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 $894.56 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:76
GPU Benchmark:63
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:74/ 100

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Acer TravelMate P278 TMP278-M-52UJ-US NX.VBPAA.001
Product nameAcer TravelMate TMP278-MG-788ZHP-Envy-X360-15.6-inch HP Envy X360 2-in-1 Convertible 15.6” FHD IPS Touchscreen LaptopAcer Aspire E5-774G-56SXLenovo 20HD004AUS Thinkpad T470 20Hd - Core I5 7300U / 2.6 Ghz - WinAcer TravelMate P278 TMP278-M-52UJ-US
CPU Benchmark76better80better77better80worse73
GPU Benchmark63worse51better74worseworse41
Value for Money67better91better93better86
Popularity80better9480worse6580
Rating
Shopineer score74better89better85worse73better81
Price$894.56worse$894.99better$699.00worse$894.95better$672.84
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$955.00$1251.00$1052.00$849.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit / Windows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 7 Professional 64-bit upgradable to Windows 10 Pro 64-Bi
BrandAcerHP-Envy-X360-15.6-inchAcerLenovoAcer
Screen17.3"15.6"17.3"14"17.3"
Display TypeFull HD
Resolution1600 x 900better1920 x 1080better1920 x 10801600 x 900
LCD FeaturesLED backlight & Acer ComfyView TechnologyIPSLED backlight & Acer ComfyView Technology
TouchscreenNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetter7th Gen Intel Core i7-7500U Processor (2.7 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHzbetterLenovo 20HD004AUS Thinkpad T470 20Hd - Core I5 7300UworseIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHz
Cores22222
Base Frequency2.5 GHz2.5 GHzworse2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHz3.1 GHzworse2.8 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GBbetter32 GB16 GB
Memory Speed
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD256 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RWDVD Super Multi
WebcamYesHD Webcam (1280 x 720) supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR)Yes
Battery4-cell lithium ion, 2500 mAh6-cell Li-Ion (2800 mAh) Battery4-cell lithium ion
Battery Life10 hours9.5 hours4.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MworsebetterGeForce GTX 950MworseworseIntel HD Graphics 520
Video Memory4 GBworse2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265802.11ac Wi-Fi featuring MU-MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4 GHz aIntel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 802.11ac WLAN
ColorObsidian BlackBlack
Weight6.61 lbs.better4.79 lbs.worse7.28 lbs.better5.6 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 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
Dishonored77585027
Doom 3594
Doom4032179
Dota 2 Reborn92604945
Dota 2967836
Evolve35251412
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
Overwatch79552515
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds421475
Prey48211810
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege55352015
Resident Evil 5786850
Resident Evil 76027154
Rise of the Tomb Raider2719118
Risen154654833
Rocket League1043624
Saints Row IV60491711
SimCity69292515
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
Thief38242010
Titanfall 262441816
Titanfall60503925
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