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Acer TravelMate TMP2

Acer TravelMate TMP2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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Work ProductivelyTravelMate P2 notebooks use the latest Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce graphics to charge through the toughest tasks. Extend your monitor output to two additional... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.

Very Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The screen size of the TravelMate TMP2 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The TravelMate TMP2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TravelMate TMP2.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The TravelMate TMP2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the TravelMate TMP2 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the TravelMate TMP2 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the TravelMate TMP2 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire S3[plb_2647566_price] (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer TravelMate TMP2 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The TravelMate TMP2 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The TravelMate TMP2 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the TravelMate TMP2. Laptops of this age and type have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight battery cells, including the Acer TravelMate TMP2 which has four battery cells.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The TravelMate TMP2 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The maximum internal memories of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Heavy

The weights of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the TravelMate TMP2 range from 300g to 3.8kg. The weight of the TravelMate TMP2 of 3 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (3kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Wide

The average width of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2 is 360mm. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TravelMate TMP2 that we have checked, the width of the TravelMate TMP2 of 423.3 millimeters is one of the widest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP2 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2430283_price] (512GB), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2843836_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Battery Life

At 7.5 hours, the TravelMate TMP2 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Features
Design
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Processor
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Power
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Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
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Expert Reviews

(2)
24 July 2015

The Acer TravelMate P256-M isn't very exciting, but this inexpensive laptop is good enough for everyday computing...

Good battery life and performance
Windows 7
Matte screen
Wealth of ports, decent keyboard, positive security additions
Various configurations are available
Keyboard needs improvement
Low resolution screen
Not easily upgradeable yourself
Heavy and bulky design, dull screen, unresponsive trackpad
Very expensive

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 May 2015 by Debbie
Debbie would recommend the Acer TravelMate P256-M (Verified Purchase)

I ordered this laptop with windows 7 professional installed, and other than the user manual not being as descriptive as I'd like and cover things that really should have an explanation, ie; the... Read more…

Not One
Very cheap
Looks fantastic
VERY well made
Doesn't even seem like a ripoff apple watch
Too many to list
Doesn't allow for "ok google" commands (not expected anyway
No customizable watch face. I would have really liked to import a small image or something to make it more custom
Does not show date on watch face
I did not receive the one I actually wanted. (more in other thoughts)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 76m56w, p276mg, 76mg56, 76m54c, 76mg56b, 76m54cq, p276m59, 8650n96, 76m56wm, 76mg56bc, p276m59a, p276m5219, p276m5381, p276mg51f8, acer i54210, acer i54210u, acer nxva0ek001
Barcodes 00887899726170, 00887899726194, 04713147184606, 04713147524549, 04713147524556, 04713147524563, 04713147540297, 04713147540310, 04713147548644, 04713147548699, 04713147591244, 04713147591367, 04713147730995

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Lenovo L540 vs Acer TravelMate TMP2

Lenovo L540 vs Acer TravelMate TMP2
Lenovo L540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Acer TravelMate TMP2
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
£ 674.86
Expert Reviews Are a Lot Better
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Seven Months Newer
Faster Processor Clock Speed
Smaller Battery Capacity
Smaller Screen Size

Lenovo L450 vs Acer TravelMate TMP2

Lenovo L450 vs Acer TravelMate TMP2
Lenovo L450
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
Acer TravelMate TMP2
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
£ 272.00
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Three USB 3.0 Ports
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
3.3" Smaller Screen Size
12% Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

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