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Acer TravelMate TMP257-M

Acer TravelMate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The TravelMate TMP257-M supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market 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. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the TravelMate TMP257-M is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer TravelMate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP257-M also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the TravelMate TMP257-M, the Acer TravelMate TMP257-M has a front camera.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 900 megahertz, the TravelMate TMP257-M has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of laptops of this age and spec range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. The TravelMate TMP257-M has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 5 hours) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP257-M the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the TravelMate TMP257-M is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP257-M.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP257-M, the Acer TravelMate TMP257-M does not have a touchscreen.

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Only SATA Hard Drive Interface

This laptop has a SATA hard drive interface, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The TravelMate TMP257-M is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The TravelMate TMP257-M has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Laptops of a similar age and type to the TravelMate TMP257-M wi-Fi standardss range from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Acer TravelMate TMP257-M has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TravelMate TMP257-M is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP257-M

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the TravelMate TMP257-M has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Acer TravelMate TMP257-M has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP257-M.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the TravelMate TMP257-M has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the TravelMate TMP257-M.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the TravelMate TMP257-M has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the TravelMate TMP257-M.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
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
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
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic 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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 64, acer 64b, tmp257m52, acer 64bi, acer 64bit, tmp257m52z, tmp257m52zl, acer tmp257m52, acer tmp257m52z, acer tmp257m52zl
Barcodes 00888863145782, 04713392005428

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