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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The compact HP ProBook 430 G2 with optional 10-point touchscreen, sleek design, and latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 11GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 430 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 430, the HP ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 430, the HP ProBook 430 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ProBook 430 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 430 that we have checked, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the ProBook 430 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

At 0.75 gravity, the ProBook 430 has a quite big operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 430 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP ProBook 430 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Narrow Power Adapter Width

The ProBook 430 has a fairly narrow power adapter width (only 95 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The narrowest power adapter width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 66mm and the widest is 490mm.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The HP ProBook 430 has one of the shorter battery recharge times (only 2.5 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this age and spec have battery recharge times of between 2h and 23h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.9h.

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Quite Short Power Adapter Height

The average power adapter height of laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 430 is 31mm, and the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm. The ProBook 430 has a fairly short power adapter height (only 26.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430.

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Narrow

The average width of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 430 is 360mm. With a width of only 326 millimeters, the HP ProBook 430 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Shallow Power Adapter Depth

The shallowest power adapter depth of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 430 is 40mm, the deepest is 300mm, and the average power adapter depth is 62mm. With a power adapter depth of only 40 millimeters, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the shallower power adapter depths amongst portable PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP ProBook 430 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 900 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the ProBook 430 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] (14") which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The ProBook 430 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430, the ProBook 430 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP ProBook 430 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 430 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 1.5G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G. At 1.5 gravity, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G. With a non-operating shock of 200 gravity, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 430

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ProBook 430.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The ProBook 430 has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 430.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Aspire ES1[pl_2842800_price] (2.16GHz), or the Aspire E5-511[pl_2913136_price] (2.16GHz) both from Acer.

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Average Battery Life

At 8.5 hours, the HP ProBook 430 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T440[plb_3016164_price] (8.6h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(12)
5 November 2013

ProBook 430 HP positions the ProBook 430 between the consumer and business classes. The model offers a few nice business features , like the fingerprint reader, data encoding software and the...

11 November 2013

Seul contre tous. Un ordinateur portable professionnel 13 pouces d'entrée de gamme, équipé du tout dernier processeur ULV, l'Intel Core i5-4200U, conçu par HP. Cet appareil, fin et léger... Read more…

27 November 2013

Ongeëvenaard. Een goedkoop business instapmodel in een 13-inch formaat en met de nieuwste ULV processor, de Intel Core i5-4200U, van HP. Dit slanke model weegt nauwelijks 1.6 kg en tracht erkend... Read more…

19 October 2013

Vanuit technisch oogpunt is dit natuurlijk niet de meest spannende laptop die we de afgelopen jaren bekeken hebben. Aan de andere kant: het is een prettige, niet al te zware (1,38 kilo) 13,3 inch...

6 November 2013

HP ProBook 430ProBook 430 sytuuje si? na styku kategorii laptopów biznesowych i laptopów do u?ytku domowego. Od tych ostatnich ró?ni si? przydatnymi w firmach rozwi?zaniami w postaci czytnika...

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 28 June 2014 by Miu Miu
(Verified Purchase)

The product arrived without any problem.
I expected higher speed etc, but too many bugs to delete program that allow a lost of ads.
Also it sometimes becomes slower.
Usign at home... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Wifiuser
(Verified Purchase)

This the 4th laptop I have owned and I like it the most. Its not too heavy
The quality and appearance if first class with a very tasteful black and metallic gunmetal grey finish. The lid is... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889296196860, 00889296259169, 00889296300625, 00889296301134, 00889296349082, 00889296356899, 00889296450078, 00889296529118, 00889296535652

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