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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 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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16 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

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SSD Storage Media

The ProBook 430 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 430.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 430 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

At 0.75 gravity, the ProBook 430 has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 430. The smallest operating vibration of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430 is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.5G.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the ProBook 430 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average weight of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430 is 2kg.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Narrow Power Adapter Width

The ProBook 430 has a fairly narrow power adapter width (only 95 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430. The average power adapter width of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 130mm, and the power adapter widths range from 66mm to 490mm.

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Quite Short Power Adapter Height

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 430 the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm, and the average power adapter height is 31mm. The ProBook 430 has one of the shorter power adapter heights (only 26.5 millimeters) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

At only 2.5 hours, the ProBook 430 has a fairly short battery recharge time compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the battery recharge times range from 2h to 23h, and the average battery recharge time is 4h.

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Very Shallow Power Adapter Depth

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the power adapter depths range from 40mm to 300mm, and the average power adapter depth is 62mm. At only 40 millimeters, the ProBook 430 has a quite shallow power adapter depth compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a fairly small total storage capacity 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 Display Diagonal

The ProBook 430 has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 15".

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14"), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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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 commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a quite small internal memory 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. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 430, the ProBook 430 does not have a touchscreen.

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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 laptops of a similar age and type to the ProBook 430. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430 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 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP ProBook 430 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The HP ProBook 430 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430 have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

Laptops that came out more than a year ago have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G. With a non-operating vibration of 1.5 gravity, the ProBook 430 has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the ProBook 430.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 200 gravity, the ProBook 430 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430. The smallest non-operating shock of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.3G and the biggest is 240G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 430

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 430.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the X1 Carbon[pl_3818141_price] (2.3GHz), or the L450[pl_2932785_price] (2.3GHz) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of this age and spec.

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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 Boost Frequency
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs 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
4G Standard
3G Standards
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 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
Cables Included
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f6n65, hp f6n65a, k9j79eaakd, hp f6n65av, l3q21eaabd
Barcodes 00888793866412, 00889296196846, 00889296259176, 00889296265030, 00889296300649, 00889296349075, 00889296354550, 00889296356950, 00889296450085

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