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HP Probook 430 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jul 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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9 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Probook 430 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Probook 430 G2 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Probook 430 G2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Z51-70[pl_3176613_price], or the Z51-70[pl_3130411_price] both from Lenovo.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP ProBook 430[plb_2447779_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Probook 430 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Probook 430 G2 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Z51-70[pl_3130411_price], and the Z51-70[pl_3176613_price] both from Lenovo or the Toshiba R50[plb_2917556_price] is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Light

The Probook 430 G2 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 430 G2 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the HP Probook 430 G2[plb_2913674_price], and the Acer Aspire V3-371[plb_2966636_price] is also worth considering.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V3-331[plb_2917776_price] (1.5kg).

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Narrow

The widths of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Probook 430 G2 range from 28mm to 430mm. At only 326 millimeters, the Probook 430 G2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Probook 430 G2.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The HP Probook 430 G2 has a quite small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Probook 430 G2.

Alternative 13.3" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include a cheaper notebook PC such as the Acer Aspire V3-371[plb_2966636_price], or the HP Probook 430 G2[plb_2913674_price] or you might consider a higher rated notebook PC such as the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2751294_price].

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2980549_price] (14" and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media to this portable PC and we think the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], and the Lenovo E50-80[plb_2938308_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (SSD and cheaper) or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC 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

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Probook 430 G2 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], the HP G4[plb_2905344_price], and the Asus P550LAV[plb_2825857_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this HP notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2980549_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Probook 430 G2, the HP Probook 430 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the HP Probook 430 G2 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Probook 430 G2. Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Probook 430 G2 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP Probook 430 G2 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The HP Probook 430 G2 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Probook 430 G2 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Probook 430 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Probook 430 G2.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP Probook 430 G2 has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Probook 430 G2.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the DELL Latitude 14 3450[plb_2903806_price], or the HP G4[plb_2905347_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2980549_price] (2.4GHz and cheaper).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP Probook 430 G2 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], the DELL Latitude 14 3450[plb_2903806_price], or the Asus P550LAV[plb_2825857_price].

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Aspire E5-772[pl_2984402_price] (1TB), or the Aspire E5-573[pl_3009234_price] (1TB) both from Acer or the Lenovo Z510[plb_2979742_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Design
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Product Type
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board 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
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
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(7)
11 March 2015

The two ProBook 430 G2 models we tested, heat up moderately and run quietly . Furthermore, both offer good input devices and fast SSDs. the ProBooks also have a free M.2 slot which can be equipped...

Mis à jour vers Broadwell. Malgré un processeur Core i5 relativement puissant, le petit ProBook offre une bonne autonomie. Mais encore une fois, l'écran est à plaindre...

27 October 2014

Ca?kiem niedawno trzynastocalowy ProBook przeszed? naprawd? du?e zmiany. Dlatego nie dziwi, ?e tym razem postanowiono dokona? tylko niewielkich usprawnie?. Dzi?ki temu 430 w wersji G2 ma nieco...

8 January 2015

Paquete completo. El tamaño de 13.3" junto con un veloz SSD y una buena duración de batería recomiendan al ProBook 430 G2 como compañero portable. La pantalla del portátil demuestra ser su... Read more…

7 December 2015

Das HP ProBook 430 G2 (K9J77EA) erweist sich im Test als tolles Einsteiger-Notebook für unter 500 Euro. Das matte 13,3-Zoll-Display löst mit 1.366 x 768 Pixel auf und die Performance genügt...

Matte panel
Highquality case
Low power consumption
Good battery life
Maintenance flap
Poor brightness and contrast
One year warranty
Expensive
Dark, lowcontrast screen
Lightly whistling fan
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 4 January 2016 by N2hubris
N2hubris would recommend the HP ProBook 430-G2

Good solid machine. I am using for my consulting business and wanted a business level machine. It has a faster chip than my Lenovo, but only 4GB of RAM vs 8 GB on the Lenovo which seems to make a... Read more…

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g6w32, hp k9j69, hp l8d48, hp k0f95, hp k0f95p, hp g6w32e, hp k9j69e, hp l8d48u, hp i55200, hp g6w32ea, hp k9j69et, hp l8d48ut, hp i55200u, hp k0f95pt, hp p243645, hp p243645p, hp g6w32eaa, hp k9j69eta, hp g6w32eaas, hp k9j69etab, hp k9j69etabu
Barcodes 00787468112048, 00889894128836, 00889894129734

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
£ 1,269.95 £381.27
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Two USB 2.0 Ports
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Six Battery Cells
Eleven Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
£ 1,112.74 £381.27
4GB Bigger Internal Memory
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50% Bigger Internal Memory
Three USB 3.0 Ports
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