The GS70 2QE has a better storage medium than most notebooks of a similar spec and age to it. This laptop has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that are older than two years have an HDD storage medium. In addition, this MSI laptop have an hdd and ssd storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS70 2QE.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.