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Compaq Presario SG3745IL Desktop PC support

Compaq Presario SG3745IL Desktop PC Product Specifications

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Figure 1: Motherboard top view
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  • Manufacturer: Pegatron
  • Form factor: microATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
  • Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430
  • Memory sockets: 2 x DDR2
  • Front side bus speeds: 2000MT/s (2.0 GT/s)
  • Processor socket: AM2+
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI slot
    • 1 PCI Express x16 slot for graphics card
    • 2 PCI Express x1 slots
  • For more details, see Narra5L motherboard specifications .


Figure 2: AMD Athlon 64 X2 logo
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  • Operating speed: Up to 2.6 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Socket: AM2
  • Bus speed: 2000MT/s
Socket type: AM2+
TDP: 95 watt
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
  • AMD Phenom II Quad-Core
  • AMD Phenom II Triple-Core
  • AMD Phenom Quad-Core (Agena) 9xxx series (AM2+)
  • AMD Phenom Triple-Core (Toliman) 8xxx series (AM2+)
  • AMD Athlon X4
  • AMD Athlon X3
  • AMD Athlon X2 (Brisbane) (AM2+)


  • Amount: 2 GB
  • Speed: PC2-6400 MB/sec
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Two DDR2 DIMM (240-pin) sockets
  • Supported DIMM types:
    • PC2-5300 (667 MHz)
    • PC2-6400 (800 MHz)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 2GB DDR2 DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32 bit PCs
NOTE:*Actual available memory may be less

Video graphics

*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 6150SE
  • Also supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards*


*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • 6 channel high-definition audio
  • Audio CODEC: ALC888S


  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: Realtek RTL8201N
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards:10-Base-T Ethernet

Hard drive

Figure 3: Hard drive
Image of hard drive
  • Size: 320 GB
  • Interface: SATA
  • Transfer rating: 3.0 Gb/sec
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

CD/DVD disc drive

Figure 4: Optical Drive
Image of the optical drive
  • Interface: SATA
  • Data buffer memory: 2 MB
  • Maximum storage capacity: 8.5 GB
  • Must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology
  • Must use LightScribe-enabled media discs and supporting software in order to take advantage of the LightScribe technology
FunctionMaximum speed
DVD-RAMup to 12x
DVD+R DL write once up to 12x
DVD-R DL write onceup to 12x
DVD+R write onceup to 16x
DVD+RW rewriteableup to 8x
DVD-R write onceup to 16x
DVD-RW rewriteableup to 6x
DVD-ROM readup to 16x
CDR write onceup to 40x
CDRW rewriteableup to 32x
CDROM readup to 40x

Computer Case

  • Height: 37.7 cm (14.84 inches)
  • Width: 16.7 cm (6.57 inches)
  • Length: 41.6 cm (16.38 inches)
Bay size Total Bays*
13.33 cm (5.25 inch) 2
8.89 cm (3.5 inch) 1
* Bays may be occupied by existing hardware.

Power Supply

250W power supply

I/O Ports

  • USB: 2
  • Headphone: 1
  • Microphone: 1
Figure 5: Back I/O panel
1 - PS/2 mouse (green)
2 - PS/2 keyboard (purple)
3 - Video Graphics Adapter
4 - USB 2.0: 4
5 - RJ-45 Network (LAN)
6 - Audio: Line In (light blue)
7 - Audio: Line Out (lime)
8 - Audio: Microphone (pink)

Keyboard, mouse and input devices

Figure 6: Top view of keyboard
Top view of keyboard
  • Interface Type: PS/2
  • Cable length: 1.33 meters (52.36 inches)
    • Height: 27 mm (1.06 inches)
    • Width: 147.6 mm (5.81 inches)
    • Length: 456 mm (17.95 inches)
    • Volume up
    • Volume down
    • Mute
    • Sleep
Figure 7: Top view of mouse
Image of mouse
  • Interface: PS/2
  • Cable length: 1.5 m (6 feet)
  • Buttons: left, right, and clickable scroll wheel


NOTE:HP provides basic support for software that comes with the computer. For in-depth feature assistance, refer to the help section in the software or on the software vendor's Web site.
Software CategorySoftware Title
Operating System
  • FreeDOS
  • PC-Doctor for DOS (Included on disc(s))
NOTE: This support document provides specifications and component images that reflect the original design intention for all PCs of this model. Under certain circumstances, a factory or service provider may install a component that meets or exceeds the listed specification and/or appears different than the image shown.
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