Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-US

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


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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Price from $659.95 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:72
GPU Benchmark:63
Popularity score:80


  • 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:82/ 100

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Product nameAcer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-USDELL Inspiron 17-5767 (i5767-0018GRY)Acer 17.3" Aspire Intel Core i5 7th Gen 7200U 2.50GHz NVIDIA GeForceLenovo ThinkPad E570 (20H5009NUS)HP Pavilion 15 15.6" FHD Touchscreen Laptop Computer, Intel Core
CPU Benchmark72better75better7572better75
GPU Benchmark63worse51better74worse4163
Value for Money91better94worse75better94
Shopineer score82better84better83worse76better88
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit (Downgrade From Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10
Display Type
Resolution1600 x 9001600 x 900better1920 x 1080worse1366 x 768better1920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesAnti-Glare LED-Backlit DisplayIPS
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHzbetterCPU: Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHzIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U Processor 2.5GHz(3M Cache
Base Frequency2.3 GHzbetter2.5 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency2.8 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GBworse2 GBworse4 GBbetter12 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TBworse500 GB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPMbetter7200 RPM
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiTray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)DVD±R/RW
WebcamYesIntegrated Widescreen HD 720p Webcam with Dual Digital Microphon720p
Battery4-cell lithium ion42 WHr, 3-Cell Battery (integrated)4-cell lithium ion (41 Wh)
Battery Life4.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MworseIntel HD Graphics 620betterGraphics Card: GeForce GTX 950MworseIntel HD Graphics 5202GB NVIDIA GeForce 940MX Graphics
Video Memory2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 802.11ac WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
Weight6.6 lbs.worse6.78 lbs.better5.07 lbs.better4.21 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
Ark Survival Evolved287
ArmA 223
Ashes of the Singularity19109
Assassin's Creed Syndicate2621136
Assassin's Creed Unity2817118
Assassin´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 Warfare38331911
Civilization 56221
Civilization VI5021147
Company of Heroes 23526166
Crysis - CPU Benchmark155823914
Crysis - GPU Benchmark182784216
Crysis 266574419
Crysis 33925187
Crysis Warhead27
Darksiders II6239
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising20113110660
Dead Space 3149755942
Deus Ex Human Revolution985333
Deus Ex Mankind Divided201594
Diablo III1551068954
Dirt 364524123
Dirt 46624187
Dirt Rally146462412
Dirt Showdown79614823
Dishonored 220181411
Doom 3594
Dota 2 Reborn92604945
Dota 2967836
F.E.A.R. 2706262117
F1 20113172629030
F1 2012123958350
F1 201387724131
F1 2014101775129
F1 201745221811
FIFA 16985936
FIFA 1795794342
Fallout 43622129
Far Cry 29983113
Far Cry 35645268
Far Cry 444311413
Far Cry Primal29131210
Farming Simulator 17121803422
Fifa 11790144
Fifa 12468276181128
Fifa 13380214190138
Fifa 14255183156113
Fifa 15957247
For Honor44141410
GRID 2105705625
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto3063
GTA V6455158
Ghost Recon Wildlands2911102
Guild Wars 2723114
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark252
Hitman 20163325107
Just Cause 235
Just Cause 341331716
Left 4 Dead37125
Mad Max412017
Mafia 270514132
Mafia 3171010
Mass Effect 3524937
Mass Effect Andromeda301397
Max Payne 343392517
Metal Gear Solid V60421612
Metro 2033124583614
Mirror's Edge Catalyst48291210
Need for Speed 201635291613
Need for Speed Shift12423752
No Man's Sky2722144
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds421475
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege55352015
Resident Evil 5786850
Resident Evil 76027154
Rise of the Tomb Raider2719118
Rocket League1043624
Saints Row IV60491711
Sims 3723203129
Sims 4167783932
Sleeping Dogs8666329
Star Wars Battlefront50301312
StarCraft 2152955831
Supreme Commander - FA Bench132489124
Team Fortress 265635045
The Crew4032169
The Division3426108
The Elder Scrolls Online63493720
The Evil Within382716
The Secret World8310377
The Witcher 33119106
Titanfall 262441816
Tomb Raider130623417
Torchlight 2174120112
Trackmania Nations Forever1506448
Watch Dogs 23125136
Watch Dogs443096
World in Conflict - Benchmark116584825
World of Tanks v8124705423
World of Warcraft2122286231
World of Warships117853924
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2301273