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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M
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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
The TravelMate P2 Series comes in 13.3", 14", 15.6" and 17.3" sizes to meet various business needs. Clad in a refined textile finish that both looks and feels great, these notebooks pack the... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, including the Travelmate TMP257-M which has two number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Travelmate TMP257-M which has ten maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 2 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life (max) of only 5 hours, the Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Heavy

At 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP257-M. The average weight of laptops of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 2kg.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 37 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 45Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M, the Travelmate TMP257-M does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,520 milliamperes * hour, the Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 3,700mAh.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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 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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
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 (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
29 November 2015

Perfekt temperaturhantering. Oavsett vad vi utsatte Acers nykomling för höll sig klockfrekvenserna inom angivna specifikationer - även under batteridrift. Med andra ord är den nästan perfekt... Read more…

Large model diversity, solid, wellbuilt casing, matter of taste
Dominant textile pattern, dualband WiFi ac, nice input devices, unthrottled performance, smooth handling
256 GB SSD, very quiet and cool, economic in idle mode, decent battery life despite
De nombreuses configurations
Chssis robuste et bien fini
Sensitive for fingerprints
That are difficult to remove
DVD drive installed at an angle, no maintenance without disassembling, all interfaces in front area, no backlit keyboard, mediocre TN screen, hardly suitable for gaming
Salissant
Et difficile nettoyer

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp257, p257m38, tmp257m, p257m31, p257m31m, p257m38q, p257m35f9, p257m38qw, p257m31mp, nxvb0eg001, tmp257m35d7
Barcodes 00888863145683, 04053162869097, 04713147943395, 04713392005329, 04713392031854, 04713392052040

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