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Acer Travelmate TMP255 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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16 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This medium processor core notebook PC has an average expert rating of 75% based on nine expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.nl.

Robust

One Acer Travelmate TMP255 owner reckoned that this laptop was reliable. Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Acer advertises the P2 series with the slogan "Efficient, reliable and green computing” in their Acer Travelmate TMP255 review.

Good Graphics Card

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good graphics card. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The independent graphics card is an advantage for playing games.” in their review of this laptop and gave it a score of 74 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was cheap.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP255 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Travelmate TMP255 which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 2,666 user and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other brands.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Travelmate TMP255 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and type. In addition, this 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Travelmate TMP255.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar 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 similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Acer Travelmate TMP255 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP255. The screen sizes of laptops of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP255 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Travelmate TMP255, the Travelmate TMP255 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Travelmate TMP255 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Travelmate TMP255 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Acer Travelmate TMP255 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP255. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP255 is 510MB and the biggest is 4.1GB.

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22 Reasons Against

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

The Acer Travelmate TMP255 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP255 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP255 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Travelmate TMP255 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Acer Travelmate TMP255 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this age and type 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 Acer Travelmate TMP255 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Travelmate TMP255 is 23GB.

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Very Short Battery Life

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP255 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Acer Travelmate TMP255 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart[plb_2418547_price] (4.45h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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.

If you want a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at 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

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP255 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Travelmate TMP255. The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A[plb_2450897_price] (1.7GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP255 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP255 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

If this laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Inspiron 15[pl_2706073_price] (6GB), or the Inspiron 15[pl_2300892_price] (6GB) both from DELL.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP255 have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Travelmate TMP255 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Travelmate TMP255 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP255 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 came out more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Travelmate TMP255 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 240 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Acer Travelmate TMP255 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP255.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have assessed, the Travelmate TMP255's front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP255 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP255 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP255. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP255 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Acer Travelmate TMP255 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Travelmate TMP255 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 590GB. The Travelmate TMP255 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Travelmate TMP255 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Portable PCs of this spec and age have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Travelmate TMP255 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP255.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP255

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Acer notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP255 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Travelmate TMP255.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Travelmate TMP255 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
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 WiMAX
Networking Standard
Bluetooth Version
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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response 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 TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture

Expert Reviews

(9)
22 April 2014

Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk The Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk costs less than the TravelMate P255-M and offers a noticeably faster graphics solution to boot. The independent...

28 April 2014

Une machine à écrire qui aspire à être aussi une machine de jeu. L'Acer TravelMate P255-MG est avant tout un ordinateur portable dédié à la bureautique, mais l'appareil intègre de manière... Read more…

Typemachine met gaming ambities. De Acer TravelMate P255-MG is ten eerste een notebook voor Office gebruik. Interessant is dat hij is uitgerust met een AMD grafische kaart die doorgaans krachtig... Read more…

Good office keyboard
Good manufacturing quality (for the most part)
Quick enough in everyday use
Reasonably good gaming performance
Un bon clavier pour des tches bureautiques
Display has serious weaknesses in the area of viewing angles
More connections would be beneficial (for example DVI or more USB ports)
Energy consumption is quite high
Grows very warm under full load
De srieuses faiblesses en ce qui concerne les angles de vision de la dalle

Oyunculuktan esinlenmi? yaz?m deneyimi. Acer TravelMate P255-MG öncelikle ofis kullan?m? için bir laptop. Ancak enteresan olarak performans gerektiren oyunlar için bile kullan?labilecek bir AMD... Read more…

23 April 2014

Máquina de escrever com aspirações de jogos. O Acer TravelMate P255-MG primeiro que nada é um portátil para uso de escritório. Curiosamente, os dispositivos também está equipado com um... Read more…

Máquina de escribir con aspiraciones de juego. El Acer TravelMate P255-MG es antes que nada un portátil de uso de oficina. Resulta interesante que hayan equipado también al dispositivo con una... Read more…

24 February 2014

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17 April 2014

Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk Das Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk ist bereits für etwas weniger Geld als das TravelMate P255-M zu haben und bietet noch dazu eine spürbar schnellere...

29 April 2014

Una macchina da scrivere con aspirazioni di gaming. L'Acer TravelMate P255-MG è prima di tutto un notebook da ufficio. Però, presenta un'interessante soluzione grafica AMD solitamente abbastanza... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nxv8bet002, acer nxv8wek001
Barcodes 04712196920883, 04713147067848, 04713147189564

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