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Acer TravelMate 6293

Specifications

Acer TravelMate 6293Notebook: Acer TravelMate 6293
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 83.4% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 77%, features: 57%, display: 30% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer TravelMate 6293

80% Acer TravelMate 6293 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Not many all-purpose, untraportable business laptops go for under £1,000 and those that do tend to be much bulkier by comparison. The Acer TravelMate 6293 might not have all the cutting-edge features, but no laptop we've tested recently makes better use of a battery for carefree wireless computing. If work keeps you out of the office most of the day, put this plain Jane at the top of your list.
4 von 5
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/22/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Acer Travelmate 6293
Source: PC World English
If you take a look at the all-purpose category, you'll see that not many machines go for under $1000--and those that do, such as the Toshiba Satellite U405-S2854 or the Sony VGN-NR485, are much bulkier by comparison. The TravelMate 6293 might not have all the cutting-edge features, but no laptop we've tested recently makes better use of a battery for carefree wireless computing. If work keeps you out of the office most of the day, put this $999 plain Jane at the top of your list.
in %: 85, Leistung 82, Ausstattung 83, Mobilität gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/21/2009
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 82% features: 83% mobility: 80%
85% Acer TravelMate 6293
Source: Computer Shopper English
Acer may not dominate the boardroom, but maybe it should. The TravelMate 6293, available only for business users (at CDW, www.bestbuybusiness.com, and authorized Acer resellers) for $999 (MSRP), delivers just about everything you could ask for in an ultraportable—and packs in business features to boot. Fast, portable, and loaded with features, Acer’s long-lasting TravelMate lives up to its name.
8.5 von 10, Leistung gut, Mobilität sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/15/2008
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% mobility: 90%

Foreign Reviews

80% Acer TravelMate 6293
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
87% Die besseren ‚Netbooks‘
Source: PC Praxis - 4/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


P8400:

Middle class dual core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. For high end gamer the performance could be not sufficient (for class 1 graphic cards).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


12.1":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Acer reviews


83.4%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-01- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)