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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Acer Travelmate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB May 2015
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer notebook PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews 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 most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched 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

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 850 megahertz, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly short battery life (only 5 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Travelmate TMP257-M. The average battery life of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 8.6h.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and 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.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

At 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7-591G[plb_2905411_price] (2.4kg).

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Travelmate TMP257-M has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Travelmate TMP257-M also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,520 milliamperes * hour, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 37mAh and the biggest is 8,700mAh.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Travelmate TMP257-M is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Travelmate TMP257-M.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2964452_price] (2.16GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider 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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Processor Family
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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Battery Capacity
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Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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 64, acer 64b, p257m31w8, acer 5005, acer 4005, acer 64bi, acer 4005u, acer 64bit, acer 5005u, P257-M-31PR, acer p230635, acer p233170, acer p257m31, acer p257m31p, acer p230635p, acer p233170p, acer p257m31m, acer p257m31pr, acer p257m31mp
Barcodes 04713392025020

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