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Acer Travelmate TMP256-M

Acer Travelmate TMP256-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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TravelMate P2 notebooks use the latest Intel Core processors1 and NVIDIA GeForce graphics to charge through the toughest tasks. Extend your monitor output to two additional displays, so you get... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Travelmate TMP256-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 amongst all laptops of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP256-M.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Travelmate TMP256-M has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

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

The Acer Travelmate TMP256-M 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 came out around the same time as the Travelmate TMP256-M have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Travelmate TMP256-M does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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 the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Travelmate TMP256-M. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP256-M. The weights of laptops of this age and spec range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2373206_price] (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Travelmate TMP256-M is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Travelmate TMP256-M does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP256-M also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP256-M the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Acer Travelmate TMP256-M has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP256-M.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Travelmate TMP256-M.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP256-M.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP256-M has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP256-M has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If this Acer portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the UX31E[pl_2640626_price] (1.8GHz), or the PU551LA[pl_2579155_price] (1.8GHz) both from Asus.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board 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
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer p256, acer p256m, acer tmp256, acer i54210, acer i54200, acer tmp256m, acer i54210u, acer i54200u, acer nxv9mek005, acer nxv9mek003, acer nxv9mek009
Barcodes 00887899553264, 04713147380701, 04713147380725

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Lenovo L450
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Acer Travelmate TMP256-M
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 370.10
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Only Three Battery Cells
Worse Wi-Fi Standard

Lenovo L540 vs Acer Travelmate TMP256-M

Lenovo L540 vs Acer Travelmate TMP256-M
Lenovo L540
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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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50% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
35% Faster Processor Clock Speed
300mAh Smaller Battery Capacity
Thicker
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