|The Hewlett-Packard 574679-001 is a socket 478 motherboard designed for use with HP laptops. This Hewlett-Packard motherboard is compatible with the HP Pavilion DV7 series of laptops that support the ATX form factor. The Hewlett-Packard 574679-001 supports the AMD chipsets and DDR2 memory. The hard drive connectivity is available via a SATA slots. The graphics and audio on this Hewlett-Packard motherboard are handled by an integrated graphics chipset. The connections on this socket 478 motherboard include USB, VGA, and FireWire ports as well as an HDMI and a RJ-45 LAN interface. It is important for the buyer to note that the CPU, memory, and other components are not included with this motherboard unless otherwise specified. This Hewlett-Packard motherboard may work best for those looking to upgrade the power and performance of their existing laptop without purchasing a whole new model.