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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 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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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430 range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 430 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 430.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430, the ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 430 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Light

The ProBook 430 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of this type and age (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The weights of portable PCs of this type and age range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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Narrow

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430 have widths of between 38mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 326 millimeters, the HP ProBook 430 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 430 have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the ProBook 430 which has two SATA III connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 950 megahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The HP ProBook 430 is a two SATA connector portable PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 15". The ProBook 430 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At only 320 gigabytes, the ProBook 430 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst portable PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

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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 frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430. The smallest internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 430 range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 430 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP ProBook 430 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 430. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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2 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.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The HP ProBook 430 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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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 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)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(12)
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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Wertiges Gehuse
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Gute Akkulaufzeiten
Dark, lowcontrast display with narrow viewing angles, only 12month warranty
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Nur 12 Monate Garantie
11 November 2013

Seul contre tous. Un ordinateur portable professionnel 13 pouces d'entrée de gamme, équipé du tout dernier processeur ULV, l'Intel Core i5-4200U, conçu par HP. Cet appareil, fin et léger... Read more…

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...

6 November 2013

HP ProBook 430ProBook 430 sytuuje si? na styku kategorii laptopów biznesowych i laptopów do u?ytku domowego. Od tych ostatnich ró?ni si? przydatnymi w firmach rozwi?zaniami w postaci czytnika...

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User Reviews

(2)
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…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8u82, hp i34005, hp j8u82u, hp j8u82ut, hp i34005u, hp j8u82uta, hp j8u82utab, hp j8u82utaba
Barcodes 00888793577493, 08887935774938
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