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HP ProBook 430 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 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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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. When compared to other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 430 that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the ProBook 430's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The HP ProBook 430 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ProBook 430 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of the HP ProBook 430 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 430. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430 is 180GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 430 is 12GB.

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Light

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

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Narrow

The HP ProBook 430 is quite narrow (only 326 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 430. The widths of laptops of a similar age and type to the ProBook 430 range from 38mm to 430mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 430 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 430.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the HP ProBook 430 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the ProBook 430 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 430. Laptops that were released around the same time as the ProBook 430 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable type and 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of this age and spec have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the ProBook 430 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the ProBook 430 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 430. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

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

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The ProBook 430 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the ProBook 430 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 430. The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 430 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP ProBook 430

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
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
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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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