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HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)
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HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 6GB Mar 2015
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,995 expert and user reviews, HP has good reviews for its notebook PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. The ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.4 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Asus X555UB[plb_2993334_price] (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

The ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most laptops of this age and type 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) 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 typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

At 1.043 gravity, the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a quite big operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The average operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.5G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. The HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR).

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Narrow Power Adapter Width

At only 95 millimeters, the HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a fairly narrow power adapter width compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR). The average power adapter width of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) is 130mm, and the power adapter widths range from 66mm to 490mm.

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Quite Short Power Adapter Height

The HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has one of the shorter power adapter heights (only 26.5 millimeters) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The power adapter heights of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) range from 22mm to 67mm, and the average power adapter height is 31mm.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of notebook PCs of this age and type is 4h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 23h. At only 2.5 hours, the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a fairly short battery recharge time compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Shallow Power Adapter Depth

The ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a fairly shallow power adapter depth (only 40 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The power adapter depths of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) range from 40mm to 300mm, and the average power adapter depth is 62mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

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

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR).

If this portable PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14" and higher rated).

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. With a battery life (max) of only 5.5 hours, the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The non-operating vibrations of laptops of this age and type range from 1G to 160G. With a non-operating vibration of 3.5 gravity, the HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR).

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 150G, and the non-operating shocks range from 1.3G to 240G. With a non-operating shock of 240 gravity, the HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has one of the bigger non-operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

The HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) has a relatively standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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
Configurable TDP-Down
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
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
Headphone Outputs
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
Island-Style 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® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals 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
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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® Smart Cache
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)
Idle States
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi)
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology
Intel® Unite™
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
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
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
14% Bigger Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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1MB Smaller Processor Cache
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