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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 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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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 3,995 expert and user reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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SSD Storage Media

The ProBook 430 has a better storage medium than most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the HP ProBook 430 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of the ProBook 430 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Light

The HP ProBook 430 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 430 (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 2.1kg.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer TravelMate TMP645-M[plb_1875252_price].

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The ProBook 430 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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

The ProBook 430 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the total storage capacity of the HP ProBook 430 of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 510GB.

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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 average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430. The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 430 is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. The ProBook 430 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 40 watt-hours) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ProBook 430 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also do 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. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The ProBook 430 is a four number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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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 commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP ProBook 430

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Specification

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Processor Series
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Display
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Touchscreen
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3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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Bluetooth Version
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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
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Recovery Operating System
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
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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
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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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
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Power
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Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
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

(4)
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 4 November 2014 by Mark
(Verified Purchase)

Very good...

Extremely small form factor
13.3 inch screen somehow fit in
Very very well built
Great screen
Mind-bogglingly long battery life
Hard to open
Weird webcam placement
Only 4gb of ram
Touchscreen requires a 400 upgrade with an overkill screen resolution upgrade
When I received it, I opened up the case and a power chord was preventing the video card fan from spinning. The video card does run a little hot when its stressed and it only has one fan. I've seen it
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f6n65, hp f6n65a, g6w05eauuw, hp f6n65av, g6w07eauuw
Barcodes 00888793341001, 00888793341018, 00888793341292, 00888793341537, 00888793341698, 00888793396438, 00888793450659, 00888793531495, 00889296087199, 08887934143544

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