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Acer Travelmate TM8473

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Acer Travelmate TM8473. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the keyboard and usability. The performance and portability also get good views, but the battery and sound get less positive comments.

portability, performance, usability, keyboard

sound, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Travelmate TM8473 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Notebookcheck's Best of August 2011


Quality pays off. It's not always only performance that bestows our test devices with the monthly "Best Of!" award. No matter if DTR, Office or Multimedia, the August winners stand out with good input devices, low emissions and some even with perfect...

The removable touchpad that can be used as a remote control

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: (

Review Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8473TG Notebook


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...

Good workmanship, Fitting interface selection, Matte display, Multimedia performance, Convincing battery life, The workmanship of the case, the breadth of interfaces and the performance of the components overall

Uninspired case design, Average display values, Emissions under load, Low quality stereo speakers, Few accessories, A better display, appropriate for a business notebook, lower heat and noise emissions under load

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (

Acer TravelMate TimelineX TM8473T laptop


A 14in business laptop with good features and a competitive price

Comfortable keyboard and touchpad ; Matte screen ; Good value for money

Optical drive bay is not modular ; Some bloatware ; Keyboard not backlit

The understated style of the TravelMate TM8473T may not be to everyone's taste, but it's a notebook that offers very good value for money. It's well built, performs as expected and it has a good set of features. Most importantly, it's comfortable to...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Dick? (

A Little Disappointed


I bought this laptop for my wife, to replace her seriously ailing Sony VAIO. It was recommended highly by the sales person with whom I spoke. I think it is a fine little laptop, and quite capable. It has, however, two flaws - one of which is my own...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: pru (

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8473T-32354G50Mtkk


Not too heavy.

Brought this model because of advertised battery life, but you don't get anything like what is advertised. Poor sound (Tinny speakers) overall disappointed with purchase.

May, 2013

Product Specifications


HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:52220 / 52224 / 52229 / 53434 / 53438 / 53450 / 53452 / 53464
Processor package size:31 / 37.5