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Acer TravelMate TMP253-M
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Acer TravelMate TMP253-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Nov 2012
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14 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. The Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

Acer medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Acer is one of the superior manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The TravelMate TMP253-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the TravelMate TMP253-M also have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the TravelMate TMP2[pl_2495067_price], the TravelMate TMP253-M[pl_1545000_price], or the Aspire E5-571[pl_2373206_price] all from Acer is also worth considering.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2,500 megahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,200MHz.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of laptops that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP253-M is 28MP. The TravelMate TMP253-M has a fairly high front camera resolution (1.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the TravelMate TMP253-M.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops of a similar age and type 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of only 0.125 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the TravelMate TMP253-M. The on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TravelMate TMP253-M range from 0.12GB to 4GB.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The TravelMate TMP253-M is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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

The TravelMate TMP253-M is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Very Short Battery Life

The battery lifes of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the TravelMate TMP253-M range from 2h to 4,400h. The Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has a quite short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP253-M.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55-A[plb_2075509_price] (4.3h), or the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1481808_price] (4.5h) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have a full-size keyboard, however the TravelMate TMP253-M does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the TravelMate TMP2[pl_2495067_price], the TravelMate TMP253-M[pl_1545000_price], or the Aspire E5-571[pl_2373206_price] all from Acer is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. 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.

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this portable PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2505029_price] is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of only 128 megabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter memory range from 120MB to 2.1GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the TravelMate TMP253-M the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Acer TravelMate TMP253-M is one of the heavier medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP253-M (2.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_1385146_price] (2.7kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer TravelMate TMP253-M is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the TravelMate TMP253-M have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP253-M do not have a touch sensitive screen. The TravelMate TMP253-M is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider include the Asus V550CA[plb_1633423_price].

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Thick

At 33.2 millimeters, the TravelMate TMP253-M is fairly thick compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP253-M. The heights of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP253-M range from 2.4mm to 300mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP253-M

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the TravelMate TMP253-M over four years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the TravelMate TMP253-M has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP Probook 450[plb_1562696_price] (2.6GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the TravelMate TMP253-M has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253146_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer TravelMate TMP253-M has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP253-M has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the X550CC[pl_1563968_price] (750GB), the X550CA[pl_1598959_price] (750GB), or the X552CL[pl_2076535_price] (750GB) all from Asus which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP253-M has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the TravelMate TMP253-M.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the X550CC[pl_1563968_price] (6GB), or the X550CA[pl_1598959_price] (6GB) both from Asus or the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_2162535_price] (6GB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp253, tmp253m, 6sr00032, acer p253, nxv7veg006, nxv7vet007, acer p253m, 53m53214g75, acer i53230, 253m53214g50, 53m53214g75m, acer i53230m, 53m53214g75ma, acer win7win8, 253m53214g50m, 253m53214g50mn, 53m53214g75mak, 53m53214g75makk, 253m53214g50mnk, 253m53214g50mnks
Barcodes 04712196451011, 04712196469191, 04712196490676, 04712196495589, 04712196498504, 04712196583132, 04712196583149, 04712196584887

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Satellite C50-B vs TravelMate TMP253-M

Toshiba Satellite C50-B vs Acer TravelMate TMP253-M
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
Acer TravelMate TMP253-M
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 349.99 £389.98
Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)
Ten Months Newer
8GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Two Less USB 2.0 Ports
16GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Inspiron 17 vs TravelMate TMP253-M

DELL Inspiron 17 vs Acer TravelMate TMP253-M
DELL Inspiron 17
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
Acer TravelMate TMP253-M
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 437.58 £389.98
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
One More USB 3.0 Port
Seven Months Newer
Three Times Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

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2 core Intel Pentium 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
Acer TravelMate TMP253-M
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 350.00 £389.98
Thinner
24% Lighter
Narrower
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Two Less Processor Threads
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