Tough And ReliableA carbon fiber/Mg-Al chassis and metal hinge give the TravelMate P6 extra strength. In case the notebook is dropped, HDD FreeFall Protection instantly terminates operations while...
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Acer medium processor core laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.
Four SATA III Connectors
Most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago only have between two and three SATA III connectors, however the Acer TravelMate TMP6 has four SATA III connectors.
Four SATA Connectors
The TravelMate TMP6 is a four SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TravelMate TMP6 only have between two and three SATA connectors.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The TravelMate TMP6 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The TravelMate TMP6 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Acer notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this age and type.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
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SSD Storage Medium
The Acer TravelMate TMP6 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The TravelMate TMP6 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the TravelMate TMP6 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The TravelMate TMP6 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP6.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year.
The lightest similar spec laptop that was released around the same time as the TravelMate TMP6 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 14kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The Acer TravelMate TMP6 is one of the lighter notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 430 ($634.99) (1.5kg).
802.11g WiFi Standard
The TravelMate TMP6 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it. Across all medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year the Wi-Fi standard ranges from 802.11ad to 802.11n.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
The TravelMate TMP6 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
The Acer TravelMate TMP6 has one of the bigger battery capacities (4,850 milliamperes * hour) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TravelMate TMP6 is 37mAh, the biggest is 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.
The Acer TravelMate TMP6 is quite narrow (only 327.66 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The widths of laptops that are a comparable age to the TravelMate TMP6 range from 210mm to 430mm.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of the this laptop are Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the TravelMate TMP6 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the TravelMate TMP6 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the TravelMate TMP6 range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the TravelMate TMP6's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 128GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 15 E5550.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the TravelMate TMP6 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The Acer TravelMate TMP6 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
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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 frequently found display resolution on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The TravelMate TMP6 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the TravelMate TMP6 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Three Battery Cells
The Acer TravelMate TMP6 is a three battery cell count portable PC.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The TravelMate TMP6 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.
Average Battery Life
The TravelMate TMP6 has a relatively typical battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the TravelMate TMP6.
There are a number of other 8h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP Stream 11 ($240.22).
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Average Internal Memory
The Acer TravelMate TMP6 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the TravelMate TMP6.
Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Asus X555LA (6GB).
Average Screen Size
The Acer TravelMate TMP6 has a pretty standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the TravelMate TMP6.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 14" portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude E6440 is also worth considering.
Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video