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Acer TravelMate TMP2
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Acer TravelMate TMP2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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Expert Reviews Are Average

This medium processor cores notebook PC received a score of 70% from portable PC expert review site Chip.de.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

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

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs of this type and age is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP2 also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to look at including the Asus X550CA[plb_1629595_price], the DELL Inspiron 15 3542[plb_2906883_price], or the Acer Aspire VN7-591G[plb_2905242_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP2, the TravelMate TMP2 has a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at including the Asus X550CA[plb_1629595_price], the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2921728_price], or the Lenovo T550[plb_2916141_price] which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The TravelMate TMP2 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which do not have a touchscreen.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2057340_price], the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2885454_price], or the Toshiba Z30t[plb_2918856_price].

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System Supplied

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system supplied, which is the most frequently found optional operating system supplied on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the TravelMate TMP2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Acer TravelMate TMP2 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TravelMate TMP2 is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the TravelMate TMP2 is 11GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP2.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2 the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. At only 5.5 hours, the TravelMate TMP2 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 5.5h battery life laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)[plb_2320529_price].

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to consider the CL10-B[pl_2987108_price] (5.75h), or the L15[pl_2944012_price] (5.75h) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo E50-80[plb_2938308_price] (6h) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the T450[pl_2929320_price], or the G70-80[pl_2936590_price] both from Lenovo or the Asus X550CA[plb_1629595_price] which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD), or the Probook 650 G1[pl_2900512_price] (SSD) both from HP or the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2057340_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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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 frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the TravelMate TMP2 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The processor frequencys of portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

There are a number of other 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2435880_price], the HP ProBook 640 G1 Notebook PC[plb_2351423_price], or the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2356694_price].

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2776563_price] (1.8GHz), the Lenovo S210[plb_2677732_price] (1.8GHz), or the HP 240 G3[plb_2907404_price] (1.86GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The TravelMate TMP2 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 2,500 milliamperes * hour) amongst portable PCs of this age. The battery capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the TravelMate TMP2 range from 38mAh to 8,700mAh.

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Heavy

The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP2 range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the TravelMate TMP2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The TravelMate TMP2 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2. Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP2

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the TravelMate TMP2 over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The TravelMate TMP2 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the X550CA[pl_1629595_price], or the X551CA[pl_2045549_price] both from Asus or the Toshiba Satellite L50-B[plb_2450106_price].

If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Pavilion 17-g026na[pl_2996433_price] (17.3" and higher rated), or the Probook 470 G2[pl_2925949_price] (17.3" and higher rated) both from HP or the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2529158_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP2.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Asus X550CA[plb_1629595_price], the HP ProBook 440 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)[plb_2351422_price], or the Acer TravelMate TMP2[plb_2421407_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad W550[pl_2783796_price] (508GB), or the ThinkPad W550[pl_2770431_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo or the HP EliteBook Folio 1040[plb_2772973_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP2 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus X550CA[plb_1629595_price], the HP ProBook 440 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)[plb_2351422_price], or the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2417215_price].

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Satellite Pro C70-B[pl_2715806_price] (6GB and higher rated), or the Satellite C70-C[pl_3016011_price] (6GB and higher rated) both from Toshiba or the Asus X555LA[plb_2761044_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(3)
22 March 2015

Simple. Les ordinateurs portables standards de 15,6 pouces vous semblent trop encombrants pour les emmener partout avec vous ? Si vous n'êtes pas pointilleux, il se pourrait bien que le dernier... Read more…

Long battery life
Sufficient speed in routine use
Very quiet, low waste heat
Decent microphone
Optical drive in a 14" laptop
Screen's extreme viewing angle dependency
TFT's low brightness
More interfaces would be advantageous (more USB ports)
No maintenance cover
Input devices' weak feedback and sluggishness

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God ergonomi
Godknda prestanda
Mycket bra batteritid
Lgupplst bildskrm
Bara en usb 3port
Inte billigast i klassen
5 March 2014

Das Acer TravelMate P255-M-54204G50Mnkk eweist sich sich im Test als gut verarbeiteter Business-Laptop zum fairen Preis. Dank ULV-Core-i5 schafft es bis 8:18 Stunden Laufzeit, das entspiegelte...

Good businesstype keyboard
Build quality mostly pleasing
Fast enough for the daily workload
Solides, hochwertiges Gehuse
Sehr leise
Display suffers from low brightness and low viewing angle stability
Graphics performance could be better
Better port selection would be desirable (for example DVI or additional UBS ports)
Schwache Rechenleistung
Display hat starke Schwchen beim Blickwinkel und bei der Helligkeit

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 7 March 2014 by JAN C.
(Verified Purchase)

Win 7!

Came with Windows 7 Pro installed I didn't expect this but I am happy about it. I still haven't really gotten on board with Win 8. The package mentions that Win 7 is available due to downgrade right,
All hardware works as advertised

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp255, 2510g53, p256m50, 56mg510, p256m58, p256m54, 56m56y7, tmp255m, 2510g54, p256m54c, 2510g54t, 2510g53d, p256m50f, 56mg510b, p256m58s, 2510g53de, p256m50fx, p256m58sy, p256m54cc, acer p256, p256m50g6, 2510g54tk, nxv9maa006, acer p256m, tmp256mg599, 55m54214g50, 55m54204g50, acer i54210
Barcodes 00887899789694, 00887899819452, 00887899851230, 00887899981524, 04713147417094, 04713147418565, 04713147423453, 04713147480722, 04713147540273, 04713147540280, 04713147553389, 04713147576418, 04713147606061, 04713147620166, 04713147649303, 04713147653287, 04713147666690, 04713147815043, 08878998194528

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