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Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP
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Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB. At 2 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP255-MP has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the TravelMate TMP255-MP.

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Good Brand

Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

There are a number of other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the Lenovo Z500 which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP255-MP, the Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the TravelMate TMP255-MP is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the TravelMate TMP255-MP has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the TravelMate TMP255-MP.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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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 portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

The TravelMate TMP255-MP has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP255-MP do not have a touchscreen.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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

The TravelMate TMP255-MP is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The TravelMate TMP255-MP has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the TravelMate TMP255-MP. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP255-MP the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP255-MP have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The TravelMate TMP255-MP does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP255-MP also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the TravelMate TMP255-MP have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the TravelMate TMP255-MP has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the internal memory of the TravelMate TMP255-MP of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of this type and age is 3mAh, the biggest is 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the TravelMate TMP255-MP has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP255-MP.

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Heavy

At 2.6 kilograms, the Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP255-MP. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP255-MP the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The TravelMate TMP255-MP has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the TravelMate TMP255-MP is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP255-MP

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the TravelMate TMP255-MP.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The TravelMate TMP255-MP has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 TMP255-MP has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP255-MP.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 5.5 hours, the TravelMate TMP255-MP has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the TravelMate TMP255-MP.

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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 Threads
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
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 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
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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® 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® 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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
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
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp255, tmp255m, tmp255mp, 255mp6686, dhtmp255mp6686
Barcodes 00012302563848, 00887899525896, 04713147186952, 08878995258964

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50% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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Two More Number of Battery Cellss
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43% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
11% Lighter
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One Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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