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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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22 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The ProBook 430 has a better processor family than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of this spec and age the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 430 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 430. Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most commonly found supported number of colours display on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ProBook 430, the ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 430 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 430 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G. With an operating vibration of 1.043 gravity, the ProBook 430's operating vibration is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430. Comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 430 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Cache Memory

The cache memories of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the ProBook 430 has a quite big cache memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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Light

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. The ProBook 430 is one of the lighter comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Fujitsu LifeBook U554[plb_2074123_price] (1.5kg).

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Narrow Power Adapter Width

The HP ProBook 430 has a quite narrow power adapter width (only 95 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430. The average power adapter width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 120mm, and the power adapter widths range from 46mm to 490mm.

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Very Short Power Adapter Height

The shortest power adapter height of similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years is 22mm, the tallest is 67mm, and the average power adapter height is 32mm. At only 26.5 millimeters, the ProBook 430 has a quite short power adapter height compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

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Narrow

At only 326 millimeters, the HP ProBook 430 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 430. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 38mm and 430mm.

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Very Shallow Power Adapter Depth

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the power adapter depths range from 27mm to 300mm. The HP ProBook 430 has one of the shallower power adapter depths (only 40 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA Connectors

The ProBook 430 is a two SATA connector notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the ProBook 430 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The ProBook 430 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price] (14").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. 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.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 40 watt-hours, the ProBook 430 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The ProBook 430 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430 range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The HP ProBook 430 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. The HP ProBook 430 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 430 have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.2G. When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 430 that we have assessed the non-operating vibration of, the ProBook 430's non-operating vibration of 3.5 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 240 gravity, the HP ProBook 430 has a very big non-operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 430. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G.

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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 this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 430.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the Acer Aspire V5-572G[plb_1569977_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_2430283_price] (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 5.5 hours, the HP ProBook 430 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50D[plb_2457380_price] (5.75h).

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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)
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Height At Front
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g6w02, hp g6w02e, hp g6w02ea, hp g6w02ear
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3"
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3"
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