Acer TravelMate P253 Series

Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50MnksProcessor: Intel Core i3 3110M, Intel Core i5 3320M, Intel Pentium B960
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 2000, Intel HD Graphics 4000, NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.4kg, 2.6kg
Price: 400, 500, 600 euro
Average Score: 79.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: 70%, features: 80%, display: 30%
mobility: 50%, workmanship: 50%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

 

Acer TravelMate P253-MG-53234G50Maks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-MG-53234G50MaksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-MG-53234G50Maks
Processor: Intel Core i5 3320M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

 

Graustufe – 15,6-Zoll-Notebook mit mattem Display und Nvidia-Grafikkarte
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/21/2013
Rating: performance: 70% features: 80% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%

 

Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50Mnks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50MnksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50Mnks
Processor: Intel Pentium B960
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 2000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

81% Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50Mnks
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 5 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 81%

 

Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50MnksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks
Processor: Intel Core i3 3110M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

81% Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks
Source: PC Go - Heft 1/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 81%
77% Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks
Source: PC Magazin - Heft 12/2013 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 77%

 

Comment

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 %

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

NVIDIA GeForce 710M: Entry level GPU of the 700M series based on the GT 620M.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

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

Intel HD Graphics 2000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The 2000  is the slower, internally GT1 called, version with 6 Execution Units (EUs).

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


Intel Core i5:

3320M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 Graphics, core clock 2.6 - 3.3 GHz

Intel Pentium:

B960:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

Intel Core i3:

3110M: Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, 2.4 GHz core clock (no turbo), includes HD 4000 GPU


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

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


2.4 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.6 kg:


79.67%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-02-27 (Update: 2013-02-27)