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, 6.6 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $699.99 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:70
GPU Benchmark:70
User ratings:85
Popularity score:94

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:87/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-US NX.VBRAA.001
Faster CPU
Acer E5-774-50SY NX.GECAA.001
Faster GPU
Asus 17.3
Lighter
HP ProBook 470 G3 (Y1X32UT#ABA)
Better Value
Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-M-52UJ-US NX.VBPAA.001
Product nameAcer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-USAcer E5-774-50SYAsus 17.3" LaptopHP ProBook 470 G3 (Y1X32UT#ABA)Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-M-52UJ-US
CPU Benchmark70better77707070
GPU Benchmark70worsebetter80worse51worse51
Value for Money92better99better95better93better93
Popularity94worse93worse91better95better95
Rating85worseworse6585worse
Shopineer score87better91worse838787
Price$699.99better$549.99better$649.99better$689.99better$649.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$987.00$1065.00$1083.00$1018.00$991.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-bitWindows 10 operating systemWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit upgradable to Windows 10 ProWindows 7 Professional 64-bit upgradable to Windows 10 Pro 64-Bi
BrandAcerAcerAsusHPAcer
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display Type
Resolution1600 x 9001600 x 900better1920 x 10801600 x 9001600 x 900
LCD FeaturesLED backlight & Acer CineCrystal Technology
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.50 GHz6th Gen Intel Core i5-6200UIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHz
Cores2222
Base Frequency2.3 GHzbetter2.5 GHz2.3 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency2.8 GHz2.8 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GBbetter12 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GBbetter32 GB16 GB
Memory Speed
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TBworse500 GB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD-WriterDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamYesYesYesYes
Battery4-cell lithium ion4-cell lithium ion, 2800 mAh4-cell lithium ion4-cell lithium ion
Battery Life4.5 hours5.5 hours4.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MworseIntel HD Graphics 620betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M graphicsworseIntel HD Graphics 520worseIntel HD Graphics 520
Video Memory2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 802.11ac WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 802.11ac WLAN
ColorBlackBlack
Weight6.6 lbs.worse6.61 lbs.better5.93 lbs.better5.75 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 140432965
Anno 2070119613821
Anno 22054222104
ArmA 221
Ashes of the Singularity19109
Assassin's Creed Syndicate2621135
Assassin's Creed Unity2817118
AssassinĀ“s Creed III232210
Battlefield 150311512
Battlefield 380463513
Battlefield 461402812
Battlefield Hardline59461811
BioShock Infinite90514214
Borderlands 2127644529
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare300201148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare3833192
Call of Juarez Benchmark86
Civilization 56419
CoD Modern Warfare 22131099260
Company of Heroes 23526166
Counter-Strike Source123
Crysis - CPU Benchmark144873921
Crysis - GPU Benchmark122924221
Crysis 2103977626
Crysis 33925187
Crysis Warhead27
Darksiders II6939
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising95625236
Dead Space 3157816350
Deus Ex Human Revolution985335
Deus Ex Mankind Divided201585
Diablo III1551068954
Dirt 360564116
Dirt Rally146462413
Dirt Showdown82615023
Dishonored 2201868
Dishonored77585027
Doom 3208
Doom40321711
Dota 2 Reborn72604945
Dota 2967836
Evolve35251412
F.E.A.R. 270626211464
F1 2011138998540
F1 2012119968150
F1 201396766841
F1 2014101775129
FIFA 16985936
FIFA 1792764342
Fallout 43622129
Far Cry 214410948
Far Cry 35747278
Far Cry 444311413
Far Cry Primal29131210
Farming Simulator 17103803422
Fifa 11507340264164
Fifa 12380292235154
Fifa 13391232202156
Fifa 14485288286170
Fifa 15957247
GRID 2106735620
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto13815540
GTA V6455158
Guild Wars 2713314
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark252
Hitman 20163325107
Just Cause 229
Just Cause 341331716
Left 4 Dead292107
Mad Max412017
Mafia 270514132
Mafia 317107
Mass Effect 3575137
Max Payne 349462517
Metal Gear Solid V60421612
Metro 2033124853714
Mirror's Edge Catalyst48291210
Need for Speed 201635291613
Need for Speed Shift1121039157
No Man's Sky2722145
Overwatch79552515
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege55352014
Resident Evil 514511169
Rise of the Tomb Raider2719118
Risen140805637
Saints Row IV60491711
SimCity69292515
Sims 3723199116
Sims 4167783932
Sleeping Dogs8744318
Star Wars Battlefront50301312
StarCraft 2152977937
Supreme Commander - FA Bench84736846
The Crew4032169
The Division3425108
The Elder Scrolls Online63493720
The Evil Within382716
The Secret World58493715
The Witcher 33119106
Thief38242010
Titanfall 262441816
Titanfall60493922
Tomb Raider130623417
Torchlight 2174120112
Trackmania Nations Forever1988155
Watch Dogs 2322410
Watch Dogs443096
World in Conflict - Benchmark134584832
World of Tanks v8124705423
World of Warcraft2122286226
World of Warships117853924
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2301273