This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this type and age. 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.
There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Inspiron 17R[pl_1412334_price], or the Vostro 14 5000[pl_2373664_price] both from DELL.
If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2353454_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.