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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Acer Travelmate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB May 2015
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Travelmate TMP257-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Travelmate TMP257-M the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a comparable spec and age to 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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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10 Reasons Against

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

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 850 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M is 8.6h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life (max) of only 5 hours, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. 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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Travelmate TMP257-M is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M amongst portable PCs of this age. The average weight of portable PCs of this age and type is 2kg.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of this spec and age is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of this type and age is 45Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh. At only 37 watt-hours, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,520 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M. The battery capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M range from 38mAh to 8,700mAh.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a pretty typical processor frequency (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Specification

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Colour of Product
Product Type
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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
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
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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 acer 64, acer 64b, p257m31w8, acer 5005, acer 4005, acer 64bi, acer 4005u, acer 64bit, acer 5005u, P257-M-31PR, acer p230635, acer p233170, acer p257m31, acer p257m31p, acer p230635p, acer p233170p, acer p257m31m, acer p257m31pr, acer p257m31mp
Barcodes 04713392025020

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