Acer TravelMate 8473TG-2414G50Mnkk


Acer TravelMate 8473TG-2414G50Mnkk
Acer TravelMate 8473TG-2414G50Mnkk (TravelMate 8473TG Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M - 1024 MB, Core: 672 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, Nvidia GeForce GT 540M,
4096 MB 
, DDR3, 1333 MHz, Hyundai Electronics (Hynix), 2 banks, maximum 8 GB
14.0 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, AUO313C, LED, Diagonal: 35,6 cm (14.0"), ComfyView, matte, glossy: no
Intel HM65
WDC Scorpio Blue WD5000BPVT-22HXZT1, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm, Scorpio Blue, 500 GB 5400 RPM
Intel Cougar Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
3 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Line-out / headphone, line-in/microphone, Card Reader: SD, MMC, xD, MS, MS PRO, 1 Fingerprint Reader, RJ-45 connector, Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000MBit), Broadcom 802.11n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 3.0 +HS, Broadcom 802.11n (abgn), 3.0 +HS Bluetooth
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 32.4 x 343 x 248 ( = 1.28 x 13.5 x 9.76 in)
66 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6 cells, 6000 mAh, 11.1 Volts
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Webcam: 1.3 Megapixel
Additional features
Notebook, 6 cell battery, 90 Watt powersupply, cleaning cloth, documentation, Adobe Reader 9, Microsoft Office 2010 Starter, Windows Live Essentials, Corel WinDVD, McAfee Internet Security Suite (Test version), newsXpresso, Norton Online Backup, NTI Media Marker 9, Software von Acer, 24 Months Warranty, Color: Black/Grey, Warranty 12 Months, including an International Travellers Warranty (ITW)
2.388 kg ( = 84.23 oz / 5.26 pounds), Power Supply: 337 g ( = 11.89 oz / 0.74 pounds)
963 Euro


Average Score: 83% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 86%, features: 80%, display: 70% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 79%

Reviews for the Acer TravelMate 8473TG-2414G50Mnkk

83% Review Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8473TG Notebook | Notebookcheck
An Alternative? With the new release of the Travelmate TimelineX series, Acer naturally also offers a 14 inch notebook with the latest components, which is compact, but meant to be an equal to its bigger brother. Read on, as we find out if you get a well rounded package for 1000 Euros, that measures up to established B2B notebooks.
83% Test Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8473TG Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 86% display: 70% mobility: 86% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 79%
Source: c't - 18/11 German
battery runtime good, performance good, display good, noise emission satisfying
Comparison, , Long, Date: 09/01/2011
Acer TravelMate 8473TG - výkonný pracant na cesty
Source: CZ→EN
positive: construction, battery runtime, video card, docking station; negative: low battery loading, permanent running fan, USB layout
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/02/2011


NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:

Mid-range graphics card based on the GT 435M chip (GF108) with higher clock rates and DDR3 support.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

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


Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this 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.

2.388 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.


There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.

83%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8573TG-2624G64Mnkk
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2620M, 15.6", 2.55 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Acer Extensa 2530-P86Y
HD Graphics (Haswell), Pentium 3558U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-532-C47C
HD Graphics 400 (Braswell), Celeron N3060, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer TravelMate P258-M-P209
HD Graphics 510, Pentium 4405U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C5K7
HD Graphics (Braswell), Celeron N3160, 14.0", 1.7 kg
Acer Chromebook 14 CP5-471-312N
HD Graphics 520, Core i3 6100U, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Acer Aspire E5-573-346E
HD Graphics 5500, Core i3 5005U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer TravelMate P658-M-53JQ
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 15.6", 2.09 kg
Acer Aspire E15 E5-573-P62E
HD Graphics (Haswell), Pentium 3556U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C6UD
HD Graphics 400 (Braswell), Celeron N3160, 14.0", 1.6 kg
Acer Chromebook 14 CP5-471-581N
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 14.0", 1.4 kg
Acer ChromeBook 14 for Work
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 14.0", 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire ES1-520
Radeon HD 8240, E-Series E1-2500, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire E5-532
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Acer Extensa 2511-31B7
HD Graphics 5500, Core i3 5005U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire ES1-731-C5TV
HD Graphics (Braswell), Celeron N3150, 17.3", 3 kg
Acer TravelMate P658-M-74QM
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Acer TravelMate P648-M-757N
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Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C5FM
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Acer TravelMate B117
, , 11.6", 0 kg
Acer Aspire E5-571-38NJ
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Acer Aspire E5-571-316T
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Acer Aspire ES1-531-P1N8
HD Graphics (Braswell), Pentium N3700, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire E5-573-P3YZ
HD Graphics (Broadwell), Pentium 3825U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire E5-573-P9JW
HD Graphics (Broadwell), Pentium 3825U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer TravelMate P645-S-54GA
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Acer Extensa 2519-C1Q2
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Acer Aspire E5-573-3732
HD Graphics 5500, Core i3 5005U, 15.6", 2.7 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2011-08-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)