connector (purple)10PS/2 Mouse Connector (green)

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NOTE: When a device is plugged into the blue Line-In Audio Connector, a dialog box will pop up asking if you want to use the connector for a line-in device or a microphone. You can reconfigure the connector at any time by double-clicking the Audio Manager icon in the Windows taskbar.

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If an MXM graphics card is installed, all of the video connectors may be used at the same time. However, for such a configuration, only the display connected to the upper DisplayPort will display POST messages.

The system board graphics can be disabled by changing settings in Computer Setup.
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Media card reader components

The media card reader is an optional device available on some models only. Refer to the following illustration and table to identify the media card reader components.
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No.SlotMedia
1SD/HC/XC/UHS-1/Plus●    Secure Digital (SD)●    Secure Digital High●    Secure Digital
Capacity (SDHC)Extended Capacity
Memory Card
(SDXC)
  1. Media Card Reader Activity Light

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Keyboard

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ComponentComponent
1Sleep6Mute volume
2Fast reverse7Decrease volume
3Play/pause8Increase volume
4Stop9Windows logo key
5Fast forward10Function

Using the Windows logo key

Use the Windows Logo key in combination with other keys to perform certain functions available in the Windows operating system.
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Windows Logo Key +Windows 7Windows 8
no other keyDisplays the Start menuDisplays the Start screen
cOpens charms
dDisplays the DesktopDisplays the Desktop
eLaunches My ComputerOpens Windows Explorer
fLaunches Find DocumentGoes to files in Search charm
Ctrl + fLaunches Find ComputerLaunches Find Computer
gCycles through gadgetsCycles through gadgets
hGoes to Share charm
iGoes to Settings charm
kGoes to Devices charm

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l Locks the computer if you are connected to

a network domain, or allows you to switch

users if you are not connected to a network

domain

Locks the computer if you are connected to a network domain, or allows you to switch users if you are not connected to a network domain

mMinimizes all open applicationsMinimizes all open applications
oLocks screen orientation
pChoose a presentation display modeOpens projection options
qGoes to Search charm
rLaunches the Run dialog boxLaunches the Run dialog box
tCycles through programs on the taskbarCycles through programs on the taskbar
uLaunches Ease of Access CenterLaunches Ease of Access Center
vCycles through notifications
wGoes to Settings in Search charm
xOpens Windows Mobility Center if presentOpens Windows Mobility Center if present
zOpens applications bar
F1Launches Windows HelpLaunches Windows Help
TabCycles through programs on the TaskbarCycles through metro application history
using the Windows Flip 3-D
Ctrl + TabUse the arrow keys to cycle throughUse the arrow keys to cycle through metro
programs on the Taskbar by using Windowsapplication history
Flip 3-D
SpacebarBrings all gadgets to the front and selectSwitches input language and keyboard
Windows Sidebarlayout
any number keyGoes to the application at the given positionGoes to the application at the given position
on the taskbaron the taskbar
up arrowMaximizes the windowMaximizes the desktop window
left arrowSnaps the window to the left side of theSnaps the desktop window to the left side of
screenthe screen
right arrowSnaps the window to the right side of theSnaps the desktop window to the right side
screenof the screen
down arrowMinimizes the windowMinimizes the desktop window
Shift + left arrow or rightMoves a window from one monitor toMoves a window from one monitor to
arrowanotheranother
, (comma)Peeks at the desktop
. (period)Snap a metro application to the right
Shift + . (period)Snap a metro application to the left
EnterLaunches Narrator
EscExits Magnifier
+ (on numpad)Zooms inZooms in (Magnifier)

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– (on numpad)Zooms outZooms out (Magnifier)
HomeMinimizes non-active desktop windowsMinimizes non-active desktop windows
BreakDisplays System PropertiesDisplays System Properties
PgUpMoves Start screen to left monitor
PgDnMoves Start screen to right monitor

Serial number location

Each computer has a unique serial number and a product ID number that are located on the exterior of the computer. Keep these numbers available for use when contacting customer service for assistance.

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2 Tower (TWR) hardware upgrades

Serviceability features

The computer includes features that make it easy to upgrade and service. No tools are needed for most of the installation procedures described in this chapter.

