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DELL Latitude 6430u 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 64GB SSD 14" Laptop

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13 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 6430u have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB. The Latitude 6430u has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 4,345 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good ratings for its laptops. However, DELL has unexceptional ratings for its ultrabooks.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 6430u is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,100 megahertz, the Latitude 6430u has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 350 megahertz, the Latitude 6430u has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude 6430u has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the DELL Latitude 6430u[plb_1547708_price], the Toshiba Z30[plb_2110228_price], or the Lenovo T440s[plb_1621569_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 6430u supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This DELL laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If the storage medium of this ultrabook is too bad for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 6430u[plb_1547708_price] (SSD), the Lenovo T440s[plb_1621569_price] (SSD), or the Toshiba Z30[plb_2110228_price] (SSD).

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 6430u is 14". With a screen size of 14 inches, the DELL Latitude 6430u has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this type and age is 9.6GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 16GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Latitude 6430u has one of the biggest maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 9GB. The Latitude 6430u has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The DELL Latitude 6430u has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This portable PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude 6430u.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Latitude 6430u which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude 6430u does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to look at including the Acer Aspire S3-391[plb_1484527_price] which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 6430u is 64GB and the biggest is 1.1TB. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude 6430u, the Latitude 6430u's total storage capacity of only 64 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z30[plb_2110228_price] (128GB), or the Lenovo T440s[plb_3100603_price] (256GB).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 6430u, the Latitude 6430u's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average internal memory of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude 6430u is 5.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB.

There are a number of other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Aspire S3-391[plb_1484527_price].

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago, the DELL Latitude 6430u does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to consider including the Lenovo T440s[plb_3100603_price].

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Only Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Latitude 6430u has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it. Most ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the Latitude 6430u the worst processor family is Intel Core i3-2xxx and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 6430u have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. With a battery capacity of only 36 watt-hours, the Latitude 6430u has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Only 64 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 6430u have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Latitude 6430u which has 64 solid-state drive capacity.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The DELL Latitude 6430u has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 3,000 milliamperes * hour) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 4,300mAh.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 3 megabytes, the Latitude 6430u has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 6430u. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 6430u

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the Latitude 6430u.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 6430u has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

The Latitude 6430u has a fairly typical weight (1.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 6430u.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire S3-391[plb_1484527_price] (1.4kg and cheaper).

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Expert Reviews

(40)
1 November 2013

The Dell Latitude 6430u's snappy performance and business-centric extras earn it the title of Best Reviewed business laptop, but it's a slim victory. Dell's tech support is improved, but the lack...

31 October 2013

I'd swap my current laptop for this one in a heartbeat. We have reached a point in computing where laptops are no longer compromise devices. They can give you all the endurance you need to get...

1 August 2013

The Dell Latitude 6430u (HD+) adds a higher-res display to a formidable business laptop, and packs some multimedia oomph as well...

30 July 2013

The Dell Latitude 6430u (HD+) adds a 1,600 by 900 display to a formidable business laptop, and packs some multimedia oomph as well...

17 July 2013

The Dell Latitude 6430u is heavier than the average Ultrabook, and doesn't have the compelling desirability of the slimmest 13in options, such as the Samsung Series 9 900X3B. But it has plenty of...

Itproportal.com

30 June 2013

You might also like... Windows 8.1 review We have no difficulty in recommending the Dell Latitude 6430u as a worthwhile business laptop. The real question is whether or not it stands as a worthy...

25 June 2013

PROS:? Sturdy and Professional Looking? Comfortable to use (Back-lit chicklet Keys, Large touch pad, Large handrest)? Silent but efficient heat reducing fan? Touch-sensitive volume control!? Easy...

Dell still remains as a top choice when it comes to laptop for the office and the Latitude 6430u cements that choice further having a solid and reliable machine on a sleek-looking package. I love...

The HD+ version of the Dell Latitude 6430u is a well-rounded ultrabook for business professionals. Because we consider many different factors, the final score only improved by 1% to 86%. The new...

24 May 2013

With military grade design and excellent battery life, the 6430u will satisfy the need of most business users. The only weakness is the screen. The low-quality means it's not ideal for graphical...

Itpro.co.uk

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