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Acer Travelmate P243


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For full specifications see the Acer Travelmate P243 specifications page.

NameAcer Travelmate P243
ProcessorIntel Core i5-3210M/i5-3320M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.50/2.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.10/3.30GHz)
Core i5-2450M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.50 GHz)
Intel Core i3-3110M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.30 GHz)
Core i3-2350M/i3-2370M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.30/2.40 GHz)
Intel Pentium processor B960/B970 (2 MB L3 cache, 2.20/2.30 GHz)
Intel Celeron processor B815/B820 (2 MB L3 cache, 1.6/1.7 GHz)
RAMUp to 8 GB
HDD320/500/750 GB or larger
Optical Drive4X Blu-ray Disc/ DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics4000/3000
NetworkRJ-45 port,Gigabit Ethernet
Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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Demetrio Cuzzocrea, 2013/08/13 08:19

Works with Linux-Mint 15 but only touchpad don't work.
After upgrade bios to 1.10 Mint don't start, it's start only in recovery mode and start normal mode after.

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