Acer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788Z

Acer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788Z NX.VBSAA.001


Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5 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, 6.61 lbs.
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Price from $885.23 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:74
GPU Benchmark:62
Popularity score:80


  • 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:72/ 100

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Product nameAcer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788ZHP Premium 17Acer A517-51G-522WHP Premium 17Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-MG-52D8-US
CPU Benchmark74better75better85worse70worse72
GPU Benchmark62worse50better76worse5062
Value for Money65better92better66better88
Shopineer score72better84better83worse71better81
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 10 Professional 64BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Professional 64BitWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
Display TypeHD+Full HDHD+
Resolution1600 x 9001600 x 900better1920 x 10801600 x 9001600 x 900
LCD FeaturesLED backlight & Acer ComfyView TechnologyLED backlightLED backlight
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200UbetterIntel Core i5-8250U 1.6 GHzworseIntel Core i3-7100UworseIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHz
Base Frequency2.5 GHz2.5 GHzworse1.6 GHzworse2.4 GHzworse2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHz3.1 GHzbetter3.4 GHzworse2.8 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133
SSD256 GB256 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RWDVD-RWDVD Super MultiDVD-RWDVD Super Multi
Battery4-cell lithium ion, 2500 mAh3-cell lithium ion4-cell lithium ion3-cell lithium ion4-cell lithium ion
Battery Life6.75 hours4.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardIntegrated CardDedicated CardIntegrated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MworseHD Graphics 620betterNVIDIA GeForce MX150worseHD Graphics 620NVIDIA GeForce 940M
Video Memory4 GBworse2 GBworse2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANLAN and WLANLAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 802.11ac WLAN
Weight6.61 lbs.better5.84 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better6.6 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 140429165
Anno 2070119613821
Anno 22054222104
Ark Survival Evolved28763
ArmA 223
Ashes of the Singularity19109
Assassin's Creed Syndicate262196
Assassin's Creed Unity2817118
Assassin´s Creed III575213
Assassin´s Creed Origins2512105
Battlefield 150321513
Battlefield 365463513
Battlefield 461402812
Battlefield Hardline59461811
BioShock Infinite90514214
Borderlands 2127644529
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare38331911
Call of Duty WWII64371812
Civilization 56619
Civilization VI4625147
Company of Heroes 23526166
Crysis - CPU Benchmark460964612
Crysis - GPU Benchmark92785915
Crysis 266574419
Crysis 33925187
Crysis Warhead27
Darksiders II6638
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising1781179553
Dead Space 3156806138
Destiny 2321714
Deus Ex Human Revolution985331
Deus Ex Mankind Divided201594
Diablo III1551068954
Dirt 364524123
Dirt 46624187
Dirt Rally146462412
Dirt Showdown96925623
Dishonored 220181411
Dota 2 Reborn80604945
Dota 2967836
F.E.A.R. 2706262117
F1 20112992468421
F1 201217213211450
F1 2013105864131
F1 2014101775129
F1 201746221813
FIFA 16985936
FIFA 1787764342
FIFA 1895554437
Fallout 43622129
Far Cry 299128113
Far Cry 38557278
Far Cry 444311413
Far Cry Primal29131210
Farming Simulator 17121803422
Fifa 11790144
Fifa 12524321164207
Fifa 13380233205139
Fifa 14281207175117
Fifa 15957247
For Honor4414148
GRID 21921075825
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto66
GTA V6455158
Ghost Recon Wildlands2911102
Guild Wars 2723314
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark252
Hitman 20163325107
Just Cause 235
Just Cause 341331716
Left 4 Dead37321
Mad Max412014
Mafia 270514132
Mafia 3171010
Mass Effect 3595035
Mass Effect Andromeda301397
Max Payne 348462517
Metal Gear Solid V60421612
Metro 2033111824514
Mirror's Edge Catalyst48291210
Need for Speed 201635291613
Need for Speed Payback34161313
Need for Speed Shift9458
No Man's Sky2722144
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds4214106
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege55352015
Resident Evil 56468351
Resident Evil 76027156
Rise of the Tomb Raider2719118
Rocket League1043624
Saints Row IV60491711
Sims 3723208130
Sims 4167783932
Sleeping Dogs11985307
Star Wars Battlefront 249151310
Star Wars Battlefront50301312
StarCraft 2152955831
Supreme Commander - FA Bench200428226
Team Fortress 290995045
The Crew4032169
The Division3426108
The Elder Scrolls Online68493820
The Evil Within 218913
The Evil Within382716
The Secret World749067
The Witcher 33119106
Titanfall 262441816
Tomb Raider130623417
Torchlight 2174120112
Trackmania Nations Forever2248148
Watch Dogs 23125135
Watch Dogs443096
World in Conflict - Benchmark1791306935
World of Tanks v8124565424
World of Warcraft2122286231
World of Warships117853924
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2301273