This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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.
Alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2505029_price].
If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.