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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 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 Laptops

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the ProBook 430 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The ProBook 430 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 430 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 430 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Light

The average weight of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the ProBook 430 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The ProBook 430 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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 11GB. The ProBook 430 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The ProBook 430 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 range from 10" to 18".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 13.3" laptops currently available including the LG 13Z940-GT58K[plb_2362386_price] which has better reviews.

If this portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ProBook 430 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The ProBook 430 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 40 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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3 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.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus X551CA[plb_2045549_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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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
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4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
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Bluetooth
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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
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Total Number of SATA Connectors
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Pointing Device
Software
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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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
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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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AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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

(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

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