Pros

  • Phenomenal battery life
  • Nicely-designed keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks a FireWire port
  • Older PC Card slot

At A Glance

Acer's TravelMate 6293 thrills corporate bean counters with a long battery life.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 43895
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Processor speed 2260.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GM45 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces
  • Infrared
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 12.0 inches
Depth 9.6 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 5.4 pounds
Weight with Accessories 5.4 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32 bit)
Included Software
  • NTI Backup Now 5 & Media maker 8
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.0
  • CyberLink PowerDVD
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 90.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Battery
Battery Life 7:57:19 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 281.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 362.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 299.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 443.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 537.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 682.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 228.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 551.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 219.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 10.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 8.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 8.95   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 7.49   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 6.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 35.48   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 13.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 350.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0