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Acer TravelMate TMP243-M
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Acer TravelMate TMP243-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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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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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the TravelMate TMP243-M has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the TravelMate TMP243-M. The PCI Express slots versions of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP243-M range from 2 to 3.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the TravelMate TMP243-M is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the TravelMate TMP243-M has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP243-M.

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Good Brand

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

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the TravelMate TMP243-M is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the TravelMate TMP243-M.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the hard drive speed of the TravelMate TMP243-M of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP243-M is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the TravelMate TMP243-M range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the TravelMate TMP243-M that we have assessed the battery life (max) of, the TravelMate TMP243-M's battery life (max) of only 3.5 hours is one of the shortest.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP243-M do not have a full-size keyboard. The TravelMate TMP243-M is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP243-M

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Acer laptop was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP243-M has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Acer TravelMate TMP243-M has a relatively average weight 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 standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the TravelMate TMP243-M.

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Average Display Diagonal

The TravelMate TMP243-M has a pretty typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TravelMate TMP243-M.

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Specification

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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
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
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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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp243, tmp243m, acer p243, acer p243m, nxv7baa017, 243m53234g50, 243m53234g50m, 243m53234g50mt, 243m53234g50ma, 243m53234g50mak, 243m53234g50mtk, 243m53234g50mtkk, 243m53234g50makk
Barcodes 00887899057366, 00887899275050, 03560012021525, 04712196993511, 08878990573666

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