07-25-2018 02:49 PM
07-25-2018 03:21 PM - edited 07-25-2018 03:27 PM
Tested to enter the BIOS is different from tested and working. There can be things wrong. If it is listed as "used". it should be working, so you should check the seller's return policy. Assuming it is working, you should be able to access your data. You can move the CPU, using new thermal paste. It's your choice whether to replace it yourself or pay someone. If the T430 meets your needs, it should be worth the cost.
This is the manual: