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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Acer Travelmate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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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 of this type and age.

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Good Brand

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Travelmate TMP257-M also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Travelmate TMP257-M is a ten PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M is a two SATA connector notebook PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 290MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that have been around 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Travelmate TMP257-M range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G50-80[plb_3347289_price] (1.9GHz), or the Acer Aspire S3-391[plb_3007628_price] (1.9GHz).

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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 laptops of this age and type.

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Heavy

The weights of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M range from 940g to 3.8kg. The Travelmate TMP257-M is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this type and age (2.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3007950_price] (2.4kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Travelmate TMP257-M does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of laptops of this type and age range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh. The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 2,520 milliamperes * hour) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this laptop was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the MSI GP72 2QD[plb_3008884_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Travelmate TMP257-M has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the X1 Carbon[pl_3081569_price] (512GB), or the T450s[pl_3046986_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
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Intel HD Audio Technology
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Expert Reviews

(1)
29 November 2015

Perfekt temperaturhantering. Oavsett vad vi utsatte Acers nykomling för höll sig klockfrekvenserna inom angivna specifikationer - även under batteridrift. Med andra ord är den nästan perfekt... Read more…

Large model diversity, solid, wellbuilt casing, matter of taste
Dominant textile pattern, dualband WiFi ac, nice input devices, unthrottled performance, smooth handling
256 GB SSD, very quiet and cool, economic in idle mode, decent battery life despite
De nombreuses configurations
Chssis robuste et bien fini
Sensitive for fingerprints
That are difficult to remove
DVD drive installed at an angle, no maintenance without disassembling, all interfaces in front area, no backlit keyboard, mediocre TN screen, hardly suitable for gaming
Salissant
Et difficile nettoyer

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer p257, acer p257m, acer win7win10
Barcodes 00888863145775, 04713392005411

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