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Lenovo Essential H430

Lenovo Essential H430
alaScore 86

29 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Lenovo Essential H430. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo Essential H430 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Lenovo Essential H430 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaCentre H430 Desktop (Black)IBM / Lenovo INTEL Core 2 Duo PC Computer Desktop * 2GB Ram * 80GB Hard Drive * DVD Drive * Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit *Lenovo H430 Core i3 1TB HDD 6GB DDR3 Desktop PC

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: AJ (

Good PC


Reliable and relatively low priced basic PC. It's also fast, very quiet, has a large HD and and good amount of RAM. The boot up is also very fast compared to my previous ancient HP XP setup

Did not come with a Blu-ray reader and will have to upgrade later on. Also don't like Windows 8 but had no choice for the price I paid. A Windows 7 PC with a simlar setup actually costs more. Go figure. I'll have to adapt to Windows 8 and put up with...

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Stevo (

no issues


Got this for a older person who only does email, facebook games and youtube. A little overkill for her, but should last her 3-5 years easily, especially with flash being a resource hog and only getting worse. Got this on sale and well worth it. Lenovo...

Great machine and is very quick. After the dumb win 8 setup, had all my essential progs installed in less than 10 minutes, including downloading them. Tons of hard drive space ; VGA and HDMI ; Very quiet

No USB 3.0 ; Windows 8 ; No OS DVD. Will we ever get back the OS Disk. This creating a backup is so annoying, just give us the disk

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: tommyc03 (

Good All Around Desktop


This price is where it should be at $329.00. I bought mine at another store and so far all is well. It could have a better graphics card as the pre-installed can hang up on some of the more intensive videos. There should also be a couple of USB...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: TomofFlorida (

Keyboard desgn totally unacceptable


Just purchased the Lenovo H430 and laid everything out to connect. The keyboard is totally unacceptable because the Fn key is in the location of the CTRL key. I will forever be pushing the Fn+C, Fn+V combinations which will get me nowhere. I could...

Unknown, didn't have it long enough

Poor support, keyboard design renders it useless

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: (

Fast and furious


We have only had our pc for a few weeks, but already love it. It is very speedy and easy to use. We took a chance on the refurbished and so far it has been great..A great buy!!

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Grandpa John43, (

Very Happy!


Never enough USB Ports!

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: ziki, (

Lenovo H430


Flawless PC in every aspect. Blazing fast and noise free. Outlook and files load in a second.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: forgiven (

Review of Lenovo h430


Computer comes with limited software including Windows 8.

lacks ports, not much for software

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications


DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:6 in 1 Card Reader
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8
Product Type:Tower


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD Graphics 2000 / Radeon HD 7450
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:H61 / Unknown
Hyper Threading: No
Processor:Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I5-2320 / I5-3350P