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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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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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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 430 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and type which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ProBook 430 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst laptops of this age.

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Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the ProBook 430 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 430 the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

There are a number of other 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo X220.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the ProBook 430 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 430. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 40 watt-hours, the ProBook 430 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The ProBook 430 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The HP ProBook 430 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The ProBook 430 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 180GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The ProBook 430 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 430. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 430 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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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.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ProBook 430 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the HP ProBook 640 G1.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(12)
19 November 2015

In review: HP ProBook 430 G3. Test model provided by Cyberport.deThe new Skylake processor of the HP ProBook 430 G3 provides a decent performance gain.Thereby, the GPU performance has increased...

Matte display, highend case, works quietly, good battery life, maintenance hatch, free M.2 slot, good keyboard
Matter Bildschirm
Wertiges Gehuse
Arbeitet leise
Gute Akkulaufzeiten
Dark, lowcontrast display with narrow viewing angles, only 12month warranty
Dunkler, kontrastarmer, blickwinkelinstabiler Bildschirm
Nur 12 Monate Garantie
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp x9u59, hp g6w02, hp i36100, hp g6w02e, hp x9u59u, g6w02eauuw, j4s79eauuw, hp x9u59ut, g6w34eaakd, hp i36100u, hp g6w02ea, hp x9u59uta, hp g6w02ear, hp x9u59utab, hp x9u59utaba
Barcodes 00888793332108, 00888793340899, 00888793340936, 00888793340943, 00888793340950, 00888793340967, 00888793340981, 00888793341254, 00888793341551, 00888793409640, 00888793422274, 00888793450710, 00888793511152, 00888793546468, 04053162578869, 05712505205969

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