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Acer TravelMate P658 Series

Acer TravelMate P658-G2-MG-7327Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U, Intel Core i7 6500U, Intel Kaby Lake i7-7500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 2.09kg, 2.3kg
Price: 1200, 1500, 1869 euro
Average Score: 85.97% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 77%, features: 73%, display: 86%, mobility: 80%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 89%

 

Acer TravelMate P658-M-537B

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P658-M-537BNotebook: Acer TravelMate P658-M-537B
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.09kg
Price: 1200 euro
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84.8% Acer TravelMate P658-M-537B Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Interface initiative. A superb diversity of interfaces and ease of upgrading were apparently at the very top of Acer's development list for its latest 15-inch business laptop. The screen and security features are also compelling. But can the important input devices, ergonomics and engine also keep up?

 

Acer TravelMate P658-M-74QM

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P658-M-74QMNotebook: Acer TravelMate P658-M-74QM
Processor: Intel Core i7 6500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 1500 euro
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Acer’s high-end reliable business solution
Source: Laptop Media English
The Acer TravelMate P658 is an expensive business notebook offering tons of useful features but above all, this laptop is all about reliability. The chassis is sturdy enough to take a beating but this comes at a price. The weight and dimensions of the notebook aren’t exactly suggesting “portable” but it isn’t falling behind most competitors either. It’s still a great choice if you are looking for a 15-inch business machine, though. Also, as a business solution, we weren’t exactly thrilled with the keyboard ergonomics – the keys felt a little bit too shallow but the touchpad experience was great.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/23/2016

Foreign Reviews

Ревю на Acer TravelMate P658 – надежден бизнес ноутбук от висок клас
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Durable construction; good touchpad; exclusive display with high contrast, brightness and good sRGB coverage area; verry good battery. Negative: Heavy; shallow keyboard; only one RAM slot.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/07/2016

 

Acer TravelMate P658-M-59J7 Graphics Dock

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P658-M-59J7 Graphics DockNotebook: Acer TravelMate P658-M-59J7 Graphics Dock
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 4096 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 0kg
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Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review | Notebookcheck
Surprise! A graphics card in an external case - familiar. In the past, this technology has not worked as intended. In this review, we put all that aside and take a look at what the GPU is capable of. Update 10-15-2016: Aspire Switch 12S does not turn into a gamer.

 

Acer TravelMate P658-M-53JQ

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P658-M-53JQNotebook: Acer TravelMate P658-M-53JQ
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.09kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 86% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

86% Acer TravelMate P658-M-53JQ
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 85% performance: 85% features: 87% mobility: 88%

 

Acer TravelMate P658-G2-MG-7327

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P658-G2-MG-7327Notebook: Acer TravelMate P658-G2-MG-7327
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i7-7500U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 940MX 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.09kg
Price: 1869 euro
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87.1% Acer TravelMate P658-G2 (7500U, 940MX, FHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
A fair deal. With its latest TravelMate P658-G2 top model, Acer is certainly bringing out the big guns: SSD/HDD combo, LTE modem, 16 GB of RAM. All that comes in addition to low operating noise, decent battery life, and a three-year warranty.

 

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Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M: Upper mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GTX 900M series.

NVIDIA GeForce 940MX: Mid-range laptop graphics card based on the Maxwell architecture. Compared to the older 940M, the MX now also supports GDDR5 graphics memory and maybe slightly faster clock speeds.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i5:

6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

6500U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Kaby Lake:

i7-7500U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.5 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.09 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.3 kg:


85.97%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Vega 6, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R3 5300U, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Acer TravelMate P2 TMP214-53-37AT
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Acer Swift 5 SF514-56T-7173
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Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, 14.00", 1.25 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-522W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Swift 3 Pro SF314-43-R8MY
Vega 8, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R7 5700U, 14.00", 1.2 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-07- 9 (Update: 2016-07- 9)