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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Acer Travelmate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 1,714 user and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its portable PCs. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-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 notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops that are a comparable age to 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 Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M which has ten maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most laptops of this type and age have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the Travelmate TMP257-M which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz.

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Heavy

The lightest portable PC of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Travelmate TMP257-M is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen. The Travelmate TMP257-M is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP257-M have battery capacitys of between 38mAh and 8,700mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,520 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Travelmate TMP257-M is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most 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

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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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)
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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 p257m382, acer p257, p257m382j, acer p257m, acer win7win10
Barcodes 00888863145775, 04713392005411

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