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Acer TravelMate TMP243-M
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Acer TravelMate TMP243-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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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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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the TravelMate TMP243-M has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the TravelMate TMP243-M. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP243-M is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 1,714 expert and user reviews for Acer notebook PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the TravelMate TMP243-M do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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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 of a comparable spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The TravelMate TMP243-M is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The TravelMate TMP243-M is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the TravelMate TMP243-M have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of portable PCs of this age and type is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. The battery life (max) of the Acer TravelMate TMP243-M of only 3.5 hours is one of the shortest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TravelMate TMP243-M.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The TravelMate TMP243-M is a one number of built-in speakers portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP243-M have between one and three number of built-in speakerss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The TravelMate TMP243-M does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Recovery Operating System

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has a better recovery operating system than most comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC has a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have a Windows 8 recovery operating system.

A Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system is actually the worst recovery operating system amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP243-M.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the best recovery operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP243-M

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the TravelMate TMP243-M has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP243-M has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The TravelMate TMP243-M has a pretty average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP243-M.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The TravelMate TMP243-M has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the TravelMate TMP243-M.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
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
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included

Expert Reviews

16 October 2012

If you?re in the market for a no-nonsense travel-ready notebook you can take with you on any business-related trip where data input, web browsing, and typing in general are your game, the Acer... Read more…

23 February 2013

Ausgestattet ist das Acer TravelMate P243-M mit einem Core i3 mit 2,4 Gigahertz, vier Gigabyte Arbeitsspeicher und einer Intel Graphics HD 3000 Grafikkarte. Weiterhin wird eine Bildschirmdiagonale... Read more…

Solid chassis
Comfortable keyboard
High build quality
Good battery life
Display not very bright
Low contrast
Port location

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp243, tmp243m, 243m6694, acer p243, nxv7beg012, acer p243m, 243m33114g50, 243m33114g50m, 243m33114g50mi, 243m33114g50ma, 243m33114g50mt, 243m33114g50mtk, 243m33114g50mik, 243m33114g50mak, 243m33114g50mikk, 243m33114g50makk, 243m33114g50mtkk, travelmatep243m33, travelmatep243-m-33
Barcodes 00886541799418, 00886541802385, 00887899275043, 04712196476274, 04712196538354, 04712196993504

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