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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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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average HP medium processor cores portable PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs built by HP.

Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430 that we have checked, the HP ProBook 430's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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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 a comparable age and type to the ProBook 430 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 430 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 that we have assessed, the operating vibration of the ProBook 430 of 0.75 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Light

The weights of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 240g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP ProBook 430 is one of the lighter medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Narrow Power Adapter Width

At only 95 millimeters, the ProBook 430 has a fairly narrow power adapter width compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The narrowest power adapter width of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 46mm and the widest is 490mm.

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Very Short Power Adapter Height

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have power adapter heights of between 22mm and 67mm. With a power adapter height of only 26.5 millimeters, the ProBook 430 has a fairly short power adapter height compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Shallow Power Adapter Depth

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have power adapter depths of between 27mm and 300mm. The ProBook 430 has a fairly shallow power adapter depth (only 40 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 900 megahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of this type and age is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The ProBook 430 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. The display diagonals of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec notebook 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 laptop 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 around for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The ProBook 430 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP ProBook 430 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The ProBook 430 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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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 comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years, the non-operating vibration of the HP ProBook 430 of 1.5 gravity is one of the biggest. The average non-operating vibration of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1G.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 130G. When compared to other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430 that we have assessed, the ProBook 430's non-operating shock of 200 gravity is one of the biggest.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 430

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the ProBook 430 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the ProBook 430 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

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

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.5 hours, the HP ProBook 430 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Other 8.5h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m[plb_1482433_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Size
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
Display Surface
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
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
Drivers Included
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Life (max)
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(14)
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

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 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...

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...

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User Reviews

(3)
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…

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…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g6w02, hp g6w02e, hp g6w02ea, hp g6w02ear
Barcodes 00889296196860, 00889296259169, 00889296300625, 00889296301134, 00889296349082, 00889296356899, 00889296450078, 00889296529118, 00889296535652

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