Acer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788Z

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

Description

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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Gaming Performance

Price from $919.04 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:75
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.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:69/ 100

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Acer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788Z NX.VBSAA.001
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DELL Inspiron 15 i7559-3763BLK
Faster GPU
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Lenovo IdeaPad 700 (80RU00FSUS)
Better Value
Acer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788Z NX.VBSAA.001 N82E16834315301
Product nameAcer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788ZDELL Inspiron 15TOSHIBA Satellite S55-C5262Lenovo IdeaPad 700 (80RU00FSUS)Acer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788Z
CPU Benchmark75better89worse73better8975
GPU Benchmark69worsebetter78better7869
Value for Money55better97better57
Popularity80better93worse758080
Rating
Shopineer score69better91better74better90better70
Price$919.04worse$919.95worse$919.99worse$919.99better$894.56
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$870.00$1679.00$870.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
BrandAcerDELLTOSHIBALenovoAcer
Screen17.3"15.6"15.6"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HD
Resolution1600 x 900better1920 x 1080better1920 x 1080better1920 x 10801600 x 900
LCD FeaturesLED backlight & Acer ComfyView TechnologyIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyLED backlight & TruBrite technologyIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyLED backlight & Acer ComfyView Technology
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i7-5500U 2.4 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz
Cores2better42better42
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.6 GHzworse2.4 GHzbetter2.6 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHz3.1 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GBbetter12 GBbetter16 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD8 GB256 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RWNoDVD Super MultiDVD±R/RW
WebcamYesYesHD webcam720p HDYes
Battery4-cell lithium ion, 2500 mAh4cell/45Wh Lithium Ion battery pack (non user replaceable batter3 Cell 45 Wh4-cell lithium ion, 2500 mAh
Battery Life4 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MworseGeForce GTX960M 4GBbetterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 950MbetterGeForce GTX 950MNVIDIA GeForce 940M
Video Memory4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
ColorBlackBrushed Metal FinishBlack Textured
Weight6.61 lbs.better4.85 lbs.better5.1 lbs.6.61 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
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 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