Warnings and cautions

Before performing upgrades be sure to carefully read all of the applicable instructions, cautions, and warnings in this guide.

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Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet and allow the internal system components to cool before touching.

Do not plug telecommunications or telephone connectors into the network interface controller (NIC) receptacles.

Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety feature.

Plug the power cord in a grounded (earthed) outlet that is easily accessible at all times.

To reduce the risk of serious injury, read the Safety & Comfort Guide. It describes proper workstation, setup, posture, and health and work habits for computer users, and provides important electrical and mechanical safety information. This guide is located on the Web at http://www.hp.com/ergo.

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Disconnect power to the equipment before removing the enclosure.

Replace and secure the enclosure before re-energizing the equipment.

CAUTION: Static electricity can damage the electrical components of the computer or optional equipment. Before beginning these procedures, ensure that you are discharged of static electricity by briefly touching a grounded metal object. See Electrostatic discharge on page 132 for more information.
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When the computer is plugged into an AC power source, voltage is always applied to the system board. You must disconnect the power cord from the power source before opening the computer to prevent damage to internal components.

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Removing the computer access panel

To access internal components, you must remove the access panel:

  1. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer.
  1. Remove all removable media, such as compact discs or USB flash drives, from the computer.
  1. Turn off the computer properly through the operating system, then turn off any external devices.
  1. Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet and disconnect any external devices.

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  1. Lift up on the access panel handle (1) then lift the access panel off the computer (2).

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Replacing the computer access panel

Slide the lip on the front end of the access panel under the lip on the front of the chassis (1) then press the back end of the access panel onto the unit so that it locks into place (2).
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Removing the front bezel

  1. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer.
  1. Remove all removable media, such as compact discs or USB flash drives, from the computer.
  1. Turn off the computer properly through the operating system, then turn off any external devices.
  1. Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet and disconnect any external devices.

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  1. Remove the computer access panel.
  1. Lift up the three tabs on the side of the bezel (1), then rotate the bezel off the chassis (2).

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Removing bezel blanks

On some models, there are bezel blanks covering one or more drive bays that need to be removed before installing a drive. To remove a bezel blank:

  1. Remove the access panel and front bezel.
  1. Remove the bezel blank for the appropriate drive:
  • To remove a 5.25-inch bezel blank, press inward on the retaining tabs that hold the bezel blank in place (1) then pull the bezel blank from the front bezel (2).

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  • To remove a 3.5-inch bezel blank, press outward on the two retaining tabs that hold the bezel blank in place (1) and rotate the bezel blank back and to the right to remove it (2).

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  • To remove a slim optical drive bezel blank, press inward on the retaining tabs that hold the bezel blank in place (1) then pull the bezel blank from the front bezel (2).

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Replacing the front bezel

Insert the three hooks on the bottom side of the bezel into the rectangular holes on the chassis (1) then rotate the top side of the bezel onto the chassis (2) and snap it into place.
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System board connections

Refer to the following illustration and table to identify the system board connectors.
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No.System Board ConnectorSystem Board LabelColorComponent
1System Board PCI ExtenderEXTblackSystem Board PCI Extender
Connectors(optional, shown installed)
2SATA 3.0SATA1light blueAny SATA Device other than the
Primary Hard Drive
3USB 2.0MEDIAblackUSB 2.0 Device, such as a USB 2.0
Media Card Reader
4SATA 3.0SATA0dark bluePrimary Hard Drive
5SATA 3.0SATA2light blueAny SATA Device other than the
Primary Hard Drive
6PCI (optional)PCI1whiteExpansion Card
7System Board PCI Extender(not applicable)(notExpansion Card
(optional)applicable)
8PCI Express x16 downshiftedX4PCIEXPwhiteExpansion Card
to a x4
9PCI Express x1X1PCIEXP2blackExpansion Card
10PCI Express x1X1PCIEXP1blackExpansion Card
11PCI Express x16X16PCIEXPblackExpansion Card
12Parallel PortPARblackParallel Port
13Serial PortCOMBblackSerial Port
14Hood LockHLCKblackHood Lock
15Hood SensorHSENSEwhiteHood Sensor
16BatteryBATblackBattery

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