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

$653.36
$486.30 $167.06 cheaper than 49 days ago
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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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 430 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The HP ProBook 430 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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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 core laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the ProBook 430 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ProBook 430 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Laptops of this spec and age have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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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 a similar spec and age to the ProBook 430. The weights of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 326 millimeters, the HP ProBook 430 is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 430. Comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago have widths of between 210mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the ProBook 430 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The ProBook 430 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average screen size of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 430 is 15".

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40 (14"), or the Lenovo L450 (14").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 430 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 430. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 3521 (1.8GHz) 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 typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the HP ProBook 430 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 430 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 47Wh. The HP ProBook 430 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 430

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The ProBook 430 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (508GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The ProBook 430 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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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
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Dark, lowcontrast display with narrow viewing angles, only 12month warranty
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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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