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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Acer Travelmate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB May 2015
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7 Reasons For

Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Travelmate TMP257-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Acer portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this age and type the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

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

Portable PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2.5h to 24h. The Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 5 hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Heavy

Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Travelmate TMP257-M is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

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

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M the battery capacitys range from 38mAh to 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M. The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Travelmate TMP257-M range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Travelmate TMP257-M which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Display Diagonal

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Average Internal Memory

The Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
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
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
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
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
Embedded Options Available
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 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)
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
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 tmp257, p257m59, tmp257m, p257m59b, p257m59bh, acer p257, acer p257m, nxvb0eg002, acer nxvb0ek002
Barcodes 00888863145690, 04713392005336, 04713392031861

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