This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to 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.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price], or the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] which has better reviews.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2232382_price] (SSD and higher rated), or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (SSD and higher rated).