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Compaq Presario SR1250NX Desktop PC support

Product Specifications

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Introduction date


Country/region sold in

  • United States
  • Canada


Base processor

Intel Pentium4 515 (P) 2.93 GHz
  • 533 MHz Front side bus
  • Socket 775


Intel 915G



Memory Installed512 MB (2 x 256MB)
Maximum allowed4 GB (4 x 1GB) requires the replacement of the installed 256 MB DIMMs
Speed supportedPC3200 MB/sec
Type184 pin, DDR1-400 SDRAM
DIMM slotsFour
Open DIMM slotsTwo

Hard drive

  • 160 GB
  • 7200 rpm
  • Serial ATA (SATA)

Optical drives

  • 48x maximum speed CD-ROM drive
  • 8x DVD+R/+RW DL (must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology)
    DVD+R Write Once8X
    DVD+RW Rewritable 4X
    DVD ROM Read 12X
    CD-R Write Once24X
    CD-RW Rewritable10X
    CD-ROM Read 40X
    Form Factor5.25 inches
    Storage Capacity 8.5GB


PCI K56flex data/fax modem

Video graphics

  • Integrated in Intel 915G chipset
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900


  • Integrated on motherboard
  • Realtek ALC 880 chipset 8-channel audio
  • Dolby 7.1 surround sound support with Dolby Pro Logic IIx
  • THX support

Network (LAN)

  • Integrated 10/100Base-T
  • Realtek RTL8101L

9-in-1 card

  • USB interface
  • 9-in-1 digital media card reader supports the following memory cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • SmartMedia
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • MultiMediaCard
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • Micro Drive
    • xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)

External I/O ports

I/O ports on the front panel
Port typeQuantity
USB (2.0)Three (one on the 9-in-1 faceplate, two on the motherboard)
9-in-1 media card readerOne card with four slots
IEEE 1394One
I/O ports on the back panel
Port typeQuantity
USB (2.0)Four
IEEE 1394One
AudioOne each (line-in, line-out, microphone)
VGA (monitor)One
PS/2 (keyboard, mouse)Two

Expansion slots (total)

Slot typeQuantity
PCIThree (two available)
PCI express x16One (available)
DIMMFour (two available)

Drive bays (total)

Bay typeQuantity
5.25-inch, externalTwo (both occupied)
3.5-inch, externalOne (available)
3.5, internalOne (occupied)

Power supply

  • AC input voltage (47-63Hz):
    • 100-127V/8A
    • 200-240V/4A
  • DC output wattage: 300 Watts

Keyboard and mouse

  • Compaq PS/2 Home Professional keyboard
  • Compaq PS/2 scroller mouse
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)


Key to software:
  • cd/dvd = media included in box
  • eng = English only, even in French Canada
  • fc = only available in French Canada
  • nfc = not available in French Canada
Software titles that shipped with PC
Software CategorySoftware Title
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP Home

Microsoft Service Packs
CD/CD-RW/DVDWinDVD SE 5 Player Basic (With optional 5.1 upgrade)

RecordNow 7.2
Education and ReferenceMSN Encarta Standard (nfc)

Encarta Enclyclopedia (cd/dvd) (fc)
Entertainment, Music, and GamesiTunes 4.5 (with Quicktime)

Microsoft Plus Digital Media Edition LE (nfc)

Real Player

Wild Tangent Game Channel (nfc)

Compaq Music Icon (nfc)
Imaging, Photography, Video, and FilmAdobe Photoshop Album (Starter Edition)

WinDVD Creator 2
Productivity and FinanceMicrosoft Office 2003 Trial HTML page launcher

Adobe Reader

Microsoft Works 7.0 with Office Student & Teacher Edition 2003 trial and Money 2004 combo CD (cd/dvd) (nfc)

Microsoft Works 7.0 with Office Student & Teacher Edition 2003 trial (cd/dvd) fc

Quicken New User Edition 2004 (nfc)
PC SecurityInterMuteWeb Privacy & Protection Suite (nfc)

Norton AntiVirus 2004 (60-day LiveUpdate subscription)

Norton Personal Firewall 2004
Utility, Maintenance, and PerformancePC Doctor

Compaq Organize (nfc)

SkyDesk @Backup (nfc)

IntelliMover Data Transfer demo (nfc)

PC Tuneup & Repair HTML page (nfc)

Compaq Total Care icon & HTML page
Compaq Recovery Microsoft System Restore

Software Repair Wizard

Recovery Software Suite - Application recovery is enabled for a select number of applications. Use this feature whenever possible to avoid a system recovery.
Service and SupportBackweb Client

Help & Support Center/Compaq Instant Support (nfc)

Help & Support Center (fc)

Safety and Comfort Guide

Desktop Web-based registration
ISP SignupEasy Internet Signup

DigiTerra (nfc)

Earthlink (nfc)

MSN 9.0 (nfc)


AOL Broadband


Earthlink Broadband (nfc)

Netscape Online (fc)


Standard warranty included with purchase
Warranty typeWarranty duration
Hardware Parts and LaborOne year from date of purchase
Technical Telephone AssistanceOne year from date of purchase

24 hour/7 days a week
Software Application Support30 days (upgraded to 90 days upon PC registration)

24 hour/7 days a week
Software Media Replacement30 days (on media shipped in box from factory)
Self Repair Kits (express parts program)One year from date of purchase
Return to Compaq or to an Authorized Service ProviderOne year from date of purchase
Compaq Presario SR1250NX Desktop PC

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