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Acer Travelmate TMP256-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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The TravelMate P2 Series comes in 14", 15.6" and 17.3" sizes to meet various business needs. These notebooks pack the latest Intel Core processors and discrete graphics to keep you at your... More
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP256-M. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.9GB.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 2,666 owner and expert reviews for Acer laptops and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Travelmate TMP256-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. 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 actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Travelmate TMP256-M has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP256-M also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP256-M. The maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

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

Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP256-M have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Travelmate TMP256-M 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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Travelmate TMP256-M has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP256-M the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Very Short Battery Life

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Travelmate TMP256-M have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. With a battery life of only 5 hours, the Travelmate TMP256-M has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. 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 the storage medium of this Acer laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP256-M, the maximum turbo frequency of the Travelmate TMP256-M of only 1.7 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP256-M is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs of this age and type range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Travelmate TMP256-M has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Heavy

The Travelmate TMP256-M is one of the heavier similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago (2.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP256-M have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo B590 (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Travelmate TMP256-M does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP256-M also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Travelmate TMP256-M is a four battery cell count notebook PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Travelmate TMP256-M has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP256-M. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP256-M the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Travelmate TMP256-M.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Asus X75A (£462.59) (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Travelmate TMP256-M has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP256-M.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Travelmate TMP256-M.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15 (6GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Travelmate TMP256-M.

If this Acer notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Asus UX31E (1.8GHz).

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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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
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
LED Backlight
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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Microphone in Port
HDMI Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft 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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp256, p256m30, tmp256m, p256m30l, acer p256, tmp256m30, p256m30lm, tmp256m385, acer p256m, tmp256m30l, acer i34005, tmp256m30lm, tmp256m385y, acer tmp256, acer tmp256m, acer i34005u, acer nxv9mek022
Barcodes 00887899553257, 00887899917981, 04713147380718, 04713147721627, 04713147745036

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