This portable PC has an hdd storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.
Other notebooks that have an hdd storage media currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the Asus F555LA, or the Toshiba Satellite L10W-B.
If you are looking for a notebook with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the G510 (Hybrid-HDD), or the G70 (hdd,ssd) both from Lenovo or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 (SSD).