Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-US

Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-US NX.VBRAA.001

Description

Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHz, 17.3", 1600 x 900, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce 940M, Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit, 4.5 hours battery life, 6.6 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $752.38 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:73
GPU Benchmark:69
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:78/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-US NX.VBRAA.001
Faster CPU
MSI C Series CX72 7QL-026
Faster GPU
MSI GL72 7QF-1057
Lighter
ASUS K541UA-Q52T-CB
Better Value
Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-M-52UJ-US NX.VBPAA.001
Product nameAcer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-USMSI C Series CX72 7QL-026MSI GL72 7QF-1057ASUS K541UA-Q52T-CBAcer TravelMate P278 TMP278-M-52UJ-US
CPU Benchmark73better77better927373
GPU Benchmark69worsebetter80worse50worse50
Value for Money79better93better100worse70better91
Popularity8080808080
Rating
Shopineer score78better85better92worse74better83
Price$752.38worse$779.00worse$759.00worse$752.57better$672.84
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$895.00$1171.00$1558.00$829.00$916.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 7 Professional 64-bit upgradable to Windows 10 Pro 64-Bi
BrandAcerMSIMSIASUSAcer
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"15.6"17.3"
Display TypeHD+Full HD
Resolution1600 x 9001600 x 900better1920 x 1080worse1366 x 7681600 x 900
LCD FeatureseDP Non ReflectioneDP Non Reflection
TouchscreenNoNoNobetterYesNo
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHz
Cores22better422
Base Frequency2.3 GHzbetter2.5 GHzbetter2.8 GHz2.3 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency2.8 GHzbetter3.1 GHz2.8 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GBbetter12 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GBbetter32 GBbetter32 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPMbetter7200 RPM5400 RPM
SSD256 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDL DVD+-RW/CD-RWDVD Super Multi
WebcamYesFHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD WebcamYesYes
Battery4-cell lithium ion6 cell6-cell lithium ion3-cell lithium ion, 36 WHr4-cell lithium ion
Battery Life4.5 hours4.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MworseGeForce 940MXbetterGeForce GTX 960MworseIntel HD Graphics 520worseIntel HD Graphics 520
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 802.11ac WLANIntel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1x1 802.11 ac)Intel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1x1 802.11 ac)802.11b/g/n Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 802.11ac WLAN
ColorBlackBlackBlackSilverBlack
Weight6.6 lbs.better5.95 lbs.better5.95 lbs.better4.4 lbs.6.6 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake412414
Anno 140430065
Anno 2070119613821
Anno 22054222104
ArmA 218
Ashes of the Singularity19109
Assassin's Creed Syndicate2621136
Assassin's Creed Unity2817118
AssassinĀ“s Creed III445213
Battlefield 150311513
Battlefield 359433513
Battlefield 461402812
Battlefield Hardline59461811
BioShock Infinite90514214
Borderlands 2127824536
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare21043148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare38331912
Civilization 56321
Civilization VI5020146
Company of Heroes 23526166
Crysis - CPU Benchmark144833914
Crysis - GPU Benchmark144784216
Crysis 266574419
Crysis 33925187
Crysis Warhead27
Darksiders II6239
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising1781179553
Dead Space 3149755942
Deus Ex Human Revolution985333
Deus Ex Mankind Divided201595
Diablo III1551068954
Dirt 364524123
Dirt Rally146462412
Dirt Showdown79614823
Dishonored 220181411
Dishonored77585027
Doom 3420
Doom4032178
Dota 2 Reborn86604945
Dota 2967836
Evolve35251412
F.E.A.R. 270626285
F1 20113172629030
F1 2012124958350
F1 201387724131
F1 2014101775129
FIFA 16985936
FIFA 1788774342
Fallout 43622129
Far Cry 2997578
Far Cry 35645268
Far Cry 444311413
Far Cry Primal29131210
Farming Simulator 1790803422
Fifa 111224144
Fifa 12338201164114
Fifa 13380214190138
Fifa 14251183156113
Fifa 15957247
For Honor4414148
GRID 2104685525
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto3059
GTA V6455157
Ghost Recon Wildlands2911102
Guild Wars 2723114
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark252
Hitman 20163325107
Just Cause 235
Just Cause 341331716
Left 4 Dead37116
Mad Max412017
Mafia 270514132
Mafia 3171010
Mass Effect 3524937
Mass Effect Andromeda30133
Max Payne 343392517
Metal Gear Solid V60421612
Metro 2033124603714
Mirror's Edge Catalyst48291210
Need for Speed 201635291613
Need for Speed Shift1228052
No Man's Sky2722144
Overwatch79552515
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege55352015
Resident Evil 5786850
Resident Evil 76027152
Rise of the Tomb Raider2719118
Risen154654833
Saints Row IV60491711
SimCity69292515
Sims 3723203129
Sims 4167783932
Sleeping Dogs8665329
Star Wars Battlefront50301312
StarCraft 2152955831
Supreme Commander - FA Bench179559124
The Crew4032169
The Division3426108
The Elder Scrolls Online63493720
The Evil Within382716
The Secret World749067
The Witcher 33119106
Thief38242010
Titanfall 262441816
Titanfall60503925
Tomb Raider130623417
Torchlight 2174120112
Trackmania Nations Forever1506448
Watch Dogs 23125126
Watch Dogs443096
World in Conflict - Benchmark116584825
World of Tanks v8124705423
World of Warcraft2122286231
World of Warships117853924
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2301273