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Acer Travelmate TMP246-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Travelmate TMP246-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Travelmate TMP246-M.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP246-M which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Acer Travelmate TMP246-M has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Acer Travelmate TMP246-M has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Travelmate TMP246-M is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP246-M has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP246-M.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Travelmate TMP246-M is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP246-M range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh. The Acer Travelmate TMP246-M has a fairly big battery capacity (4,700 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

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

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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

The Travelmate TMP246-M is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Travelmate TMP246-M have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Acer Travelmate TMP246-M has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP246-M is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP246-M has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Travelmate TMP246-M has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP246-M is 22GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP246-M has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP246-M have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP246-M range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP246-M has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Travelmate TMP246-M is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Travelmate TMP246-M have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP246-M, the Travelmate TMP246-M does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 180GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP246-M has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP246-M

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP246-M has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP246-M.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055340_price].

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Travelmate TMP246-M has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Travelmate TMP246-M has a pretty standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
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 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
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
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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22 March 2015

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers p246m55, p246m55k, acer p246, p246m55kb, acer p246m, acer i54210, acer i54210u
Barcodes 00887899600937, 04713147379675, 04713392005312

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