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Acer TravelMate TMP273-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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Multitask efficiently and deliver seamless presentations with advanced Intel processing and graphics. Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP) protects your system from unexpected drops, and... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The TravelMate TMP273-M has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TravelMate TMP273-M. The PCI Express slot versions of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP273-M range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the TravelMate TMP273-M that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the TravelMate TMP273-M's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP273-M have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

Very Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 10" and the biggest is 18". The TravelMate TMP273-M has one of the biggest screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP273-M the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The TravelMate TMP273-M has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

If this Acer notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 645 G1[plb_2055346_price] (2.7GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The TravelMate TMP273-M supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The TravelMate TMP273-M has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many 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 typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP273-M has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The Acer TravelMate TMP273-M has one of the higher front camera resolutions (1.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2,048 megabytes, the TravelMate TMP273-M has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the TravelMate TMP273-M is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4 hours, the TravelMate TMP273-M has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this spec and age have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the TravelMate TMP273-M have a full-size keyboard, however the Acer TravelMate TMP273-M does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec 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.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Acer TravelMate TMP273-M does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Heavy

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 3.2 kilograms, the TravelMate TMP273-M is very heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the TravelMate TMP273-M.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_1412334_price] (3kg).

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Thick

The thinnest medium processor core notebook PC that is a comparable age to the TravelMate TMP273-M is 2.4mm thick and the thickest is 300mm. At 34.7 millimeters, the TravelMate TMP273-M is fairly thick compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP273-M.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP273-M

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the TravelMate TMP273-M over two years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer TravelMate TMP273-M has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP273-M has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TravelMate TMP273-M.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire One AO725[plb_1491127_price].

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Average Internal Memory

The TravelMate TMP273-M has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the TravelMate TMP273-M.

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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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
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
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
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 My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
1 April 2013

Acer TravelMate P273-M-32344G50Mnk If you are looking for an inexpensive, mobile 17.3-inch notebook for daily office work, the Acer TravelMate P273-M-32344G50Mnk is a reliable workhorse, even...

Matte screen
Runs very quiet
24 months warranty
Wide stereo sound
Mattes Display
Fingerprints
Glossy display cover
Palm rest warms up
Low quality case
Fingerabdrcke

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp273, tmp273m, nxv87eh012, nxv87eg010, 273m53234g50, p273m53234g50, 273m53234g50m, 273m53234g50mt, 273m53234g50mn, p273m53234g50m, p273m53234g50mn, tmp273m53234g50, 273m53234g50mtk, 273m53234g50mnk, tmp273m53234g50m, 273m53234g50mtkk, 273m53234g50mnks, p273m53234g50mnk, p273m53234g50mnks, tmp273m53234g50mn, tmp273m53234g50mnk, tmp273m53234g50mnks
Barcodes 00712196625313, 00887899016875, 04712196625313, 04712196625320, 04712196679033, 04712196687731, 04712196739232, 04712196774967, 04712196823894, 04712196823900, 04712196944667, 04713147303205, 04713147330096

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53% Bigger Battery Capacity
63% Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
42% Lower Front Camera Resolution

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